Category: Dental Hygiene

A Guide To Picking The Right Toothbrush

Your local supermarket or pharmacy has an entire aisle filled with toothbrush options. There are even plenty of options to buy a toothbrush online. Bristles, soft, hard, organic, nylon, handles, sensors, timers, electronic, manual, oh my! Some toothbrushes claim to help make your teeth whiter or your breath better. The choice can get a little… Read more »

Gum Disease Prevention

If you are having chronic hollatosis that won’t go away even when you chew on breathe mints or rinse with mouthwash or if you are noticing that your gums bleed or your spit is looking pink when you brush your teeth, you may be one of the millions of Americans living with gingervitis or gum… Read more »

5 Tips to Prevent Cavities

The crazy thing about cavities isn’t that they affect over 90% of adults; it’s that they are so highly preventable with consistently good hygiene and dental care. Despite their destructive nature (cavities are a product of tooth decay, which destroys your tooth structure), they begin as peacefully as plaque accumulating on your teeth. The oral… Read more »

How to Encourage Kids’ Healthy Dental Habits

One of the best tests of how well you have taught your children about their dental health is how they act when they are away from home and you’re not around to guide the way. With back-to-school in full swing, kids are now on their own at school for most of the day. Are they… Read more »

How’s Your Daily Flossing Going?

How are your flossing habits? Hopefully you didn’t just respond with, “What flossing habits?” Removing the plaque from between your teeth that your toothbrush inevitably leaves behind is a significant factor in maintaining a truly healthy, clean smile free of oral diseases like gingivitis and tooth decay. You may assume that as long as you’re… Read more »

How Good Are You at Brushing Your Teeth?

Modern advancements in science, medicine, and dentistry have provided an impressive array of means for restoring smiles that need cosmetic or restorative care. Still, the most efficient method of protecting your smile remains the prevention of common dental issues. The cornerstone of prevention is good dental hygiene, and although most of us learned the tenets… Read more »

A Healthier Smile: One Resolution that’s Easy to Keep!

2015 is finally here and, if you’re like 45% of people in the United States, you made a New Year’s resolution to lose weight, get organized, pick up a new hobby, or find love. However, the Journal of Clinical Psychology reports that only about 8% of people who make New Year’s resolutions actually end up… Read more »

Mansfield Dentists: Causes and Remedies for Dry Mouth

Dry mouth is an irritating condition that can lead to tooth decay and gum disease. Learning about the underlying conditions or reasons behind dry mouth can guide your dentists’ treatment. In today’s blog your Mansfield dentists Dr. Jones and Dr. Harris discuss dry mouth with an informative Q and A.

Mansfield Dentists: What to Do about Bad Breath

No ones wants the embarrassing experience of possessing bad breath. Bad breath is a common phenomenon in the morning right after we’ve woken up, but many adults are puzzled about what to do if bad breath lingers throughout the day. In today’s blog your Mansfield dentists Dr. Jones and Dr. Harris answer patients’ concerns and… Read more »

Boo Bash Features Carnival Games in Mansfield

Every October at the Mansfield Activity Center Boo Bash, families can enjoy a safe night of Halloween fun as an alternative to going door-to-door. The event caters to families with small children between the age of two and six but children of any age are invited. Your Mansfield Tx dentists Dr. Jones and Dr. Harris… Read more »