If Only I Had Taken Care Of My Teeth…

Categories: General Dentistry
caring dentist Carrollton

Brush. Floss. Get regular checkups. It will sound so simple when you have dentures. How many times have you said, “If only!” “If only I had changed my oil,” “If only I had stayed in college,” ‘If only I had worn sunscreen.” We hope you don’t ever say, “If only I had taken care of…

When Bad Breath Terrifies: 4 Tips

Categories: Oral Health
When Bad Breath Terrifies: 4 Tips

I’m Melissa Rodriguez with The Carrollton Dentist. In business since 2003. My specialty is general dentistry. At The Carrollton Dentist we perform dental crowns and cosmetic dentistry regularly. As a favor to Carrollton, Texas I’d like to take a few minutes to share with you some insight about bad breath and give your neighbors some places to start in improving or removing the offending odor.

Tooth Brushing Basics For Healthy Smiles In Carrollton

Categories: Oral Health
Teeth Cleaning Basics For Carrollton

Why should everyone in Carrollton brush at least twice a day? Let’s take a look at why proper teeth cleaning is so important. Brushing and flossing is the best way to prevent decay. Brushing with fluoride toothpaste and carefully flossing removes the food from our teeth and inhibits the build up of plaque. If we…

The The Carrollton Dentist Guide To Dental X-Rays

Categories: Oral Health
See If You Need A Root Canal In Farmers Branch With An Xray

Don’t know a periapical from a bitewing? Today’s Carrollton dental blog takes a look at dental x-rays. Panoramic If you have ever stood in a huge camera apparatus and struggled to stay motionless while an automated camera made one slow pass around your head, then you have had a panoramic x-ray taken of your mouth.…

Overbites And Underbites in Carrollton

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry, TMJ
TMJ Services In Farmers Branch

When the upper part of the jaw and the lower part of the jaw are not the same size, bite problems can occur. When the lower jaw is smaller than the upper jaw, it is called an overbite. When the reverse is true, it is called an underbite. Another related alignment disorder is called a…

Do You Have Sore Gums?

Gum Disease Farmers Branch

Every Farmers Branch family dentistry patient’s mouth provides a cozy home for over 600 types of bacteria. If you are diligent about oral hygiene and have healthy gums, these microbes usually don’t affect your health. However, if you have gum disease, bacteria can enter your bloodstream through your gums and cause problems. Gingivitis is the term…