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…)

Healthy Smile Tips For Family Movie Night

Healthy Smile Tips For Family Movie NightDo you enjoy going to the movies? Maybe you go with the family, your friends, or your significant other. You might even enjoy a movie night all by yourself. Family movie nights can be a tradition for some families in Mansfield, TX. Movie nights usually involves popcorn, soda, candy, and a fun movie! If you enjoy all those snacks with your movie night, you should know that there is some risk associated with those types of treats. However, there are ways to enjoy a movie night tradition while also keeping smile health in the forefront of the mind.  (more…)

Keeping Your Smile Healthy This Autumn

Keeping Your Smile Healthy This AutumnIt is finally starting to feel like fall in Mansfield, Texas. With the rain and the temperature dropping, autumn feels officially here. With autumn comes the start of holiday season and indulgent treats. It can be easy to eat a lot of sugar and skip your oral hygiene routine during this time of year. It is important to remember that your smile health is a priority no matter the season. We have some tips on how to keep your oral health on the forefront of your mind this autumn.   (more…)