Tag: Oral Hygiene


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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Having your teeth professionally cleaned on a regular basis is fundamental to good oral health

The Importance of Regular Cleanings

Cleanings are needed to remove plaque and tartar that accumulates, often in spite of regular brushing and flossing.  Generally speaking, professional dental cleanings fall into one of two categories, either routine cleanings or deep cleanings.  While both procedures are preventative in nature, deep cleanings usually are done only in response to specific need.  They tend to be a little bit more invasive, as they entail...

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Regular cleanings are vital to oral well being

When Was Your Last Dental Cleaning?

You water the garden three times a week, you change your car’s oil every three months, and you replace the batteries in your smoke detectors once a year. Your teeth need to see your dentist on a regular schedule, too. While daily oral hygiene habits are essential to good oral health, professional dental cleanings at our office ensure your teeth are treated to a deeper...

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