September 7, 2021
Teeth grinding (bruxism) is a condition that causes people to clench, grind, or gnash their teeth. Although it won’t cause much damage if done from time to time, it can become dangerous if teeth are ground regularly. It can result in the fracture, loosening, or loss of teeth. Do you think you suffer from this condition? It’s best to find out before the year ends while you can still take advantage of your dental insurance benefits. Read on to learn more.
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June 14, 2021
After the stress of the past year, you and your family are looking forward to your summer vacation more than ever. Whether you’re flying overseas to an exotic beach, taking a road trip across the country, or simply visiting the neighborhood swimming pool, summer is unfortunately rife with threats to your smile. If you’re not careful, you or your loved ones could develop a toothache or break a tooth. Here are six tips that you can take to prevent dental emergencies from ruining your fun this summer.
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May 4, 2021
Are you currently experiencing tooth discomfort? Have your teeth been in pain for a prolonged period of time? You may be suffering from tooth decay, and this can become a serious issue if left untreated.
But worry not, tooth fillings are a wonderful solution and can help you achieve a perfect, healthy smile! They help restore cavities, repair cracks, and fill small holes caused by dental decay, bringing your grin back to full functionality.
In the early stages, it can be difficult to tell that your teeth are in trouble because dental decay does not show many symptoms. However, there are common signs that can alert you of teeth that may require fillings.
Consult with your dentist in Trophy Club about dental fillings if you experience any of the following:
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March 30, 2020
Just like your mental and physical health, your dental health is dependent on your lifestyle choices. Our lifestyles determine how our bodies respond to the environment and vice versa. Here are a few practices which, if incorporated into your routine, will help to completely alter your dental health.
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March 20, 2020
The chipping and cracking of teeth are generally avoidable if you can stay away from these pretty common causes. Listed below are the most common causes of these dental cracks.
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February 28, 2020
Many people know to stay away from sweets in order to take care of their teeth. Because of this, you may know that caramel isn’t the greatest food for dental health. However, you may be wondering exactly why it isn’t. Sure, you know that sugar is bad for your teeth, but did you know the other reason?
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February 15, 2020
Many people these days are very particular when it comes to the appearance of their smiles and why shouldn’t they be? After all, it is the first impression that we make when we meet someone for the first time, as well as the fact that it says a lot about how we present ourselves to the world.
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August 31, 2019
Learn about this combination therapy with clear aligners and the Aligner Sleep Appliance
In recent years, our practice has been actively screening all our patients for known dental signs and symptoms associated with sleep disorders. These include patients who brux or grind their teeth,1,2 report they feel tired throughout the day, have a retrognathic mandible3 and suffer from malocclusions, 4, 5 among other signs.
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April 28, 2019
Have you lost a tooth due to accident, injury, or illness? If so, a dental implant might be a good solution to replace the missing tooth. It is important to “close the gap” between missing teeth to prevent bacteria and other germs from forming in the open gum.
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February 1, 2018
Every February, the American Dental Association promotes children’s dental health awareness. The goal is to educate parents about the importance of establishing good oral hygiene habits for their children. Trophy Club family dentist David Crumpton, DDS, is committed to helping our younger patients understand why establishing good dental habits is so important.
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