Tag: dental care

Dry Mouth

Dry Mouth, Not Just a Nuisance

Healthy mouths are juicy mouths Dry mouth symptoms can make eating, swallowing, even tasting hard to accomplish. Millions of Americans experience dry mouth often enough for it to affect their oral health. Dry mouth, also called Xerostomia, results in not having enough saliva in your mouth. Less saliva in the mouth may be only slightly noticeable or extremely uncomfortable depending on the severity and duration of...

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Regular appointments with your dental professional is an important part of preventing gum disease.

The Dangers of Gum Disease

If your mouth were a rock band, your teeth would be the front man.  They get all the attention, and are often viewed as the most high-maintenance component of the whole operation.  You often hear of people getting their teeth cleaned, or having a toothache, or having nice teeth.  You don’t often hear ladies say, “Wow, that guy has really healthy gums!”   If we’re...

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Family that appreciates the value of regular, professional dental care

Importance of Family Dentistry

While genetics play a large role in dental health, the family unit often plays a more significant role by establishing the habits that lead to good dental health.  The family is where people most effectively learn proper nutritional habits.  The family is instrumental in establishing proper oral hygiene habits at home.  Additionally, the family plays a key role in establishing a healthy relationship with dental...

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Sugar is not the only villain hurting teeth.

5 Things Wrecking Your Teeth

5 Things you probably don’t know are wreaking havoc on your teeth   1.) It’s Not Just Sugar When it comes to cavities there’s another villain you might not know about. Foods with a low–pH are just as capable of weakening tooth enamel. Fruit juice, diet soda, sour candies work against teeth by softening the enamel. Over time this allows the strong, protective outer layer...

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Dr. Hutchison advises patients in Fort Worth on treatment recommendations, good oral health practices, and proper dental nutrition

Tips on Dental Nutrition to Keep Your Teeth in Tip-Top Shape

What You Eat Affects Your Teeth Oral health is not only an indicator of overall health; oral health directly and dramatically impacts one’s overall wellness in many ways.  Rarely is this fact more apparent than when discussing the effects of nutrition on oral development and dental well-being. Most of us know that the things we eat affect our body’s health and development.  It’s important to...

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You and your dentist working together can go a long way toward preventing unpleasant dental surprises.

4 Ways to Avoid Dental Catastrophes

The term ‘dental catastrophe’ means different things to different people, but regardless of what particular issues we place into that category, the bottom line is that they are generally uncomfortable, inconvenient, and expensive.  As with most of life’s problems, the best solution is to prevent them from occurring in the first place.   Proper Dental Hygiene   Most of us learned in elementary school that...

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Happy smiles in Fort Worth

5 Of The Best Things We Do For Our Teeth

  The Best Offense is a Good Defense With longer days and warmer weather many of us are finding time for some fun and games. Just don’t play games when it comes to taking care of your oral health. A strong defense can keep teeth healthy and strong. A healthy mouth adds to not only a dazzling smile but to overall healthiness. There are so many...

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