Taking Time to Keep Your Toothbrush Sanitary

Not many people think about keeping their toothbrush clean and sanitary. This is probably because they believe it doesn’t need it. After all, you rinse it every day with water, and toothpaste has some cleaning agents in it, doesn’t it? That is true to a degree. The same ingredients that... Read more »

Learn How to Fight Gum Disease

Do you know if you have gum disease? Thousands of people have gum disease and may not realize it until they are facing long-term damage or severe tooth loss. That is why understanding gum disease and learning how to fight it can save your teeth and smile from damaging consequences.... Read more »

A Dental Bridge Might Replace a Knocked-Out Tooth

An accidental blow to the mouth can sometimes carry enough force to sever the periodontal ligaments that anchor a tooth in its periodontal socket. In some of these cases the damage to the tooth or the local oral structure is so severe that a dentist like Dr. H Arthur Nelson... Read more »

Add a White Smile to Your Social Summer Calendar

The rapid approach of spring means it’s time to start planning your social summer calendar, and what better way to greet the warm months of picnics and beach days than with a dazzling smile? While you can keep your smile in good shape with regular professional dental exams and cleanings,... Read more »

Keeping a Safer Smile in the Face of Known Tooth Hazards

Building a better smile includes always taking the necessary steps to eliminate or avoid risks that can easily damage your teeth and gums. Even though oral accidents or injuries are often caused by blunt trauma, it is possible that your dietary choices and the improper use of your teeth could... Read more »

You Might Need a Dental Crown to Treat a Fractured Tooth

Dental fractures are often the result of a blow to the mouth or a bad oral habit that exceeds the structural integrity of the tooth enamel. In either case, the damage to the tooth might cause significant pain and sensitivity. Even if the sensitive core of the tooth hasn’t been... Read more »

Denture Adhesive Helps Bond a Denture in Place

Removable dental appliances such as a complete or partial denture are created to match the structure and contours of your gums. This helps your denture to fit firmly and comfortably in your mouth. Some denture wearers also like to apply a small bead of denture adhesive to the base of... Read more »

Preserving a Knocked Out Tooth Can Improve Your Treatment Options

When a hard blow to the mouth or accidental fall knocks a tooth out the pain and possible complications are often severe. Applying some simple first-aid in these moments and taking steps to preserve the tooth can improve your treatment options. If the knocked out tooth is whole and the... Read more »

If You Have a Loose Dental Crown, Seek Dental Treatment Now

Dental crowns are firmly cemented in place when provided by our team at Nelson and Associates Frisco; however, a dental crown could come loose if you develop gum disease or suffer a blow to the face or a hard fall. In the event of a loose dental crown, it’s important... Read more »

Mouthwash for Children: When to Use and When Not to Use

If you want your child to have a complete oral hygiene routine, you’re probably wondering when to introduce mouthwash. This is a great step toward helping your child have the top-notch smile and oral health they deserve. To help you, our dentist, Dr. H Arthur Nelson, has some tips and... Read more »