The Signs and Symptoms of Gum Disease

If you want your smile to last a lifetime, then beware of gum disease. Gum disease can lead to many severe oral health complications, including cavities, tooth loss, and even bone loss in your jaw. That is why recognizing this condition can help you in treating it before it’s too late. Our dentist, Dr. Michael Nguyen at North Texas Dental... read more »

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 still need to brush your... 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 routines while pregnant, including visiting... read more »

The Truth About Dental and Oral Health Myths

Sometimes dental myths lead people to improperly care for their smile and oral health. This is why Dr. Michael Nguyen and our dental team are happy to set the record straight when it comes to common dental myths circling the world today. Myth No. 1: It’s normal to have bleeding gums. If you see a little pink in the sink,... read more »

Gum Disease: What You Should Know

You may already understand that gum disease is a serious problem. In fact, you may know that if you brush and floss daily, you may be able to avoid this problem—but would you be surprised to hear that gum disease is fairly common? Sadly, many individuals have gum disease without even realizing it. Our team is trained to identify the... read more »