Kessler Park Dental Blog
May 13, 2020
Dentists always put the health and safety of their patients first. Even outside of the pandemic, dental teams work diligently to create risk-free environments during each and every appointment. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, practices are taking the already strict guidelines set by the CDC and setting their safety standards even higher. While the virus can be a scary thing, you can feel confident that the dental office is a completely safe place to be. Read on to learn what precautions your dentist in Dallas is taking to protect their patients and team.
April 16, 2020
While no two smiles are exactly the same, an overwhelming number of them share a common issue: tooth decay. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an astonishing 90% of American adults have had at least one cavity in their lifetime. However, some people are more prone to tooth decay than others. Read on as your local Dallas dentist reveals four factors than may be putting your smile at a higher risk and what you can do about it.
March 11, 2020
Do you find it difficult to laugh freely because you are embarrassed by how your teeth look? Many of us choose to giggle behind our hands to hide chipped, stained, or misshaped teeth. If you wish you could erase a dental flaw or redesign your smile without a long, complicated, and invasive procedure, porcelain veneers might be for you. Read on as your local cosmetic dentist explains what this modern dental treatment is and how it can give you a smile you can’t wait to show off.
February 7, 2020
Do you take good care of your smile? If you brush your teeth twice a day and see your dentist regularly, your answer is probably yes. Unfortunately, try as we might, harmful habits and bad luck can suddenly transform anyone’s beautiful smile into an embarrassed frown. Even though not every accident can be avoided, many of them can be prevented. Read on to find out which common, everyday activities can easily break and stain your teeth as well as what you can do about them!
January 14, 2020
If you’re like most people, you probably look for areas in your life where you can save a buck or two. While you shop the best deals and only buy the necessities, you might also skip routine dental care to save money. Often, it’s thought you don’t need to see your dentist until after a problem arises despite the American Dental Association recommending a cleaning and checkup at least twice a year. If you’re among those who don’t visit their dentist regularly to cut costs, did you know you’re actually increasing your dental expenses? Although semi-annual appointments may seem like a hassle, they provide a valuable savings opportunity.
December 20, 2019
The holidays can be a hard time to try and stick to a routine. When cookies, candy, and an array of sweet treats fill the home, you can forget about trying to lose weight. But what about keeping your teeth and gums clean? Regular brushing and flossing are imperative in order to keep decay and disease from overtaking your smile, so if you want to have a beautiful smile when 2020 arrives, let an emergency dentist share 4 ways you can keep your oral health a priority this holiday season. (more…)
December 7, 2019
With winter weather fast approaching, cold and flu season is sure to not be far behind. From consuming extra orange juice for a vitamin C boost to keeping cough drops in one’s purse or at the office, everyone has steps they take to ward off or treat cold and flu symptoms.
However, have you ever considered the impact common cold and flu remedies have on your teeth and gums? It is important not to risk your oral health when fighting off a sore throat, headache or cough. Here are 3 tips from a dentist to help you manage any cold or flu symptoms this winter without compromising your oral health. (more…)
October 20, 2019
Children everywhere look forward to Halloween all year for the costumes, pumpkin-carving and, most of all, big bags of candy. Unfortunately, all that candy can wreak havoc on their teeth and lead to major cavities. And it’s safe to say that Halloween is scary enough without a trip to the dentist! In this blog, you’ll get 6 Halloween candy tips that will help your kids enjoy their holiday while staying cavity-free.
September 23, 2019
With September already coming to an end, it’s only going to get cooler moving forward. As a result, you’ll likely be more enticed to pick up a hot cup of coffee on the way to work or pour yourself some hot tea on your day off. But have you ever stopped to think what damage that beverage could be doing to your enamel? Have you ever asked yourself if hot drinks are bad for your teeth? If not, you’ll want to listen to the facts coming from a dentist. Doing so could save your enamel and prevent teeth sensitivity later.
August 20, 2019
The end of summer is swiftly approaching, which means that you’re probably getting your kids ready for a successful schoolyear. From new clothes to notebooks and folders, there’s many boxes to check on your son or daughter’s back to school list. However, there’s one important item that you maybe forgetting—a summer dental visit. Keep reading to learn why it’s beneficial to schedule a visit with your family dentist before the summer is over!