Month: July 2016

Feeling Incomplete After Tooth Loss? Your Dentist Can Help

Do you remember how excited you felt as a child, when you lost your first tooth? You can probably recall, in vivid detail, the joy on your children’s faces when they lost their first teeth and were then visited by The Tooth Fairy. Unfortunately, when an adult loses a tooth, it is rarely a cause… Read more »

Address That Cavity with a Dental Filling

If you have been experiencing heightened sensitivity lately, it could be due to a dental cavity. Cavities are the most common form of dental problems. In fact, as many as 90 percent of adults will struggle with decay, like cavities, in their lifetimes. Fortunately, the treatment requires to cope with a cavity is often minimally… Read more »

Can You Keep Your Smile Healthy Through Preventive Care?

Have you started to wonder if it is actually possible to prevent dental cavities and other common oral health issues? For those that have suffered many dental troubles in the past, it can be troubling and even disheartening to face yet another dental problem. Yet it is possible to keep your smile healthy. It just… Read more »

Enjoy Fresh Produce and Fun at the St. Philip’s Farmer’s Market

Not everyone gets excited about going to the market. After all, grocery shopping can certainly feel like the chore it is, but it doesn’t have to! If you’re looking to add some entertainment value to your next veggie run, why not grab your reusable shopping bags and head out to FoodinRoot St. Philip’s Farmer’s Market,… Read more »

When Is Periodontal Therapy Necessary?

Have you noticed your gums bleeding when you floss? If so, it might make you want to stop flossing. Unfortunately, that won’t solve the problem. In fact, it could make the situation much worse. You see, bleeding is one common symptom of gingivitis, the first stage of gum disease. Fortunately, there is restorative treatment that… Read more »

Could Cosmetic Dentistry Give You a Dazzling Smile? Part Two

Are you tired of feeling insecure because of your smile? Have you actually spent years trying to hide your smile, because of deep staining, spaces between your teeth, or even disproportionately-shaped teeth? There is no reason to settle, where your smile is concerned, when cosmetic dentistry can help give you pearly whites you’ll feel proud… Read more »

Could Cosmetic Dentistry Give You a Dazzling Smile? Part One

Have you grown embarrassed because of imperfections in your smile? Do you find yourself dreaming about a more dazzling smile? You may have hesitated, in the past, to speak with a cosmetic dentist, for fear that all smile-enhancing treatments will be invasive, expensive or otherwise impractical for you. Fortunately, there are actually a wide range… Read more »

Does Your Smile Need a Restorative Dental Crown?

Dental trauma is just one of many reasons you might need restorative dentistry. Cavities are another common issue that can create a need for a restoration. Infections also require prompt restorative treatment, both to eliminate any discomfort or pain you are experiencing, but also to prevent the infection from spreading. Even chips and cracks, which… Read more »

Celebrate the Park Service’s Anniversary with a Lovely Tribute

Do you love nature, and take any chance you can to explore the great outdoors? If so, you won’t want to miss a chance to celebrate the National Park Service’s 100th Anniversary, this summer. Throughout July, the Joel D. Valdez Main Library will be hosting a special art collaboration in honor of the service’s anniversary,… Read more »

5 Simple Ways to Care for Your Smile: Part Two

If you want to enjoy your summer to its fullest, while still heading into autumn with great oral health, it is important to care for your smile, even as you embark on summer adventures and find ways to help beat the heat. Tempting as it can be, during the relaxed days of summer, to overlook… Read more »