Who Are Good Candidates for Sedation Dentistry?

Are you feeling anxious or fearful about visiting the dentist? At Shwarts Family Dentistry, we want you to know that you’re not alone. Dental anxiety affects millions of people, preventing them from seeking essential oral care. Fortunately, sedation dentistry offers a solution, providing a safe and effective way to help patients relax during dental procedures. […]

The Invisible Battle: Aligners Versus Braces in Orthodontic Treatment

From the self-conscious teenager to the mid-career professional, deciding to straighten teeth is significant. For years, traditional braces have dominated orthodontic treatment, but invisible aligners have emerged as a new option. With aesthetics and oral health intersecting, Shwarts Family Dentistry explores the efficiency of invisible aligners compared to traditional braces. Through a thorough analysis, we’ll […]

Relax and Recline: Exploring Nitrous Oxide Sedation Dentistry

Does the thought of visiting the dentist send shivers down your spine? Are you plagued by dental anxiety or discomfort during dental procedures? At Shwarts Family Dentistry, we understand that dental visits can be stressful for some patients. That’s why we offer nitrous oxide sedation dentistry—a safe and effective solution to help you relax and […]

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 […]

Wake Up Refreshed: The Importance of Sleep Apnea Therapy

Are you struggling with chronic fatigue, daytime sleepiness, or loud snoring? These could be signs of a serious sleep disorder known as sleep apnea. At Shwarts Family Dentistry in Dallas, Texas, we understand the impact that sleep apnea can have on your quality of life. That’s why we’re dedicated to providing comprehensive sleep apnea therapy […]

3 Vital Reasons to Floss Regularly

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 […]

Dental Care For ICU Patients Lowers Infection Risk

Hi, I’m Dr. Ellis Shwarts of Shwarts Family Dentistry in Richardson. Today’s post focuses on an article that appeared recently on ScienceDaily.com. The article describes a study of Brazilian ICU patients that compared infection rates of those who received enhanced oral care instead of routine oral care. The patients who received the more intense dental […]

Who’s Afraid Of The Big, Bad…Dentist?

People that suffer from dental phobia (Dentophobia) may take comfort in the fact that it is a fairly common diagnosable mental condition. At least they know they are not alone and that the medical community takes it seriously. Phobias like Pteromerhanophobia: (the fear of flying) and Acrophobibia (the fear of heights) can be challenging, but […]

Periodontal Disease Is Linked To Systemic Diseases

Gum disease is a leading cause of tooth loss among adults. Nearly half of Americans over the age of thirty have gum disease in some form. Fortunately, it’s a treatable condition at Shwarts Family Dentistry in Richardson.