Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account... Read more »

Rebranding Your Smile: Chewing Gum

Are you aware of the benefits that chewing gum can provide for your smile? By routinely chewing on sugarless gum after meals, you can lower your risk for plaque buildup and your likelihood of developing other oral health problems. Sugarless chewing gum is helpful for your oral health because of the production of saliva. Saliva has… Read more »

Long-Lasting Smiles Can Benefit From Tooth Replacements

If you have issues with your mouth functioning improperly due to a missing tooth, the missing tooth will need to be replaced. Whether you only have a single missing tooth or an entire row of teeth that need to be replaced, speak with our oral health care providers to ensure you received the treatments you… Read more »

Springtime Smile Bliss: Cold and Flu Season Treatments

Are you aware of the effects cold and flu season can have on your oral health? Several illnesses can not only increase your risk of other oral health risks, but they can also cause you to alter your cleaning routines, which can include a breakup of your oral health care daily habits. However, even if… Read more »

Super Smiles: Dental Crowns

Are you aware of all the benefits that come with dental crowns? Dental crowns are highly effective cosmetic dentistry treatment is known for not only providing a better aesthetic of a tooth but also to provide enhanced protection and a degree of support. Because of the support that dental crowns provide, they can be used… Read more »

A Gingival Flap Procedure Might Treat Chronic Periodontitis

If you struggle to maintain good oral hygiene habits or your frequently fail to attend regularly scheduled dental checkups you are at increased risk of suffering from problems with tooth decay and gum disease. As hardened tartar starts to build up near the gumline your gums can suffer from the periodontal inflammation of gingivitis. If… Read more »

Super Smile Treatments: Teeth Whitening Treatments

It is well-documented that a beautiful smile can do wonders for your oral health. 96% of people believe an attractive smile makes a person more appealing to the opposite gender. Furthermore, an attractive smile can not only improve your social settings, but a person’s oral hygiene levels can often have an impact on their chance… Read more »

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 »