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?
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