You know that you should be practicing preventive care for your smile because we mention it every time we see you and because you know that it can protect your oral tissues from problems. What you may not consider, however, is the far-reaching ways keeping your oral health safe from the get-go can positively impact your life. Take some details to heart and you may feel even more inspired to keep up with your brushing, flossing, and of course, with your visits to see our team!
It can be quite alarming to find yourself faced with chewing discomfort. However, if you’re someone who tends to try to “tough things out” then you may be tempted to give yourself quite a while to see if the issue continues. Then again, if you react quite quickly to any type of discomfort, you may be extremely worried. Neither is the correct approach! Find out what to make of this symptom with a quiz.
What should you do when dental hygiene hurts? Well, if it’s your smile that is uncomfortable, you should check in on your habits and then come see us because something like gingivitis or decay may be affecting you. Now, what if it’s not your oral tissues that hurt? Perhaps you are experiencing pain in your hands, your arms, or some other part of your body that becomes involved in your brushing and flossing? Fortunately, we have some simple suggestions that can help tired or sore hands, arms, and more to ensure you can make it through brushing and flossing with greater ease.
You know her and love her (possibly from the Barbra Streisand film). She’s everyone’s favorite matchmaker: It’s Dolly! If you have never watched this exciting story on stage, now is your chance to catch the truly enjoyable musical, Hello, Dolly! live (and in your very own community).
Remember that depending on how you react to sudden changes, you may be a bit shaken up by a dental emergency. Of course, we encourage you to do your best to stay nice and relaxed should one occur. That, of course, doesn’t mean you won’t feel in a rush and a bit out of sorts. To help you get yourself from point A to point B (from your location to our practice) quickly and easily, we remind you: Rely on your technology if you use a cell phone or tablet!
If your mouth isn’t pleasantly moist (this might not be something you notice until it’s missing), then chances are good that you are dealing with dry mouth. What’s this mean, exactly? Well, it’s a condition that occurs when your mouth is short on saliva. You might not be making enough of it or, in many cases, it’s drying up very quickly. What can you do, you wonder, to right this wrong? Not to worry! A path will certainly lead you back to a comfortable and healthy smile.
You might not have ever spent much time thinking about toothpicks, which is why the idea that there’s some hidden truth behind them may seem quite dramatic! As a matter of fact, this tiny utensil is something that may seem harmless but that can actually lead to some serious issues for your smile health! So, should you allow it as a dental hygiene tool or ditch it altogether? Let’s find out.
You may think to yourself, “Why this is winter! I’m not thinking about lemons when it’s chilly outside.” However, this may not quite be the case. True, this sunny fruit is often something that becomes much more popular during the summer months. However, you may be overlooking some instances in which you’re indulging in this acidic fruit that can lead to oral health problems. Or, you may be overlooking some similarly harmful details. Let’s make sure you’re not!
What’s better than eating a stack of scrumptious pancakes, while you support your local Conroe Professional Firefighters Association? If you answered, “I can’t think of anything!” then you are in luck. Your dream come true is quickly approaching, so get that tummy ready for a delicious breakfast (and get your wallet ready to help support your local first responders) during the Pancake Breakfast to Benefit PTSD and Conroe Firefighters Association.
When you hear us talk to you about how important it is to schedule your preventive care visits with our team and that they really must happen every six months, do you know why? If you’re thinking it’s because we feel very strongly about helping you keep clean teeth and avoid tooth decay, then you aren’t incorrect. Of course, preventing cavities is important. However, there are additional reasons prevention is so significant. Let’s make sure you know what they are.