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Canyon Creek Family Dentistry Blog

Why Do I Have a Bitter Taste in My Mouth?

April 20, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — canyoncreekfamilydentistry @ 1:55 pm
person wondering why there’s a bitter taste in their mouth

If you’re experiencing a constant bitter taste in your mouth, you’re not alone. Many people suffer from this frustrating and uncomfortable symptom, which can be caused by a variety of factors. While it may seem like a minor issue at first, a persistent bitter taste can greatly affect your quality of life and may be a sign of an underlying health problem. In this blog, we’ll explore the common causes of a bitter taste in the mouth, what it could mean, and what steps you can take to address it.


Why Is My Lower Denture Slipping Out of Place?

March 2, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — canyoncreekfamilydentistry @ 10:08 pm
a person holding dentures

Dentures are a tried-and-true solution for replacing missing teeth, and the prosthetics have helped countless patients restore the lost beauty and functionality of their smiles. But unfortunately, some patients struggle with dentures that stubbornly refuse to stay in place, particularly lower dentures. But what causes this to happen, and what possible solutions exist? Keep reading below to learn more.


Apple Cider Vinegar: Is It Bad for Your Smile?

February 15, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — canyoncreekfamilydentistry @ 9:58 pm

For centuries, apple cider vinegar has been touted by thousands as a popular home remedy used for cooking and medicine. Many people claim it helps with several health issues, including high cholesterol, blood sugar levels, obesity, and high blood pressure. But despite its many benefits, apple cider vinegar can harm your pearly whites if you’re not careful. Read on to learn about the oral health risks of this acidic substance and how you can use it as safely as possible.


The Effects of Tooth Loss on Face Shape

January 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — canyoncreekfamilydentistry @ 12:16 pm
A close-up of a man with missing teeth

You may think tooth loss’ initial effects are bad enough. After all, such things include increased difficulty with eating, speaking, and even smiling. However, did you know losing teeth also changes face shape? Indeed, the change makes you seem older if not treated quickly. Still, you could always get dental implants to solve that problem. Here is a summary from your dentist of how missing teeth can harm your facial shape.


3 Smile-Friendly Stocking Stuffer Ideas!

December 2, 2022

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stockings stuffed with presents

It’s that magical time of the year! Family festivities, delicious meals, and exchanging presents are abundant during the holiday season. As you make your list of gifts to buy for your loved ones, you can include ones that benefit their oral health. Read on for three stocking stuffer gifts that are sure to bring healthy smiles all year round.


How to Maximize Your Thanksgiving Experience with Dental Implants

November 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — canyoncreekfamilydentistry @ 1:42 am
mature man celebrating thanksgiving with family

If you suffer from tooth loss, you are probably used to “dealing” with it, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Tooth loss can affect your ability to chew and speak, not to mention the health issues it can cause. Fortunately, there are tooth replacement options to choose from and none of them can match the change to your quality of life that dental implants can offer. This Thanksgiving, don’t worry about coming up with an excuse for why you won’t be having a plate in front of everyone. Dental implants will enable you to eat what everyone else is having and talk clearly while you’re doing it. Well, don’t talk with your mouth full, but you get the idea. Keep reading to learn about eating with dental implants in Richardson to enhance your Thanksgiving and the many years to follow.


4 “Spooktacular” Tips for Avoiding Oral Health Issues

October 12, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — canyoncreekfamilydentistry @ 5:12 pm
children following Halloween oral health tips in Richardson

Halloween is just around the corner! Are you and your child ecstatic to pick out costumes and go trick-or-treating? Other than putting up creepy decorations and watching scary movies, you’ll likely also be excited to stockpile all your favorite candies. Although these sweet treats make this holiday fun, they can also make your teeth vulnerable to dental issues, like cavities. Read on to learn four Halloween oral health tips to help you and your little one preserve your pearly whites!


Should You Get SureSmile or Invisalign Aligners?

September 15, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — canyoncreekfamilydentistry @ 10:26 am
Close-up of Invisalign clear aligners

So, let’s say you’ve settled on getting clear aligners in Richardson. That’s a great choice! Unlike metal braces, aligning trays are discrete and only need a year to work. Even so, you may struggle with whether SureSmile or Invisalign is the better option. After all, just how do they differ from one another? Well, your local dentist is here with an answer. Here’s a comparison of SureSmile and Invisalign that’ll help you decide which is right for you.


How Can I Meet My 22-Hour Invisalign Wear Time?

August 18, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — canyoncreekfamilydentistry @ 2:18 pm
Close-up of a person holding an Invisalign tray

As you might know, Invisalign clear aligners are removable. In other words, you can (and should) take them out of your mouth for meals and teeth-cleaning. However, that doesn’t mean you can just wear your trays when you feel like it. They should stay on your teeth for 22 hours daily for your treatment to work. This number might sound high, but you can reach it with the proper habits. Read on to learn some Invisalign wear time tips from your dentist in Richardson.


What You Need to Know About Invisalign Treatment

August 10, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — canyoncreekfamilydentistry @ 10:16 pm
A man wondering about his Invisalign questions

So, let’s say you’re considering Invisalign as a way to straighten your teeth. You’ve heard it’s a safe procedure and offers quality results. However, you don’t know much about it beyond these two things. Furthermore, you’re not sure how to learn the essential facts. Where should you start? Well, your Richardson dentist is here to lend a helping hand. Here are the answers to three crucial Invisalign questions that’ll give you a sense of how treatment works.

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