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5 Simple and Safe Ways to Pull Your Child’s Tooth

March 21, 2020

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For your child, having a loose tooth is almost like a rite of passage. It’s a sign that he or she is growing up and developing on schedule. The last thing you want is for this joyous life experience to turn into an unnecessary dental emergency. You can avoid this by having some effective strategies in place for pulling the tooth. As you continue reading, your pediatric dentist in San Antonio lists 5 ways you can remove the tooth so you can enjoy this exciting milestone!

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These are the Signs That It’s Time to Replace Your Dentures!

March 13, 2020

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older woman smiling wearing dentures in san antonioA set of dentures can provide you with a renewed sense of joy, as it allows you to eat a wider variety of foods, sustain your facial structure and smile with confidence. Typically, the prosthetics can last up to eight years, but this ultimately can vary from person to person. What signs should you look for that it’s time to replace your dentures in San Antonio? Continue reading to find out from an experienced dentist.

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The Little-Known Connection Between Gum and Heart Health

February 22, 2020

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woman showing pink spot on gumsIt’s a well-known fact among health professionals that the condition of your oral health can be reflected in your total wellness. If you have gum (periodontal) disease, it could eventually lead to heart problems. As part of the commemoration of February as National Heart Health Month, read on to learn how periodontal therapy in San Antonio can improve more than just your gum health!

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How to Take Advantage of National Children’s Dental Health Month

February 15, 2020

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mother and father with childrenFebruary has been designated as National Children’s Dental Health Month, which is a time set aside to place an emphasis on strong teeth and gums for kids. If you’re a parent of young children, this is an excellent opportunity to either introduce or reiterate the importance of maintaining excellent oral health. As you continue reading, a pediatric dentist in San Antonio explains how to make your kiddos feel more comfortable about receiving dental care!

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4 Ways to Improve the Health of Your Smile in 2020

January 10, 2020

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a smiling coupleAre you ready to commit to making some valuable changes this year? Are you tired of starting something new only to find yourself back into your old habits within a month? If you want a brighter, healthier smile to start 2020, why not try these 4 new year’s health resolutions that are easy to stick to. Read on to find out why your dentist suggests there’s no better time than now to make positive changes in your oral health.

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Put Your Oral Health First This Year with the Help of Sedation Dentistry

January 5, 2020

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a young boy with a nitrous oxide maskDental anxiety is a real problem for millions of individuals in the United States, and it often keeps many people from seeking treatment to improve their oral health. This can be problematic, as decay and disease can develop quickly if left untreated. If you are one of the millions of people who want to healthy teeth and gums but are terrified of the dentist’s office, allow a sedation dentist in San Antonio to provide a safe and effective way to help you relax. Read on to learn more about nitrous oxide and what it can do for you.

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5 Holiday Oral Health Tips

December 16, 2019

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family having a holiday dinnerBetween organizing family gatherings, decorating the house, and preparing for the arrival of friends who live out-of-town, the holidays can be incredibly stressful. The last problem you need to worry about is an unexpected visit to your dentist in San Antonio due to a severe toothache. Although it can be easy to get wrapped up in all the chaos surrounding the next month, it’s important to take preventive measures to fortify your oral health. Read on for five holiday tips that can save you from experiencing a dental emergency during your busiest time of the year. (more…)

Is Cosmetic Bonding Bad for My Teeth?

December 10, 2019

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a woman smiling at her dentistDo you have a few cracks or chips on your teeth that you want to hide? Tired of walking around with an imperfect smile on display for all to see? There are numerous cosmetic dentistry options available for individuals looking to transform their smiles. But if you’re asking, “Is cosmetic bonding bad for my teeth,” let a local dentist explain why this form of treatment is completely safe and effective at enhancing and improving your smile’s health and aesthetics.

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A Parent’s Guide for Protecting Smiles on Halloween

October 22, 2019

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Halloween Halloween is a time for your children to have some spooky fun and enjoy some treats, but if you’re not careful, those sugary snacks could lead to cavities and extra time at the dentist’s office. This doesn’t mean you need to keep your little ones home on October 31st; as long as you’re taking the right precautions, your family can enjoy Halloween fun while still keeping everyone’s smiles safe. Take the time to learn a few tips for protecting dental health, including the best and worst candy for your children’s teeth.

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Can Gum Disease Cause Stroke?

September 14, 2019

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digital model of heartWhen it comes to protecting your smile from damage, combating tooth decay is a primary focus, but did you know there may be another danger lingering in your mouth? Gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss in the United States. Although it’s preventable, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates at least 50% of adults in American have a form of the infection. It wreaks havoc on your mouth, but it can also increase your risk of various health issues, including stroke. Thankfully, there are several things you can do to protect your smile and body from gum disease.
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