The COVID-19 pandemic has posed some unusual challenges. For starters, as the availability of testing becomes greater, the infection numbers continue to rise around the country. That doesn’t stop the other mishaps of life from happening, like dental emergencies. If you find yourself dealing with one, it’s important that you seek care from a local emergency dentist, first, but why? Read on to find out!
May 13, 2020
November 15, 2019
If your dental insurance is based on the calendar year, pretty soon your plan will reset, and you’ll lose any benefits that you haven’t utilized yet. For many Americans, this could mean losing hundreds of dollars that could have been used to protect their pearly whites. Do you want to save money on your dental care? Read on to learn more about the importance of using your dental benefits and seeing the dentist before January.
July 13, 2019
After years of suffering from a misaligned and crooked smile, you finally get the chance to straighten it without the hassle of brackets and wires using ClearCorrect aligners. This modern orthodontic treatment comes with a variety of benefits that you can’t get with traditional braces, making it worth the week-long adjustment period. As with any oral appliance, your mouth will have to get used to it, so to make the process easier on yourself, read on for six tips to help you get through the first week. (more…)
May 7, 2019
Flossing is an important part of keeping your teeth healthy. If you floss daily, you can help prevent multiple health problems such as cavities and gum disease. But did you know that there is actually more than one way to floss? A dentist talks about the differences between traditional flossing and water flossing, and which one could be right for you.
April 15, 2019
Studies show that more than 40 million Americans are missing all or almost all of their teeth. Dental medicine has developed a number of ways to address this problem. The two most common options are traditional adhesive dentures and dental implants. Both have their advantages as well as considerations. But which is right for you? We’ll explore that question in this post.
March 10, 2019
March is National Nutrition Month, and while you may be tempted to reach for a bag of chips instead of that bright, yellow banana, you might want to think twice. While it may seem harmless to eat a small bag of your favorite Cheetos, you will be surprised to know how all that starch, carbs, and don’t forget all that orange coloring, can affect your oral health. To learn more about how your food choices and oral health are connected, a dentist in New Braunfels explains. (more…)
December 16, 2018
When it comes to missing teeth, you know that you need the help of your dentist in New Braunfels to have a complete smile again. It’s just not the same having missing teeth, right? When your tongue runs across the back of your teeth, it pops into the spaces of your lost teeth. When you try to enjoy your favorite foods, you can hardly chew them anymore.
Thankfully, there is a permanent solution to your oral health concerns: dental implants! If you’ve never heard of them, we’re going to explain 3 reasons why you should consider replacing your missing teeth with dental implants.
December 4, 2018
Do you have trouble sleeping? Has your significant other or a family member told you that you snore? Surprisingly, there’s a connection between snoring and sleep apnea in New Braunfels. Loud snoring and daily sleepiness are typically the most common signs of sleep apnea. Keep reading to learn what sleep apnea is and how your snoring may be connected to your sleeping disorder from a trusted dentist.
November 13, 2018
The interest in dental implants in New Braunfels is growing by the day as more and more people learn about this breakthrough form of oral therapy. But regular implants are best suited to people with sufficient amounts of strong, healthy bone in their jaw and facial structure. One alternative is to opt for mini-implants, which require less underlying support. Are they a better option? Let’s consider this question.
September 19, 2018
Dental implants in New Braunfels offer a chance at full restoration of your missing teeth and a better life overall. But implants by themselves aren’t enough. Enjoying lasting oral health requires all of us to practice good dental care habits. This in turn means knowing what factors can put you at special risk for tooth and gum disease. Let’s look at some.