Alamo Springs Dental Blog

3 Natural Ways to Prevent Cavities

October 11, 2020

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an up-close image of a woman pointing to her smile

While you can expect your dentist in Alamo Ranch to recommend preventive treatments (i.e. dental checkups and cleanings, fluoride treatment, dental sealants) to combat tooth decay and gum disease, you’ll be pleased to know there are more natural ways of accomplishing a cavity-free smile, too. The following article explains three unique remedies you can use at home to prevent this common problem as well as what to do if a cavity already exists.


Can I Expect Natural Results with Dermal Fillers?

September 20, 2020

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a person receiving a dermal filler injection near their eye

There are two types of fine lines and wrinkles: those that move when creating facial expressions and those that remain in place, sunken into the skin. If you are living with the latter, you may inquire about a solution that can remedy these age-defining areas without causing your face to appear “fake” or “overdone.” Fortunately, dermal filler results in Alamo Ranch are natural, giving you a healthier aesthetic that turns back the clock with ease. Read on to learn more about dermal fillers and what you can expect to see when finished with treatment.


From Toddler to Teen: How Your Child’s Dental Habits Change with Age

July 15, 2020

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a little girl wearing a green robe and brushing her teeth in the bathroom

In what will seem like no time at all, your child will morph from a toddler and into a teenager. While many physical, emotional, and mental changes will occur, so will their habits, more specifically, their brushing, flossing, and rinsing routine. It might appear as if they don’t need to change how they care for their teeth but as soon as those baby teeth fall out and are replaced with permanent, adult teeth, the game changes. Hear from a dentist in Alamo Ranch who can explain what changes will likely occur with each developmental stage your child enters and what you can do to help them along the way.


A Dentist Answers 5 Common Concerns of Patients Most At-Risk for COVID-19

July 7, 2020

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an elderly woman wearing a red sweater and staring out the window with her mask on

Are you preparing to see your dentist in Alamo Ranch? Do you worry because you are considered “at-risk” that you might contract a harmful virus that could cause you to become ill? Will you be okay if you postpone your dental checkup and cleaning another few months? You are not alone in wondering about your health when leaving the house. This is why your dentist is going above and beyond to not only provide a safe and secure environment for all patients, but they are also taking the time to address the common concerns of individuals most at-risk for contracting COVID-19. Read on to find out what your dental professional has to say.


5 Ways Your Dentist is Keeping Your Health and Safety in Mind

June 13, 2020

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a female dentist wearing gloves, a face mask, and protective eyewear before a patient arrives

Are you ready to see your dentist in Alamo Ranch for a regular checkup but are still worried about the cleanliness of their office? You’re not alone in your thinking; however, your dental team doesn’t want this concern to keep you from getting the care you need. But how can you know it’s safe? To offer you reassurance and better peace of mind, here are 5 ways your dentist is preparing your upcoming visit.


How to Support Equality While Living in San Antonio

June 8, 2020

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a couple standing behind a bakery counter holding a sign that reads “OPEN”

As if the last few months have not been difficult enough with COVID-19 spreading rapidly throughout the world, the recent events surrounding racial injustice are causing people all over the globe to rise and stand in solidarity with the black community. With protests occurring in cities throughout the United States, many individuals are wondering how else they can show they care. A recent article in San Antonio Magazine shared a list of black-owned businesses to support in San Antonio, one of which is your very own Alamo Springs Dental! If you’re interested in spending your money at other minority-owned establishments, here are a few to consider.  


Why Should I Rinse My Mouth Before My Dental Appointment?

May 3, 2020

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a person pouring mouthwash into a cup in preparation for rinsing

Brushing and flossing are great ways to minimize harmful bacteria within your mouth, but did you know that rinsing with an antimicrobial mouthwash also has many great benefits? Whether you’re accustomed to using one of the many products on the market to flush out left-behind particles or you are new to the idea of rinsing out your mouth, your dentist in Alamo Ranch strongly recommends this step before arriving for your dental appointment. Spend some time reading the following article to learn how mouthwash can keep you and others safe amid the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.


4 Effective Ways to Maintain Good Oral Hygiene During COVID-19

April 3, 2020

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a young woman with dark hair standing in front of the bathroom mirror brushing her teeth

Whether you are practicing social distancing or undergoing self-quarantine, COVID-19 is certainly making life interesting for people throughout the world. Since you are likely staying at home more, and since most dental offices are closed and only seeing emergency patients, you may be thinking about your oral hygiene routine and ways to improve it. If you’re wondering how you can be keeping up with your dental hygiene during quarantine, check out these four helpful tips that will give you increased confidence in your ability to maintain a healthy smile.


Understanding Bruxism: 4 Dangers of Teeth Grinding

March 5, 2020

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a woman lying in bed clenching her teeth

Do you grind your teeth at night? When stressed, do you find yourself clenching and putting pressure on your jaw? These common habits are easy to form, yet hard to break. Also known as bruxism, millions of adults and children experience its negative effects, some of which are irreversible. Whether you or someone you love suffers from this particular dental problem, spend some time learning more about the dangers of teeth grinding and what you can do to achieve relief and save your smile.


Why You Should Start the Year Off Right with Dental Checkups and Screenings

January 3, 2020

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a woman smiling at her dentist

If you’re the kind of person who likes to start fresh each year, complete with a list of resolutions, why not start the year off right with dental checkups and screenings? Because the mouth and body are closely interconnected, keeping your teeth, gums, and overall oral health in optimal condition is vital to prevent additional health problems in the future. If you’re ready to take charge and commit to improving your smile and well-being, read on to learn why regular checkups and screenings are so important.

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