When was the last time you visited the dentist? If it’s been awhile, you are not alone. Many people fail to visit the dentist every 6 months, even though they often know routine preventive care is ideal for their clean and healthy smile. Unfortunately, skipping visits to the dentist can put your oral and overall health at risk of a number of problems. Keep reading to learn more about why it’s a wise idea to make your smile a priority this month — and for all the ones to come after it!
Market Heights Family Dental Blog
July 31, 2018
June 30, 2018
Think about the most beautiful smile you’ve ever seen. If you’re of a certain generation it might be Julia Roberts or Will Smith — and today’s may be Roberto Firmino (for soccer fans). But whatever pops into your mind when you think about fabulous pearly whites, you should know yours isn’t too far off from that reality. A smile makeover is a wonderful way to transform the appearance and function of damaged or just imperfect teeth. Keep reading to learn more about how this option for cosmetic dentistry in Harker Heights works.
May 22, 2018
Invisalign clear aligners offer a fantastic method for straightening out a misaligned bite. If you are an adult or parent of an older teen who is interested in this treatment, you probably have one question — am I eligible for clear aligners? The answer is… it depends. Keep reading to find out more about this option and what it takes to be a candidate for Invisalign in Harker Heights.
April 29, 2018
Oral cancer is on the rise in the United States, and the need for routine screenings is more important than ever. That’s why we are honoring National Oral Cancer Awareness Month in April. It may surprise you to learn that all patients over the age of 18 should have an annual screening — keep reading to find out more about why, then schedule an exam with your dentist in Harker Heights this month!
March 8, 2018
Having a beautiful smile can change a lot. After all, when you love the way your teeth look, you’re more likely to want to show them off — and smiling makes a world of difference. Porcelain veneers in Harker Heights can transform an imperfect or just “meh” set of front teeth into ones that really dazzle. Keep reading to find out more about this popular cosmetic treatment, including whether or not it’s right for you. It’s about time you loved your smile!
February 9, 2018
You know about the habits that damage your overall health, like midnight snacking or spending the day at the beach without sunscreen. But what about the ones that affect your oral health? Nail biting and pen chewing are just two that can significantly damage your teeth over time — and that’s why your dentist in Harker Heights wants you to do your best to break these habits. We share the top 5 bad smile habits below!
January 6, 2018
Crooked teeth are a bummer! Not only do they not look good, but they also pose a threat to your oral health. However, you before you decide you need braces and run off to get wires and brackets strapped around your teeth, it would be wise if you researched your options. More and more people are falling in love with Invisalign as an alternative to traditional braces. But is one of these treatments better than the other? Your dentist in Harker Heights is here to make a brief comparison of the two.
December 9, 2017
Your smile is one of your most important assets. Science says it’s the first thing most people notice when they are meeting someone new — and in 2018, we want to encourage you to prioritize your oral health. People who brush, floss, and visit their dentist regularly are more likely to enjoy clean, healthy, complete smiles for a lifetime to come. Keep reading to learn how you can prioritize your smile in the new year!
November 16, 2017
Would you like your visits to your dentist in Harker Heights to be a breeze, every single time? Of course you would — and upgrading to an electric toothbrush can help make that wish a reality. It’s not that a manual toothbrush is necessarily bad, but most people just don’t manage to get an effective clean using them. Keep reading to learn more about why buying a powered toothbrush could be the best investment you ever made!
October 25, 2017
It’s October, which means Jack O’Lanterns, costumes, and the happy sound of trick-or-treaters — it’s one of our favorite seasons! But Halloween can also be scary a scary time for young smiles. Your dentist in Harker Heights has seen time and time again that all that sugary candy and yummy treats can weaken tooth enamel and place young smiles at a higher risk of decay and infection.