Month: March 2020

My Tooth Continues To Hurt – Is It Infected?

A tooth that continues to throb with pain, or one that reacts badly to hot and cold temperatures, can start to make you uneasy. Persistent pain in any area of your body can be a concern. With that said, problems that affect your smile can be especially alarming because our teeth are limited in their… Read more »

Keep Your Smile Healthy From Home

Right now, you’re probably spending more time at home, social distancing in a bid to help slow the spread of COVID-19. We’re doing the same, only opening our office for emergency treatments for our Mansfield, TX, patients. Now more than ever, you need to take steps to protect the health of your smile, and your… Read more »

How To Handle Adult Tooth Loss

Unlike when we are children, when losing a tooth is a mark that you are growing up, losing a tooth as an adult is not something that signifies healthy growing; it is bad for your oral health and should be treated as a dental emergency. In today’s blog, your Mansfield, TX, dentists will discuss the… Read more »

How To Care For A Broken Tooth

Experiencing a dental emergency like breaking a tooth can be extremely jarring. While it could result from several causes, it is important to know that there are steps you can take that will help in any form of this situation and give you the best chance at an easy recovery. So, in today’s blog, your… Read more »

What Happens When I Have A Dental Emergency?

If something happens that negatively impacts your oral or dental health and the issue cannot or should not be put off until tomorrow, you may be having a dental emergency. However, it is sometimes difficult to figure out if your issue is really an emergency, or if you would be okay waiting it out. So,… Read more »

The Relationship Between Gum Disease And Stroke Risk

Gum disease (also known as periodontal disease) is common among adults, with nearly half of American adults experiencing an advanced form called periodontitis and over half of all adults experiencing some form during their lifetimes. However, though it is common, it is not harmless, and can even lead to an increased risk for other health… Read more »

3 Famous Female Dentists Who Paved The Way

We have reached the second week of March, which means we have also reached the second week of National Women’s History Month. At Mansfield Dental Associates, we believe we would be remiss to let this month pass by without giving thanks to some of the most important women in dental history. So, in today’s blog,… Read more »

Is It Normal To Have Sensitive Teeth?

Temperature sensitivity affects many people, and if you’ve ever flinched due to tooth pain or discomfort when biting into an ice pop or taking a sip of hot coffee, you are one of them! However, even though it affects a large amount of people, living with pain is never normal. At Mansfield Dental Associates, we… Read more »

Is A Tongue Scraper Beneficial?

Hygiene practices are constantly evolving, which is largely a good thing! However, sometimes when new products become popular, you may find yourself not knowing if they are truly as necessary and helpful as some people say they are. So, in today’s blog, your Mansfield, TX, dentist will be discussing a tool that has been gaining… Read more »