Month: May 2018

Importance Of Oral Cancer Screenings

When you think of preventative dentistry for your smile, the issues that may come to your mind are tooth decay and gum disease. While prevention and early treatment is important for these conditions, early detection is also vitally important when it comes to oral cancer.  Oral cancer is one of the most dangerous types of… Read more »

Why Do I Need A Routine Exam & Cleaning?

The American Dental Association recommends that you visit the dentist for a routine exam and cleaning at least once every six months or twice a year. Do you know why this routine is important? Prevention is the cornerstone of keeping a healthy smile because most big smile problems can be prevented. By regularly getting a dental… Read more »

This Weekend: Things To Do Near Mansfield

Memorial Day weekend is an important holiday to celebrate our military members’ sacrifices for our nation. Memorial Day weekend is also a symbolic kick-off to the summer season. This weekend, there is a lot going on in and around Mansfield, Texas to celebrate both Memorial Day and the kick-off of summer. Mansfield Dental Associates is… Read more »

Ways To Protect Your Child’s Smile

No matter how old they are, a parent wants to protect their child. Keeping them safe and healthy can also include protecting their smiles. Keeping your child’s smile healthy is not something you have to do alone. By teaching your child good oral health habits at a young age, they can learn to protect their… Read more »

The Effects Of Grinding Your Teeth

Unconsciously grinding your teeth (a condition known as bruxism) is a very common condition. While it may seem like just a bad habit, grinding your teeth can actually have some negative effects on your teeth and smile. Fortunately, your dentist can likely treat your condition with a custom-designed sleeping apparatus to help prevent the ill-effects from… Read more »

Tooth Loss Can Be Prevented

The majority of people are likely to experience some degree of tooth loss at some point in their life. While tooth loss is common, it does not mean that it is inevitable. There are several causes for someone to lose a tooth. Most of the causes for tooth loss can be prevented with vigilant oral… Read more »

When Is A Tooth Extraction Necessary?

Advances in modern dentistry provide several treatment options that make it easier to save a tooth. When a dentist is faced with a heavily damaged tooth or one severely infected, they will consider all available treatment options to try to save the tooth. A dentist’s priority is always the health of the entire smile and… Read more »

Wisteria Street Market Of 2018

Get ready for summer at Wisteria Street Market in Mansfield, Texas. The Market will be held on Saturday, May 19th. There will be arts and crafts vendors with wonderful items for sale, a silent raffle, food trucks, crafting events, and more! The crafting events will be activities where you can participate in making a craft… Read more »

Ways To Keep Your Enamel Strong

Teeth do a lot of work for your body, so they need to be able to endure pressure from biting and chewing. The outside of teeth, the enamel, is one of the strongest substances in your body. Enamel needs to be strong to be able to protect teeth without being damaged or worn down through… Read more »

Addressing Tooth Loss With An Implant

If you have ever lost a tooth as an adult, then you know how transformative it can be for your smile. Not only is the appearance affected (depending on the location of the tooth loss), but the functionality of your bite is affected. Losing even just one tooth can cause your bite to become imbalanced, your… Read more »