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Making Dental Care Fun for Kids

Parents with children between the ages of 6 and 13 often struggle to get them interested in dental care; kids avoid toothbrushes and flosses like the plague. Ironically, all they want to eat are sweets and junk food; things that put their delicate teeth and gums at even more risk. A good solution to this … Continue reading “Making Dental Care Fun for Kids”

Dental Care for Seniors

Due to recent advancements in dental healthcare, seniors (60 years and older) can now keep their teeth for longer than ever before. Given their advancing age, however, there are some conditions that they are vulnerable to, conditions that put their dental health at risk. If you find yourself (or a loved one) struggling with one … Continue reading “Dental Care for Seniors”

The Best Foods for Healthy Teeth

Visiting the Dentist’s does not have to be a painful experience if you have been taking good care of your teeth. One of the ways to do this is to maintain a diet that keeps your teeth healthy. The following foods are rich in nutrients that improve your dental health: Cheese A serving of cheese … Continue reading “The Best Foods for Healthy Teeth”

Gift Yourself and Your Loved Ones With a Healthier Smile

Your daily brushing and flossing routine is crucial to thwarting dreaded cavities and gum disease from invading your smile, but by itself, it’s still not enough to maintain top-notch oral health. There is a reason we recommend regular dental cleanings and exams! Seeing our dental team for routine dental checkups and cleanings supports your daily … Continue reading “Gift Yourself and Your Loved Ones With a Healthier Smile”

The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team is happy to review both versions for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile. Below we will review the main types of dentures, which are full and partial dentures, and the benefits they have to … Continue reading “The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures”

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are fighting cancer or dental problems, … Continue reading “October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month”

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to the bone from the missing … Continue reading “Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process”

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have … Continue reading “Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth”

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account … Continue reading “How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run”

What to Do When a Lip or Tongue Is Injured

Active children can often be prone to mild injuries such as a fall or blow to the face that affects the lips or tongue. These can fall under the category of oral emergency, and Dr. Ahmad J Akram and our team can help you know what to do, as well as whether you should visit … Continue reading “What to Do When a Lip or Tongue Is Injured”

Cleaning Tooth Stains

If you thought getting stains out of delicate fabric was tough, you’ve probably never had to deal with cleaning tooth stains. These stains go deep into the enamel of a tooth, and it takes some serious work to get rid of them. Luckily, we have tons of experience in cleaning tooth stains. We’re confident we … Continue reading “Cleaning Tooth Stains”

Fluoride Helps Protect Teeth

our teeth are an essential aspect of your life. In fact, you need your teeth to talk and chew food properly. That is why keeping them protected is a critical need for our lives. Fluoride is a useful tool to help protect your teeth and your oral health because it is known to strengthen tooth … Continue reading “Fluoride Helps Protect Teeth”

Don’t Treat Your Temporary Dental Crown Like a Tooth

If you are planning to visit the dentist to receive a dental crown for tooth damage, decay or cosmetic flaws, know that the process may take two different visits to Lonestar Dental Center and may involve wearing a temporary dental crown. You can’t treat a temporary dental crown as you would a normal tooth, as … Continue reading “Don’t Treat Your Temporary Dental Crown Like a Tooth”

Dental Veneers Look Just Like White Tooth Enamel

There is a naturally white gleam to healthy tooth enamel that many people find aesthetically appealing. People with careers that call for a lot of personal interaction, or who have a very active social life are often concerned with the appearance of their smile. Yet the natural processes of growing older and simply things like … Continue reading “Dental Veneers Look Just Like White Tooth Enamel”

Mouthwash Can Help Your Oral Health

Mouthwash is a popular tool when it comes to improving your oral health. This is because of the benefits and fresh breath it can provide for you in your everyday life. If you are curious about the use of mouthwash, then this article is right for you! In a nutshell, mouthwash can reach areas that … Continue reading “Mouthwash Can Help Your Oral Health”

A Porcelain Dental Crown for a Cosmetic Restoration

When a single tooth suffers from discolored enamel, a physical defect, or a cosmetic imperfection, it can leave you feeling self-conscious about your smile’s appearance. This can hamper your self-confidence in social settings and you may want to explore your cosmetic restoration options. in a case such as this, our professionally trained dentist, Dr. Ahmad … Continue reading “A Porcelain Dental Crown for a Cosmetic Restoration”

New Year, New You, New Toothbrush

It’s the start of a new year, and if you haven’t done so recently, it is probably time to replace your toothbrush. Though it comes as a surprise to many people, the truth is, toothbrushes should only be kept for 3-4 months. Brushes should be replaced sooner if the bristles are worn out, frayed, or … Continue reading “New Year, New You, New Toothbrush”

Restore Your Smile with Dental Implants

Much more than a problem of mere appearances, multiple missing teeth can cause lasting damage to your mouth. When teeth are missing for a long time, the jaw bone tends to deteriorate. Other teeth can slip and slide out of place. Therefore, it is a great idea to fill in your smile as soon as … Continue reading “Restore Your Smile with Dental Implants”

Welcome to Our New Blog

Here at Lonestar Dental Center, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area of expertise here on … Continue reading “Welcome to Our New Blog”

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