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5 steps to a healthier thanksgiving

5 Steps to a Healthier Thanksgiving

By Editorial Team | November 18, 2020

This year are you thankful for that beautiful smile of yours? If not, you certainly should be. This Thanksgiving we’d like to take a moment to share some teeth-safe Thanksgiving habits to help you keep on smiling well into the new year.  Thanksgiving Tip #1: Skip the sugar Whether it’s pumpkin pie or a marshmallow-topped…

how dental health affects your overall health

How Dental Health Affects your Overall Health

By Editorial Team | November 4, 2020

A healthy smile just makes life better. A happy smile improves social interactions, communication and the ability to perform well in work and school. Those, of course, aren’t the only reasons to maintain great oral health though. The National Academy of Medicine reports that oral health is connected to good overall health and oral diseases…

oral health and halloween

Oral Health and Halloween

By Editorial Team | October 19, 2020

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…

dentist during covid-19

Is it Safe to See the Dentist During Covid-19?

By Editorial Team | October 5, 2020

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…

Sedation Dentistry

What is Sedation Dentistry?

By Editorial Team | September 30, 2020

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,…

how to brush your teeth

How to Brush your Teeth: The Right Way

By Editorial Team | September 23, 2020

Proper brushing is the first step on the journey to a healthier smile. This is not a secret, but what does that mean? How should you brush your teeth the right way. If you fail to brush your teeth thoroughly and with a good technique, your teeth may look and feel clean but layers of…

Fall Sports Dental Tips

Fall Sports Dental Tips

By Editorial Team | August 28, 2020

Fall in Texas means one thing – sports, prominently football. Professional football, college football, high school football, and peewee football just to name a few. And the fall sees the rise of other sports like soccer, basketball, tennis, volleyball, and cross country as well. All of these sports can make for a fall and exciting…

Root Canal

Root Canal Myths

By Editorial Team | August 21, 2020

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:…

How to whiten your smile

How to Whiten your Teeth In 5 Simple Steps

By Editorial Team | August 13, 2020

Raise your hand if you’ve ever wondered how to whiten your teeth. Most of us have. While there are a lot of products on the market and even more quick fixes on the internet, whitening your smiles isn’t as complicated as it seems. Here is how we recommend whitening your teeth in 5 simple steps.…

When to replace toothbrush

Dental Tips: When to Replace your Toothbrush

By Editorial Team | August 7, 2020

Let’s play a game. When was the last time you checked your smoke detector batteries? When was the last time you got your oil changed? When was the last time you washed your bed sheets? Okay, one more. When was the last time you replaced your toothbrush? If you’re anything like most Americans you probably…