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Dear Dentist, Do I Really Need to Use Mouthwash?

October 20, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentistinspringtx @ 11:34 pm

woman holding mouthwashYou might see ads on TV all the time that advertise the latest and greatest mouthwashes, but maybe you don’t have any of those products in your bathroom cabinet. After all, you already spend enough time cleaning your teeth when you brush and floss every day, right? Why add another step to your oral hygiene routine if your dentist hasn’t directly told you to use mouthwash? Before you dismiss mouthwash as unnecessary, though, think about some of the potential benefits it offers. You might be surprised by what it can do.

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Your Dentist Answers: What Is the Best Kind of Toothpaste?

October 15, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentistinspringtx @ 8:18 pm

toothpaste and brushWhen you walk into the dental health aisle at your local grocery store, you might be overwhelmed by the dozens of kinds of toothpastes in front of you. Some toothpastes claim to do it all, while others are specialty toothpastes that focus on tartar control or whitening. But is there really a significant difference between all these toothpastes, and how can you choose the one that is right for you? Your dentist is here to provide some useful tips.

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Need a Deep Dental Cleaning? Don’t Put It Off — Here’s Why

September 30, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentistinspringtx @ 11:54 pm

close up of a smileThe majority of adults in the United States have gum disease to some extent — so it’s not surprising that most people are also missing at least one tooth. The effects of gum disease are startling, and tooth loss is just the beginning. Alzheimer’s disease, uncontrolled diabetes, and pregnancy complications are all associated with the common disease.

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What to Do When Your Pearly Whites Aren’t So Pearly, White

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentistinspringtx @ 11:59 am

woman looking over her shoulder smilingIt happens to the best of us — you wake up one morning and notice your formerly white teeth now resemble something a little closer to last night’s dishwater. What to do? You could put all your stock in this new clear coffee (it’s called Clr Cff, if you’re interested) — but we suggest a visit to the dentist instead. Keep reading to learn about why teeth become discolored, what the worst offenders are, and how you can erase stains with professional teeth whitening.

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Say Hello to Your Blogging Dentist in Spring, TX!

August 7, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentistinspringtx @ 2:17 pm

 Welcome signWelcome to our blog! Greetings from Dr. Clifton Baldwin and the entire staff at Dream Smile Team! Here, we’ll share the latest tooth-centric tips and information so you can always know the best ways to take care of you and your family’s smiles. Rather than surfing the internet to get a general idea of what dentistry has to offer, you can just read our blog to know exactly what is available to you from your local dentist in Spring, TX. To start things off, we’re going to cover all the great ways we can take care of your smile! (more…)