Dental Emergencies

Emergencies are stressful, traumatic, often painful, and scary for everyone involved – no matter how old or young you are. Dental emergencies are no exception to any of these characteristic. As with all emergency situations, having prior knowledge for how to... Read More

Caring For Your Toothbrush

One of the most important tools that you have in your home is probably one of the most overlooked tools. Your toothbrush is a tool that was designed to clean your teeth and gum line; however, if this tool is not clean, it cannot do a very good job keeping your mouth... Read More

Your Diet and Your Teeth

“You are what you eat.”“Once on the lips forever on the hips.”“An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Most people associate managing their weight with these statements – however, if you really look at them you will notice a common thread: eating foods. All... Read More

Is Mouthwash Necessary?

There are many things that can benefit your oral health, but if you want to understand the necessary steps to proper oral health you need only know three things: floss daily, brush at least twice a day, and visit your dentist for regular cleanings and checkups. But... Read More

Your Child’s First Dental Appointment

Parents are often surprised – shocked even – to learn that their child should visit the dentist by the time s/he reaches one year of age. Children rarely have even a handful of teeth at this age, so why is it so important? The American Dental Association (... Read More

Dental Sealants

If there was an easy way to protect your teeth from cavities, would you be interested? Well, there is! Dental sealants were created to protect the molars to easily seal out bacteria in order to prevent cavities. This easy and pain free dental procedure is available at... Read More

Tooth Restorations

Most people go throughout their days, week to week, month to month, even year to year taking their teeth for granted. However, if you stop to think about just how important your teeth are to you, you will realize how much you truly need them. You use your teeth to eat... Read More

Halloween Candy Buyback Program

Money or candy? That’s a tough decision for many kids. However, with Americans buying nearly 600 million pounds of candy each year for Halloween, there are plenty of leftover treats to share. For the second year, South Texas Dental collected unopened Halloween candy to... Read More
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