Whether your local dental practice is preparing to reopen or is continuing to see only emergency patients for the current time, it’s important to understand what they are doing to keep everyone safe. Although dental offices are some of the cleanest places you can visit right now, COVID-19 is causing additional protocols to be put into place. From proper handwashing etiquette to increased awareness efforts with appropriately placed signage for visitors, find out what your dentist is doing to lower the risk of possible COVID-19 transmission.
May 5, 2020
April 4, 2020
Do you know how to tell if you need emergency dental care? Sometimes it can be easy to tell you’re having a dental emergency, like if your tooth is knocked out or broken. Other times however, you may not recognize that the symptoms you’re experiencing mean that your smile is in danger. Here are ten easily missed signs that it’s time to call your Carrolton emergency dentist.
March 30, 2020
Our teeth can seem impervious to damage sometimes, especially when we’re young. They can seem like the perfect tools to hold or open things in a pinch. But did you know that habits like these can actually end up breaking your teeth? That can lead to having a chipped tooth, which can be painful and costly to treat, not to mention being aesthetically displeasing. In today’s blog post, your dentist discusses three things you should avoid doing if you want to keep your teeth in one piece.
March 3, 2020
The month of March includes many celebrations, such as St. Patrick’s Day and the first day of spring. But did you know that it’s also National Nutrition Month? That’s right, there is an entire month dedicated to helping you learn how to eat healthier. While having a healthy body is important, today let’s focus on how to eat better for the sake of your oral health.
February 28, 2020
Tooth enamel is an amazing substance, in fact, it’s the hardest material in the entire body, even stronger than bone. This outer layer of the teeth keeps them healthy and protects them from the ever-present threat of harmful bacteria, acid, and food debris found in the mouth. However, recent research unveils genetics and the structure of tooth enamel could play a larger part than we think in how long is lasts. Read on to learn more about what the research says, and how you can help your enamel remain intact. (more…)