You don’t have to be a kid to love Halloween. It’s low-stress (compared to Thanksgiving or Christmas), you get to wear anything you want, and you even get candy! Who doesn’t like candy? Even dentists like candy. What we don’t like is the colossal cavity bananza and health problems that can occur from the massive … Continue reading The Bedford Halloween Candy Survival Guide
Did you know that your choice in toothpaste is one of the most important health decisions you can make? It’s true! In fact, the American Dental Association (ADA) recently confirmed what our practice has said for years…fluoride toothpaste prevents cavities! The cavity-fighting properties of fluoride hopefully isn’t news to you. While the mechanical action of … Continue reading Will Fluoride Toothpaste Prevent Cavities?
In a perfect world, our Bedford dental practice wouldn’t have a lot to do. Our typical patients would take excellent care of their teeth, floss every day, and eat healthy. But what exactly is “typical,” and how close is that to what’s ideal? Hold onto your hats, because these dental stats just might blow you … Continue reading Shocking Dental Stats and How to Avoid Becoming One
What’s a root canal, and why do you need one? We hear these questions a lot at our Bedford dental practice, and even though we’d prefer to prevent problems (rather than treat them), it’s great to know that modern root canal procedures are safe and effective treatments we can use whenever they’re needed. Dentists perform … Continue reading Service Spotlight: What Are Root Canals?
Can you feel that, Texas? Great weather, flowers blooming, and a little spring in your step must mean that it’s spring fever! If you’re looking for things to do, sights to see, or just an excuse to get out of the house, your favorite dentist in Bedford has you covered. Here are some fun local … Continue reading Spring for Some Fun in Bedford!
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. Yay! Oral health is an important part of a healthy body, and good dental hygiene begins as soon as the first tooth appears. Children should see their Bedford dentist for their first dental visit before their first birthday. Starting a child’s oral health off right helps to build … Continue reading Smile for Children’s Dental Health
Is your smile lacking the luster you’d like to have? Even if you have great oral hygiene now, you might be left with dull, discolored teeth. Your lifestyle and simple aging can sap the brightness right out of your teeth, but it’s not something you have to live with forever. 21st century whitening treatments are … Continue reading Make them Glow: Teeth Whitening in Bedford
Just because I’m a Bedford dentist doesn’t mean I don’t appreciate a good holiday snack. However, what might start as a single innocent holiday truffle can all too easily cascade into a sugary downward spiral that would leave Willy Wonka wincing. Consuming excessive sugar during the holidays isn’t the best idea if we are trying … Continue reading Surviving the Holidays in Bedford
Despite how important healthcare is to nearly every American, a significant portion of us aren’t capitalizing on our insurance benefits. We have a lot of dental patients in the Bedford area with health savings and flexible spending accounts that leave their benefits unused at the end of the year, which often means they lose them. … Continue reading The End is Near…For Your 2017 HSA and FSA Benefits
Back to school is here! The first day of school for students in the Hurst-Euless-Bedford Independent School District (HEB-ISD) is Wednesday, August 23rd. The HEB-ISD is comprised of thirty area schools, serving more than 22,000 students in one of the most prestigious educational systems in the state. Hopefully by now, your student has all of … Continue reading Back-to-School in Bedford