Category: General Dentistry

The Role General Dental Exams Play In Cavity Prevention

The right approach to cavity prevention will see you consistently brush and floss your teeth, take care to limit your consumption of sugary products, and see your dentist for general oral health evaluations. These preventive dental appointments offer thorough teeth cleanings along with evaluations to determine if there are any early signs of trouble that… Read more »

How General Care From Your Dentist Keeps Your Smile Healthy

You should have a consistent routine in place for defending your smile against gum disease and tooth decay. Those efforts should include thorough brushing and flossing on a daily basis, as well as an effort to maintain a smart, selective diet that limits your exposure to sugars. People who stick to good habits can have… Read more »

Bothered By Dental Sensitivity? Let Your Dentist Know

When your teeth are sensitive enough to make certain foods and drinks feel off-limits to you, it can be hard not to worry about your oral health. Sensitivity is a problem that you should take seriously, and it is something you can discuss with your dentist during your next routine dental checkup. At our Mansfield,… Read more »

3 Dental Problems That Teeth Grinding Can Cause

Your teeth will endure years of friction as you bite and chew, but the strength of our enamel can limit the effect this ultimately has on your appearance or oral health. With that said, some people will experience problems with teeth becoming worn and misshapen, or even damaged. Sometimes, these problems can start to worsen… Read more »

What Dental Problems Are Linked To Bad Breath?

If bad breath becomes a constant concern, you should start to grow worried about your oral health. This problem can be a symptom of several issues. While it could just be a sign that you need to do more for your oral hygiene routine, it could be linked to gingivitis or tooth decay! At our… Read more »

Stress Can Interfere With Efforts To Care For Your Smile

When your efforts to protect your smile are interrupted, you are more likely to discover that you require restorative dental work at your next routine dental checkup. Unfortunately, there may be points in your life where you have a more difficult time giving your teeth and gums the attention that they deserve. When a person… Read more »

Floss Every Day To Fight The Buildup Of Oral Bacteria

Without the intervention of your daily oral hygiene routine, oral bacteria can continue to gather and accumulate in your mouth. While there are helpful bacteria present, you also have to worry about the buildup of harmful microbes that can lead to problems like tooth decay and gum disease. With brushing alone, you can clear away… Read more »

You Can Protect Your Smile By Drinking More Water

What steps are usually recommended when someone wants to take better care of their teeth? You can safely assume that a person might learn they need to do a better job brushing, or that they should cut down on how much sugar they consume. However, it might surprise you to learn that drinking more water… 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 »

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 »