Kessler Park Dental Blog
July 26, 2019
When you’re a parent, you always want what’s best for your child, and that includes what’s best for their teeth. You want to avoid having a dental emergency because it can scare your little one, and you don’t want them to grow up being terrified of the dentist! Let’s talk about 4 ways you can prevent having to make an extra trip to your emergency dentist’s office.
June 25, 2019
You’re missing a few teeth, and it has made an impact on your life. It’s harder to chew some of your favorite foods like steak. You’re more self-conscious of the gaps in your smile. You want to replace those missing teeth, but you’re not sure whether to choose dental implants, bridges, or dentures. You’ve heard some awful rumors about implants, so you’re hesitant to choose them. However, most of the negative things you’ve heard are just myths. An implant dentist is here to disprove 4 myths about dental implants.
June 2, 2019
Do you regularly brush and floss your teeth? If so, that’s great! Your dentist will most certainly be glad to hear you’re practicing these good oral hygiene habits at home. But what about your diet? Are you eating the right foods? Do you drink enough water? In addition to the daily morning and nighttime rituals, there are other ways to improve your oral health. Take a look at some of the following suggestions and begin implementing them to maintain healthy teeth and gums. (more…)
May 3, 2019
You’ve eaten dinner, enjoyed a nice, relaxing evening on the couch watching television, and now it’s time for bed. You can barely keep your eyes open, so you make the decision to skip out, again, on brushing and flossing your teeth. This continual avoidance can allow bacteria and plaque to build up around your gum line and turn into gum disease. It can also allow that same bacteria to burrow holes into your teeth and create cavities. While it is damaging your oral health, you might be surprised to learn it can also have a negative impact on your heart health.
April 23, 2019
Every morning, you take the time to brush, floss, rinse, and clean every nook and cranny of your mouth. You’ve just visited your dentist, and they let you know that, for the third time in a row, you have a new cavity that needs to be filled. How can that be when you’re so good about keeping up with your oral hygiene? Cavities can form for a number of reasons, and not all of them have to do with your dental routine. Read on for 5 reasons why your cavities could be forming. (more…)
April 3, 2019
Did you know that oral cancer is on the rise? Dentists and doctors have been alarmed that it’s being found more frequently, even in younger people who have never smoked. The good news? You can get screened easier than you may have thought by simply scheduling regular checkups with a dentist. As with all cancers, early detection is key. And, since most people don’t spend time looking at all the nooks and crannies in their mouth, these visits are an opportunity to let your dentist do that for you. Learn more about oral cancer below and how you can reduce your risk!
March 22, 2019
Our smiles are often the first thing that people notice about us and part of what can make a positive lasting impression. However, if you have chipped or stained teeth, you may feel too embarrassed to show your full smile around others.
Thanks to modern cosmetic dentistry, beautiful teeth are not just for A-list celebrities or super-wealthy businessmen and women. Porcelain veneers can transform almost any smile by correcting minor dental imperfections. Do you want to be able to light up the room with your smile? Here is everything you need to know about porcelain veneers.
March 6, 2019
Your teeth are strong, but believe it or not, they are not indestructible. In a second, you can go from perfectly healthy teeth to a dental emergency with a chipped, cracked, or knocked-out tooth. On a less dramatic note, you can notice that your teeth suddenly don’t look as white or attractive as they used to. Your dentist in Oak Cliff can certainly help you address these situations and restore your oral health, but there are some common trends leading up to them. Most are direct results of things you may do on a regular, if not daily, basis that subject your teeth to harsh treatment. Here are 5 things you do that can lead to unfavorable results for your teeth. (more…)
February 8, 2019
As a busy parent, you want to focus your precious time and attention on what matters. Many parents mistakenly assume that their children’s baby teeth don’t matter because they’re going to fall out, but nothing could be further from the truth! Healthy baby teeth are crucial for your child’s smile – now and in adulthood. In honor of February being Children’s Dental Health Month, keep reading to learn more about the importance of your child’s oral health at every stage, and what you can do to improve it!
February 6, 2019
If you’re missing one or more of your teeth, you’re not alone. This common problem affects around 120 million Americans. For years, your only option for tooth replacement was dentures, but thanks to modern dentistry, you now have the most realistic restoration available: dental implants. Not only to they look and function like your normal smile, but dental implants also have health benefits. Keep reading to learn how you can give yourself boosted confidence with a completed smile in the new year.