When we talk with you about preventive care and all that it includes, you may think that it’s mostly just about brushing, flossing, and your twice-a-year visits with us for cleanings and checkups. You’re not wrong that these are major parts of keeping your smile safe and healthy: They are! However, when we’re talking about excellent prevention, there’s a bit more that goes into it! Let’s talk details, so you know you’re receiving all of the information you need from our Celina, TX team to keep your smile in beautiful condition.
Periodontal disease impacts many Americans, with studies showing half of adults over the age of 30 suffer from the disease. In order to help our patients in Celina, TX, stay free of periodontal problems, we may recommend a perio cleaning. Try our quiz to find out more about this unique procedure.
You might think you’re doing a pretty good job with your flossing. That is, until you meet with our Celina, TX practice for a checkup and we tell you that you could probably be doing a better job. Maybe you have developed some amount of gum inflammation or we simply see the buildup of plaque and tartar along your gumline. So, what might you be doing wrong, even though you are flossing on a daily basis as we suggest? There happen to be some very common “oops” oral health moments that patients end up falling victim to that we can quickly explain and that, as a result, you can very easily avoid!
You may wonder how to figure out whether what you’ve been experiencing is actually the result of sleep apnea or if you are dealing with some other underlying issue. While you may recognize as you learn about potential side effects that can take a serious toll on your general well being that you should really receive a definitive diagnosis soon, you may not be entirely sure how to arrive at such an answer. Before you take this serious venture into your own hands, we suggest you consider our Celina, TX team’s recommendations regarding the better pathway toward the answers you need.
You know that when you see other people that have beautifully aligned teeth, you have an emotional reaction that is somewhere in the neighborhood of jealousy or a bit of disappointment that you haven’t followed through on aligning your own smile! We understand. We also know that the reason you haven’t followed through just yet might have something to do with the fact that you could really use some compelling, interesting information from our Celina, TX practice that makes you feel like orthodontics is a very wise decision. Good news! In addition to the fact that we offer Fastbraces, which can improve your smile at an accelerated pace, we’re also happy to give you some reasons you should probably get started sooner than later!
Yes! You are ready for Fastbraces and you couldn’t be happier. Within such a short amount of time, you’ll see your smile undergo an exceptional transformation from “okay” to “amazing.” While you’re very excited about visiting our Celina, TX practice to receive your treatment and you can’t stop thinking about how beautiful your future smile is going to be, you may feel a little concerned about the process. Will you be able to make it through, eat your snacks and meals, and all without accidentally damaging your treatment or feeling frustrated? The answer is: Of course! Assuming you follow our simple suggestions, that is!
Summer is coming to a close! If you had some serious plans for yourself or one of your adult children when it comes to addressing some smile alignment concerns, you might be thinking, “Oh no! Why didn’t I begin exploring orthodontic solutions at the beginning of the summer?” Particularly for adults like Mom and Dad or for young adults entering college, wanting a straighter smile quickly is a very common desire. So, what to do now? Kids are heading back to school and you don’t want to wait another entire school year before you look into braces that could last three years! Good news: Our Celina, TX practice offers Fastbraces. Find out how this might benefit you!
You might be making some assumptions about your toothbrush that are perfectly natural things to think and to follow through on. However, they might be hurting you! Remember, there’s no one set of universal toothbrush characteristics that works for everyone, though there are some standards to consider. So, how to make sure you’re protecting your oral health with thoughtful dental hygiene, a brush that’s going to be effective and safe for use, and more? By taking our Celina, TX practice’s details about choosing a brush as the ultimate guidebook, of course! Learn more, so you can avoid accidentally relying on not-so-accurate beliefs.
No, we’re not talking about emotional pressure. When it comes to protecting the dental implants you have replacing your natural missing teeth, we’re talking about physical pressure. “But don’t teeth have to withstand some amount of pressure for eating and talking?” you ask. Of course, they do! Fortunately, teeth, implants, and restorations can withstand quite a lot but they are not superheroes. We remind you that just like we suggest for your natural teeth, we recommend that you’re mindful with implants to treat them well without asking them to perform beyond their capacity, so you don’t run the risk of failure. Allow our Celina, TX practice to fill you in on the simple details surrounding best practices.
Maybe you stop at your local pharmacy to try an automated blood pressure cuff and you’re shocked by the results: High blood pressure! Perhaps your doctor mentions to you that your pressure is a bit high. Whatever the case, when all other common causes aren’t really lining up with your experience, you may find yourself wondering what’s bringing on this hypertension. One potential cause that is often overlooked? Sleep apnea. Find out more about what’s going on and what to do. Sleep apnea treatment from our Celina, TX practice may be the key to addressing more than you realize is going on!