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Why See Your Dentist Before Your Summer Vacation?

April 19, 2023

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A smiling young woman in a swimsuit and beach hat

With May nearly here, you’re likely eager for a summer trip. That would make sense – it’s easy to get excited and have “fun in the sun” as soon as possible. Still, you should take some precautions. In particular, try seeing your dentist before your summer vacation. This visit will make the time away from work or school even better. To learn why that’s the case, let your San Antonio dentist explain. Here are several reasons to see the dentist ahead of summer fun.


What Makes Dental Implants Successful?

April 12, 2023

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A dentist explaining the sources of dental implant success

If you’ve heard of dental implants, you likely know they’re highly successful. After all, these replacement teeth have a long-term success rate of over 95%! Still, maybe you’re curious about the reasons for dental implant success. Learning them can determine if the restorations suit you. Fortunately, getting the correct answers isn’t hard; your local San Antonio dentist will happily explain. Here, then, are three key factors behind dental implants’ staggering success.


3 Common Reasons Wisdom Teeth Need to Be Removed

March 13, 2023

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impacted wisdom tooth

It’s time to visit your dentist for a regular checkup and cleaning. You express some concern about minor pain toward the back of your mouth and after a thorough review of your X-rays, you learn that certain teeth, your third molars, are impacted and causing discomfort. Shocked by the news, you learn you’ll need to undergo oral surgery to have them extracted. If you are wondering why wisdom teeth need to be removed, you’re not alone. Many patients ask the same question, but a dentist is here to share three of the most common reasons so that your oral health does not remain at risk.


How to Prepare for your Next Dental Checkup

February 9, 2023

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Dentist talking to a patient

It’s recommended that patients see their dentist for checkups biannually, but life is busy, and unfortunately, many people see their dentist less often than that.

Some people make the trip way less often. If you haven’t been to the dentist in a long time, you might wonder how best to handle the appointment. Here are a few things to keep in mind for your upcoming checkup that can make your and your dentist’s life easier.


Do Teeth Cleanings Hurt?

January 24, 2023

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patient smiling during a teeth cleaning

Going to the dentist for routine cleaning is a great first step toward perfecting your oral health, and if you haven’t been in a while, it certainly isn’t a small one. You might have heard that teeth cleanings can sometimes be uncomfortable for the patient. If you’re concerned about pain in preventive dentistry, here’s a little bit of information about teeth cleanings that can put you at ease


How Your Dentist Can Help You On a Valentine’s Day Date

January 9, 2023

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Tiny picture that says happy valentine’s day

It’s nearly Valentine’s Day, which means it’s time to start thinking about the impression you’ll make on a first date. It’d be nice to have something that can make you confident in your ability to make a good impression on a prospective romantic partner.

As it turns out, your dentist help you with that. In fact, taking care of your teeth can do a lot to help you make a good first impression. Here are a few ways good oral health can be impressive on a date.


How Best to Avoid a Dental Emergency

December 20, 2022

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A young woman suffering a dental emergency in San Antonio

As you might know, accidents happen — including those related to teeth. That being the case, there’s always a chance you’ll face a dental emergency in San Antonio. However, did you know you can reduce the odds of having one? It’s all a matter of practicing the proper habits! Luckily, your local practice can teach a few of them to you. Here’s a summary, then, of four dental tips that’ll help you avoid dental emergencies.


4 Winter Mouth Issues & How To Protect Your Smile

November 8, 2022

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a woman covering her winter mouth issues in San Antonio

Now that the air is getting chillier and there’s festive music all around the neighborhood, you know the holiday season is here. Not only will you expect delicious meals, brilliant lights, and parades, but you’ll also likely need to bundle up from the cold. While you might keep your body warm, sometimes dry and chilly conditions can make it difficult to care for your smile. Keep reading to learn about four common winter mouth issues and how to keep your pearly whites safe!


4 Foods to Avoid After Teeth Whitening to Keep Your Smile Bright!

October 10, 2022

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teeth whitening

Some feelings in life are just awesome. Getting into a freshly made bed. Drinking hot chocolate on a cold day. And getting your teeth whitened! It can significantly affect how you feel and look. The bright results can make you feel more confident and take years off your appearance. You want that to last! You can get the most out of your investment by being mindful of certain foods that can diminish your results. Here are four foods to avoid after your teeth whitening treatment so your smile can shine for as long as possible.


How Long Will My Root Canal Take?

August 19, 2022

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A patient receiving a root canal in San Antonio

If you’re getting root canal therapy, you probably have many concerns. You might wonder whether a root canal hurts or what’s involved in the procedure. One of your biggest questions, though, is likely how long it’ll take. After all, your treatment time and recovery will impact your schedule in the coming days. Luckily, your local dentist is here with an answer. Read on to learn the time factors involved in a root canal with a San Antonio dentist.

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