Jack Bodie, DDS

Cough Medicine & Oral Health

Everyone knows how miserable the common cold can be. When we come down with a case of the sniffles or an annoying cough, we’re willing to do almost anything to make it stop. While medications to treat the symptoms of a cold can help suppress a cough or ease a stuffy nose, your dentist in […]

Let’s Talk About Lip Biting

Many people repeatedly bite their lip (or cheeks or tongue) as a way to deal with nerves or stress. It’s a habit that some may find relieving, although sometimes also painful. However, to your dentist in Richardson, constant biting of the soft tissues in the mouth can certainly raise some concern. Let’s take a closer […]

5 Foods That Can Whiten Your Teeth

Everyone knows that things like coffee, tea, and red wine can take your pearly whites and make them appear dull, stained, or discolored. But your dentist in Richardson wants you to know that there are also foods that can do the opposite and actually make your teeth whiter.  Dairy Foods that fall within the dairy […]

The Trouble With Crooked Teeth

Crooked or overcrowded teeth are incredibly common across people of all ages. Some of these people may feel self-conscious about their crooked grin, while others can feel a greater sense of individuality. But either way, your dentist in Richardson wants those with crooked teeth to know and understand that there are risks that often go […]

How to Quit Smoking

The Great American Smokeout, hosted on the third Thursday each November, strives to bring awareness to how quitting smoking can improve overall health. This is certainly something our dental office in Richardson can get behind since smoking directly affects oral health, too. Even though quitting smoking may be one of the hardest things for someone […]

Everyone Can Do These Three Things to Relax at the Dentist

Your dentist in Richardson knows how incredibly unnerving a trip to have your teeth checked or cleaned can be for some patients. If this sounds like you, it’s essential to know that you’re not alone. Besides the fact that millions of Americans struggle with anxiety about seeing the dentist, you’ve got an extended family at […]

The Top 3 Most Damaging Sports for Smiles

Your dentist in Richardson is all about patients getting exercise and engaging in sports. It’s good for your body, mind, and spirit. However, there are quite a few sports that put your smile in danger every time you suit up. Some sports, for various reasons, put your teeth at a higher risk for injury and […]