Has Your Child Visited A Dentist?

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Hello! Today’s The Carrollton Dentist blog is for new parents. We know that your child’s health and safety is your top priority. That’s why you baby-proof your home, serve healthy foods, and buckle them tightly in their car seat before you pull out of your driveway. We want to remind Carrollton parents that oral health […]

Does Your Child Have Frequent Sore Throats?

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In decades past, doctors performed more tonsillectomies on kids. If you were a child with frequent sore throats, “getting your tonsils out” was a rite of passage. A tonsillectomy was once a common procedure to treat infection and inflammation of the tonsils (tonsillitis). Today, a tonsillectomy is usually performed for sleep-disordered breathing but may still […]

Worried About Dental Visits?

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“How can I deal with anxiety about visiting the dentist?” 1. Consider what the anxiety stems from. For example pain, injections, loss of control, personal space invasion, embarrassment about fear of the unknown. 2. Communicate these fears and concerns with your dentist. 3. Expect respectful consideration and open discussion about resolving fears. Dr. Melissa Rodriguez […]

When It’s Better Not To Brush

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Though thin and partially translucent, tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the body. It has the critical job of protecting teeth from constant use and the ongoing assault of chemicals in food and drink. Regular cleanings and checkups at The Carrollton Dentist in Carrollton TX help protect your tooth enamel. Enamel also safeguards tooth […]

Don’t Let A Simple Problem Become Serious

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In this blog post from The Carrollton Dentist we are going to discuss small irritations in the mouth that have the potential to become big problems. Injuries, sores, or inflammation in the mouth can be very uncomfortable. These non-specific irritations, called stomatitis, have many different causes. They may be caused by cold sores, gum disease, […]