Can Asthma Inhalers Cause Oral Health Problems? 
added on: May 19, 2020

According to the CDC, 1 in 13 Americans has asthma. That’s nearly 25 million Americans who have this chronic disease that affects the respiratory system, resulting in difficulty breathing, wheezing, and chest pain. The most common treatment to combat the symptoms of asthma is the use of an inhaler. However,… Read More…


5 Things That Increase Your Risk of a Dental Emergency
added on: April 22, 2020

Dental emergencies can happen to anyone and at any time, even to those who brush and floss regularly. The truth is, even if you practice great dental hygiene, there are still some things that can increase your risk of a dental emergency. Let’s check in with your dentist in Granger… Read More…


#StayAtHome Oral Health Tips
added on: April 15, 2020
home sweet home slippers

As we’re all adjusting to this temporary new way of living and the #stayathome life, your dentist in Granger wants to remind you to not only focus on taking care of your overall health but also your oral health. The truth is, since our oral health plays a key role… Read More…


Dental Cleanings Can Protect Overall Health
added on: March 30, 2020

Spring is a time to start cleaning out our homes from being shut in all winter long, and your oral health is kind of similar to that. Without regular checkups and cleanings, damaging bacteria, acid, and plaque are able to pile up, which can lead to problems. However, the risks… Read More…


National Nutrition Month
added on: March 18, 2020

Every March is recognized as National Nutrition Month and is sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Its purpose is to raise awareness of just how important it is to eat healthily. But good nutrition doesn’t only benefit our bodies, it can also help protect your oral health. Join… Read More…


Do You Need to Brush Your Tongue?
added on: February 19, 2020
tongue scraper

You will hear your dentist in Granger talk a lot about how important it is to brush and floss your teeth every day to protect your teeth and keep your mouth healthy. But did you know that you should also brush your tongue as well as your teeth? The truth… Read More…


Proper Resting Tongue Position: Yes, That’s a Thing
added on: January 30, 2020
man sticking out tongue

Have you ever bitten your tongue and then thought to yourself, “How did that happen? Am I resting my tongue in the wrong place?” The truth is, about 50% of Americans have something called improper tongue posture or positioning. That’s right, there is, in fact, a correct place to rest… Read More…


All About Sensitive Teeth
added on: January 17, 2020
woman with sensitive teeth

Almost all of us have experienced the annoyance and pain associated with tooth sensitivity. In fact, the Academy of General Dentistry estimates that 40 million American adults have sensitive teeth. That’s quite a lot of people who suffer from those unexpected zings of nerve pain every day. So many, in… Read More…


Fun Things You May Not Know About Spit
added on: November 26, 2019
cheek swab test

It’s true, we just used the words ‘fun’ and ‘spit’ in the same sentence. We’re not crazy, and we understand that many people don’t associate something typically considered gross to be fun. But to your dentist in Granger, spit is a rather fascinating and helpful part of your oral and… Read More…


Diabetes & Your Teeth
added on: November 5, 2019
diabetes day

It may seem strange to hear your dentist in Granger talk about a disease that doesn’t seem to affect your oral health. But the truth is, many diseases, including diabetes, can negatively affect your teeth. In fact, diabetes can increase the likelihood of gum disease, dry mouth, and other oral… Read More…


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