Dr. V’s Secrets for Good Dental Health: No Lie!

No Lie: Dr. V's Secrets to Dental Health Every day, we offer patients tips on how to best care for their teeth. We are happy to share these with them. For these patients, the tips are … [Read more...]

Link of Dental Care and Health

There is so much research, this past ten years or more, that has found a solid link between dental health and one's general health. In 2006, the staff at the Mayo Clinic confirmed this linkage. The … [Read more...]

Oral Health Enhances Body Health: Periodontal Disease and Medical Problems

In the past, there was not much known of a connection between oral health and general health; however, research over the past 10-15 years has provided much knowledge on this. There are quite a few … [Read more...]

Custom Night Guards: Are They Worth the Money?

I have been recommending night guards to my valued patients with evidence of tooth wear for over 30 years. I truly believe in the benefit of these guards. To me, they are just as important as … [Read more...]

Finding a Dentist Who Saves You Money

Many want to find a dentist who saves them money. Many patients opt for a managed care insurance plan dentist or for a "coupon dentist." I can understand how that may save them money today, yet will … [Read more...]

Easier Ways of Saving Money on Dentistry

Many of us have tried to do things ourselves to save money. I know I have. With Youtube and other online research, I have been able to upgrade components in my laptop, I have been able to repair some … [Read more...]

Keeping Hydrated with Water

It sure can be hot in the Dallas area.  We all know we need to keep hydrated.  Our bodies tell us many times of the need for fluids.  We may obtain our hydration from many fluids.  It is important to … [Read more...]

Is Oil Pulling Slick for Prevention?

I actually had a sweet patient last week inform me she was "oil pulling". I had no idea what she was talking about, so I asked her about it. She told me she was pouring a tablespoon of oil (olive, … [Read more...]

Do I Need A Night Guard?

There are a noticeable number of patients who question the need for a guard. I totally understand. Many are unaware of grinding or clenching during their sleep. However, as a dentist, I can easily see … [Read more...]

Do You Have a Gap in Teeth?

Many people have gaps in their teeth. Some of these gaps may exist for years and not be a problem. However, many of these gaps in the teeth can very much be a problem. Just because no pain nor … [Read more...]