Want to Enjoy Free Yoga This Summer?

Want to Enjoy Free Yoga This Summer?Looking for a fun way to stay in shape, and keep your cool, this summer? If so, you won’t want to miss the weekly yoga classes being held each Saturday at Sundance Square Plaza. These free classes are being provided by instructors from a local chapter of the YMCA, with hopes of giving people of all ages and levels a chance to enjoy the wonderful recharging feeling that yoga can provide. (more…)

Could You Be In Need of a Deep Cleaning?

Could You Be In Need of a Deep Cleaning?Chances are, you already know that regular dental cleanings are crucial to keeping your smile healthy and cavity-free. That said, in some cases, deeper periodontal cleanings might actually be necessary to restore oral health. That is because plaque bacteria can lodge along the gumline, where they can lead to infection of the gums, that can create inflammation and other problems. This is known as gingivitis, the first stage of gum disease, which untreated can eventually lead to tooth loss. Fortunately, deep cleanings are a great way to help prevent worsening gum health, by helping to remove bacteria and to restore one’s total smile health! (more…)

The Importance of Regular Dental Cleanings

importance of dental cleaningAt home, you can make a big difference in your oral health. By brushing and flossing your teeth at least twice daily, you will keep your teeth and gums clean. Regularly drinking water will keep you hydrated and will keep the bacteria rinsed away from your mouth. Staying away from too much sugar will keep the bad bacteria from forming in your mouth in the first place. You can protect your teeth with your lifestyle choices, but one of the most important things you can do is regularly visit your dentist. It is important to get a professional dental cleaning every six months.  (more…)

A Solution For Snoring

a solution for snoringSnoring can be annoying to your partner and your family and to yourself. It can be embarrassing. It can be harmful to your health. Snoring is often a sign of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). OSA is a sleep disorder in which the the soft tissue of your throat and mouth collapse and obstruct your airway. The difficulty in breathing causes you to wake up several times in the night disrupting your ability to reach the most restful period of sleep. Restful sleep is needed for your best health. Without it, you can be at risk for dental problems, heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes, and obesity.  (more…)

Free Movie Nights In Sundance Square

sundance free movie nightsThis summer, Sundance Square Plaza is featuring free movie nights outside. The nights are open to all ages and free for everyone. You can bring your own blankets and chairs to lounge in while you watch the movie. They do ask that you refrain from bringing your own food and drink. In order to keep the event free, they support local merchants and restaurants. There are plenty nearby to get stocked up on refreshments. This week the featured movie is the original Ghostbusters (1984).  (more…)

The Last Resort Of Dental Extraction

last resort extractionYour dentist will explore every possible option to save as much of your natural tooth as possible. However, there are times when the tooth must be extracted. A tooth extraction may be necessary to prevent infection from spreading to the rest of the mouth or body. There are times when a tooth is far too damaged or impacted to be saved. Removing a tooth can be vital for your health, but having a missing tooth can have a negative impact. If you face a dental extraction, your dentist will talk to you about restorative options(more…)

Getting To The Root Truths Of A Root Canal

Getting To The Root Truths Of A Root Canal

To most people, the words ‘root canal’ can be pretty scary. Much of the scariness comes from misinformation and misunderstanding about root canal facts. The procedure is usually the last option to preserve a tooth. Advanced technology has made the process less uncomfortable. If you find yourself in need of a root canal, remember some of the following facts. (more…)

Celebrate the Fourth of July in Grapevine!

Celebrate the Fourth of July in Grapevine!If you are looking for a fun way to celebrate the Fourth of July as a family, then look no further than the 35th Annual July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza, which will kick off at 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at Lake Grapevine. There will be plenty of great spots from which you can catch this epic show throughout the Grapevine area, including Acorn Woods Park, the top floor of the Gaylord Texan, Horseshoe Trails Park Oak Grove Park, the Oak Grove baseball and softball fields, Katie’s Woods Park, Lakeview Park, Snakey Lane, Rockledge Park and plenty more. This event is free to the public, though some private businesses may be charging parking fees. (more…)

How Can Restorative Dentistry Help You?

How Can Restorative Dentistry Help You?Are you worried that the discomfort you’ve been experiencing, particularly during meals, could be due to an undiagnosed dental issue, like a cavity? If so, what has you most concerned? Is it fear that treatment will be uncomfortable, or that the restoration will be easily spotted, and therefore embarrassing. In either case, there is great news. Modern dental restorations, like fillings and crowns, are designed to feel and look natural. So if you want to enjoy renewed comfort, as well as confidence in your smile, then you should talk to your dentist about how restorative dentistry could be precisely what your smile needs. (more…)

Why Sugar Is Such a Big Deal to Your Smile

Why Sugar Is Such a Big Deal to Your SmileEver wondered why dentists are always making such a big fuss about sugar? You might even know that sugar is linked to cavities, but feel confused about why that is. Well, the plaque bacteria in the mouth rely on sugar to create energy. Therefore, the more sugar you are eating or drinking on a regular basis, the more likely you are to suffer from cavities, gum disease and other dental problems, which are caused by acidic plaque buildup. To protect your smile, being mindful of your diet can certainly help. While that should include limiting the obvious sweets, it also means paying close attention to how much sugar is added to less obvious foods and drinks as well. (more…)