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New Year, New Smile

Brighten Your Smile for the Summer

By Editorial Team | June 4, 2021

Just like most of you, we are ready for summer to be here. We are ready for the warmth, the fun, and the excitement that comes with summer. This has been a long year and this summer is long-awaited.  Many of us usually go on vacation during the summer, which means that you may prepare…

Importance of Saving Your Natural Teeth

By Editorial Team | May 24, 2021

The Month of May is Save Your Tooth Month. While we have found there are many alternatives, there is nothing better to preserve the function, structure, and shape of your mouth than your natural teeth.  You should always do whatever possible to save the teeth that you have.  So what exactly can cause you to…

Do I Need a Root Canal?

By Editorial Team | May 3, 2021

Root canals, don’t really have the best track record for being a patient favorite when they first walk into the office. They hear the word and automatically think it is going to be a painful procedure. This is completely false. Many patients may have heard about root canals in the past, but may not know…

Why Good Oral Hygiene is Important

Why Good Oral Hygiene is Important

By Editorial Team | April 16, 2021

When you come into the office for your dental cleaning or any other type of dental appointment, you will hear us stress the importance of good oral hygiene.  But what exactly is good oral hygiene? When you take steps every day to keep your mouth, teeth, and gums healthy, you are practicing good oral hygiene. …

oral cancer awareness month

Oral Cancer Awareness Month

By Editorial Team | April 2, 2021

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Close to 54,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or oropharyngeal cancer this year. Oral cancer can affect the entire mouth, lips, throat, and tongue. It is known to be one of the deadliest forms of cancer.  However, with proper screenings and good oral health, we can help you…

National Dentists Day Dr Keith

National Dentist’s Day-Dr.Keith

By Editorial Team | March 6, 2021

With today being National Dentist’s Day we thought we would familiarize you with one of your favorite local Lindale dentists. One of the men responsible for keeping our patients’ mouths healthy year after year, our very own Dr.Clay Keith.  Dental Education Dr.Keith is a native of historic Jefferson, Texas, where he graduated salutatorian of his…

Introducing Dr.Denson for Dentists Day

National Dentist’s Day-Dr.Denson

By Editorial Team | March 6, 2021

Today is National Dentist’s Day and we would like to celebrate by introducing you to one of your favorite dentists. He is one of the reasons that all of our wonderful patients’ teeth are amazingly healthy and white day after day. Our very own Dr. Paul Denson.  Dental Education Dr. Denson began his education at…

Gum Disease Awareness Month

Gum Disease Awareness Month

By Editorial Team | February 23, 2021

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…


National Toothache Day

By Editorial Team | February 9, 2021

It’s one of the worst feelings in the world. You are just going about your day and then all of a sudden…a toothache! Lucky for you we are here no matter the time of day to help you with all your tooth aches and pains. Because usually they never come at a convenient time. Toothaches…

Why are Regular Dental Checkups Important?

Why are Regular Dental Checkups Important?

By Editorial Team | January 15, 2021

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…