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Does Your Smile Embarrass You? You’re Not Alone!

September 28, 2017

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Woman hiding her smileDo you find yourself hiding your teeth when it’s time for a photo, or when you’re meeting someone for the first time? It seems you’re not alone! Millions of Americans are embarrassed about some aspect of their smile according to surveys done by researchers across the country. This feeling of shame about their teeth may even cause patients to avoid the dentist for routine visits, let alone treatment that could benefit them. The good news is that your dentist in Temple has solutions for you!

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From Your Dentist in Waco: Foods That Could Be Damaging Your Teeth

September 20, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — drgupta @ 8:39 pm

A turkey sandwichYour quick lunch for the day consists of a turkey and cheese sandwich, small fruit salad, and raisins to snack on later in the afternoon. Sounds like a fairly healthy lunch choice; however, did you know that these foods could be affecting your oral health in a negative way? Your dentist in Waco explains.

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Foods You Thought Were Healthy May Be Ruining Your Teeth

September 18, 2017

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Woman with unhealthy foods surrounding her.Most of us understand that products with excessive sugars aren’t good for our teeth, but what about the foods we consider to be healthy? How do those impact our smiles? Every day we’re bombarded with new products claiming to be good for our health, unfortunately, these are often laden with hidden sugars. Your dentist in Harker Heights shares some of the foods that you might be surprised to find have a negative impact on your teeth.

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Your Dentist Explains Why Brushing Twice a Day Is So Vital

September 14, 2017

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young woman with toothbrushWhen you’re rushed in the morning or exhausted at the end of the day, you might consider not brushing your teeth. After all, skipping can’t cause that much harm, can it? Actually, it can. Neglecting your oral hygiene is a bad idea for all sorts of reasons, which is why your dentist in Belton admonishes you to brush twice a day every day no matter how tempting it is to neglect this part of your routine.

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Hockey Player Pulls Own Tooth: Your Dentist Explains the Side Effects

September 13, 2017

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young woman pulls toothIn 2015, a forward for the St. Louis Blues hockey team, Ryan Reaves, took a hard hit from an opposing player. Shortly afterward, as he was sitting on the bench, Reaves calmly reached into his mouth and pulled his own tooth! He handed the tooth off to a nearby trainer, and the game continued as if the Reaves hadn’t just performed his own dental work. While he might have gotten some praise for being a tough guy, he didn’t exactly set a good example. Your dentist in Taylor explains some of the possible consequences of pulling your own tooth.

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Your Dentist in Killeen Gets Real About the Tooth Fairy

September 12, 2017

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child with missing toothOne of the great joys of being a parent is that you get to share all of the myths and traditions from your childhood with your own children, and it’s a true joy to see their imagination flourish. One of the most common is the Tooth Fairy, and it’s a fun way to help your child become comfortable with the fact that their teeth are falling out. Of course, this also sets you up for that unfortunate question, “Is the Tooth Fairy real?” 

Many parents find themselves caught between a rock and a hard place in this situation. Do they lie to their child and keep the fantasy going, or do they tell the truth and potentially upset them? Today, your dentist in Killeen offers a little insight on this sensitive (if adorable) topic.

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I Brush and Floss — Do I Still Need to Visit My Dentist for Cleanings?

August 27, 2017

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woman getting teeth cleanedYour smile is important to you. To keep your pearly whites in good shape, you brush twice a day, and you even floss. You don’t have any toothaches, and you haven’t noticed any other symptoms that indicate you should visit your dentist in Killeen. You might even think that you never need to visit a dental professional for a cleaning and checkup. If you assume that, though, you should think again. Professional cleanings are important for everyone, including folks who never skip brushing their teeth.  Here’s why.

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I Never Know My Schedule — Is There a Walk-In Dentist in Taylor?

August 25, 2017

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young man receiving dental careLife is hectic! Whether you have a full work schedule, a busy family life, or both, it can be next to impossible to know what you’re going to be doing from day to day. All of the craziness might make it difficult for you to keep appointments with your dental care provider. Thankfully, ACE Dental is here for you. As your walk-in dentist in Taylor, we do our best to accommodate your busy schedule.

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When Should My Little One Begin Seeing a Children’s Dentist?

August 22, 2017

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mother and daughter brushing teethYou know it’s important for grown-ups to go to the dentist at least twice a year, but what about your little ones? Of course, you’re going to take them to the dentist when they have a mouth full of teeth, but is that waiting too long? Your children’s dentist in Belton is here to let you know when your little one should begin receiving dental care on a regular basis.

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Make Brushing Fun for Your Child! Your Taylor Children’s Dentist Offers Tips

July 30, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — drgupta @ 8:40 pm

Little girl with toothbrush.Is brushing teeth a nightly battle at your house? Have you thought to yourself that there must be a better way? Would you like to know how to make it more fun for your child and more manageable for you? Here are some tips for keeping brushing fun for your child and stress-free for you.

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