Category: General Dentistry

Your Summertime Checklist: Review For Smile Protection!

We like to offer up information-packed, concise review checklists on occasion as we approach new seasons, since you likely already have a million other details on your mind. For summertime, your kids have their minds set on one thing: Having fun! While you certainly want to enjoy yourself, too, you get the added bonus of… Read more »

Your Dental Visits: Tips For The Car Ride Over

If your kids absolutely love coming in for dental visits, then you don’t really need to worry about the car ride over. Perhaps your little ones are already accustomed to professional dental care, so heading in for a cleaning and checkup is no biggie! However, if there’s any aspect of this experience that causes your… Read more »

D Magazine Best Dentist 2018: Stay Tuned!

If you’ve been with us for a while, you know that we were the recipient of last year’s honor by D Magazine as a 2017 Best Dentist in Dallas! We would like to take just a moment to remind you that this year’s results will be announced in the August 2018 issue and we hope… Read more »

Breath: Let’s Talk About It

It’s very easy to assume that if your child’s breath isn’t friendly and approachable, your little one (or teen) may not be brushing and flossing. This is absolutely a possibility! However, it’s not the only possible reason for unpleasant breath. So, what to do about bad breath when it ends up on the scene? Try… Read more »

Nitrous Oxide: Is It The Same As Laughing Gas?

Particularly for parents who have not received dental sedation in their own lives, this aspect of dental care may feel like brand new territory. We understand that you probably have a lot of questions for us and would like to really know the ins and outs of your child’s options when we’re discussing anesthesia. Not… Read more »

Don’t Worry: Tooth Extractions Are For Healthy Teeth, Too!

You may feel uneasy learning that your child needs a tooth extraction. Just the term alone may cause you to immediately assume something is wrong, since the removal of a tooth is sometimes associated with a very unhealthy tooth. While this type of removal certainly has its place, there are other common reasons for extractions… Read more »

Let’s Talk About Gingivitis!

Yes, we know. Talking about gingivitis is not something you want to do because your goal is for your kiddos to keep their smiles nice and healthy. However, it’s very important you understand the basics of this first phase of gum disease, so you can do your absolute best to keep it from affecting your… Read more »

Smile Care: Remind Your Kids To Ask Questions

How many questions do your children ask you every day? A lot? How many questions do they ask you about their oral health and smile care? If they aren’t usually very vocal about their smiles with you (or they become a bit shy with us during dental checkups), we advise you to encourage them to… Read more »

Halloween Time: 3 Things To Watch For

The extraordinarily fun, kid-friendly, not-so-friendly-for-your-smile holiday we all love to celebrate during October is just around the bend! Yep. Before you know it, you’ll be helping your children put the finishing touches on their costumes and you’ll be reminding them about their manners when they go house-to-house for candy! While you may feel prepared regarding… Read more »

Oral Health Protection: 2 Habits To Stop Early

When you see your little one doing something that you know will lead to serious consequences down the line, your immediate reaction is to find a way to put a stop to it. When it’s something less obvious, however, you may not even realize that you’re witnessing a habit that can negatively affect the future… Read more »