Brushing Your Teeth with a Whitening Toothpaste to Maintain Your White Smile

If your smile has been dulled and stained by dark foods and beverages, tobacco use, or the effects of age, you might be left feeling self-conscious in social situations. This leads many people to contact Dr. to explore their options for a brighter, whiter smile. Regardless of the degree of staining, you should always consult… Read more »

Understanding the Aspects of an Effective Oral Hygiene Routine

Maintaining an effective daily oral hygiene routine is one of the important key factors to maintaining good oral health. The American Dental Association and Dr. offer up these key insights for you to incorporate into your personal daily oral hygiene routine. The first factor is the quality of the oral hygiene products you use. You… Read more »

Our Dental Veneers Can Improve the Appearance of Your Smile

At Royse City Dental Care, our skilled dentists, Dr. Hutchison, Dr. Gabrielsen, and Dr. Craig are happy to be able to offer porcelain and resin dental veneers for our patients in Royse City, Texas, and the surrounding areas. Dental veneers are a quick, pleasing and safe fix for front teeth that are less attractive than you… Read more »

How to Know if You Should get Dental Implants

As you may know, a dental implant is a treatment designed to replace a lost tooth—but do you ever wonder if you’re a good candidate? If you have, there are a few things you should know. Dental implants are designed to look and feel like a natural tooth. Sadly, if you’re missing a tooth you… Read more »

Why You Should Rinse with Mouthwash

ADA-approved toothpaste and floss are great at removing plaque from your teeth and gums, but they don’t always reach the level of cleanliness that your mouth needs to stay healthy. Incorporating mouthwash into your routine will kill any leftover bacteria and leave your mouth feeling fresh. Mouthwash contains the following basic components: water, alcohol, cleaning… Read more »

What If There Are Problems with the Salivary Glands?

A healthy smiles begins with the health of your oral tissues, including the healthy functioning of your salivary glands. Believe it or not, saliva is an essential part of your healthy smile. This clear liquid, made mostly of water mixed with mucus, glycoproteins, electrolytes, enzymes and antibacterial compounds, travels through tubes in the mouth from… Read more »

A Fractured Tooth can be Restored with a Crown

The microscopic mineral crystals of tooth enamel make it very strong. However, it’s not unheard of for something like a hard fall or a blow to the face to cause cracks chips, or fractures in tooth enamel. If you feel pain inside the tooth, the damage might extend deep into the internal structures. Sometimes the… Read more »

The Types and Functions of Teeth

You’ve cared for your teeth for years, but how much do you know about them? For example, are you able to name the four different types of teeth? Similarly, do you know what function each of the different teeth serve? Finally, do you know exactly what the structure of the tooth itself is? Generally, every… Read more »

How Gum Disease Impacts You

Gum disease happens when the gum tissue surrounding your pearly whites pull back from the tooth and exposing the tooth and tooth roots. As this occurs, gaps begin to form between the teeth and the gum line, allowing the buildup of harmful plaque-causing bacteria in these “pockets”. As this plaque hardens, it can cause long-term… Read more »

Is Your Mouth Burning?

If you’ve ever felt like your tongue is on fire, you could be dealing with burning mouth syndrome. You may have to deal with discomfort in the morning, all day, or sporadic pain. Burning mouth syndrome—also known as burning tongue syndrome—can cause a burning sensation in your gums, lips, throat, or mouth. Many patients also… Read more »