November 22, 2019
Does the thought of navigating the ins-and-outs of your dental insurance benefits stress you out? Although all the fine print may be intimidating, knowing the details of your plan can help you make the most of your investment by saving you from out-of-pocket costs. On January 1st, your dental plan will restart, meaning all of your unused benefits will be lost. Read on to find out how you can capitalize on your policy while keeping your oral health in optimal shape.(more…)
October 22, 2019
Since fall is here, it’s no surprise that you’ll be drinking your fair share of hot drinks to help tackle the brisk outside breeze. Most people think of coffee and hot chocolate as horrible for your teeth and oral health. However, when prepared a certain way, you can consume them without worrying about developing a cavity or severely stained teeth. A family dentist in Castle Hills offers three ways you can warm yourself up while maintaining a healthy and happy smile.(more…)
September 26, 2019
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard about the latest trend: vaping. While studies have shown that it doesn’t wreak quite as much havoc on your oral health as smoking cigarettes, it’s still not wonderful for your teeth and gums. Are there any dental issues caused by vaping? Can it result in a dental emergency? Continue reading to learn how vaping affects your dental health.(more…)
July 22, 2019
According to a study completed by the Department of Dental Public Health Sciences in Washington, most children’s dental injuries occur during the summer months. Whether it’s from letting out that pent-up energy or participating in specific summer activities, your child is at a greater risk of a dental injury during the break. While you can’t prevent every accident, you can be prepared to handle those that do happen. In this post, your emergency dentist in Castle Hills explains what to do in the event of common dental emergencies.(more…)
April 19, 2019
If you’re missing any number of teeth, it can set off a chain reaction of events, which can include the surrounding teeth shifting, bite imbalances (also called malocclusion), jawbone loss and smile imperfections. With the placement of dental implants in San Antonio, though, these problems can be prevented, and you can regain the confidence you’ve been missing. To ensure long-lasting implants, here are some maintenance tips that need to be implemented.(more…)
January 5, 2019
Now that the new year is underway, it’s time to get to work with achieving your goals. Your dentist in San Antonio says don’t forget about your oral health, though. In fact, this is the perfect time to take action and to improve the condition of your mouth, teeth and gums. It also is an opportunity to revamp your appearance. Learn how to maximize the moment-at-hand as you continue reading!(more…)
December 6, 2018
Do you have an upcoming trip? Whether for business or
pleasure, you have plenty of preparations to make before you leave to ensure nothing
unexpected occurs. Despite your best efforts, you cannot prepare for a dental emergency.
Although you may think it will never happen to you, 1 in 6 Americans faces one
every year. There is no worse time for it to happen than when you are away from
home. Do not worry. There are several things you can do to manage the situation
until you can see an emergency dentist.
November 13, 2018
Ironically, while people are out-and-about shopping and celebrating the holiday season with different types of festivities, flu season has started as well. You don’t have to sit helplessly in fear of getting ill, though. Read on to learn 5 oral health-related flu season tips that can help you remain well and fight off unwanted germs.(more…)
October 4, 2018
Many San Antonio Spurs fans would be delighted to get 5 seconds of fame on the jumbotron during a game. However, if you are missing a tooth, you may feel extreme anxiety at being the center of attention. If you are one of the 120 million Americans that the American College of Prosthodontists estimates is missing at least one tooth, cosmetic dentistry can offer not only a way to improve your appearance but also contribute to a stronger sense of self-esteem. Here are 5 ways dental implants can help boost your self-confidence.
October 3, 2018
Did you know that only 2.8% of people with PPO dental plans reach or exceed their plan’s annual minimum? That means the vast majority of Americans with dental insurance aren’t using their hard-earned benefits. Most plans will run out at the end of the year, so if you haven’t been to the dentist by then, you’re leaving money on the table. Read on to learn how to get the most out of your dental benefits and why it’s important from your local dentist.