Ready To Update The Look Of Your Smile?

Ready To Update The Look Of Your Smile?Did you know that just the act of smiling can send signals to your brain to improve your mood? This means that you could fake a smile and end up feeling good enough to actually smile. If you are embarrassed or insecure about your smile, however, you may feel less inclined to show off your smile. You could be losing these mood-boosting benefits. A smile that makes you feel more confident can help you find confidence for career improvement, stronger relationships, and so on. If you live in Mansfield, Texas and you are wanting to update the appearance of your smile, talk to our team today.  (more…)

Winter Break Dental Check-Ups

Winter Break Dental Check-UpsThanksgiving is next week, which means that Winter Break for schools in the Mansfield, Texas area is just around the corner. When families have time off of school (and maybe work), it makes for a great time to go visit the dentist. While you will want to use most of that free time to relax and drink hot cocoa, you can also use some of those free weekdays to schedule appointments. If you have a child coming home from college, it is another great time to have them check in with their family dentist. Prepare for the winter break early by making the family’s appointments as soon as you can.  (more…)

Mansfield Community Fun & Activities

Mansfield Community Fun & ActivitiesThe City of Mansfield, TX is one that supports educational and fun activities for its citizens. Coming up in the next couple of weeks, there are plenty of interesting and exciting things to do in Mansfield. The team at Mansfield Dental Associates is proud to serve the smiles of this wonderful, thriving community. If you need an exam, a cleaning, or any oral healthcare, we hope you will come to us for a visit!  (more…)

4 Reasons You Might Need A Dental Crown

4 Reasons You Might Need A Dental CrownYour teeth each have a hard outer shell made up of enamel. Unlike with your skin, bones, or other parts of your body, if the enamel of your teeth is damaged, it cannot regenerate. Damaged enamel exposes the sensitive inner areas of your tooth to be exposed to bacteria and the elements. This can lead to pain and infection. When there is extensive damage to the enamel, it can make it difficult to eat or speak. A dental crown can be used to restore a tooth. Today, we will examine four of the main reasons that you might need a dental crown. Your dental team in Mansfield, TX is here to serve your smile’s needs.  (more…)

When Is A Root Canal Treatment Necessary?

When Is A Root Canal Treatment Necessary?It can be disheartening to hear that you need a root canal treatment, especially if you are unsure exactly what that means. A root canal treatment is also known as endodontic treatment. It is a procedure that involves disinfecting the inner pulp of a tooth and removing damaged tissue and tooth materials. Understanding why and when a root canal treatment can become necessary can be helpful in understand why you may need one. Your dental team in Mansfield, TX can better help you understand your smile’s needs. (more…)

Help Prevent Cavities This Halloween

Help Prevent Cavities This HalloweenThe weather is perfect for Halloween in Mansfield, Texas this year. The endless rain seems to have let up and the leaves are blowing around in the breeze. This type of good weather is great for trick-or-treating. Trick-or-treating can be an overload of candy for the kids in your family. Even if no one in your household is going trick-or-treating, it’s probable that you all have encountered more candy in the office, at school, and just out about. With all this candy around, how do you help prevent cavities from forming?  (more…)

2018 Mansfield Boo Bash & More

2018 Mansfield Boo Bash & MoreThe city of Mansfield, Texas is big on creating fun community events for the entire family. The library and parks department put on fun things to do that everyone can enjoy. This week leading up to Halloween night is full of these types of fun events for the family. Remember that after indulging in all of the treats, schedule a dental cleaning and exam to make sure there are no tricks in your smile!  (more…)

End Of 2018: Check In On Your Smile

End Of 2018: Check In On Your SmileIt can be daunting to hear that 2018 is winding down, but the fact is, it is. The end of a calendar year can be a great time to check in on yourself, your financial health, your goals, and your oral health. When checking in on your smile at the end of the year, there are a few questions you can ask yourself. Asking and answering these questions can help you stay on top of your smile goals to keep your mouth healthy. The dental team in Mansfield, Texas is here to help you evaluate your goals, wants, and needs for your smile.  (more…)

2 Signs Of Dental Erosion

2 Signs Of Dental ErosionTeeth have a protective outer layer known as enamel. It is a hard substance that keeps the sensitive inside parts of a tooth safe from bacteria and damage. Over the years the enamel can begin to wear down, which can prevent it from being as protective as it needs to be. There are ways to help prevent enamel erosion: keeping teeth clean and remineralizing teeth through a nutritious diet are just a couple of the ways to do so. Your dentist in Mansfield, TX can help to recognize if your enamel is eroding and offer suggestions of how to combat it.  (more…)

Recognizing Gum Disease

Recognizing Gum DiseaseDid you know that advanced gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss? Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is an incredibly common progressive condition. While it is incredibly common, it is also preventable. Keeping good oral hygiene at home through brushing and flossing along with routine visits to your dentist for cleanings and exams can help keep gum disease away from your smile. If you recognize these signs of gum disease in your own smile, it is important to talk to your dentist as soon as possible. Your dental team at Mansfield Dental Associates in Mansfield, Texas can help you to manage and possibly reverse gum disease.  (more…)