Category: Preventive Dentistry

How Do Dental Sealants Stop Tooth Decay?

Cavities impact people of all ages, leading to serious discomfort and in severe cases, a higher risk of dental infection. To preserve your teeth and avoid complications, we recommend preventive care to safeguard your smile. With dental sealants, we help our Mansfield, TX, patients of all ages stay cavity-free!

Kick Start Your 2019 Smile Health

The new year of 2019 is just days away. Whether you are a person who makes New Year’s resolutions or not, the beginning of a new year is a good time to check in with your oral health. We have a few tips on how you can kick start your smile’s health in 2019. A… Read more »

Sealants: An Extra Line Of Defense

You likely do everything you can to protect your smile. You brush your teeth at least twice a day with one of those times being before you go to sleep. You floss once a day. You visit your Mansfield, TX dentist at least twice a year for an exam and dental cleaning. You are mindful… Read more »

Can Sealants Protect My Smile?

Dental sealants are a thin protective layer of bio-compatible plastic material that is applied directly to your teeth. Sealants protect the enamel of your teeth against harmful bacteria and acid. The sealants can prevent plaque and bacteria buildup from hiding in the nooks and crannies of and between your teeth. Dental sealants are often used… Read more »

Should You Try A Dental Sealant?

Tooth decay is very common, with nearly 98% of the population at risk of developing them. Without treatment, cavities have been linked to serious discomfort, as well as a greater risk of infection and premature tooth loss in adults and children. Fortunately, we can help protect your smile with a dental sealant.

Can Adults Get Dental Sealants?

Dental sealants are a thin protective layer of biocompatible material applied directly to your teeth. The sealant protects the enamel of your teeth from harmful bacteria and acid. The sealants can cover nooks and crannies created by the surface of the teeth preventing plaque and bacteria buildup from eroding the enamel. Dental sealants are often… Read more »

Why Get Dental Sealants?

The best way to protect your teeth against cavities is to be keep regular with your brushing and flossing routine. But even with vigilant hygiene, decay-causing bacteria can hide in your mouth. The molars in the back of your mouth are particularly susceptible to hiding bacteria and leftover food. Molars have irregular and unique shapes… Read more »

3 Ways To Control An Increased Cavity Risk

If you start to notice you go less and less time between cavities, your natural defense against tooth decay may have started to falter. This can occur for several reasons. The most obvious steps can be the steps towards improving how well you care for your teeth. However, you can do more than just brush… Read more »

Rethinking Your Diet, For Your Smile’s Sake

How can you take better care of your teeth when you already take care to brush and floss, and keep up with regular dental visits? If you are frustrated by your tendency to develop cavities, despite enjoying good general dental care with your dentist and at home, consider your diet. When you enjoy a diet… Read more »

Are You Facing A Higher Cavity Risk?

Different factors can affect how susceptible you are to tooth decay, and those factors can change over time. That means while you previously had considerable luck when it came to preventing dental problems, that luck can go away. Some people see their cavity risk raise because the enamel on their teeth has worn down over… Read more »