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4 Ways Celiac Disease Impacts Your Smile

August 11, 2022

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person with celiac disease saying no to bread

Celiac disease is an immune condition that’s characterized by a negative reaction in the small intestine to gluten. This protein is found in barley, wheat, and rye, which means that people suffering from Celiac disease can’t consume anything that contains these things. Though this disorder is related to digestion, it impacts more than just what you can and can’t eat. Read on to learn about four oral health issues that can be caused by celiac disease and how you can fight it.


5 Sneaky Signs of Dehydration

July 12, 2022

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Woman sipping a glass of waterSummer is the perfect time to head outdoors to soak up some vitamin D as you make the most of the warmer weather. However, higher temperatures can quickly lead to dehydration if you aren’t careful. While you know it is bad for your health, not drinking enough water can have complications for your smile, too. Feeling dizzy or lightheaded aren’t the only concerns. You can have an increased risk of tooth decay, gum disease, and other preventable issues if you aren’t drinking sufficient amounts of water. Here are 5 sneaking signs of dehydration to watch out for while enjoying the sunshine.


3 Big Reasons to See Your Dentist Before Summer Vacation

June 21, 2022

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A family enjoying their summer vacation

If you were eager for summer vacation before, the current heatwave has likely made you even more so. Right now, many just want to jump in the pool, tan by the beach, and drink some Piña coladas. What else are you supposed to do when temperatures are so high? However, you should visit the dentist before starting your fun in the sun. It turns out that doing so will make this season better than ever for you. To learn more, here are three reasons to visit your dentist pre-vacation.


Is It Possible to Whiten Bonded Teeth?

May 3, 2022

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Woman at the dentist for cosmetic dentistry.

If you’ve received direct bonding for your damaged teeth, then you’re probably enjoying the many benefits that the treatment has to offer. But perhaps your smile is also in need of additional treatment, and you’d like it to be impressively whiter and brighter. Are you still able to have your teeth whitened if you’ve already benefitted from direct bonding? Keep reading to learn more from your cosmetic dentist about teeth whitening, direct bonding, and how the two processes interact.


Does Dental Sensitivity Require Emergency Care?

March 3, 2022

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Man with sensitive teeth.

It’s a warm and sunny day and you’re in the mood for ice cream—you treat yourself to a double-scooped cone and sit down on a bench to enjoy it. You can’t help yourself and immediately take a large bite out of the upper scoop. A few seconds later, a tingling, icy-hot sensation floods your whole mouth, and you can’t stand the thought of taking another bite. Dental sensitivity isn’t uncommon, and many people suffer from it, but is it something that requires emergency care?


What Foods Can Potentially Chip Your Teeth?

January 4, 2022

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popcorn and kernels

Would you like to try some of that sushi from the gas station? It’s probably okay to eat, but of course, there’s some risk involved. That’s kind of the deal when you are eating hard foods that can chip teeth. You’ll most likely be fine, but being cautious can protect you from a big mistake that can hurt your mouth and your wallet. Before you end up requiring the services of an emergency dentist in San Antonio, keep reading to learn about some foods with the potential to harm your smile.


10 Home Remedies for Toothaches

November 8, 2021

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woman with toothache in San Antonio holding cheek at dentist

Are you experiencing sharp pain in one or more of your teeth? Toothaches are an extremely common oral health issue that can be caused by anything from cavities to infections. If you are experiencing discomfort as the result of a toothache, make an appointment with your emergency dentist as soon as you can so they can find the root of the problem. In the meantime, check out these 10 at-home toothache remedies.


When Your Tooth Gets Knocked Out, It’s Time for Action

September 4, 2021

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boy crying after tooth knocked out

Your friends have asked you many times to play basketball, and today you finally decided to give it a shot. You are having a lot of fun, but late in the game your buddy’s elbow accidentally hits you in the mouth. Everyone is looking at you with a concerned expression – your front tooth is on the ground!

All that matters now is what you can do to save your tooth. There is no time to waste – read on to learn the steps you need to take if you are ever faced with a knocked-out tooth.


4 Tips to Prevent Summer Dental Emergencies

July 30, 2021

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Woman using tips to prevent dental emergenciesSummer is finally here! Whether you plan to pack your bags to take your dream vacation or work on your tan while laying out by the pool, the last thing you expect to interrupt your day is a dental emergency. Although you may believe you’re not at risk, 1 in 6 Americans has one annually. While there’s never a good time for an oral health issue to occur, a toothache or a chipped tooth can quickly ruin your summer plans. You can ensure nothing stands in your way of soaking up the sun by using 4 tips to prevent dental emergencies.


The Main Items That Should be in Your Dental Emergency Kit

April 10, 2021

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items in dental emergency kit

The most important thing to know about dental emergencies is that they rarely occur when they’re expected. To further complicate matters, even if you maintain the best dental care practices, it doesn’t provide complete immunity from a dental emergency happening. To be on the safe side, it’s wise to keep a dental emergency kit handy and fully stocked. Keep reading to find out what should be in it.

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