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The Importance of Regular Oral Cancer Screening

Oral cancer, which can include cancers of the lips, gums, cheeks, tongue, and many other oral structures, is one of the more common and dangerous types of cancer. Much like other oral and systemic health issues, it’s best addressed in its earliest stages, which offers the highest chances of successfully treating it. At our Mansfield,… Read more »

Mansfield’s Hometown Holidays

The holiday season has begun! This weekend, beginning on December 1st, kicks off Mansfield’s Hometown Holidays event. The entire weekend is full of fun and entertainment for your entire family. Starting on Friday night where there will be fireworks, games, live music, entertainment, Santa Claus visits and pictures, and the official lighting of the tree… Read more »

The Importance of Replacing a Missing Tooth

As adults, when we lose a tooth, we do not get the joy and fun of a visit from the tooth fairy. Losing a tooth as an adult can be a very unfun experience. Teeth are lost or extracted for a wide variety of reasons, such as injury, severe damage or cavities, or gum disease…. Read more »

Are You Fighting a Bad Breath Battle?

Everyone experiences bad breath at some point in their life. Most of us wake up in the morning with some not-so-fresh morning breath, and many of us have eaten some garlic or onions that sticks with our breath long after the meal. Unfortunately, there are a good number of people who find themselves with bad… Read more »

How Does Our Mouth Change As We Get Older?

As we age, some changes in our body become more obvious than others. Maybe your joints ache a little more than they used to or maybe you need put your glasses on to read. Something a little less obvious are the changes in our mouths. These changes can lead to health issues if they go… Read more »

What Type of Dentures Do You Need?

Choosing partial dentures may be the best solution for your tooth loss. Then again, full dentures may actually offer the most appropriate solution for your needs. Or, you may like the idea of dentures but really would prefer dental implants if only you had the time and budget to restore your smile with that option…. Read more »

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Dental Checkups are Good for Your Heart

Dental check ups do more than just polish your pearly whites. Regular six month check ups and cleanings complement at-home brushing and flossing and provide an opportunity to identify gum disease and tooth decay before it progresses further.  More and more research is also showing that your dental health is tied to your overall health…. 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 »

Q and A: Dentists Answer Questions About Sealants

Dental sealants are a quick and easy tool for preventing caries, the tooth decay that causes cavities. A dental sealant is a thin, plastic coating that is applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth. The back teeth are difficult to adequately clean, making them a popular spot for bacteria to thrive. Many are… Read more »