A Tooth Restored by a Dental Crown Still Requires Good Oral Hygiene

A dental crown is often used to restore the enamel layer of a tooth that has suffered a significant fracture or a large cavity. Crowns are sometimes used in cosmetic dentistry to restore a misshapen, discolored, tooth that appears when the individual smiles. While a dental crown is not directly susceptible to tooth decay, you… Read more »

An Overcrowding Issue Might Be Corrected by Braces

As your child continues to grow, their 20 primary teeth will gradually be replaced by 32 permanent teeth. Of course, this happens in a somewhat irregular progression. Sometimes changes and spaces left by missing teeth can cause multiple permanent teeth to improperly emerge. If this issue isn’t addressed it can increase your child’s chances of… Read more »

Your Regularly Scheduled Dental Exam Might Also Include a Fluoride Treatment

Your regularly scheduled dental checkups with Dr. and the staff at in , , are intended to thoroughly clean your teeth, and identify any developing oral health problems. This very important appointment is essential for maintaining the general health of your mouth. It starts with a dental hygienist who will clean and polish your teeth…. Read more »

Keep Your Dentures Beautiful With These Cleaning Tips

We encourage you to remember that even though your new dentures are synthetic and can’t decay, it’s important that you take proper care of them to keep the dentures and your smile in good shape. We are pleased to provide you with some useful cleaning tips to help your dentures stay beautiful. -Rinse your dentures… Read more »

Can Dental Sealants Protect Your Family’s Smiles From Tooth Decay?

We applaud you for your investment in keeping your family’s smiles healthy, and we invite you to go beyond the traditional oral care habits–such as brushing and flossing–to receive dental sealants. Dental sealants reduce the risk tooth decay, especially in children, by protecting the teeth they cover. Tooth enamel refers to the protective outer layer… Read more »

Have You Been Checked for Tooth Sensitivity?

Caring for tooth sensitivity is no cake-walk, but fortunately for those of us in the Sherman, Texas, area, Dr. Michael Nguyen is a specialist. Read on to find out more about how the staff at North Texas Dental can address your tooth sensitivity problems. Caring for tooth sensitivity is one of Dr. Michael Nguyen‘s specialties,… Read more »

Why You Might Need a Night Guard

For many people, teeth grinding can be a serious problem. Also referred to as bruxism, teeth grinding can wear and rupture teeth, and it can also develop major headaches and earaches as you sleep, leaving you with a nasty feeling when you awaken. It’s not a disorder that should be ignored, but it is often… Read more »

Getting A White Smile For the Holidays

The holidays are fast approaching. Is your smile prepared for the parties, the family holiday pictures, the in-laws you haven’t seen in a year? If not, we can help! The first and easiest way to improve your smile is to improve your brushing habit. Brush twice a day, for 2 full minutes each time. If… Read more »

Oral Health Notes: Pregnancy and Your Smile

Caring for your smile is never more important than it is when you are pregnant. Although it can seem less important than other pressing issues for the health of yourself and your baby, your teeth still remain a central part of your life. To avoid drops in your oral health, continue effective oral health care… Read more »

A Cleft Palate Can Be Treated Through Different Restorative Treatments

A cleft palate is the result of a congenital deformation of the facial plates while a baby develops in the womb. While it can prove challenging during a child’s formative years, a cleft palate does not need to be a life-long complication. Here at , our oral surgery specialists can perform a variety of restorative… Read more »