A Positive Oral Health Care Outlook with Endodontics

With the coming of winter and a new year is another opportunity to protect your smile from future damage as well as care for previous damage that has gone untreated. Any damage to the pulp of the tooth needs to be dealt with as soon as possible. As the pulp... Read more »

Foundations of Oral Health Care

Taking care of your mouth doesn’t have to be difficult--but NOT taking care of your mouth can lead to tooth erosion, cavities, and other dental emergencies. To prevent the expense, pain, and annoyance of these problems, make sure your daily dental routines are ship-shape. Brush Your Teeth: Brushing your teeth... Read more »

All About Your Toothbrush

Out of all of the things in your house, you would think that your toothbrush is the least intriguing item. Actually, the toothbrush has a unique history. People have been concerned about dental health since the dawn of humanity. That toothbrush hanging in your bathroom dates back about 5,000 years.... Read more »

Early Symptoms of Oral and Pharyngeal Cancer Need a Dentist’s Attention

Oral and pharyngeal cancer can have a significant impact on your quality of life. If left untreated these cancers can eventually spread to prove life threatening. This is just one of the reasons why every dental checkup at Southwest Dental LLC include an oral cancer screening. Early detection of these... Read more »

Oral Health ABCs: Sugarless Chewing Gum

Did you know that chewing gum may indeed have potential benefits for your smile? According to numerous studies, chewing sugarless gum for a length of time ranging from 15 to 30 minutes can effectively prevent tooth decay and cavities. Typically, chewing sugarless gum is most effective after you have eaten... Read more »

Your Child and Dental Visits

A visit to the dentist can be an intimidating experience for many people, especially children. The visit might even be more uncomfortable for them if the visit is their first one. However, there are things that you can do to make your child look forward to their visit to the... Read more »

Tips on How to Find the Whitening Kit That Works for You

Teeth whitening kits are great tools that can help you have the beautifully white smile you desire. Little did you know, each treatment is different, which means each treatment can affect your smile and oral health in different ways. So, it’s important to do your research so you can find... Read more »

Teeth and Gums 101: Healthy Food Choices

Are you consuming tooth-healthy foods? Have you heard that just as various foods can harm your teeth, others can strengthen them? Supreme oral health begins with knowing what foods and drinks can hurt or harm your teeth and gums. To start, seek out foods that are high in calcium and... Read more »

Whitening Strips Can Help Maintain Your Smile Between Your Regular Dental Cleanings

Every dental checkup performed at our dental office is designed to monitor and address all the facets of maintaining a healthy mouth. This includes a meticulous dental cleaning to remove hardened tartar and polish away minor surface stains. If the teeth in your smile suffer from significant dental stains, one of... Read more »

Taking a Trip to the Fluoride Factory

Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral shown to strengthen tooth enamel. However, it is rarely found in the foods and drinks we consume, so it is added later as a part of your oral health care. Take a trip to the fluoride factory of effective oral health care with efficient... Read more »