Could Fish Oil Hold the Key to Treating Gum Disease?

Gum disease afflicts approximately 50% of American adults. No wonder severe gum disease (periodontitis) is the leading cause of adult tooth loss. The medical field has become increasingly interested in oral systemic health. The idea that poor dental health might heighten your risk for heart disease, strokes, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s disease has perked up the… Read more »

Learn More about your Salivary Glands

When droughts occur in the environment we panic, and rightly so. Droughts inside our mouths are a different problem, but also worthy of concern. Saliva is an essential part of dental health. Salivary glands are one of those parts of our body that are easy to ignore, but their optimal function can play a huge… Read more »

Don’t Forget to Add Dental Checkups to your Calendar

Celina, TX dentist, Dr. Newton, loves her patients. Sometimes, it would be nice to see them even more often. However, in the world of preventive dental care, every six months is usually a sufficient goal for dental checkups. If you have specific needs that require more frequent cleanings or checks, Dr. Newton may recommend that… Read more »

Frequently Asked Questions about Porcelain Veneers Answered

There are so many reasons why your teeth can take on a look that you don’t care for. A smile can become stained, dull, and yellow due to aging, tobacco use, or excessive consumption of dark colored foods and beverages. A smile can be chipped, fractured, cracked, or broken from tooth decay, injury, or misuse…. Read more »