What Your Tongue Can Say About Your Health
added on: June 27, 2017
woman sticking out tongue

Have you been feeling a little off or just not yourself? When you’re not your best, you might be able to figure out why by simply sticking out your tongue. When you visit my dental office in Granger, we’re always on the lookout for any bumps or discolorations, just like… Read More…

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A Few Facts About Your Bottled Water
added on: June 16, 2017
rows of bottled water

By now you probably know that the human body is made up of mostly water, and we need to drink plenty of it each day just to keep our organs and other important parts functioning properly. At my dental office in Granger, we understand how important it is to stay… Read More…

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The Oral Health Hazards of Nail Biting
added on: May 19, 2017
young woman biting nails studying

Nail biting is a habit that can affect not only the appearance of your nails, it can also cause damage to your oral health. As with any habit, nail biting can be difficult to break, but at our dental office in Granger, we’re hoping that by providing our patients some… Read More…


“What’s it Mean When My Dentist Pokes My Gums and Says Numbers?”
added on: May 11, 2017
young woman in dental chair looking up

If you’ve ever been to your dentist in Granger and experienced several gentle pokes to your gums followed by hearing some numbers, you’ve had what’s called a periodontal charting. This charting is helpful when evaluating overall oral health and can give your dental team some insight to a proper treatment… Read More…


Smokeless Doesn’t Mean Harmless
added on: April 26, 2017
chewing tobacco

As we near the end of April, which just so happens to be Oral Cancer Awareness Month, the team at our Granger dental office thought we should talk a bit about the oral health concerns associated with smokeless tobacco. Some individuals may assume that since it’s smokeless, chewing tobacco isn’t… Read More…


What’s a Frenectomy & Do You Need One?
added on: April 18, 2017
frenectomy

There are times when the team at our dental office in Granger may recommend a frenectomy for a patient. But we understand that many patients aren’t exactly sure what a frenectomy is and why one may be needed. So we’d like to cover the basics to help all of our… Read More…


A Word to the Wise: Don’t Let Wisdom Teeth Cause Trouble
added on: March 21, 2017
wisdom teeth

Wisdom teeth usually begin to develop and show on x-rays in our early teens. And that’s the best time to start monitoring their growth to see if your wisdom teeth can stay, or if it’s better to get them removed. While all wisdom teeth don’t necessarily have to be extracted,… Read More…


All About Tooth Sensitivity
added on: March 9, 2017
sensitive

Having sensitive teeth can be incredibly uncomfortable and painful, especially while eating and drinking hot or cold treats. At our Granger dental office, we understand how tooth sensitivity can keep you from enjoying your favorite foods and beverages, and we don’t want anyone to experience the pain and burden of… Read More…


Are Lip & Cheek Biting Actually Bad for You?
added on: February 24, 2017
biting

You know the feeling. You’re happily chewing away on your lunch, talking with a coworker when all of a sudden, you hear a crunch. You feel the pain. You realize you’ve just bit your cheek (or lip, or tongue — doesn’t really matter, it all hurts!). This painful accident can… Read More…

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Top 5 Ways to Reduce Sugar Intake
added on: February 14, 2017
reduce sugar

Sugar is every dentist’s worst enemy. It negatively affects oral health and puts teeth at increased risk for decay, cavities, and can lead to more serious dental and overall health problems. At our dental office in Granger, we care about our patients’ smiles and well being, which why we’re strong… Read More…

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