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Vanderbrook Family Dentistry Blog

Got a Stubborn Canker Sore? Your Dentist Can Help You Relieve Them

April 4, 2018

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A lip with canker sores on it.

Have you ever wondered what those weird white bumps on your inner and outer lip are? They seem to appear out of nowhere, but when you have them, they get in the way of completing the most basic tasks comfortably. Tasks like chewing and even speaking can be negatively affected if you have a canker sore. That’s why your dentist thought it would be worthwhile to explain what they are and how to treat the ones you have.

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What to Look for When Choosing a Dentist and Practice Near You

March 5, 2018

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A woman at her dental visit.At first glance, you’d think choosing a dentist would only mean searching for the closest one. However, the one that’s close by may not have the ability to provide the level or variety of care that you and your family deserves. The more time you invest in learning about your new dentist and about their practice, the more equipped you’ll be to make the right decision the first time.

When choosing your dentist, you’ll need to focus on your family’s needs, the dentist’s qualifications, and the values they portray on a regular basis. Keep reading to learn more about the process!

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February Is the Perfect Time to See Your Family Dentist

February 2, 2018

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girl at dentistFebruary is National Children’s Dental Health Month! It’s the time of year when parents are encouraged to pay special attention to their children’s pearly whites, focusing on promoting good habits that will last a lifetime. Would you like to get into the spirit of this special and important annual observance? Your family dentist offers a few tips that will benefit the smiles of every member of your household.

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Make Visits with Your Dentist Part of Your New Year Resolutions

January 16, 2018

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A smiling woman.As we jump right into the new year, it can be easy to get caught up on a specific resolution. Whether it’s exercising more or trying to eat healthier, you want to make sure you commit. A great way to improve your overall health is to keep your oral care habits in check.

One of the parts of oral care you may have forgotten is regular visits to your dentist. Learn why checkups and cleanings are key to keeping your mouth healthy.

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Do Your Gums Bleed? Call Your Dentist Right Away!

December 22, 2017

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Woman brushing her teethWhen rinsing your mouth after you have brushed your teeth, do you notice blood-tinged spit in the sink? If you are like most people, you probably do not put much thought into it. You believe that you were probably brushing too hard; however, this is rarely the case. In fact, it is a red flag that indicates a larger underlying issue—gum disease. Bleeding gums is often the first sign of an infection that can negatively impact your oral and overall health. At the first sign of blood, it is important to schedule an appointment with your dentist to fix it before it becomes a major problem.
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Flossing Is Important! Your Dentist Tells You How to Do It Properly

November 7, 2017

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close-up of flossingYour dentist in Dallas, and the dental hygienists at the office, probably remind you to floss every time you go in for a checkup. Yet, cleaning between your teeth may not yet be a part of your regular routine. You may find that flossing is uncomfortable, or you might just forget to do it every day. Your dentist is here to explain why flossing is so important and how you can get the greatest benefit from it. Maybe you’ll finally have the motivation you need to integrate flossing into your everyday life.

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Dentist Reveals 10 Mysterious Reasons for Tooth Sensitivity

October 31, 2017

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dental checkup It can be hard to get a room full of people to agree on a single subject, but we think that almost everyone can agree that it’s not a pleasant feeling to have sensitive teeth. Twinging dental pain could be caused from a variety of sources. Your dentist is here to unveil the hidden causes of tooth sensitivity.

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4 Types of Teeth Explained by Your Helpful Dentist

September 5, 2017

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woman getting teeth cleanedYour mouth is an intricate puzzle that fits and works together perfectly. It’s especially important to keep your permanent adult teeth healthy, clean, and strong so that they can fully perform each of their functions.

To understand why excellent dental hygiene is critical to maintaining a strong smile, your dentist thought it would be helpful to review 4 types of teeth we all have in our mouths and each of their roles.

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What are Porcelain Veneers & Can They Help Me?

August 23, 2017

Woman with beautiful smile after porcelain veneersVeneers are thin sheaths of dental grade porcelain used to correct and conceal cosmetic smile flaws. Like any dental treatment, they’re not right for everyone. If you’re looking to transform damaged, flawed teeth into a picture-perfect smile, schedule a cosmetic dentistry consultation with a dentist to learn more about porcelain veneers and other services that can help you achieve your goals.

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Nervous About Seeing the Dentist? Your Dentist in Lakewood Dallas Has Solutions

July 11, 2017

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Your dentist in Lakewood Dallas has solutions for patients who are fearful about dentistry.Does going to the dentist cause knots of anxiety in your stomach? How about just thinking about a dental appointment? Unfortunately, this is the reality for many people, and dental fear keeps a lot of folks away from the dentist and much needed care for their teeth. Dr. Drew Vanderbrook wants you to know there are solutions to help you get the dentistry you deserve, and also help you feel at ease during your treatment. Your dentist in Lakewood Dallas discusses your options for dental sedation.

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