How to Help Your Toothache

Are you wondering how to ease your uncomfortable toothache? If so, you have come to the right place! Toothaches can happen at any moment, leaving you with a long and unpleasant day of throbbing. That is why our dentist, Dr. Collins here at Texas Teeth in Mesquite, Texas, is happy to help you ease your… Read more »

Smile Therapy: Composite Fillings

If you have suffered enamel erosion in the past, it means harmful acids have breached your tooth enamel to the point that a cavity has formed. Once a cavity has formed, it can leave the inner workings of a tooth vulnerable to bacteria, which can enter the tooth and cause permanent damage. Thus, it is… Read more »

Tips for Having a Good Oral Health as a Senior

If you want a good oral health as a senior, then there are things you need to do regularly to keep your teeth, gums, and smile in tip-top shape. These things aren’t as tough as they might sound and they can help you in a myriad of ways. Our dentist, Dr. , is happy to… Read more »

Why a Healthy Body Matters to Your Physical Wellbeing

One of the many reasons your oral health is important is because it affects your general health, not just your teeth. Beyond influencing the appearance of your smile, dental health also helps many organs function more effectively. We invite you to review the following ways that excellent dental health can improve your physical wellbeing: –… Read more »

In a Dental Emergency, Act Quickly

Despite our best efforts, dental emergencies can and do occur. It is very important that you know what your first steps should be if these situations arise. Becoming familiar with dental emergency procedures can make the difference between saving and losing a tooth. In all cases, we urge you to call our dentist in ,… Read more »

Alleviating Dental Fears

It may come as a surprise to learn that many people feel nervous or stressed leading up to or during a dental appointment. There are even some who’s anxiety goes so far as to be described as a phobia. Their fear of the dentist will lead them to do whatever they can to avoid visiting… Read more »

Home Remedies for Short-Term Relief From Bad Breath

If you frequently find yourself plagued by bad breath to the point that social situations become very unpleasant, the cause of bad breath may be bacteria buildup in your smile as a result of an inconsistent oral care routine or undiagnosed medical condition. We encourage you to visit the dentist to determine the cause of… Read more »

Defeating Dry Mouth

A very common dental problem is that of dry mouth. Dry mouth occurs when your salivary glands can’t manufacture enough saliva. This condition can be brought on by a number of things, such as age, diet, tobacco use, medications, disease, radiation or chemotherapy, or underactive glands. You will notice that your mouth will feel sticky… Read more »

Keeping the Smile You Love for Life

Your teeth do so many things for you and your smile; they allow you to eat with ease, brighten and beautify your smile, and help you to speak and articulate properly. So obviously, you’d like to keep your teeth for life. But how do you do that? What should you be doing now to ensure… Read more »

Cold Sores and Canker Sores Are Different

Mouth sores of any variety are not fun. Canker sores and cold sores are both common mouth sores; however, in order to properly care for them, you need to know that there is a difference. Let’s look at what those differences are. Cold sores, also called fever blisters, are highly contagious sores that look like… Read more »