Archive for the ‘ Gum Disease ’ Category
3 Reasons to See Your Dentist During Cancer Treatment
Getting a cancer diagnosis can be understandably scary, and some cancer treatments can cause some unwanted and unpleasant side effects throughout your body. Your mouth is no exception. While we understand that seeing your dentist in Richardson may not be at the top of your to-do list, especially if you’re preparing to begin cancer treatment, […]
Why Do Our Teeth Fall Out?
There’s a myth out there that says we’re almost guaranteed to lose some of our teeth as we get older. But a study by the American Dental Association says otherwise. In fact, more adults are keeping more of their natural teeth longer now than ever before. But that doesn’t ultimately mean that we’re all safe […]
Can You Fix Receding Gums?
Have you ever wondered why your teeth are extra sensitive, especially when drinking something cold or even when you touch your teeth? There’s a chance that you may have receding gums. If left untreated, gum recession can cause even more sensitivity, an increase in tooth decay, and tooth loss. To make matters worse, once gum […]
Bad Breath Remedies
Bad breath is an incredibly common concern for many Americans. In fact, according to Medical News Today, bad breath affects an estimated 25% of the population. Even though there are various things that can cause bad breath, there are a few that concern your dentist in Richardson. The truth is, several causes of bad breath […]
The Surprising Connection Between Gum Disease & Heart Disease
Every February, we celebrate Heart Health Month to raise awareness of how we can both evaluate our risk for heart disease as well as what we can do to reduce that risk. While it may seem out of character to hear your dentist in Richardson talk about heart health, the truth is, there is a […]
The Importance of Healthy Gums
Often we think of a healthy mouth as straight, white teeth. But the truth is, a healthy mouth goes beyond our smiles. Our gums are easily overlooked when it comes to talking about our oral health. However, our gums are crucial to not only our mouths but to our overall health. At our dental office […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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