Dental Bridges Can Help You Maintain the Look of Your Face

While it sounds far-fetched, dental bridges can help your face retain its appearance when teeth go missing. Our teeth affect more than just the look of our smiles. When one or more goes missing, changes in our mouths and even our faces can come because of their absence. Our facial muscles need the teeth to be present so they can... read more »

Helping You Floss With Braces

Do you struggle with your dental health because your braces get in the way when you try to floss? You are not the only person to have had this exasperation, but we would like to try and help ease it a little for you with a few tips and tricks. Stores that sell dental hygiene products like toothpaste and toothbrushes,... read more »

You Should Not Delay in Seeking Treatment for a Toothache

Each of your teeth is clad in a durable mineral substance known as tooth enamel, which provides you with the basic ability to bite and chew the foods you consume. It also helps to protect the sensitive internal structures of your teeth. If a single tooth suffers from an untreated cavity or a significant dental fracture the problem area can... read more »

Brush Your Teeth Twice a Day

Brushing your teeth twice a day helps prevent tooth erosion. If you neglect your teeth each day, you could be encouraging cavities and gum disease to take hold of your oral health. To help you understand the importance of brushing each day, our dental team has exciting news for you! Our dentist, Dr. Rosendo Garza with Golden West Dental Clinic... read more »

Tips for Choosing the Best Toothbrush for Your Smile

Oral hygiene is vital for a top-notch oral health, which means brushing is very important for your teeth, gums and smile. Unfortunately, brushing isn’t very effective if you have the wrong tools. So, our dentist, Dr. Rosendo Garza, would like to help you use the right tool for your smile by telling you how to choose the right toothbrush while... read more »

Using Sugarless Gum for Good Oral Health Care

Are you aware of the oral health benefits that chewing sugarless gum can provide? Chewing gum is often viewed as a tool that can damage your jaw, but the truth is it can actually be highly beneficial if used correctly. Studies have shown that by chewing sugarless gum for a period of up to 20 minutes after a meal, you... read more »

What Foods Should Be Avoided When I Have Braces?

While braces work to give you a nice smile, they do require your watchful care to keep them safe. Unfortunately, there are no small number of foods that can ruin your braces if you eat them. So what foods can cause this? For a broad look at it, anything that is sticky, hard or chewy might not bode well for... read more »

Superior Smiles Require Jaw and Facial Pain Treatments

Do you have any treatment plans in place for your jaw and facial pain if they should happen to be damaged? If you suffer from jaw or facial pain, or always at risk for it's always a good idea to have just a few treatment therapies set aside to help treat it as needed. However, it could also be a... read more »

Recognizing and Dealing With Gingivitis

If you are concerned about gingivitis, there are some ways to deal with and prevent this condition. You need not worry, the precautions are relatively simple and common, and the dentist can assist you. Gingivitis is a precursor to periodontal disease. It is good to notice the signs of gingivitis beforehand, because it is considerably easy to stop the symptoms... read more »

Basic Facts About Fillings

Fillings are the packing material used to fill the cavities in teeth made by decay. When you have a cavity, there is a hole inside a tooth that needs to have the damaged pulp removed, cleansed and filled so that it can be restored to its normal function and shape. A filling will also close the portal where bacteria is... read more »