Month: January 2016

How Often Do You Visit Your Dentist?

Can you recall the last time you visited your dentist? Do you have your next appointment scheduled? Regular dental checkups address your oral health, and offer a detailed cleaning of your teeth. Typically, a patient should visit every six months. When you forgo dental checkups, and only see the dentist when something is wrong, you… Read more »

Family Game Time At The Mansfield Public Library

The Mansfield Public Library holds Family Game Time throughout the week, and families are encouraged to check it out. The library offers a number of fun games for you to play, like Uno, Chess, Jenga, and many more. The events are free to enter, and have no registration requirements, so it is open for you… Read more »

Why Dental Sealants Can Benefit Adults, Too

Dental sealants protect against cavities by placing a protective layer over your teeth. Your dentist applies a thin, liquid plastic material to your teeth, which will harden, and serve as a barricade against plaque and food debris. They are usually applied to the premolars and molars, which can be harder to clean, and are used… Read more »

The Importance Of Addressing Snoring And Sleep Apnea

Snoring can be embarrassing, and it can make a night’s rest hard to come by for anyone you share a bed with. If you snore, you should know that it can be more than just an inconvenience. It can also be a symptom of sleep apnea, a breathing issue that can seriously complicate your health…. 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 »

Dental Bonding Offers Localized Cosmetic Improvements

A single flawed tooth can have drag down the overall quality of your smile. A tooth that has suffered physical damage can have its appearance adversely affected. A misshapen tooth can disrupt the uniformity of your smile. If you are upset with the appearance of a single tooth, or a few teeth, you may be… Read more »

What You Should Know About Porcelain Veneers

If you are considering receiving porcelain veneers, you may have questions about them. It is important to understand that they are permanent additions to your teeth, and that they can become tarnished if they are not properly cared for. Dark liquids like red wine, coffee, and tea can leave veneers stained. While they are designed… Read more »

Check Out Mansfield’s Winter Walk On January 23

On Saturday, January 23, 2016, Mansfield will host its annual Winter Walk. The event is free to enter, and will feature special activities and snacks for participants. The Winter Walk will be held at Mansfield’s Walnut Creek Linear Park, and is intended to promote and encourage physical activity among residents. Those who enter can jog,… Read more »

Bruxism And Its Impact On Your Well-Being

Bruxism can cause you to suffer regular pain in your head, neck, and face. It can also damage your teeth. This regular, often unconscious grinding of your teeth can drag down your general well-being, and if left untreated it can cause serious dental problems. Because teeth grinding can be most frequent when you sleep, it… Read more »