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Scaling and Planing Aftercare Tips

Scaling and Planing Aftercare Tips

Gum disease, or periodontitis, is a very common condition. There are over 3 million cases of it in the US alone every year. It’s commonly treated with a process called scaling and root planing. While this treatment is effective in treating most cases, it can leave you...
3 Benefits of Composite Resin Fillings

3 Benefits of Composite Resin Fillings

When it comes to fillings, there are a few different materials out there that are commonly used. Silver amalgam, gold, porcelain, and composite resin are all regularly used by dentists all over. Here at South Temple Dental, we use composite resin for our fillings....
Wisdom Teeth Extractions: The Process

Wisdom Teeth Extractions: The Process

Did you think that the whole teething thing was the purview of babies and toddlers, or perhaps adolescents as they lose their baby teeth and the permanent set grows in? If so, you’re mostly right, but not entirely. Wisdom teeth often make their appearance later in...
3 Reasons Why Teeth Get Extracted

3 Reasons Why Teeth Get Extracted

If you’ve never had a tooth extracted before, you might think that it isn’t something that happens very often. After all, it’s perfectly normal to base our expectations on our own lived experiences. While that can sometimes serve you well, in this case you would be...
Why a Beautiful Smile Matters

Why a Beautiful Smile Matters

Have you ever stopped to consider how a smile can impact someone’s life? As it turns out, the effect that having a beautiful smile can have on your life isn’t something to underestimate. From the feelings you have about yourself to the opinions of those around you, it...
Signs of Tooth Decay in Toddlers

Signs of Tooth Decay in Toddlers

How much attention do you pay to your toddler’s teeth? Do you give them a quick glance during the obligatory morning and evening tooth brushings? Or do you pay close attention to their condition? Do you even know what you’re looking for? It’s tough to spot problems...