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How to Handle a Dental Emergency During Summer Vacation

June 6, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — Jay Oza @ 5:07 am
A young woman enjoying her summer vacation while lying in a hammock

Now that the weather is heating up, you’re likely prepping for a well-earned summer vacation. That’s only natural – you don’t want to put off something like “fun in the sun!” Still, you’ll also want to be ready should your “vacay” involve an urgent oral issue. Failing to account for an ill-timed dental emergency could cause your exciting trip to flounder and fail. That being said, consider these four tips to handle a dental emergency during summer vacation.


Summertime Yum: Enjoy These Tasty Foods with Dental Implants

May 23, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — Jay Oza @ 4:58 pm
Variety of summertime picnic foods viewed from above

One of the best things about summertime is all of the tasty foods that are in season. In the past, though, you might have hesitated to indulge in your favorite snacks and meals due to your missing teeth or unreliable dentures. If you have gotten dental implants since then, you are in for a treat! This blog post touches on how you can enjoy tasty summertime foods whether you recently had your dental implant surgery or your new teeth are already securely in place.


Spring Forward with a Clean Smile: Dental Hygiene Tips for the Season

March 8, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — Jay Oza @ 4:01 pm
Family practicing good dental hygiene

Spring is in the air, bringing with it a sense of renewal and a clean start. It’s the perfect time to give your teeth a spring cleaning and refresh your dental hygiene routine. If you’ve been lax for a while or want to take your oral care to the next level, continue reading. Here are some dental cleaning tips to help you achieve a clean and healthy smile just in time for the start of spring.


Gum Disease Can Affect Your Heart Health

February 10, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — Jay Oza @ 9:20 pm

Digital image of human heartDid you know that cavities aren’t the only threat to your dental health? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at least 50% of adults over the age of 30 have a form of gum disease. It is almost 100% preventable; however, it remains a leading cause of tooth loss. Not only can it be detrimental to your dental health, but researchers have found that it can also affect your overall wellness negatively. In fact, it can increase your risk of cardiovascular disease. With heart disease a leading cause of death in America, here’s what you need to know to keep your gums healthy.


A Thread to Success: Achieving Consistent Flossing in the New Year

January 17, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — Jay Oza @ 2:15 pm
A man flossing for his New Year's resolution

Now that the ball has dropped and the new calendar is on the wall, it’s officially a new year. That means it’s time to start hammering out New Year’s resolutions. Many want to improve their teeth in some way, so they start with oral hygiene. Flossing is often the most overlooked aspect of oral routines, so how can you make sure you do it more often?

If you want some sure-fire strategies for flossing greatness, continue reading.


Deck the Halls, Not Your Neighbor: How Holiday Stress Affects Oral Health

December 14, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Jay Oza @ 8:28 pm
A woman suffering from holiday stress not thinking of her oral health

The holiday season is often associated with joy, celebration, and festive gatherings. However, for many, it also brings a fair share of stress and anxiety. While you run through the hustle and bustle of holiday preparations, it’s essential to understand how this stress can impact your oral health. Continue reading to unwrap the surprising ways holiday stress affects your mouth.


Show Your Teeth Some Gratitude This Thanksgiving with Excellent Oral Care

November 10, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Jay Oza @ 11:14 pm
Thanksgiving turkey

Thanksgiving is that one day of the year dedicated to being grateful for all the things we have. Across America, families and old friends will sit together at a dinner table to catch up on the past year and reflect on their good fortune. When you consider that you’ll probably be digging into a heaping plate of turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, and green bean casserole, your teeth are going to be doing a lot of work on this holiday. Here are a few ways you can show your teeth some gratitude by taking excellent care of them.


4 Simple Tips for Avoiding Dental Issues During Halloween Season

October 5, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Jay Oza @ 3:36 pm
two children laughing and dressed up for Halloween

Is your little one jumping up and down from excitement for the Halloween season? Not only are they looking forward to their costumes and all the spooky decorations, but they’re likely already thinking about their favorite candies. Although it can be fun to enjoy sugary treats now and then, munching on them too often can lead to problematic oral health issues, especially cavities. That’s why you’ll want to know these few smile-friendly tips to keep your child’s smile safe around Halloween.


Don’t Feel Embarrassed to Have Dental Implants

September 1, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Jay Oza @ 10:25 am
A closeup of a woman’s smile highlighting her implanted tooth

If you’ve lost any of your teeth, you likely find yourself upset. That’s perfectly natural – being without pearly whites is a disorienting dilemma. Still, there’s no reason to extend those feelings toward implant treatment. In fact, you shouldn’t feel embarrassed by dental implants at all. Using them to enhance health and beauty is great, especially given the effects of tooth loss. Learn just why that’s the case in this summary from a Burleson dentist.


Back-to-School Tips for Your Child’s Next Dental Exam

August 3, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Jay Oza @ 7:43 am
A smiling young girl walking through school

The heat might say otherwise, but summer is wrapping up. It won’t be long until kids return to school for the Fall semester. If you’re a parent, that means your child will attend a dental checkup soon. You’d thus be wise to help them pass the oral exam before school starts. Fortunately, your local Burleson dentist has some guidance to offer. Here are four helpful tips that’ll protect your child’s smile for their upcoming dental visit.

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