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The Importance of Replacing a Missing Tooth

As adults, when we lose a tooth, we do not get the joy and fun of a visit from the tooth fairy. Losing a tooth as an adult can be a very unfun experience. Teeth are lost or extracted for a wide variety of reasons, such as injury, severe damage or cavities, or gum disease…. Read more »

Are You Fighting a Bad Breath Battle?

Everyone experiences bad breath at some point in their life. Most of us wake up in the morning with some not-so-fresh morning breath, and many of us have eaten some garlic or onions that sticks with our breath long after the meal. Unfortunately, there are a good number of people who find themselves with bad… Read more »

How Does Our Mouth Change As We Get Older?

As we age, some changes in our body become more obvious than others. Maybe your joints ache a little more than they used to or maybe you need put your glasses on to read. Something a little less obvious are the changes in our mouths. These changes can lead to health issues if they go… Read more »

What Type of Dentures Do You Need?

Choosing partial dentures may be the best solution for your tooth loss. Then again, full dentures may actually offer the most appropriate solution for your needs. Or, you may like the idea of dentures but really would prefer dental implants if only you had the time and budget to restore your smile with that option…. Read more »

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Dental Checkups are Good for Your Heart

Dental check ups do more than just polish your pearly whites. Regular six month check ups and cleanings complement at-home brushing and flossing and provide an opportunity to identify gum disease and tooth decay before it progresses further.  More and more research is also showing that your dental health is tied to your overall health…. Read more »

FAQ: Dental Cleanings in Mansfield, Texas

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC,) about 61 percent of adults visited a dentist in 2012. Whether it’s a lack of time or money that may be keeping you from visiting the dentist, Dr. Blair Jones and Dr. Seth Harris urge all adults to recognize the value of bi-annual dental cleanings. More and… Read more »

Q and A: Dentists Answer Questions About Sealants

Dental sealants are a quick and easy tool for preventing caries, the tooth decay that causes cavities. A dental sealant is a thin, plastic coating that is applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth. The back teeth are difficult to adequately clean, making them a popular spot for bacteria to thrive. Many are… Read more »

Something to Smile About — Patients’ Dentures Questions Answered

They say that eyes are the window to one’s soul, but what about a smile? The health and appearance of your teeth and gums plays an important role in the way others perceive you. It’s hard to deny that an attractive smile simply makes you feel good, and that losing one or more permanent teeth… Read more »

Your Six-Month Dental Checkups and Cleanings

Brushing and flossing your teeth daily is a very important component to keeping your smile healthy, but there are some things your toothbrush and floss can’t do. Visiting Dr. Jones and Dr. Harris every six months for a professional cleaning and checkup is an essential part of preventive dental care. Our team is devoted to… Read more »