understanding sensitive teeth and enjoying your favorite foods again

Putting Ice Cream Back on the Menu: Sensitive Teeth Explained

If one slurp of hot soup sends lightning through your teeth and into your central nervous system, if sinking your teeth into the corner of your favorite ice-cream sandwich is a pleasure you gave up long ago, you have tooth sensitivity. Living a life avoiding good foods and your favorite things is easy to take for granted until the routine of biting into a crisp...

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Gum Disease, Real Threat to Health

There’s gum disease, and then there’s Gum Disease Clearly you can’t have healthy teeth without first having healthy gums. Gums serve to protect the base of the teeth, where connective tissue anchors them to jawbone. Left untreated, gum problems can lead to tooth and bone loss. Knowing what you can do to keep your gums healthy will help you preserve not only your smile, but...

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Great Smiles 6 Things You Didn’t Know

Great smiles are made–6 tips to get you yours now What makes a smile great? The answers are as diverse as the smiles but there are a few things we can all agree on. Great smiles are always best when they are their brightest. That we all want our cake and to eat it too goes double for having a perfect smile. The best smile,...

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Whitening your Teeth factsheet

Bright Future What to know about teeth whitening products Everyday millions of americans elect to cosmetically whiten their teeth. In the last decade teeth whitening has risen to the number one procedure patients inquire about when seeing a dentist.  If you are considering whitening your teeth there maybe questions you have to find the most effective option for you. With all the choices out there...

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Revolutionizing Sleep Apnea Treatments

What is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder. People who suffer from sleep apnea repeatedly stop and then restart breathing periodically during their sleep. By definition, suffers stop and start breathing a minimum of five times per hour throughout the night. How Do You Know If You Have Sleep Apnea? You may have sleep apnea if you snore loudly, and you...

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Dr. Butch Hutchison offers Six Month Smiles along with various other cosmetic options for patients in Fort Worth

Six Months to Straight Teeth

Stop Waiting It seems like there is never as much time as we hope there is to get out and enjoy the many wonderful things right in front of us.  What are you waiting for? If you are one of the millions of adults who are unhappy, embarrassed or self conscious of your smile, you’re letting time slip by. Stop Hiding Do you find yourself...

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Tooth pain can arrive with sudden ferocity and without warning.

Toothache Remedies to Tide You Over and Take the Edge Off

Toothaches:  Who Needs Them?   Have you ever had a toothache and wondered how on Earth such a tiny body part can cause such wildly debilitating pain?  Each of your teeth is individually connected to a major network of nerves that runs throughout your face and connects directly to the brainstem.  It would seem that Mother Nature intends for some compromises to our dental health...

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Tooth pain can arrive with sudden ferocity and without warning.

Locking Down a Better Approach to Fixing TMJ/TMD

What is TMD and TMJ? Temporomandibular Joint Disorder often called TMJ or TMD can occur as a result of a dysfunction in the jaw joint and the muscles that control the jaw movement.  There are a number of things that may contribute to chronic TMJ/TMD; stress, teeth grinding or bruxism, and often malocclusions (or the misalignment of teeth). Did You Know? 12% of the U.S....

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Feeling tired during the daytime can be a symptom of sleep apnea.

Sleep Apnea and Your Dentist

Dealing with Sleep Apnea Are you dealing with sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea or the disruption of breathing patterns and oxygen levels while sleeping, typically from airway obstruction or shallow breathing, affects millions of Americans. The condition can affect men, women, old and young, even children. Obstructive Sleep Apnea, OSA, is the most common of the three types of sleep apnea–affecting approximately 12 million americans, according...

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Summer Is Just Around The Corner!

Now that summer is just around the corner, we know you all are starting to make big plans for vacations and trips! The summer months can be a busy time for a lot of our patients, and we know how hectic your lives can be! Just be sure to remember keep up with your dental health care and your appointments with our practice! During the...

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