Archive for the ‘ Periodontal Health ’ Category

Oral Health Tips: How Often Should You Change Your Toothbrush?

Change is an axiom of life. And that should absolutely include your toothbrush. Based on the standard recommendation of brushing and flossing your teeth twice daily, a toothbrush is used at least 60 times a month and at least 720 times a year. Calculate that out for 2 minutes of brushing per use (a generous […]

6 Tips For Managing and Overcoming Dental Anxiety

As a periodontal and dental implant practice in Dallas, we understand that many people experience anxiety when faced with the need for any kind of professional dental or oral healthcare. From routine cleanings to more invasive procedures, simply the idea of hands and tools poking and prodding around in your mouth can cause any level […]

Masks are coming down, and smiles are coming out…4 tips to promote your health and well-being

All across North Texas masks are starting to come down. With the increase in fully-vaccinated individuals and cases on the decline, businesses throughout Dallas are starting to loosen mask and social distancing restrictions. It is just so refreshing to start to see smiles again. Of course as a periodontics and dental implant office, we get […]

Fascinating Facts About Fluoride

Fluoride may not be something you think about often. You may not even be aware of its significance or its presence in your daily life. Did you know that fluoride is something you consume daily? Fluoride itself is a naturally occurring mineral found in water, soil, plants, rocks, air, and is also in your bones […]

Why are your gums so important?

Do you ever wonder why your gums are so important? And not just to your teeth, but why are your gums so important to your overall health? Gums, or gingiva, are an essential part of your oral and dental health, but having health or unhealthy gums can also play an important role in your overall […]

Happy April Fools!

Happy April Fools Day! Just curious…but does anyone still do April Fools Day pranks? As a kid, it was always a blast to have a day where pulling pranks was perfectly acceptable and when you never knew if you might just have one pulled on you. Being targeted by an April fools prank usually meant […]

Spring Cleaning…For Your Teeth!

Spring is back in Dallas, and it is beautiful. The weather has been pleasant. The rain is helping bring some life back to our struggling landscape (thank you, winter-pocalypse 2021). And hopefully everyone enjoyed a relaxing spring break last week. We certainly did! As our patients know, Dr. Orth’s periodontal & dental implant office in […]

Why are my teeth sensitive in winter?

Well, Dallas, it looks like we experienced an entire winter in one week. Welcome to Texas, right? But all jokes aside, so many have been so seriously impacted by this winter storm. Our hearts go out to everyone who is still recovering, and we wish the best for our patients and community here in North […]

Healthy Foods for Healthy Teeth and Gums

Right now we are all concerned about our own health and the health of our families. While we are all following recommended guidelines about hand washing, mask wearing, social distancing, etc, in order to protect ourselves and our community from the current health crisis, we should also be thinking about how we can promote and […]

Healthy Habits for a Healthier New Year!

So we are now just a few days into a new year. How are you doing? Did you make new year’s resolutions this year? How are they going? Do people even make new years resolutions anymore? I suppose this year, we probably all just had a simple resolution of having a better year than last […]