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Signs of Periodontal Disease

Signs of Periodontal Disease

It is estimated that 50 percent of American adults aged 30 and over suffer from periodontal disease. Unfortunately, too many people don’t know the signs of periodontal disease. This is a dangerous situation to be in as gum disease is a chronic condition that can...
Avoid These 5 Bad Foods for Teeth

Avoid These 5 Bad Foods for Teeth

We all know that eating junk food can have a negative effect on our health, but did you know there are certain foods that can also hurt your teeth? At South Temple Dental, we strive to educate patients so they can have the best possible oral hygiene, and that’s why...

What Are Dental Implants and Do I Need Them?

Three of the most prevalent causes of missing teeth are tooth decay, periodontal (gum) disease, and injury. The cosmetic implications are evident, but there are many other issues that can arise when one or more teeth are missing. Shifting teeth, speech issues, and...

Signs & Symptoms You Need a Root Canal

It can be difficult to know whether or not you need a root canal without a trip to the dentist, so it’s always wise to make an appointment any time you have a concern, especially if there is pain. It is also important to keep up on regular checkups and cleanings twice...

5 Ways To Protect the Enamel On Your Teeth

Good dental health is extremely important to good overall physical health. You want to keep your teeth strong, so you can continue to eat whole, natural foods like apples and corn on the cob. To do this, you must protect the enamel. The best way to do this is to get...

Is Laser Teeth Whitening & Dentistry Safe?

Many dental procedures can now be performed using laser technology, including whitening teeth, and treating gum disease and tooth decay. It is often preferred because it is more comfortable than using a drill, and procedures can be completed in less time. In most...

The Stages, Symptoms and Effects of Gum Disease

Gum disease, also known as gingivitis, is caused by bacteria formed in plaque buildup on your teeth. This bacteria causes inflammation in the gums and can lead to more serious problems if not treated. Gum disease may occur at any age, but is most common in adults. See...