From an early age, your parents probably instilled in you the importance of brushing your teeth. Every day, twice a day, for two minutes. After years of their encouraging (and sometimes nagging), it became a habit like any other. Research suggests there may be some logic to this “twice a day for two minutes” rule … Continue reading Could your toothbrushing habits predict your risk of heart disease?
As you sip on your coffee, tea or soda, the liquid is continually passing through your pearly whites. Your teeth are the gatekeepers in your mouth and are often affected by what you drink. Scott & White dentist Kyle Frazier, DDS provides some tips on how to keep your teeth healthy, despite over consumption of … Continue reading Keeping your pearly whites white—Effects of drinks on your teeth
You whisper to your co-worker during a meeting, and moments later she hands you a stick of gum. Do you have a problem with chronic bad breath? John Joseph II, MD, Family Physician at Scott & White Killeen Clinic, offers some tips for managing chronic bad breath. What Causes Bad Breath? Bad breath, called halitosis, … Continue reading Battling bad breath
A diagnosis of cancer is the start of a journey down long roads and uncountable doctor visits, unknown terminology and unwanted uncertainty for a patient and his or her family. Few experiences leave their indelible mark on health, relationships, and spirituality as deeply as cancer. Often, in the midst of this storm, oral health and dental … Continue reading Dental Oncology: Do You Need It?