Smile Bright: The Power of Two Dental Cleanings a Year

When was the last time you visited your dentist? If it’s been more than six months, it’s time to schedule an appointment with Shwarts Family Dentistry! You might think that brushing and flossing at home is enough to keep your teeth healthy, but regular professional cleanings play a crucial role in maintaining your oral health. […]

The Importance of Early Gum Disease Treatment

Gum disease is a common yet serious oral health concern that can lead to significant complications if left untreated. Fortunately, early detection and treatment can make a substantial difference in the progression and management of this condition. At Shwarts Family Dentistry, we want to emphasize the importance of addressing gum disease as soon as possible […]

Understanding the Impact of Alcohol on Oral Health: A Closer Look

At Shwarts Family Dentistry, we know alcohol consumption has been a significant part of social gatherings, cultural practices, and personal relaxation for centuries. From celebratory to stress-relief occasions, alcohol finds its way into various aspects of our lives. However, beyond its societal role, it’s essential to recognize the effects it can have on our oral […]

Embrace Your Best Smile with Metal-Free Restorations at Shwarts Family Dentistry

At Shwarts Family Dentistry in Dallas, Texas, we’re thrilled to introduce the wonders of metal-free dental restorations. Say goodbye to traditional metal-based options and hello to a modern approach that prioritizes aesthetics, durability, and comfort. Metal-Free Restorations: The Future of Dental Care Metal-free dental restorations, crafted from advanced materials like zirconia or lithium disilicate, offer […]

Don’t Ignore Bleeding or Sore Gums: Understanding the Dangers

At Shwarts Family Dentistry in Dallas, Texas, we believe that proactive dental care is essential for maintaining optimal oral health. One common issue that should never be ignored is bleeding or sore gums. While it may seem like a minor inconvenience, these symptoms can indicate underlying problems that, if left untreated, could lead to serious […]

What Are Impacted Wisdom Teeth?

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 […]

Did You Know That You Can Change the Shape of Your Gums?

Most dental patients know that cosmetic, restorative, and orthodontic dentistry procedures improve your teeth. There are treatments to reshape teeth, straighten teeth, correct damaged teeth, whiten teeth, and replace missing teeth. But what about your gums? Do you realize how integral your soft tissues are to the overall appearance of your smile?

Do You Have Periodontal Disease?

Though most Texas residents are fairly health-conscious, periodontal disease is more common than you might think. At Shwarts Family Dentistry in Richardson, we see patients with gum disease every day. Some patients aren’t even aware they have it until Dr. Ellis Shwarts diagnoses it. Fortunately, it can be treated with varying degrees of treatment depending […]

Small Dental Annoyance Or Serious Problem?

Today in the Dallas dental blog we are going to talk about stomatitis. Stomatitis is dental-speak for something very common: non-specific irritations found in the mouth. Stomatitis is typically caused by cold sores, gum disease, or even from biting the inside of the mouth (ouch!). Any time the membranes in the mouth become inflamed, they […]