Posture and TMJ Related by Celina, TX Dentist

Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) usually involves pain in the muscles and joints of your jaw every time your mouth opens and closes. The temporomandibular joint is the hinge that connects the temporal bone of your skull to the mandible (lower jaw). These joints allow movement by being flexible. When you chew, talk, or yawn, your… Read more »

Sedation Dentistry: A Part of History

Sedation dentistry shines as one of the greatest innovations in recent years. The option to undergo dental work while sleeping comfortably makes all the difference for some patients. Multiple procedures can be done at one appointment, which saves time and reduces anxiety. Comfort in dentistry isn’t exactly a new concept, however. Celina dentist, Dr. Newton,… Read more »

Back-to-School Dental Tips from Celina Children’s Dentist

It’s that time of year again. If kids in your neighborhood are not back to school quite yet, they’re probably getting pretty close. This is a good time to remind parents that poor oral health in children can relate to poor academic performance. To help you make sure that your child’s teeth aren’t affecting their… Read more »

Celina Dentist Partners with Patients for Early Oral Cancer Diagnoses

Early detection of any malignancies is an imperative part of complete recovery.  Oral cancer has a 50 to 80 percent survival rate if you are diagnosed when it’s just beginning. Your dentist will check your mouth for suspicious spots, ulcers, or lesions at your six month checkups. Celina dentist, Dr. Newton, explains the importance of… Read more »

Celina Dentist Challenges You to Dental Quiz

Throughout history, there has been a lot of trial and error in dentistry. Did you know that toothpaste has only been around for about one century? Before that, a variety of surprising substances such as chalk, charcoal, lemon juice, and even tobacco mixed with honey, were used as oral hygiene products.  Your Celina dentist, Dr…. Read more »