Category: Family Dentistry

Flossing: 3 Things That Don’t Need To Happen

There are some things that should definitely happen when you floss: You should be able to do it efficiently and comfortable, without grimacing, as you effectively clean between your teeth and remove plaque (and food particles) from just beneath your gumline. Of course, this sounds like a simple task that you should be able to… Read more »

How Do You Treat Bruxism?

If you’re grinding your teeth in Commerce, TX, then you should talk to a dental professional. While many of us may occasionally grind our teeth, persistent grinding, known as bruxism, can lead to damaged teeth and other complications. In today’s blog, we’re looking at treatment options for teeth grinding.

Make Time For Your Kids’ Dental Care Before Summer Ends!

Summer means warm weather, and having plenty of time with the kids. Even when they take on special activities outside of school, summer vacation can create more time to handle important matters for your children. One way to take advantage of this is to bring your kids in for routine dental care at your Commerce,… Read more »

Saliva: What’s It Doing In There?

If you lick your lips right now, what do you notice? There’s a moisturizing, natural lubricating liquid there to coat them! What’s it called? Saliva, of course! While it’s there for you when you need it, that doesn’t necessarily mean you really know why you need it or what it’s doing in there most of… Read more »

Q&A: Dental Insurance And Your Grin!

Perhaps you have dental insurance and you’re just noticing that the year is almost through. You realize the time has gone quickly and wonder how to proceed. Maybe you don’t have benefits but you’re thinking about it for next year. You wonder: Do we accept insurance? Let’s get some basic details sorted out, so you… Read more »

Ever Wondered What All That Coffee Is Doing to Your Dental Health?

Have you heard the great news? Studies indicate that coffee could actually be good for you. Not only does it contain antioxidants, but it can also help increase your cognitive functions. No wonder it was a mainstay all those nights you stayed up studying in college. Unfortunately, while coffee can be great for your body… Read more »

Gum Disease: Fact Or Fiction?

How much do you really know when it comes to gum disease? Are you quite the master of the details regarding symptoms, how to detect the problem, and the information surrounding its advancement? Or, are you the first to admit that you don’t know much about the details? We are happy to help you make… Read more »

Canker Sores: A Quiz!

Ever found yourself feeling perfectly fine one moment and then the next: A canker sore makes an appearance in your mouth? This is never a fun experience. In fact, if you don’t know very much about these types of sores, you may discover that you feel anxious and uncertain about your oral health when there’s… Read more »

Beware What You’re Putting In Your Glass!

Water, water, it’s everywhere; at least that’s how the saying goes. Yet many adults still fail to drink the amount of water they need to stay healthy. Some studies indicate that as many as 75 percent of American adults fail to stay properly hydrated, which can cause a number of troubling symptoms for their overall… Read more »

When Should Kids See The Dentist?

How often do you bring your little ones to the dentist? Like you, kids need to see the dentist at regular intervals to help protect their teeth and gums from tooth decay and gingivitis. When should kids see the dentist? We recommend bringing your child to see us once every six months, at the minimum…. Read more »