Sports are a great way to foster personal development, a strong work ethic, and teamwork. But tough play has its drawbacks, especially if athletes don’t wear a mouthguard. Literally millions of kids have teeth knocked out during youth sports every year, to the tune of more than half a billion dollars in medical costs to … Continue reading Comparing Sports Mouthguards
Teeth need to last a lifetime, but often they don’t make it that far. Prior to implant restoration, missing teeth were replaced by traditional bridges or dentures. Fortunately, our patients have a better option and can get dental implants in Bedford. Regular brushing and flossing can maintain a healthy smile in most, but sometimes, … Continue reading Dental Implants: The Permanent Solution to Missing Teeth
One of the greatest truths about being human is that we need each other. Every team member at our Bedford dental practice is vital, and without their contribution, we wouldn’t be able to do what we do. A champion team beats out a star performer, as the Cavaliers realized this month after losing the NBA … Continue reading Have You Met the Team at Your Bedford Dental Practice?
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