Gum Disease Awareness Month

February is National Gum Disease Awareness Month. But, at the Center for Implant and General Dentistry, we want you to be aware of your risk for gum disease (periodontitis) all year round.  So what is Gum Disease exactly? It is a serious infection of the tissues around your teeth. Many people may be familiar with…

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Why are Regular Dental Checkups Important?

When was the last time you had your regular dental checkup right here in Lindale? If you are having to scroll back through your calendar longer than 6-7 months ago, then it is time for you to come in and see us.  But why do we stress your semi-annual dental checkup so much to you…

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oral health and halloween

Watch out! It’s almost Halloween! Temporary Halloween stores are springing up, yards are decorated with ghoulish décor, and our day of sugar coated indulgence without guilt is almost here. Everywhere you look, there’s your favorite candy or chocolate wrapped in scary yet appealing packaging, always tempering you to grab another.  As delicious as that candy…

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dentist during covid-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the ways we live and work – injecting it with fear along the way. With our day-to-day tasks modified and health concerns at an all-time high, many are wondering, “is it safe to go to the dentist during COVID-19?”.  We at The Center for Implant and General Dentistry understand. We…

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Sedation Dentistry

Have you ever been afraid of the dentist? Going to the dentist, even just for a checkup, can be a terrifying experience for some. But as we all know, our fears are not normally something we can control. To be fair, dentistry is one of those trades that use a lot of sharp tools, needles,…

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Root Canal

Root canals are some of the most intimidating dental procedures a person can have done. No one is happy to hear when they need one and most people still believe many of the myths surrounding the procedure. If you’re scheduling your root canal here are the myths you need to know.  Root Canal Myth #1:…

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