Missing Teeth? You’re Missing Out!

Is there anything more lovely than a healthy, attractive smile? Not only does your smile impact the way others perceive you, but it also affects the way you feel about yourself. If you’ve lost one or more teeth, you may find it difficult to flash your smile around other people. Dr. Newton, a general dentist… Read more »

Celina Dentist Explains Links between Teeth and Breast Cancer

October is an important month if you have been affected by breast cancer. This is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Pink ribbons have been brought to popularity by the Susan G. Komen Foundation to represent solidarity with breast cancer patients. Your Celina dentist, Dr. Newton, wants to show her support by educating you on the… Read more »

Prosper Dentist Explains Common Causes of Dry Mouth

If you’ve ever been thirsty, then you can relate to what a person with dry mouth feels like. Dry mouth, or xerostomia, is a condition that occurs when your salivary glands produce inadequate amounts of saliva to lubricate and moisten your oral tissue. There are as many treatments for xerostomia as there are causes, so… Read more »

Women’s Smiles Need TLC, Says Celina and Propser Dentist

Girls may just want to have fun, but what a girl wants – what a girl needs – is to look and feel healthy. Dr. Newton, your Celina and Prosper family dentist, wants you to know, hormone fluctuations during certain phases of life subject women to a higher risk for periodontal disease. As a health-conscious… Read more »

Preventing Oral Cancer in Celina

The American Cancer Society (ACS) reports that about 40,000 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year. While one-fourth of patients diagnosed with oral cancer don’t have any risk factors, the majority of oral cancer cases can be prevented with proper care and diagnosis. This week, April 22-28, is Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer… Read more »

Healthy Mouth, Healthy Heart

With the Valentine love around us, it makes sense that February is National Heart Month! However, Dr. Newton believes you should focus on your heart every month, because poor oral health affects every part of your body. Oral bacteria can spread to other parts of your body. Just like it inflames your gums, these bacteria… Read more »