Humans have been drinking cow’s milk for thousands of years, so it must be doing something right! Read our blog post to learn the benefits of drinking milk for overall and dental health.
If you’re worried about radiation exposure during dental X-rays, check out our blog post to alleviate your fears. We explain what dental X-rays are, if they’re dangerous (hint: no), why they’re necessary, and how often you’ll need them taken. Call us if you’re still concerned about the safety of X-rays!
Many people think teeth are bones, but that’s not quite right. Read our blog to find out what teeth are made of, layer by layer. If you have more questions about your oral health, contact our San Marcos dental office!
You’ve probably seen mention of fluoride on dental products at the store, but have you stopped to consider what it actually is or how it might benefit your health? On our blog post, we dive into the facts and benefits of fluoride.
Everyone knows that seeing the dentist is important, but for people with dental anxiety, it’s especially difficult because they dread going to the dentist more than anything else. If you feel stressed when you think about going to a dental office, you’re not alone. There are many different types of dental phobias. Here are five[…]
At Mission Hills Family Dental, we always encourage our patients to practice preventive care and to develop good oral hygiene habits. Simple actions like regular brushing, flossing, and a healthy diet go a long way toward keeping your teeth clean and healthy. Beyond your home care regimen and your regular office visits, you should also[…]
There are all sorts of misconceptions out there about keeping your teeth clean. And most of it is very, very wrong. We here at Mission Hill Family Dental have sorted through the mess to help set you straight. Check out the following teeth cleaning myths to separate fact from fiction. Myth #1: Brush Often You probably think[…]
When you rub your tongue over your teeth, they may feel fuzzy or rough. This feeling happens a lot in the morning if you forget to brush your teeth before bed. Plaque and certain foods are the cause of this sensation. Foods that Cause Fuzziness There are specific foods that can lead to a sticky[…]
Most of us don’t have the good fortune of having naturally straight teeth. In fact, crooked teeth are extremely common and many people have at least one or two misaligned teeth. But what exactly causes crooked teeth and why do so many of us end up in the dentist’s chair getting orthodontic treatment? Here are[…]