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Anesthesia and Sedation Apr 20th, 2020

Several medications are available to help create more relaxed, comfortable dental visits. Some drugs control pain, some help you relax, and others put you into a deep sleep-like state during dental treatment. You and your dentist can discuss a number of factors when deciding which drugs to use for your...

Is Carbonated Water Bad for Your Teeth? Apr 7th, 2020

Because any drink with carbonation—including sparkling water—has a higher acid level, some reports have questioned whether sipping sparkling water will weaken your tooth enamel (the hard outer shell of your teeth where cavities first form). So, Is Sparkling Water Affecting My Teeth? According to available research, sparkling water is generally...

Healthy Foods for You and Your Teeth Mar 22nd, 2020

Ever wonder if unhealthy foods are bad for your teeth too? The answer is yes! Below are some healthy food options that are also good for your teeth. Water: Water, especially fluoridated water, is the best beverage for maintaining your oral health. That's because fluoride helps to make teeth more...

Baby's First Dental Visit Mar 12th, 2020

When you bring your baby into the dentist for their first visit, the dentist should address the following: Baby bottle tooth decay Infant feeding practices Mouth cleaning Teething Pacifier habits Finger-sucking habits Prepare your child If possible, schedule morning appointments so young children are alert and fresh. Prepare a preschooler...

Why You Shouldn't be Using a Hard Bristle Tooth Brush Mar 9th, 2020

Toothbrush Bristle Types When it comes to bristles, you can usually find extra soft, soft and medium options. A hard toothbrush, also called a firm-bristled brush, is increasingly difficult to find. In fact, not even tongue and soft-tissue cleaners are available with firm or hard bristles. The type of bristles...

Cosmetic Dentistry Feb 24th, 2020

Cosmetic dentistry is generally used to refer to any dental work that improves the appearance (though not necessarily the functionality) of teeth, gums, and/or bite. It primarily focuses on improvement in dental aesthetics in color, position, shape, size, alignment and overall smile appearance. Although, cosmetic dentistry does not just refer...

Gum Disease Awareness Month Feb 17th, 2020

February is Gum Disease Awareness Month and we want to make sure our patients are familiar with the symptoms and risks associated with it. According to fightgumdisease.com, Gum Disease is one of the most common diseases in America. Over 85% of Americans suffer from Gum Disease and don't even know...

Like Us On Facebook And Follow Us On Instagram Jun 22nd, 2019

Social media is one of the most common ways to stay connected these days.  Let's get social to stay in the know with Brookshire Dental! Like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/brookshiredentistryhurst and follow us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/brookshire_dentistry

Oral Hygiene And Your Teenager Jun 18th, 2019

Here are a few tips to help your teenager be cavity-free: Encourage your teenager to take a good care of his/her teeth. This means brushing at least twice a day and flossing daily. Teenagers care a lot on their appearace. Help your teen understand that bad oral hygiene habbits can...

Introducing CareCredit Apr 22nd, 2019

Are you in search of a dentist and, if you're like me, you're probably on the hunt of a dentist that offers payment plans. At the same time, you want to make the most of your hard-earned money and save wherever you can. There's a option: CareCredit! The scoop: CareCredit...

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month Apr 3rd, 2019

During the dental exam, your dentist will carefully examine the inside of your mouth and tongue. What starts as a tiny, white or red spot or sore could be the sign of something more serious. Sometimes most spots or sores are harmless, harmful one often look identical. Oral cancers that...

February is Children's Dental Health Month Feb 6th, 2019

Dental disease is a "silent epidemic" affecting millions of children nationwide, particularly minority and low-income populations. Dental carirs, the disease that leads to tooth decay, is most prevalent childhood disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), moore than 25 percent of U.S. children aged two to five have...

Do You Need Your Wisdom Teeth Removed? Jan 6th, 2019

Is it Necessary To Get My Wisdom Teeth Removed? Yes! There isn't enough room for your wisdom teeth because our jaw does not grow to be big enough to have space for them. For this reason it causes your wisdom teeth to come in at an angle or they don't...

How to prevent staining on your teeth Dec 14th, 2018

You might brush your teeth twice or even 3 times per day, but your teeth still aren't the sparkling white shade you desire. Staing varies by each person's teeth, the foods he or she eats and the measurements he or she takes to avoid staining. Here are some foods/drinks that...

What is bruxism? Dec 10th, 2018

What causes bruxism? Grinding is often a result of stress and anxiety. Abnormal alignment of upper and lower teeth is also a common cause of Bruxism. It is important to break or manage the habit of habit of grinding as soon as possible it to prevent long-term damange to your...

TYPES OF GUM DISEASE Dec 3rd, 2018

Gingivitis Is the mildest form of periodontal disease. It causes the gum to become red, swollen, and to bleed easily. There is usually little or no discomfort at this stage. Gingivitis is often caused by inadequate oral hygiene. Gingivities is reversible with professional tratment and good oral home care. Factors...

ClearCorrect Invisible Braces Aug 21st, 2017

Millions of patients are taking advatage of this new discret and more convenient version of orthodontics. ClearCorrect invisible braces are one of the latest advacements in the orthodontic industry. If you want straight teeth that will create a beautiful smile, request your ClearCorrect consultation today!