Treat Gum Disease Before It Affects Your Health

Treat Gum Disease Before It Affects Your HealthAccording to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), nearly half of all Americans over the age of 30 have some form of periodontal or gum disease. The majority (70.1%) of adults over the age of 65 have gum disease. Gum disease has been linked to an increased risk in heart disease, stroke, type II diabetes, and even certain types of cancer. Gum disease is progressive meaning that it gets worse over time without treatment. In its early stages, gum disease can be treated and even reversed. Treatment of gum disease lowers your risk of diseases affecting your overall health. (more…)

Preventing Cavities With A Bedtime Routine

Preventing Cavities With A Bedtime RoutinePrevention is the most important part of oral health. Most major dental problems can be prevented with good oral hygiene and regular visits to your dentist. Regular visits include cleanings and check-ups with your dentist every six months. It also means checking in with your dentist when you notice any changes in your mouth or feel any pain. Treating issues early is what prevents them from escalating into bigger problems. Good oral hygiene means brushing and flossing your teeth at least twice daily. It also means mindful choices about what you eat and drink. A good bedtime routine can be an essential part of your good oral hygiene.  (more…)

Visit The Frisco Farmers Market

visit the frisco farmers marketA farmers market is a great way to shop locally sourced foods and products directly from those who grow and craft them. The Frisco Rotary Farmers Market was originally founded in 2007 by the Frisco Noon Lions Club. It is currently managed by the Rotary Club of Frisco. The market is a benefit of the community by connecting them directly to local growers. The farmers and their customers can cultivate a direct and personal relationship. Fresh fruit and vegetables from juicy peaches to freshly grown lettuce are all available. Along with produce, meat from local ranchers is available. Fresh baked bread from local bakers, local honey, handmade crafts, and so much more can all be found at the market.  (more…)

How Do You Treat Gum Disease?

According to a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control, half of adults over the age of 35 suffer from some form of periodontal disease. Without treatment, gum disease can lead to painful symptoms and in the advanced stages, a higher risk of tooth loss. How do we treat gum disease? What steps can we take to safeguard your smile?

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Maintaining Oral Health Q&A

Attending regular checkups and cleanings at least every six months with your dentist is a vital part of maintaining your oral health. You also should make sure that you’re doing everything you can to keep your smile healthy between these visits. How do you maintain your oral health between visits? There a number of steps you can take to help keep your smile white, your breath fresh, and maintain your oral health. Here are some measures you can take to help you have the best smile possible next time you see your dentist. (more…)

Invest In Your Children’s Oral Health

Establishing good oral health care habits early is positively vital for your child’s smile. The health of their baby teeth can have a huge effect on their adult teeth. Teaching the importance of this habit to children can be difficult. How can you make it fun and help your kids brush better? Making it an enjoyable experience and providing them with agency is a great way for them to latch on and keep their smile healthy now and in the future. Here is how to invest in your children’s oral health. (more…)

Enjoy Camp Games & Trains

The National Videogame Museum and the Museum of the American Railroad have teamed up to offer a brand new summer camp for middle school children in North Texas. Titled Camp Games & Trains, the weekly camps provide children entering grades sixth through eighth with hands-on opportunities to explore the videogame and railroad industries. Camps take place each week, beginning June 5 and concluding the week of August 21. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to learn and have a blast with your children. (more…)

3 Ways Your Dentist Can Treat Gum Disease

Gum disease is a bully of an oral health issue. It can infect your teeth’s root structure, cause your gums to recede, and even eat away at your jaw bone. Symptoms of gum disease include inflamed gum tissue that bleeds easily when you brush or floss, receding gum line, and increased tooth sensitivity. It’s urgent to treat gum disease as soon as possible. Your dentist can provide you a number of treatments that can repair and restore your smile. Here are 3 ways your dentist can treat your gum disease. (more…)

How Can I Get More Fluoride?

Fluoride is a vital part of keeping your smile healthy. You get it from your toothpaste, but there are other ways to get it and keep your teeth healthy. The government has been putting fluoride in our public water supplies for over seventy years now, which has helped strengthen the enamel and lower the risk of tooth decay for everyone in communities all across the country. Still, some people are hesitant to embrace fluoridated water. Here’s how to get more fluoride in your diet! (more…)

Speed up The Process With Fastbraces

Crooked teeth, otherwise known as malocclusion, can happen to anyone at any time for a number of reasons. Not only can it make you feel self-conscious about your smile, it can also lead to a higher risk of developing oral issues such as tooth decay and periodontal disease. This is typically treated very slowly with normal metal braces. Thankfully, you can speed up the process with Fastbraces, an innovative new system that can provide you with a straighter smile faster. (more…)