Prevention Q&A: When You’re Quite Thorough About It

You may know from what we say that we offer comprehensive preventive dental care. However, when you hear us talk about prevention, you may not really know what we mean beyond the fact that you should be brushing and flossing at home. So, aside from our recommendations for your dental hygiene to protect your oral… Read more »

Simple Smile Responsibilities: Holiday Edition

When what you really want to do is completely relax, let go, and enjoy yourself, you realize that taking care of the things that simply must get done won’t exactly mesh with this goal. After all, you still have to pay the bills, take care of your health, and take care of your oral health,… Read more »

3 Things Daylight Saving Can Mean For Your Smile

Here it comes! It’s either something you love or something you truly loathe: It’s daylight saving time! Now, rather than springing forward, we will “fall back” for autumn, we will be setting our clocks back by one hour on November 4th. Though this may primarily either cause some smiles or a bit of annoyance, our… Read more »

What Does Excellent Preventive Care Look Like?

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… Read more »

Do I Need A Perio Cleaning?

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.

Do You Need To Be Concerned About Nighttime Teeth Grinding?

A clenched jaw is a recognizable sign a person is experiencing stress, or anger. In a single instance, you are not likely to do much harm by grinding your teeth. However, if you continually perform this act, you could wind up with real damage to your smile, and problems with TMJ dysfunction. How do people… Read more »

The Difference Between Dental and Deep Cleaning

To keep your smile consistently healthy, you need to attend regular dental cleanings at least twice a year (generally) as well as keep up with good hygiene. Whether at home or at your dentist’s office, the point of regular cleaning is to remove the harmful plaque that various types of oral bacteria form on your… Read more »

Chewing: Why Forcing It Isn’t The Answer

Oh, what to do when you see that particular piece of food sitting on a plate before you as you salivate and think to yourself, “There’s no way I should force my teeth to try to bite into that” … but you really want to? The answer, of course, is to turn it down (or… Read more »

Don’t Chip Your Teeth! (But If You Do…)

Of course, what we would prefer is to help you avoid accidentally experiencing a chipped tooth. When you sidestep the possibility of a tooth chip, you keep your smile just as it is. There’s no need to come in, to consider treatments, or to decide what to do. You save a bit of money, too…. Read more »

Dental Hygiene: What Aren’t You Doing?

Yes, when you think about your dental hygiene, you may assume that as long as you’re attempting to do some amount of oral health cleansing, you must be on track. However, you cannot trick your smile. When you perform the appropriate cleaning successfully, your smile stays healthy. When you don’t quite get it accomplished as… Read more »