Category: Dental Hygiene

Oral Health Connected to Overall Health for Older Adults

Over the past six decades, more and older adults have retained their natural teeth. Tooth loss has gradually declined. Missing teeth can lead to bone loss, sunken facial features, and embarrassment. With a greater awareness and appreciation for dental hygiene habits, more elderly adults retain their teeth and are able to eat, speak, and feel healthy… Read more »

Dental Check ups With Your Mansfield Dentists

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC,) almost 40 percent of American adults did not visit the dentist last year. They may skip cleanings because of lack of time or money. Other adults report feelings of dental anxiety which prevent them from seeking routine dental care. However, putting off dental check ups… Read more »

The Incredibles Free Screening Saturday, August 23rd

  Mansfield schools start August 25th, and kids all over Mansfield knows what that means. This is the very last week of summer! Your Mansfield dentists want parents and kids to enjoy their final week of freedom by taking advantage of all that Mansfield, TX, and the surrounding community has to offer. Dr. Jones and Dr…. Read more »

FAQ: Dental Fillings with Your Mansfield Dentist

It’s the words no one wants to hear at the dentist, “You have a cavity. You will need a dental filling.” We are all bound to get a cavity from time to time, but your Mansfield dentists are here to answer your questions about dental fillings and make the entire experience as stress-free as possible…. Read more »

Preparing Your Toothbrush For Maximum Brushing

We have all been told about the importance of brushing and flossing every day. However, your toothbrush may not be as effective or as clean as you think it is. A new study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham revealed that Staphylococci, coliforms, pseudomonads, yeasts, intestinal bacteria and even fecal germs may rest on… Read more »

FAQ: Dental Cleanings in Mansfield, Texas

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC,) about 61 percent of adults visited a dentist in 2012. Whether it’s a lack of time or money that may be keeping you from visiting the dentist, Dr. Blair Jones and Dr. Seth Harris urge all adults to recognize the value of bi-annual dental cleanings. More and… Read more »

How To Prevent Cavities

We have all experienced the inconvenience and discomfort of dental cavities. Our mouths contain several types of bacteria, and the bacteria feed off the sugars and starches from the foods that we eat. The bacteria then create an acidic film that sticks to our teeth. This acid demineralizes the enamel, the top coating of our… Read more »

When You Brush is as Important as How You Brush

Procrastinators, rejoice! You don’t have to jump up from the breakfast or dinner table and head straight for the bathroom to brush your teeth. In fact, dental experts suggest that brushing immediately after eating can actually harm your teeth, especially if your meal contained foods high in sugar, carbs, or citric acid. Today, we’re looking… Read more »