General Dentistry

Wintertime oral health.
Healthier Smiles for the Holidays: Dental Tips for Winter
As winter metaphorically blankets Highland Park, Texas, we adapt to the seasonal shift like many creatures do. But as humans, our rhythms vary, not only with the changing seasons, but also due to daily and even hourly changes.  This winter, let’s ensure we adapt in the best way possible—by taking care of our smiles. This…
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Oral health and Halloween candy.
The Trick to Treating Your Teeth Right: 5 Tips to Navigate Halloween Candy
It’s spooky season, and with that comes the enormous piles of Halloween candy tempting you and your kids. But what’s scarier than the significant amounts of sugar your children (and you!) may consume is the increased risk of tooth decay. These temptations require you to be more diligent with your oral health.   Maintaining good oral…
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Benefits of dental lasers
5 Important Ways Lasers Are Changing Today’s Dental Visits
A better dentistry experience in the Park Cities with laser dentistry.  Gum contouring, one of the most common cosmetic dentistry procedures, provides a balanced and even smile. While traditional methods involve scalpels and sutures, laser dentistry now allows new options. Soft tissue dental lasers gives you improved results and a better gum contouring experience, during…
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Stop snoring with a PX3 mouthguard
Is Snoring Disrupting Your Night? A PX3 Mouthguard Can Be the Solution
Has snoring become an issue in your life? Regular snoring can disrupt healthy sleep for both you and your partner, leading to fatigue in your day-to-day activities and tension in your relationship. Oral appliances for snoring, such as the PX3 mouthguard, can provide an excellent way to stop your snoring and improve your quality of…
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Dangers of obstructive sleep apnea
7 Dangers of Untreated Obstructive Sleep Apnea (and What to Do About It)
Snoring results in a lousy night’s sleep for everyone. But when it happens because you have obstructive sleep apnea, you have a more significant problem. If you see a doctor or dentist for sleep apnea, you take care of your health in more ways than you might realize.  There are many dangers of untreated obstructive…
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Don't ignore TMJ symptoms
9 Bothersome Symptoms That Can Be Signs of TMJ Disorder
Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder, also called TMD, is a condition that affects the temporomandibular joint, which connects the jawbone to the skull. This joint is located in front of the ear on each side of the head and allows you to open and close your mouth, chew, speak, and swallow. TMD can cause pain and…
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How to prevent tooth decay
Prevent Tooth Decay and Extraction With Early Treatment
Maintaining good oral health is crucial to our overall well-being. Tooth decay is a common dental issue that, if left untreated, can lead to serious complications such as tooth loss or tooth extraction. However, tooth decay can be prevented and treated with early treatment and proper oral hygiene. Here’s what you need to know. What…
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Will I stop needing my CPAP machine
Is There a Chance You Could Stop Needing Your CPAP Machine?
So it happened. You finally went to the sleep apnea doctor to discuss your sleeping problems. And you got the diagnosis—sleep apnea. A CPAP machine was recommended, and you’ve been using it for several weeks. But you’re wondering if there will ever be a day when you can sleep without it. Or maybe you’ve just…
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Be prepared for dental emergencies
Know How To Handle These 3 Dental Emergencies Before They Happen
What to Do During a Dental Emergency If you have a head injury, severe laceration, or chest pain, you know it’s time to head to the local emergency center; but do you know what to do in a dental emergency? Roughly 2 million people visit emergency centers yearly for dental-related injuries or pain. The three…
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Tooth pain causes
From Cavities to Bruxism: 7 Things Your Tooth Pain Could Be Telling You
What’s causing your tooth pain? Generally, you shouldn’t ignore pain. Whether it be a random pain, something that comes and goes, or a consistent throbbing, your body is trying to tell you something. It’s no different when it comes to tooth pain. If you have a toothache, it could be an indicator of a cavity,…
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