Is Your Mouth Sore Something Serious?

Categories: Oral Health
Grapevine Dentists And Your Mouth Sores

As a dentist, one of my roles is to help you take care of your mouth. Some of my patients have troubles with mouth sores, thus the topic of today’s post. If you have a mouth sore that lasts more than a week or two; it is critical to come in for an exam. Mouth […]

Find A Few Minutes To Floss

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Grapevine family dentistry

One common excuse often given by people who don’t floss is that the practice is difficult to fit into their daily schedule. If you’ve found this to be true, and feel like you are too busy to floss, here are some suggestions for when to fit this essential dental health habit into your day. The […]

Protect Teeth From Cracks

Categories: Oral Health
Grapevine cosmetic dental and adult braces

Ouch! No Grapevine dental patient wants the pain and inconvenience of a cracked tooth, so today in the Mason Cosmetic & Family Dentistry dental blog we are going to focus on how to avoid this preventable problem. The first thing to remember is that avoiding a cracked tooth is not rocket science; you should steer […]

Are Childhood Cavities Inevitable?

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child friendly dentist Grapevine

Parents who want their children to develop healthy habits know that they need to set the example. The “Do as I say, not as I do,” approach does not instill confidence in children. If we want our child to exercise, we should get off the couch ourselves. If we want our child to select an […]

The Future Of Tooth Decay In Grapevine

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The Future Of Tooth Decay In Grapevine

Dental patients may wonder what would happen if they didn’t seek quality dental care on a regular basis. The answer isn’t pretty. A common result of untreated cavities are abscesses. A tooth abscess is an infection near the root of the tooth or between the gum and the tooth. This collection of pus can be […]

Call Them What You Will, Just Keep Them Healthy

Categories: Oral Health
Grapevine Top Cosmetic dentist

Chompers. Pearly Whites. Dents. Gnashers. Grill. Here in Grapevine, Texas we have a lot of fun ways to refer to our teeth. And while you can switch up what you call them, you should never switch up a well-engrained oral health routine. Making time in your busy Colleyville or Southlake day to brush and floss […]

Tooth Brushing Basics For Healthy Smiles In Grapevine

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Grapevine Brushing & Flossing

Why should everyone in Grapevine brush at least twice a day? Let’s take a look at why this is so important. Brushing and flossing is the best way to prevent decay. Brushing with fluoride toothpaste and carefully flossing removes the food from our teeth and inhibits the build up of plaque. If we let food […]

Preventing Tooth Decay In Texas

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Preventing Tooth Decay in Texas

In Texas, tooth decay is one of the most common childhood problems, yet tooth decay also affects adults. Mason Cosmetic & Family Dentistry serves people from 35 to 65 years old to help fight tooth decay. Bacteria is a common cause of tooth decay. Bacteria live in your mouth and combine with plaque and acids […]

Cosmetic Dentistry: Gum Contouring

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Cosmetic Dentistry: Gum Contouring In Grapevine

If you are a regular visitor to our blog here at Mason Cosmetic & Family Dentistry, you have probably read many articles on cosmetic dentistry procedures. Scott Mason is a master of smile makeovers. Dental bonding, crowns, and porcelain veneers can take care of teeth that are chipped, broken, or misshapen. Our Colleyville, Southlake, and […]

Debunking Dental Myths

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Grapevine cosmetic dental and tooth implants

Today’s Mason Cosmetic & Family Dentistry blog post focuses on three dental-related myths prevalent in the Grapevine area. All Sugar Is Equally Bad For Teeth We all know that sugar increases our risk of tooth decay, but some types are worse than others. Sugar-based foods that sit on the teeth are more dangerous than those […]