Shwarts Family Dentistry Blog
September 15, 2023
Chipping a tooth can be a harrowing experience that leaves it broken and exposed to further damage. It can also cause you to panic if you don’t know what to do before it happens. While it’s not always a dental emergency, it certainly can be.
If you’ve recently chipped a tooth and need guidance, the information below will be invaluable. Continue reading to learn how to care for a chipped tooth step-by-step until you can get to a dentist.(more…)
August 4, 2023
Dental patients in the Dallas area may wonder what would happen if they didn’t seek quality dental care on a regular basis. The answer isn’t pretty.
A common result of untreated cavities are abscesses. A tooth abscess is an infection near the root of the tooth or between the gum and the tooth. This collection of pus can be very uncomfortable, either causing a shooting pain or a dull throbbing pain. You may also experience bad breath, fever, swollen neck glands, and feelings of general discomfort associated with the infection.(more…)
July 28, 2023
Are you an avid flosser? Many of us once in a while skip this necessary habit. Studies show that around 68% of men and women report flossing at least once a week while 20% say they actually never floss. Skipping the dedicated flossing routine can have devastating consequences on your overall dental health and result in expensive dental work in the future. Find out more about 3 major ways flossing helps protect us from gingivitis, tooth decay and enhances our social lives.(more…)
July 21, 2023
Small things can raise your Dental IQ and benefit your smile. One simple lesson involves bacteria, and everyone’s mouth has a lot of it.
But, don’t worry, bacteria per se isn’t the problem. The critical thing is the balance of bacteria. This is where brushing and flossing come into play. Brush and floss properly each day and you will have a better chance of keeping the appropriate balance.
This is yucky to think aboutbut it’s a good idea to store your toothpaste as far away from the toilet as you can. Also, close the lid of the toilet before you flush.(more…)
July 14, 2023
When it comes to maintaining oral health, many people focus primarily on their teeth.
However, the significance of gum care should never be overlooked. Healthy gums play a crucial role in overall oral well-being and are essential for preserving the stability and longevity of your teeth.
Let’s look at a few reasons why it’s important to take care of your gums…(more…)
July 7, 2023
Evolution isn’t always tidy and linear. For example, we have smaller jaws than our ancestors thousands of years ago, but most of our bodies haven’t adapted by generating fewer teeth. Two-thirds of us create the same amount of teeth as early humans. These late-developing extra molars are called wisdom teeth and they pose unique oral issues.(more…)
July 1, 2023
While losing a tooth is never necessarily a good thing, today is the greatest time in history to have that happen. Modern tooth replacement is remarkably sophisticated, and there’s no shortage of options available to you to complete your smile.
Among them, dental implants are arguably the most powerful method of tooth replacement. If you want to know more about what sets them apart, here are some examples of why that’s the case.(more…)
June 30, 2023
When it comes to preparing for oral surgery, the valued patients of Shwarts Family Dentistry in Richardson are given 6 critical directives to get them through from start to finish.(more…)
June 23, 2023
Going to the dentist in North Dallas is often considered to be a dreaded task for many people in Texas. However, a good dentist can make all the difference in how you view your dental visits.
We came up with ten great reasons to love your dentist and visit often. Here they are:(more…)
June 16, 2023
Hi, I’m Ellis Shwarts of Shwarts Family Dentistry in Richardson. If you are one of my patients, welcome back. If this is your first visit, I appreciate you stopping by.
My consistent team and I love taking care of our valued patients in the North Dallas area.
Today’s article is for smiles that are overdue for a cleaning and exam.