Month: August 2014

Dental Check ups With Your Mansfield Dentists

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC,) almost 40 percent of American adults did not visit the dentist last year. They may skip cleanings because of lack of time or money. Other adults report feelings of dental anxiety which prevent them from seeking routine dental care. However, putting off dental check ups… Read more »

Veneers: One of the Best-Kept Secrets in Dentistry

Have you ever wondered how movie stars enjoy seemingly perfect teeth? Porcelain veneers are thin layers of porcelain that adhere to the front surface of the tooth. They can hide many imperfections to give you the smile you always desired. Your Mansfield dentists, Dr. Jones and Dr. Harris, provide this amazing cosmetic dental service in… Read more »

Health Groups Ask MLB to Ban Tobacco after Death

Baseball is one of American’s favorite pastimes, but there is an ugly side to baseball that we shouldn’t overlook: the use of smokeless tobacco products. Smokeless tobacco recently claimed the life of Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn. As a result, nine medical and public health organizations have called on the Major League Baseball to ban… Read more »

The Incredibles Free Screening Saturday, August 23rd

  Mansfield schools start August 25th, and kids all over Mansfield knows what that means. This is the very last week of summer! Your Mansfield dentists want parents and kids to enjoy their final week of freedom by taking advantage of all that Mansfield, TX, and the surrounding community has to offer. Dr. Jones and Dr…. Read more »

A Quiz on Tooth Decay Basics

Do you think you know a lot about cavities? Try this quiz from Mansfield dentists, Dr. Jones and Dr. Harris to see if we can stump you. Questions Q1. True or False – Sugar causes cavities. Q2. True or False -The first sign of a cavity is a toothache. Q3. True or False – Untreated tooth decay… Read more »

Beat Bad Breath to the Punch

It’s not always easy to tell just how bad your breath is. How disconcerting it can be to lean in close to tell a friend a secret and see a look on their face that tells the tale. Your breath is horrible. They may be too polite to say anything, but the unpleasant expression they… Read more »

Tooth Sensitivity Research in the Sea

People with extreme teeth sensitivity end up having to give up certain foods and drinks because of the discomfort. Sour, sweet, very cold, and very hot foods and beverages can result in a shooting pain going through teeth and gums. The underlying layer of teeth beneath the hard protective layer of tooth enamel is called… Read more »