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How Can Get to an Emergency Dentist When I Need One Immediately?

January 12, 2024

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Woman has dental pain

Perhaps one day you will be walking down the street only to trip on an object and fracture a tooth as you fall. Maybe you’ll be sitting at home minding your own business when you’re suddenly hit with a severe, throbbing toothache. Whatever the nature of your dental health crisis, you’re going to want the services of an emergency dentist as soon as you can get it. Here’s a brief guide to finding an emergency dentist when you need one most.

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Are the Holidays the Worst Time for Your Oral Health?

December 12, 2023

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assorted Christmas treats

With the holidays upon us, seasonal foods and drinks are making their appearance at work, home, and everywhere in between. As schedules shift due to travel, holiday parties, and preparations for loved ones arriving in town, questions arise about whether the holiday season is indeed detrimental to your smile. Explore three reasons why the holidays may impact your oral health.

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Don’t Let Popular Holiday Foods Harm Your Smile

November 15, 2023

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Close up of Thanksgiving foodsThe holidays can be a recipe for disaster for your waistline because your eating habits probably change. Besides doing more snacking, you’ll be surrounded by many delicious foods that will tempt your taste buds. This can lead to a few unwanted pounds, but it can also damage your teeth and gums. If you don’t want to hear any bad news the next time you visit your dentist, here’s a list of the top holiday foods you should avoid.

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How to Avoid Dental Problems on Halloween

October 26, 2023

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Little kids at a Halloween party

With October here, perhaps you’re excited for Halloween. That’s only natural – the 31st will have candy, parties, and other things to enjoy! Still, you don’t need to get cavities from this holiday. It’s entirely possible to avoid oral health issues on Halloween. To do so, you just need to use the right tips and tricks. Luckily, your Grand Prairie dentist can teach you a few. Here are four helpful ways to protect your smile during All Hallows’ Eve.

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I Have Missing Teeth; Can I Safely Receive Dental Implants?

September 2, 2023

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dental implants against a green background

Dental implants are the name of the game when it comes to replacing missing teeth, having assisted countless patients with restoring their smiles and in turn, boosting their quality of life. The implant process is fairly straightforward; titanium posts are surgically embedded into the patient’s jawbone to serve as the root structure for the future replacement teeth. Nonetheless, this can seem daunting to patients, even to the point where some are dissuaded from seeking out this life-changing treatment! But fear not; keep reading to learn more about why it’s perfectly safe, and often encouraged, to replace your missing teeth with dental implants.

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4 Back-to-School Tips That Will Make Your Dentist Happy

August 15, 2023

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a student smiling and preparing for class

With a brand-new semester ahead, your schedule is likely to get busier with all of your assignments and projects. Even so, keeping up with your oral health is still important for both your smile and overall quality of life. Forgetting to care for your teeth can leave you susceptible to costly issues later on. Until you visit your dentist again for a dental exam, here are a few helpful oral health tips for preserving your pearly whites during the school year.

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How to Handle a Dental Emergency on Vacation

July 12, 2023

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Imagine hiking in the woods over uneven terrain. Things seem okay but you feel a growing sense of apprehension. Suddenly, you trip on a root and fall on your face! You are shocked to find a cracked tooth! What was up until this point a fun vacation has become a living nightmare of dental horror!

Lucky for you, emergency dental services are not out of reach when you’re out of town. Here are some tips on how to be prepared for dental mayhem while you’re away on summer vacation.

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3 Reasons to Start Invisalign Treatment This Summer

July 11, 2023

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person holding Invisalign aligner and smiling

It’s not unusual to have gaps in your smile. Even so, concerns about gaps or misaligned teeth can undermine your confidence in smiling. Luckily, Invisalign tackles these issues, granting the smile you crave. Invisalign is a discreet orthodontic treatment that uses clear aligners to gradually shift teeth into proper alignment. While it’s advantageous anytime, keep reading to discover why beginning your journey in summer can be extra advantageous.

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3 Tips To Protect Your Oral Health This Summer

June 28, 2023

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woman smiling in the sun

Summer vacation is a perfect opportunity to take a load off and relax. However, there are a few things that you can’t let fall completely by the wayside if you don’t want to deal with serious problems by the time your vacation is over.

Oral health is one of those things. No matter where you go, you’ll still need to take care of your teeth. Here are a few ways you can do that without distracting from the rest of your vacation.

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How To Appear More Approachable To Others

June 7, 2023

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someone shaking hands and smiling

No matter the career path that you’ve chosen, one of the most essential things that you can have if you want to grow is good people skills. Being able to make your coworkers and clients comfortable talking to you is invaluable, but managing to become a “people person” is much easier said than done.

There are hundreds (if not thousands) of books and courses that claim to be able to make people more personable, and some of the advice is more valuable than others. However, there are a few tried-and-true methods to come off as more affable. Here are some examples.

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