If you’ve ever had a cavity, you have fillings. They are sturdy structures that protect the teeth from further decay. Over a lifetime, however, it is possible to lose a filling. Read our blog post to learn why fillings might fall out and what steps to take if they do.
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.
Dental veneers, which offer a permanent solution to many cosmetic dental issues, are widely available today. But it hasn’t always been that way. Read our blog post for the history of dental veneers, from movie stars to the mass market. Contact us to schedule a consultation today!
August is here and that means school time is near. Are you and your kids ready for the new school year? Read our blog post for 5 back-to-school dental tips for a healthy mouth. Contact us to schedule back-to-school dental checkups for the entire family!
Read our blog post to discover if mouthwash is a necessary step in a daily oral hygiene routine. We also reveal whether alcohol-based alcohol is safe for your teeth. We can walk you through a proper oral care routine. Contact us today for more information!
Are you a dog parent? Read our blog post to discover why and how you should be brushing your beloved furry companion’s teeth. Remember to care for your own oral health, too! Contact us to schedule your next dental cleaning and checkup.
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!
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[…]
No one ever expects to get a knocked-out tooth. But sometimes these things happen. With quick thinking and prompt dental help, it is often possible to save and reattach the tooth. The Basics First, a little background. A knocked-out tooth is also called an “avulsed” tooth. When this happens, blood vessels and nerves are damaged[…]