Why Does My Dentist Need to Take My Blood Pressure?

We have been asked at times by patients why we need to take their blood pressure when they come in for a dental appointment. In rarer instances patients have been even aggravated or frustrated by it, … [Read more...]

How Can I Prevent Broken Teeth?

We are asked this question quite a bit; how can I prevent broken teeth? These patients may explain that they brush two to three times daily, they may floss daily, and they maintain their regularly … [Read more...]

How Can I Prevent Dental Problems?

Preventing dental problems is truly the best way to go. Many patients have heard me say something like......"OK, I know I am a dentist. However, the best thing you can do is to prevent having dental … [Read more...]

The Value of Regular Dental Care

Many people try to save money in many ways. Certainly this is commendable. We all work hard for our money. It makes sense to spend it wisely. When it comes to dental care, people may try to delay … [Read more...]

Improving the Fit of Dentures and Partial Dentures

Many patients wear dentures for years without obtaining any maintenance care.  It is understandable.  Dentures cannot get cavities. In addition dentures cannot get periodontal disease. However, … [Read more...]

Keeping Hydrated in This Dallas Summer Heat

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

Xylitol, the Best Additive Since Fluoride!

This is a reprise of a previous article within my site.  With the summer upon us our dietary habits may slip a bit.  Xylitol can minimize the damage! Many of you may not be familiar with Xylitol, … [Read more...]

Yes, You Can Have Really Nice Healthy Teeth!

Many patients experience dental problems for most of their life.  Many patients have told me for over 25 years that every time they get their teeth cleaned they are in need of dental treatment.  For … [Read more...]

Dentist Coupons for Cleanings, Exams, X-Rays, and Whitening

We have all seen them; dentist coupons ranging from $39-79 or more for anything from cleanings, exams, x-rays, and teeth whitening.  These coupons can come in the form of e-mails to your inbox every … [Read more...]

Dental Educational Articles and Videos

We very much believe that our best patients are our most informed patients.  We spend time discussing findings and treatment options with our patients.  We allow our patients the freedom and time to … [Read more...]