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How to Strengthen Your Tooth Enamel
05/07/2018
Your enamel makes up the outer layer of your teeth, and there’s a reason that it's the strongest and most durable part of your body. Underneath that enamel is a collection of nerves and tissue that connect your teeth to the rest of your body. Unfortunately, that enamel is not indestructible, as acid created from bacteria and plaque that build up on your teeth will eat away at it, exposing the sensitive layers underneath. Once that bacteria gets past your enamel, it can spread much further than just your teeth, increasing your risk of general infection and heart disease. To prevent all of that bad stuff from happening, your best option is to keep your enamel strong and healthy. To make sure that you’re buffing up that first line of defense against tooth decay, here are some ways that you can strengthen your tooth enamel.
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Foods That Brighten Your Teeth
03/05/2018
At the office of Dr. Tom B. Styles, DDS, we proudly provide top-quality dental care to patients throughout the San Antonio, TX area. As a leading multispecialty dentist, our mission is to help our patients achieve a healthy, beautiful smile – and in addition to restorative treatments like dental implants, we also offer cosmetic services like teeth whitening to improve the aesthetics of your smile. While teeth whitening is one of the fastest and most effective ways to improve your smile, there's plenty you can do on your own, as well. In fact, even your diet can affect the appearance of your smile – and these eating these four foods can help to naturally brighten your tooth enamel.
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What To Do When Your Child Loses A Tooth
02/28/2018
As your child continues to grow, you can expect them to lose a few baby teeth, but losing a permanent tooth can be a little bit more nerve-wracking for a parent. To make sure you’re prepared with the know-how for whenever your child loses a tooth, your local San Antonio dental experts here at the office of Dr. Tom B. Styles has put together this quick guide on what to do. Also, to make sure that your kids grow up with a healthy, radiant smile, make sure they come to our office for their regular pediatric dental appointments!
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Overcoming Dental Phobia
01/11/2018
We understand that many patients – both children and adults – can be completely scared of the dentist. If this describes you, you’re not alone! However, if you decide to cope with this fear by avoiding the dentist, you’re only going to cause your dental condition to deteriorate. It's important to see your dentist at least twice a year, which is why we’ve given you a few tips on overcoming dental fear and dental phobia.
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10 Things Your Should Ask Your Dentist
11/17/2017
We'll be using this blog to help you understand more about what it takes to maintain great dental health, providing information about our practice, the treatments we offer, and how you can take better care of your teeth. To start off our new blog, we wanted to cover 10 crucial questions to ask your dentist.
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