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.
Market Heights Family Dental Blog
January 6, 2018
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.
September 30, 2017
Like it or not, 2017 is almost up — and while it may seem early to start planning for the end of the year, we want to remind you that your dental insurance benefits are set to expire when the ball drops on December 31. Have you made the most out of your plan this year? Don’t let your investment go to waste. Your dentist in Harker Heights can help you cash in on your benefits before time runs out.
August 31, 2017
Dental emergencies can be scary, and we hope you and your family never have one. But if you do, there’s really no reason to panic when you know you can contact your dentist in Harker Heights for prompt care and attention. In this week’s blog post, Dr. Melinda Duncan and Dr. Brenna Sura share what your next steps should be following any dental emergency. Spoiler alert: keep calm, get the situation under control, and then call us right away!
July 10, 2017
Has your smile lost its luster? If so, you have probably developed insecurities, often causing you to hide your teeth. To restore its brightness, there are many over-the-counter whitening products available. They are affordable and convenient, making them the perfect solution, right? Not so fast. You will quickly find they are ineffective and do not produce the results you want. They do not contain professional-grade whitening agents so they will not resolve dark discoloration. The only way to achieve the noticeable results you want is with professional teeth whitening in Harker Heights. At Market Heights Family Dentistry, we will help you achieve a bright, white smile from the comfort of your own home.
June 30, 2017
No matter how funny your smile may look, missing a tooth is no laughing matter! Both your oral and overall health could be at risk. If you’ve been considering different replacement options, it can be overwhelming to make the right decision. Your dentist in Harker Heights wants you to know that dental implants are hands-down the best way to replace missing components of your smile. Here are a few reasons why.
May 4, 2017
It’s Spring, and as you think about gardening as the warm weather approaches, you understand what it takes to produce a successful yield of fruits and veggies. In fact, one of the first things you think about is how the right soil is crucial to make sure plants blossom. This same logic can be applied to your teeth and gums. The gums are essentially the foundation for your teeth, and no matter how beautiful your pearly whites look above the surface, if the gums aren’t healthy, your smile won’t shine like your garden does. That’s why the team at Market Heights Family Dental share their expertise on how to prevent and treat gum disease. Learn all about the signs and symptoms of this common condition from trusted dentist in Harker Heights.
April 2, 2017
Did you know that oral cancer can be deadlier than other cancers you might be more familiar with, because it is often not detected until it’s too late? In fact, each year, between 40,000 to 50,000 Americans are diagnosed with oral cancer. And, at the five-year mark, survival rates for oral cancer are only around 50%, just because the late discovery of this condition. But, regular screenings from your dentist in Harker Heights can help detect this disease before it becomes deadly. And, since April is Oral Cancer Awareness month, now is the perfect time to see Market Heights Family Dental, your premier dentist in Harker Heights, to get the preventive care you need to protect your smile – and your life.