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Can Dehydration Affect Your Oral Health?

July 13, 2021

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woman drinking water outside during summer

Most people like to spend their summer days outdoors, soaking up the beautiful warm weather. Unfortunately, many tend to sweat a lot under the hot sun and forget to replace the fluids they’ve lost, causing dehydration. Water makes up more than two-thirds of your body, meaning any loss of fluids can affect normal bodily functions. Did you know it can affect your oral health too? Learn which signs of dehydration to look out for and the consequences it can have on your smile.

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How the Summer Sun Benefits Your Smile

June 22, 2021

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Woman smiling in the sun

After what feels like the longest year ever, summertime is finally here! The weather is getting warmer, and you even have some exciting plans for you and your family. Whether you’d like to spend the season exercising outside or just sitting by the pool, the sun’s rays are doing their job by providing a variety of benefits for your body, like giving you vitamin D. With about 1 billion people in the world suffering from a vitamin D deficiency, it is important that you aren’t lacking sunlight. Read on to learn why it is so crucial for your oral health!

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Keep Your Mouth Safe! Tips to Protect Your Lips from the Sun

May 21, 2021

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protect lips from sun damage

During summer vacation, most people lather up with sunscreen before going out as a protective measure against sun damage. Unfortunately, lips are often forgotten about in this process, and it may surprise you to learn that they’re just as susceptible to sunburns as other parts of your body. If you’re not careful, damaged lips can put your dental health at risk.

Your lips require extra care because the skin is thinner and contains less melanin, making it vulnerable to sun damage. Here are a few ways it affects oral health and tips on how to protect your lips from the sun.

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Is Swimming Bad for Your Teeth?

May 10, 2021

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Is swimming bad for your teethJumping into a swimming pool is a great way to stay cool during the summer. The last thing on your mind when you dive in is your oral health; however, it should be a priority. Whether you’re an avid swimmer or only visit the pool occasionally, chlorine can often be found in the water, which might make you wonder, is swimming bad for your teeth? It can be. Here’s what you need to know to protect your smile while still enjoying a dip in the pool or hot tub.

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5 Facts About Children’s Dental Health Every Parent Should Know

April 28, 2021

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Mother smiling at child after learning about children's dentistry

Like with most things in parenting, your child’s smile doesn’t come with a guidebook! As such, it can be a little scary not knowing what to expect as their teeth, jaws, and mouth grow. Thankfully, there’s no reason to feel stressed about your child’s oral development. Your Fort Worth children’s dentist has the training and experience needed to make sure your little one’s precious smile stays on track and healthy. Read on as they reveal five facts about children’s dentistry that every parent should know about their child’s teeth!

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Are Dental X-Rays Safe for Children?

March 18, 2021

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a child receiving a digital X-ray at the dentist's office

A child’s smile is still developing, even if they’re a teen, which makes routine checkups, X-rays, and cleanings crucial in order to start their adult smile off on the right track. With regular X-rays, your child’s dentist will be able to spot impacted teeth, identify any potential infections, and let you know if they require early orthodontic intervention. Without them, it could leave your little one’s smile at risk. While X-rays may have been risky for children to regularly receive at one point, technology has progressed to make this process completely safe, and here’s how.

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