Archive for the ‘ Dental Health ’ Category

Fluoride For Your Family’s Smiles

Fluoride is one of the best ways to keep teeth strong, healthy, and protected against decay. But what is fluoride? Who needs it? How much do they need? We know you have questions, but don’t worry… the team at our dental office in Richardson is here to answer them.  What Is Fluoride? Tooth decay is […]

Which is The Right Floss For You?

It’s not uncommon to hear your dentist in Richardson talk about the importance of flossing. In fact, flossing is a crucial part of any proper oral hygiene routine. This simple act helps remove bacteria and food particles that brushing alone just can’t touch, and helps reduce the risk of cavities. But there are many different […]

Pregnancy & Dental Care: Is it Still Safe?

To all of the expectant mothers out there, both current and potential patients, everyone at our Richardson dental office wants to say, “Congratulations!” Whether you’re a new parent experiencing every special moment for the very first time, or a seasoned parental pro who knows exactly how this all goes, it’s essential not to put off […]

How Does Oral Health Affect Heart Health?

February marks the beginning of a month-long dedication to heart health. It’s officially known as American Heart Month, and its purpose is to raise awareness of the risks associated with heart disease. Many people know that things like smoking and a poor diet can cause troubles with the heart, but at our dental office in […]

Can Dental Problems Be Linked to Vitamin Deficiencies?

We are well into winter, and that typically means we spend less time soaking up the sun, and in turn, our bodies get less vitamin D. While there’s a well-known link between overall health and even happiness and vitamin D, it may surprise you learn that there’s also a strong correlation between a lack of […]

The End Is Near….

Of the insurance year, that is! Greetings from the Office of Dr. Jack Bodie! It’s that time of year again when folks with medical and dental insurance start thinking about how they should minimize their out-of-pocket expenses and maximize insurance benefits! It’s really unbelievable how many people let the end of the year go by, […]

Less Drilling Feels Great!!!

  There has been a great deal of discussion, research and controversy in dental circles over the last few decades regarding the conservation of natural tooth structure during the performance of many routine dental procedures such as fillings, crowns, veneers and other restorative procedures. The dentistry taught in most dental schools during the 1970’s, 1980’s […]

WHY I’M NOT AN INSURANCE DENTIST!

  Greetings from the Office of Dr. Jack Bodie! We are asked daily if accept this insurance or that insurance. Our answer is always an emphatic “Yes, we accept any insurance that will pay us!” And we think having dental insurance is fantastic! Who wouldn’t want help paying their dental bills? So what are some […]

BENEFITS OF BIOMIMETIC DENTISTRY!

Greetings from the Office of Dr. Jack Bodie! One of the benefits that come from advanced post-graduate education in Biomimetic Dentistry is instruction in why certain dental materials perform better and how to use these materials. The goal of Biomimetic Dentistry is for our work to resemble the natural properties of your actual tooth to […]

The Right Dentist

  Greetings from the office of Dr. Jack Bodie! Finding the right dentist seems to be a difficult thing for many patients these days. Our office is continuously contacted by patients that have either been to dentist after dentist, or haven’t been to a dentist at all for many years. Let’s look at some of […]