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4 Reasons Why Dental Implants are So Successful

November 29, 2022

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Woman looking at smile in mirror after getting dental implants

Dental implants have been around for decades, and they have proven to be an extremely reliable solution for replacing teeth. Many studies show that implants have a success rate of over 95%, and it’s not uncommon for them to last the rest of a patient’s life. Why does the treatment work so well? The following post explores 4 key secrets to dental implant success.

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5 Tips for a Tooth-Friendly Thanksgiving

November 11, 2022

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Family holding hands over Thanksgiving food

Thanksgiving may be a time to indulge in plenty of delicious food, but you shouldn’t neglect your oral health in the meantime. There are several dental hazards to watch out for during the big meal, and being aware of them ahead of time can lower your risk of developing tooth decay or gum disease. Below are 5 tips from your dentist in San Antonio for making sure that your smile enjoys a healthy Thanksgiving.

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5 Easy Tips for a Healthier Smile During National Dental Hygiene Month

October 28, 2022

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woman smiling while flossing her teeth

With Halloween right around the corner, you might be worried about whether you’ll end up with cavities pretty soon. All of that sugary candy can’t be great for your teeth, after all. Even though this month is rife with opportunities for cavity-causing bacteria to wreak havoc on your pearly whites, there are a few simple steps you can take to reduce your risk of tooth decay. Since October happens to be National Dental Hygiene Month, now is the perfect time to learn these five easy tips to keep your smile clean and healthy for the rest of this month and even year-round!

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3 Ways Visiting Your Dentist Can Save You Money

October 13, 2022

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Jar filled with $100 bills

With the holidays just around the corner, you might be feeling a slight pinch in your wallet. In addition to cutting back on your daily Starbucks trips or selling clothes you no longer wear, you might be considering skipping your dental visit to save money. Don’t! In reality, visiting your dentist regularly actually benefits your bank. To learn how, keep reading.

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What You Should Know Before Getting Veneers

September 15, 2022

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A dentist in San Antonio placing porcelain veneers

Are you dealing with a wide range of smile flaws? If so, you might want to get porcelain veneers — they could transform your damaged teeth in as little as one visit! That said, there are things you should know about treatment first. After all, veneers are a big investment, and you want to ensure they’re right for you. As for the facts in question, your dentist in San Antonio has you covered. Here’s what you should know about porcelain veneers before you commit to them.

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Common Causes of Shifting Teeth

September 8, 2022

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A person whose teeth have shifted in San Antonio

Shifting teeth are no laughing matter. After all, they can lead to crooked smiles if left untreated! That said, getting an idea of why the issue is happening is crucial. When you have that knowledge, your dentist in San Antonio can devise a treatment that works for you. Fortunately, your local dental practice can help you start this fact-finding journey. Read on to learn common causes of teeth shifting and how dental treatment can fix the problem.

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Why Oral Health Matters for Your Child’s Academic Success

August 31, 2022

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Young boy smiling in classroom

With back-to-school season underway, your schedule is probably filled with to-dos. Of course, there is an important reason for the chaos surrounding this time of year: setting your child up for success in the classroom! That’s why it’s important not to let anything slip through the cracks, like your child’s biannual checkup and cleaning. After all, there is a direct link between oral health and academic success. To learn more about how the two are related (and what you can do to help keep your child’s smile decay-free), keep reading.

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Yikes! 6 Oral Hygiene Mistakes That Make Your Dentist Cringe

August 19, 2022

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Patient checking frayed toothbrush

Be honest… do you go on autopilot when completing your oral hygiene regimen? After years and years of brushing, flossing, and rinsing with mouthwash, it’s not surprising. However, you may be unintentionally making some serious dental care mistakes in the process. With this in mind, keep reading to learn six teeth-cleaning blunders that make your dentist cringe!

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Enjoy All of Your Favorite Summer Foods with Dental Implants

July 2, 2022

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Older couple with dental implants enjoying various summertime foods.

Summertime is finally in full swing, and there’s no better way to spend these relaxing evenings than by cooking out and enjoying some of your favorite summer foods. But if you have dental implants, you might be wondering how they’ll affect your summertime diet. However, you have nothing to worry about; provided that you’re taking great care of your implants, they will allow you to eat to your heart’s content. Here’s more about dental implants, the effect they have on your diet, and some tips for making them last.

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Watch for These Sneaky Signs of Dehydration

June 4, 2022

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man drinking water after exercising

In Texas, it can certainly start to feel like summertime well before the season officially arrives on June 21. The temperature rises and leads to a lot of sweating and fluid loss when you are outside on the move for very long. When people forget to replace those fluids promptly, dehydration occurs. Since water comprises more than two-thirds of your body, any loss of fluids can affect regular bodily functions. Did you know it can impact your oral health too? Read on to learn from your dentist in San Antonio which signs of dehydration to look out for and the consequences it can have on your smile.

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