Not only is summer still in full swing, but it actually gets a bit hotter in August before the temperature winds down in the fall. That means a lot of people do a fairly logical thing and stay inside to avoid the excessive Texas heat. I get that! However, I also get that vitamin D … Continue reading How Vitamin D Can Revolutionize Your Health
Have you ever wondered how our teeth stack up against those of other creatures? Well, here are some fascinating shark teeth facts to chew on! 1) Shark teeth don’t have roots, so they fall out easily while the shark is eating. 2) Sharks typically lose at least one tooth per week. 3) Shark teeth are … Continue reading 10 Fascinating Shark Teeth Facts You Didn’t Know
There are a number of things about toothbrushes that you should know, and when you visit our office for an appointment or checkup, we don’t always have time to go over everything. That’s why I wanted to give you a quick rundown of the kinds of things you should know about toothbrushes: brushing technique, replacement, … Continue reading Ready to Brush Up on Your Toothbrush Knowledge?
I just wanted to remind everyone that now is a great time to schedule an appointment for the kids before they go back to school! If you do it now, you won’t have to try to pull them out of school, which means no interruptions to perfect attendance, no missed quizzes to make up, and … Continue reading It’s Time for a Back-to-School Checkup
Texas is hot in the summer. Like, really hot. That’s why we want to talk to you about the importance of staying hydrated. You might be asking yourself what hydration has to do with oral health. After all, aren’t we just the people who clean your teeth? Well, it turns out that hydration has a … Continue reading Why Water Matters and How to Stay Hydrated!
Have you ever felt like skipping a trip to the dentist because you’re anxious or worried about what it’ll be like? At Marea White, DDS, we strive to provide a positive and relaxing experience, but we know that it still can be uncomfortable or even scary to see the dentist sometimes! This is all made … Continue reading How Communicating with Your Dentist Can Save Your Life!
Did you know that gum disease has now been linked to a depressed immune system? A study by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania found that the same bacteria that cause gum disease also cause an imbalance in the immune system. This imbalance is called dysbiosis. The harmful bacterium known as Porphyromonas gingivalis simultaneously blocks … Continue reading How Gum Disease Harms Your Immune System
In the spirit of American independence, I wanted to suggest a patriotic snack that’s also pretty healthy for you. It’s important to have an amazing all-American Fourth of July feast, but you can still go with something that’s not too sugary (since we’re all about taking care of your teeth). Here’s a delicious recipe for … Continue reading Here’s a Delicious Recipe for the Fourth of July!
A part of summer we all look forward to is traveling. Maybe you’re going to stay with relatives, or maybe you’re going to visit a completely new place! Either way, staying in a new place can disrupt good habits like regular brushing and flossing. Fortunately, there are some useful things you can do to keep … Continue reading 3 Oral Health Tips for Travelers
I love getting stuff for FREE, and I know you do too! That’s why I wanted to let you know that new patients of ours get a special chapstick with sunscreen in it for their lips, free with their checkup! (The real reason we give it away for free is because we care about your … Continue reading There’s Chapstick with Sunscreen in It?!