I Want To Address My Smile’s Discoloration

I Want To Address My Smile's DiscolorationIf you look in the mirror or take a selfie and find yourself discouraged because of the color of your teeth, it may be time to address it. Not all tooth discoloration is caused by coffee-drinking or cigarette-smoking, so how do you know the right method for your smile? Your dental team in Mansfield, Texas can help you decide how best to address your smile’s discoloration. The cause of the discoloration will determine the method in which to remove it or cover it. Understanding your smile could be the key to getting you brighter teeth.  (more…)

I Broke My Tooth! What Do I Do Now?

I Broke My Tooth! What Do I Do Now?An instant can change everything. If you have ever been in a car wreck or any type of accident, you know how quickly things can go from fine to catastrophe. Breaking a tooth may not be as traumatic as some accidents, but it can feel like an emergency in the moment. If you have broken a tooth, it is important to visit your dentist as soon as you can. Your dental team in Mansfield, TX can help you assess the damage and restore the tooth.  (more…)

Smile Dangers In Your Office?

Smile Dangers In Your Office?Many people in the Mansfield, TX area work at a desk in an office. You would not think that a desk job could present that many physical dangers, but there can be problems for your smile when working in an office. Without thinking about it, you could be increasing your risks for gum disease, tooth damage, and tooth decay. With a little bit of awareness and mindfulness, you can decrease these risks for your smile. From sipping on sugary coffee all day to chewing on a pen cap, there may be smile dangers in your office.  (more…)

Music Alley Is Back!

Music Alley Is Back! The beloved annual event in Mansfield, TX is back for 2018! Music Alley Music & Arts Festival takes place in historic downtown Mansfield this weekend. Music Alley has multiple stages including one indoors with air conditioning in the Farr Best Theater. The Farr Best Theater is a piece of Mansfield history opening in 1917. There will be other outdoor stages along with a dance stage and a kids stage. Along with music and dance, there will also be a lot of art showcased specifically with Art Alley. There will also be lots of interactive art activities like sidewalk chalk, air drying clay mosaic, etc. There will be an Instrument Petting Zoo where kids will get a chance to play and experiment with different musical instruments. (more…)

3 Facts About Cosmetic Dentistry

3 Facts About Cosmetic DentistryOur society is currently living through the Information Age, which means we all like to be well-informed. We like to know the reviews on a restaurant or a movie before we go experience it ourselves. We have access to facts and information that we simply didn’t have before. With all this information, it can be easy to become overwhelmed. Rather than inundate you with an information overload, your dental team in Mansfield, TX has whittled it down to just three important facts about cosmetic dentistry. Whether you have only considered a cosmetic upgrade to your smile or have already experienced it yourself, these three facts may be for you.  (more…)

Why Are My Teeth So Sensitive?

Why Are My Teeth So Sensitive?If the thought of biting into hot or cold foods sends you reeling, you may have sensitive teeth. Tooth sensitivity is an incredibly common condition for people to have. If you do have sensitive teeth, it may be an issue caused by a problem such as bruxism, gum recession, or enamel erosion. There are also times when tooth sensitivity is not caused by a bigger problem. In either situation, it is important that you bring it to the attention of your dentist. Your dental team in Mansfield, TX can help you identify what is causing your tooth sensitivity and give you some options to address it. (more…)

Mansfield StarCenter Grand Opening

Mansfield StarCenter Grand OpeningIt may still be super hot in Mansfield, Texas, but a cold front is coming in the form of ice rinks! StarCenter Mansfield’s Grand Opening is on Thursday, August 30th and Friday, August 31st. The two-day event will be a celebration filled with fun, free events to welcome the new location into the community. There will be a ribbon cutting, hockey clinics, figure skating exhibitions, hockey games, and times for the public to ice skate, too! The Grand Opening will feature food trucks and the 7-11 Slurpee truck along with games and prizes. The StarCenter is owned by the city of Mansfield and will be operated by the NHL team, the Dallas Stars. (more…)

Unsure If You Should Call The Dentist?

Unsure If You Should Call The Dentist?One of the most common questions that dental patients ask themselves is “is this worth calling the dentist?” Yes, a clearly broken tooth or one that falls out has one of the most clear-answers, but what about the more gray situations? Have you ever thought that your toothache was not worth the bother? When it comes down to it, if you have even the slightest inclination to call the dentist to plan a visit, make the call. Even when you are unsure if it is worth it, it is better to call and learn that than to not call and have a serious problem develop. Your dental team in Mansfield, Texas is here to help you and your family with your smile needs.  (more…)

Is Your Family Drinking Enough Water?

Is Your Family Drinking Enough Water?August in Mansfield, Texas is a complicated month. On one hand, school starts back up, which can make everyone feel like summer is over. On the other hand, it is still around 100 degrees outside, which means that summer is definitely still here. When it is this hot outside, it is imperative that everyone is drinking enough water. Sweating leads to a loss of water from the body that can lead to dehydration. Drinking water can help replenish your body’s hydration levels and keep you feeling healthy. When your family is drinking enough water, it helps keeps your bodies and your smiles in good health.  (more…)

Things That Exacerbate Sleep Apnea

Things That Exacerbate Sleep Apnea Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a sleep disorder that affects millions of Americans. It occurs when the soft tissues of the throat and mouth block the airway during sleep. The blockage can cause oxygen deprivation that can force the body to wake up and gasp for air. It can happen hundreds of time during the night causing a disruption in sleep. Your dental team in Mansfield, TX can help you to treat sleep apnea to give you a better quality of life. Depending on your type of treatment, there are still some things that can exacerbate obstructive sleep apnea or make it a more frequent condition.  (more…)