Henry Campbell, DDS Blog
April 5, 2018
Cancer kills millions of people around the world each year, and although relatively few of those deaths result from oral cancer, that doesn’t mean we’re free to ignore this disease. In fact, April is the official Oral Cancer Awareness Month. That’s why we’re reminding you about some of the facts surrounding this devastating condition. Hopefully, we can motivate you to head to your dentist to get an oral cancer screening in Carrollton!
March 12, 2018
You’ve worked all your life and now you’ve made it to your golden years. Thus, you’ve earned the right to enjoy the fruits of your labor. Unfortunately, there is a present hindrance to your ability to enjoy life – your missing teeth. It’s so ironic that now that you have more time to “smell the roses,” you have this roadblock that hinders the natural function of your teeth, which includes your ability to eat the foods you love, speak clearly and feel confident in your appearance. But don’t despair because your dentist can rectify the problem with dental implants in Carrollton. Read on to learn how this procedure works.
February 5, 2018
Did you know that many people don’t know often they should be brushing their teeth? Even if people do brush, they usually aren’t brushing enough times a day or for long enough. Some people only brush during the week while others only brush 3 to 4 times a week. This is a great concern to your dentist in Carrollton. If you aren’t brushing for long enough or enough times a day, your chances of needing restorative care go up significantly. Tooth enamel can dissolve permanently and once gum disease has advanced far enough, it cannot be cured, only treated and managed.
January 20, 2018
Dental implants in Carrollton offer a host of benefits: they last a long time, they look natural, and they are tough enough to stand up to all your favorite foods. They may even help to preserve your jawbone. But what’s behind all the hype around dental implants? Let’s take a moment to consider a few important things you should be aware of before you give this procedure the green light.
December 19, 2017
As you go about your day, you may notice something different about your oral health, such as bleeding gums or tooth sensitivity. Since there may not be obvious signs of an issue or significant pain, you may be tempted to ignore the problem until your next appointment with your dentist in Carrollton; however, any change to your mouth indicates a larger issue that is brewing beneath the surface. If you delay dental care, it could lead to serious complications with your teeth and gums.
November 16, 2017
With the end of the year approaching, you may be surrounded by sweets that can negatively affect your smile. It’s hard to resist candy canes, pumpkin pies, and even sweet eggnog, but your dentist highly recommends thinking about what you eat and drink before you do so.
Why? You’re increasing your chances of developing tooth decay and cavities. In fact, you might already have a cavity if you experience any of these symptoms. Learn more from your dentist in Carrollton here.
October 19, 2017
Texas A&M College of Dentistry will soon have a new clinic and education building in Dallas. According to an article on the website of the American Dental Association, the “157,756-square-foot, nine story building will serve as a patient-centered clinical facility for Texas A&M dentistry students, featuring nearly 300 dental chair stations, advanced technology, specialized clinics, classrooms and study spaces.”
September 11, 2017
How often have you visited the dentist and bent the truth a little bit regarding your oral hygiene habits? You have probably lied about how often you brush and floss. While your dentist may not have said anything, chances are they can tell that you are not fully being honest. You see, when you do not practice proper oral hygiene, plaque accumulates on the teeth. Although you may only think that it indicates poor brushing and flossing habits, much can be learned through the accumulation on your teeth.
August 5, 2017
You probably know that Alzheimer’s is a disease that causes memory loss and the loss of other important mental functions. But did you know it’s the sixth leading cause of death in the US? Or that there’s a link between long-term gum disease and Alzheimer’s? That’s true, report a team of Taiwanese researchers in a recent issue of Alzheimer’s Research and Therapy. Keep reading to learn more on the study and its impact from your dentist in Carrollton.
July 5, 2017
Has your bright smile started to lose its luster? If so, you are not alone. Tooth discoloration is a common complaint that often impacts your self-esteem. To reverse the appearance of stains, you have probably considered whitening treatments, but are they safe for your teeth? As a dentist for teeth whitening in Carrollton, Dr. Henry A. Campbell understands your concern. These treatments are safe and effective; however, there are times when it may not be recommended, such as if you have gum disease or severely worn enamel.