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July 18, 2018
Summer family fun in Fort Worth Fort Worth is a great city and spending the summer right here in town is just as awesome even when the temperature reaches a hundred degrees. A great way to cool off here is spending some time drenching wet in water! The Safari Splash is a 14000 square foot water park that has 4 slides, a water dump area, and...
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July 12, 2018
All About the Tongue The tongue is a necessary muscle that helps by providing taste buds to the mouth and contributing to speech when it moves. The tongue should be cleaned daily for it to provide taste adequately and prevent halitosis (mouth odor). The tongue can serve as an indicator of wellness. A redded tongue may be due to iron deficiency (anemia), niacin deficiency, or scarlet fever. A...
June 25, 2018
Why do my teeth look short? Teeth come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Some people have a full smile with longer and wider teeth filling up their smile corridor. And many people have short and narrow teeth also. Functionally, all shapes and forms of teeth can be very healthy and not related to any dental problems. Cosmetically, people with smaller teeth may desire to close the spaces around...
June 20, 2018
Yoga and your smiles Ever sit through a yoga class and just feel the effects it has on your overall body, how it tones your muscles, clears your mind, strengthens your bones and immune system over time? With its many beneficial factors on the overall body, it shouldn’t be to anyone’s surprise that yoga improves your oral health as well. Stress is known to cause havoc on the body, from the cardiovascular system to your...
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June 14, 2018
First Adult Dental VisitThere are many comedies with funny scenes that take place in a dental office and commercials that show a white coat professional sitting next to a person with their mouth open. We all have a picture in mind of what our dental visit will be like. Some scary, others pleasant, and nice. A dental visit can be a comfortable and smooth process if all or most of our expectations are communicated...
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June 13, 2018
How contagious is Smiling? Ever wake up on the wrong side of bed or just started your morning off all wrong? Some of us have woken up late by missing the alarm clock, ran down the stairs to just slip and spill coffee on our favorite shirt; and only to make matters worse, there is traffic on the way to work. We all have those mornings. We sometimes call them a case of the Mondays; but did you know...
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May 30, 2018
Healthy Eating New Year, new me… a common phrase that people say every year in the hopes of becoming not only a better person, but a healthier person. Being a healthy person requires not only physical activity at the gym, but a healthy diet as well. Having a balanced diet and a consistent...
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May 21, 2018
Does Iodine prevent cavities?Fluoride has been used over the years for caries prevention in the dental office and outside the dental office. Most water is fluoridated in the United States, as well as toothpastes and mouth rinses, which have a small percentage of fluoride. It has been one of...
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May 18, 2018
Benefits of Yoga Upward facing dog, downward facing dog, child’s pose, and more. If you’re not familiar with the practice of yoga, all these terms may sound new to you. Over decades, yoga has influenced many regions of the world and many cultures to explore this popular practice. Contrary to...
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May 16, 2018
Do I need to take antibiotics before my dental appointment?In the past, people who had a history of joint replacement and a number of other systemic conditions were given antibiotics. But with the rise of antibiotic resistance, health care providers and researchers have had the opportunity to take a closer look at the potential benefits and risks of taking antibiotics before a routine dental visit. In...

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