Sleep Apnea During Christmastime: Lists You Should Be Making!

How is sleep apnea impacting you this year during Christmastime? Are you already someone who has begun sleep apnea treatment with us and, as such, you know that you need to keep it up over the holidays? Or, are you someone who is fairly certain that you probably need to meet with us very soon to learn if treatment will help you but you just haven’t set up a visit with our team yet? Fortunately, whatever you’re expecting this winter, our Celina, TX team has some suggestions for you that will make things easier. More specifically: It’s time for you to write out some lists! Let’s get going!

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It’s Better To Prevent A Christmastime Dental Emergency

When the magical spirit of the holiday season takes a hold of you, it’s very easy to completely forget that anything less than perfect could happen, right? Or, for some, since you are responsible for gifts, tree-setting-up, decorations, figuring out what everyone’s going to eat for the holiday meal (or arranging travel plans), then you might realize consequences do exist. Regardless of which side of the story you find yourself, one thing is for certain: You’re either too blissful or too busy to realize that a dental emergency is always a possibility. Since this has not yet occurred to you but we’d like to find out the easy way (rather than the hard way), our Celina, TX team shares important information with you about prevention!

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Nightly Teeth Grinding Can Cause Problems For Your Smile

Grinding your teeth while you sleep can lead to real cosmetic troubles, as well as damage that can negatively affect your oral health. Of course, there is one clear problem for people who suffer from this issue – how can you stop yourself from a bad habit you engage in while sleeping? Your Celina, TX dentist can offer protection for your smile, and your dental health, by equipping you with a custom mouth guard to wear during the night. This appliance can help you avoid problems with bruxism, or nightly teeth grinding. If you are unsure of how you can tell if this is a problem for you, you should know that bruxism sufferers can routinely wake up with sore and sensitive teeth, as well as pain in their face and jaw.  (more…)

Fastbraces: The Keep-Your-Smile-Clean Connection

Throughout the day, do you feel like you’re just having a hard time keeping your smile clean because food constantly gets stuck? Maybe you are a wearer of Fastbraces and, though you are successfully brushing and flossing, you still find that throughout the day, it’s so hard to keep your smile feeling like it isn’t getting full of debris. We can help you with all of these concerns and more! For now, consider some helpful information from our Celina, TX team! For additional help, all you’ve got to do is pick up the phone and call us to set up a visit!

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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, too! However, who says these details have to put a damper on what can turn out to be an otherwise completely enjoyable and very stress-free holiday season? We remind you that when you organize and streamline your plans just a little bit, you can easily address essential priorities without it getting in the way of your fun. So, without further ado, find out how to do just that for your smile with the help of our Celina, TX team.

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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 Celina, TX team would like to let you in on a secret: It can have some impact on your oral health, too. That is, unless you already know what to watch out for, so you don’t accidentally come up against any common hurdles. Not to worry: It’s easy.

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How Not To Mess Up Your Fastbraces This Halloween!

One thing you definitely don’t want to do this Halloween? You don’t want to try to enjoy yourself but accidentally damage your Fastbraces. Then again, you really don’t want to miss out on the holiday and all of the yummy stuff that comes with it. Isn’t there some happy medium, you wonder? Of course: If you’re eating food that qualifies for daily consumption, such as items that yield under pressure and that don’t threaten to damage your treatment, then you’re in the clear. Hoping for some more specific recommendations regarding candies and treats to avoid, just so you’re feeling confident about what you may or may not reach for during your holiday festivities? No problem. Our Celina, TX team is on it!

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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 moment of your time, if you will, to ask yourself whether you’re really ready to begin combatting this unkindly aspect of an otherwise lovely season. When you put just a handful of actions into place, you’ll know that you’re in much better shape to stay healthy. You’ll also be ready to make sure your oral health care is on track (and isn’t accidentally related to getting you sick)!

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When You’re Worried About Cosmetic Care Limits

Are you worried about the potential limits of the cosmetic care that our Celina, TX practice offers? Whether you’re quite analytical and immediately wonder about the details or if your smile has just seen much better days and you’re a little embarrassed to show us your grin, we understand. We also want you to remember that the treatments we offer at our practice can help with a vast spectrum of esthetic problems. If it’s just one little chip or multi-faceted smile appearance concerns that seem too serious, stubborn, or complex to you, we can help.

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When Implants Seem Like A Huge Deal: Let Us Help

The more hype that comes your way about dental implants, the more you may start to think of them as something somewhat overwhelming. Sure, their benefits seem fantastic. However, you may suddenly worry that the lengthier process is just going to be too much for you. You may have so many questions that you feel you’re out of time and should just choose something else. We understand how entering into something new, particularly when it’s for your smile’s future, can cause you to feel you’ve bitten off more than you can chew, so to speak. The truth of the matter is, there’s nothing to worry about if you decide implants are for you. How do we know, you wonder? Take our Celina, TX team’s word for it!

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