Is Your Smile Holding You Back?

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Have you ever taken an unforeseen trip to the supermarket looking completely unkempt in a rush to purchase an emergency item–say cough medicine or a must-have poster board for your child’s school assignment? On such an occasion you will inevitably bump into someone you know. How do you feel in your ill-fitting sweatpants and stained…

Preventing Facial Injuries

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Facial injuries occur all too often in the Dallas area. The Colony Little Leaguers get hit by inside pitches, Fort Worth construction workers suffer falls and other accidents at the worksite, and Texas motorists sustain injuries in harmful collisions every single day. Accidents at home can also result in serious injury to the face. Serious…

It is Better To Prevent A Cavity Than Fill One

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In 2003, Dr. Melissa Rodriguez established The Carrollton Dentist in Carrollton. Dr. Rodriguez is a distinctive dental professional dedicated to preventative dentistry. What is preventative dentistry? The goal of preventative dentistry is to keep oral health so that no restorative dental work ever becomes required. In other words, preventing cavities, gum disease, and enamel wear.…

Are You Watching For Cavities?

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Did you know a cavity may be reversed? These small holes in our teeth caused by acidic tooth erosion can actually be prevented from getting worse and require filling. Currently, around 90% of adults have cavities and almost 30% have untreated cavities. However, by taking a few necessary precautions, we can stave off tooth decay…

Dry Mouth Can Cause Dental Problems

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A decrease of saliva flow resulting in a dry mouth is a common problem, especially among older people. A dry mouth is not only uncomfortable, but it can also cause tooth damage. Saliva is needed to keep the mouth lubricated, wash the food from teeth, and neutralize the acids that can cause plaque. Extensive tooth…