The Softball Behaviors to Avoid if You Want a Healthy Smile

Our dentist, Dr. Bart Deering, wants you to have a strong and healthy smile. If you are a softball player, there are things involved in the sport that can negatively affect your oral health. If you’re not careful, your teeth and gums can suffer the consequences. Our dentist encourages you to avoid those behaviors as much as possible so you... read more »

Why Enamel Erosion May Be Happening in Your Smile

The strongest material in your body, tooth enamel, is also vulnerable to erosion from the damaging effects of acid in the mouth. If tooth erosion is not addressed, it can pave the way for oral bacteria and dental plaque to pass through the layers of your teeth through tiny holes created by the acid. Decay sets in the bonelike dentin... read more »

Maintaining a Healthy Smile When You Are Diabetic

If you are managing diabetes, you don't need to add oral health issues to your day to day care. And yet, maintaining healthy teeth, gums, and mouth is important for your overall health too. Today, our dentist, Dr. Bart Deering, and dental team are pleased to help you best care for your oral health with less stress and provide you with... read more »

What Might Be Causing Your Tooth to Hurt

No one likes a toothache and for good reason. The pain that arises is difficult to ignore and can interfere with your day to day function. Dr. Bart Deering and our team would like to help you find the relief you deserve, so let's take a look at what might be causing your tooth to hurt. One possible cause for a toothache... read more »

How a Tongue Scraper Can Benefit Your Oral Health

Because the mouth contains millions of bacteria which can promote tooth decay and gum disease, it is a good idea to remove this residue daily as part of your oral hygiene routine. Of course, brushing and flossing work for removing bacterial plaque on the teeth and around the gumline, but your tongue can also harbor bacteria. This means cleaning away... read more »

The Oral Hygiene Tools to Take While Traveling

Spring is here, which means travel and vacation season is quickly approaching. Yay! When you’re taking your trips, it’s important to remember to take good care of your smile. However, that’s only possible if you have the right oral hygiene tools in your suitcase. So, to help you pack for your smile, Dr. Bart Deering and our dental team have... read more »

The Steps Involved in the Bonding Process

Dental bonding in Garland, Texas, can help you in many ways. In fact, it can repair decayed teeth, improve the appearance of discolored teeth, make teeth look longer, close gaps between teeth, change the shape of your teeth, and much more. With the help of dental bonding, you can have the improved oral health and enhanced smile you’re looking for.... read more »

The Things to Consider Before Whitening Your Teeth

If you are tired of your dull, yellow smile and you’re interested in a whitening treatment, then our Bart Deering DDS team strongly encourages you to consider a few things before making a decision. Some things we recommend thinking about include: What does your dentist say? Sometimes severe enamel stains can’t be corrected with a teeth-whitening treatment. So, if this... read more »