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Preventative Dentistry Tips for At Home Care


Preventative dentistry involves taking care of your teeth and gums at home. While we can help with this during regular dental exams and teeth cleanings, the teeth will suffer without a daily care routine. Here are some suggestions for ways […] Continue Reading


Tips from Our Dental Office on Reducing Caffeine Intake


In our dental office, we consider ourselves to be a part of our patients’ health. This involves taking care of any oral health issues and also involves educating our patients and providing information on what they can do to prevent health […] Continue Reading


Tips from a Dentist on Boosting Energy


As a dentist, we discuss oral health and overall health with our patients. One complaint that we regularly hear is that our patients are battling fatigue. With the increase in demands of modern living, it is common for people to […] Continue Reading


A General Dentist on Nitric Oxide and Overall Nutrition


Among the many benefits of being a general dentist is the ability to focus on the holistic elements of the human body, including being able to tell patients about things that will help improve their overall physical performance. It is […] Continue Reading


News from Your Dentist: Diet Soda Increases Your Risk of Stroke and Dementia


As a dentist, we are interested in the overall health of our patients. Fox News recently reported that drinking one diet soda a day can increase a persons’ risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or having a stroke, http://video.foxnews.com/v/5407818718001/?#sp=show-clips. This is alarming […] Continue Reading


Taking the Stairs May Boost Energy More Than Drinking a Soda By Madeline Kennedy April 28, 2017


(Reuters Health) – For young women running on little sleep, 10 minutes of stair walking increased energy more than the amount of caffeine in a soda or half a cup of coffee, according to a small study. This energy boost […] Continue Reading


A Sleep Apnea Dentist in Longview Can Fit You for an Oral Appliance


When you need a sleep apnea dentist in Longview to fit you for an oral appliance, we can help. Our oral appliances fit comfortably and securely in your mouth to provide you with an uninterrupted, much needed night of sleep.Learn […] Continue Reading


Pregnancy Impacts the Teeth, Making It Important to Stay Healthy: Tips from a Family Dentist


Pregnancy is one of those conditions that actually works to make teeth weaker, and many patients come in to see their family dentist during or after a pregnancy with significant problems. The good news is that being pregnant does not […] Continue Reading


Sleep Apnea Can Harm Your Sex Life


It turns out that your quality of sleep could be impacting your sex life. If you are an adult that is struggling with a lack of sleep due to sleep apnea or another health condition, you have probably noticed some […] Continue Reading


A Family Dentist Explains How to Prevent Acid Erosion


When patients visit our family dentist office, we talk a lot about acid erosion, how it impacts the teeth and ways to prevent it. The exterior of the tooth is made of enamel. The enamel is hard and durable but […] Continue Reading