Flu Season Is Getting Started: Are You Ready?

We know that the last thing you want to spend your mental energy on is thinking about feeling lousy and run down! However, it’s much better to spend a moment considering the flu right now, rather than pretending it doesn’t exist and becoming ill later! With that said, give our Celina, TX team just a… Read more »

Is Your Straw Hiding Something?

Consider the drinking straw. It’s a simple apparatus, with many good uses. Straws come in all sorts of bright colors, and can add convenience and decorative flair to the simplest drinks. For all the positive things about straws, they can sometimes be used to avoid facing dental issues. Yet trying to hide from problems will… Read more »

Sleep Apnea: Why A Visit Is Always Best

Perhaps you’re leading quite a busy life, so when you have some uncertainty regarding whether you’re dealing with sleep apnea or not, you may decide to turn a blind eye and hope everything is just fine. Or, maybe you aren’t very educated on the topic, you’re pretty sure you’re just snoring and you know that… Read more »

What To Do When Brushing Hurts

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times: you should be brushing your teeth twice a day, and flossing once. What should you think (or do) when this everyday routine has a painful element attached to it? It is understandable that you might shorten brushing time, or be tempted to skip it… Read more »

3 Reasons To Use A Straw

Drinking through a straw can offer some significant benefits if you are in need of them. Always thought that straws were for kids and haven’t thought about this accessory for quite some time? You may be surprised to learn that they can be advantageous for your oral health and smile and may even be just what… Read more »

FAQs: What’s With My Smile Sensitivity?

Finding yourself face to face with daily smile sensitivity can feel like a very scary place to be. Either you’ve been dealing with it for a long time and it’s starting to wear on you or it suddenly appears and you have no idea how to respond. The good news is that this is a… Read more »

World No Tobacco Day: 3 Things To Remember

As World No Tobacco Day approaches (it’s on May 31 for 2017), you may have some mixed feelings if you use tobacco. We would like to reassure you that whether you smoke, use other types of tobacco, or have never even considered it, we welcome all of our patients with equal enthusiasm and desire to… Read more »

Tips: Bringing Us Your Questions!

Do you have questions about dental care? About something going on with your smile? Perhaps you show up without any inquiries but throughout your visit, you start wondering about the technology we’re using, about diagnoses, and about tons of other little things that transpire. Do you feel comfortable asking along the way or are you… Read more »

Stop Using Your Teeth As A Tool

You have probably heard it a million times: Stop using your teeth as a tool! While you understand that we’re telling you to stop using your smile for anything other than its natural purpose (speaking, chewing, etc.), you might have a hard time connected the dots and applying this to realistic situations. We are happy… Read more »

Should You Use An Electric Toothbrush?

According to studies, the answer is yes. Electric toothbrushes help brush your teeth more effectively than manual brushes. That’s not to say that brushing your teeth with a manual toothbrush shouldn’t be done, but in some cases, particularly if you are suffering from gingivitis or periodontal disease, or if you have arthritic hands, or other… Read more »