Category: Advice/Tips

Does A December Dental Visit Make Sense?

The ho-ho-holidays are upon us, with the associated hustle and bustle, and quite possibly all sorts of new routines as we wrap up the year. For some individuals and families, booking an office visit before the end of the year can be a smart move, for convenience, for economic benefit, and for peace of mind…. Read more »

What To Do About Tooth Sensitivity

When we talk about tooth sensitivity, we don’t mean your tooth is getting its feelings hurt. Tooth sensitivity usually refers to the “zing” or “ouch” feelings when your tooth is exposed to a temperature change or certain foods (like sweets). Tooth sensitivity is often noticeable when you drink hot or cold beverages. In wintertime, it… Read more »

Tips to Stop Teeth-Grinding Before You Seek Treatment

When most people think of teeth-grinding, at least in the context of it being harmful, the most common concern that comes to mind is bruxism. A chronic condition that causes you to grind your teeth consistently, bruxism can often lead to a wide range of oral health concerns. This is why many people who know… Read more »

Why Preventing Cavities Is Easier than You Might Think

What most people recognize about cavities is the fact that everyone can develop one at some point in their lives. In fact, nearly 90% of all people will have to treat tooth decay by the time they reach their 60s. Perhaps because they’re so common, many people overestimate what it takes to successfully prevent cavities,… Read more »

How To Plan For Your 2020 Dream Smile! 

As with lots of other plans you may be coming up with for the impending new year, you’re likely realizing that some amount of smart, streamlined planning is going to have to come into play, if you’re hoping to reach the finish line. When managing to transform your current smile into your dream smile occupies… Read more »

3 Smart Reasons to Reschedule A Checkup

This is something you won’t encounter very often: discussion of when to reschedule a dental checkup. Usually your family dentist in Cleveland, TX is reminding you of the importance of keeping to your scheduled checkups and cleanings. Establishing a preventive routine is the best way for most people to know their dental health is being… Read more »

That Sensitivity Factor You’re So Over: Make It Stop! 

The very first pop, zing, or squiggle of discomfort you find yourself experiencing with smile sensitivity is certainly not enjoyable but it can also appear as a bit of a novelty. You get to tell your friends and family about this weird sensation you experienced, as everyone reminisces about that time that they experienced a… Read more »

3 Ways To Brag About Your Root Canal 

Wait a second you might be thinking to yourself … brag about my root canal treatment? Yes, that’s right. In the midst of wondering how you ended up with a damaged tooth that requires intensive restorative care, potentially feeling a bit unsure about the treatment, and more, you may have overlooked this very important factor:… Read more »

Why You Really Want To Avoid Flossing (But Shouldn’t)

How has your day been today? How about your week? “How are things going in general?” you’re wondering. Actually, what our Cleveland, TX team would really like to know is: How’s that flossing going and do you feel wonderful about it? Or, do you feel like you’d really love to toss your dental floss out… Read more »

Overexposure To Sugar And Acids: Moments You Overlook! 

No, of course we would never think that you’re intentionally overexposing your smile to sugars and acids. Even when you’re consuming candy or soda, our Cleveland, TX team recognizes that you’re doing so because you’re enjoying the indulgence. Not because you’re looking for ways to damage your oral health. Unfortunately, we are also more than… Read more »