DD Family Dentistry Blog
October 16, 2017
As your local dentist, our office sees many patients with a coated white tongue. Whenever this scenario arises, they usually have gum disease, bad breath, and other dental problems as well. Why is that and how can your local dentist help? We’ve created a quick guide to understanding why tongue’s turn white and also how to fix that dental issue.
October 14, 2017
Know where the coolest party in town is on November 4? It’s at the Switchyard Festival, a day filled with music and festivities at Historic Downtown Carrollton. DD Family Dentistry is excited to be a sponsor this year! We always love going to the event, and we are looking forward to it even more this year now that we are sponsoring it at a Conductor level. We’ll have a booth and everything — so plan to come see your dentist in Carrollton while you’re out enjoying yourself. The event is held rain or shine, and we can’t wait to see you and your family!
September 6, 2017
Did you know that there are just about 6,000 hospitalizations due to infected teeth and declining oral health? What about the estimated 38.8 million hospitalizations due to diabetes? What if we told you that these two conditions could be related and contribute to each other’s development?
It’s true! There are many health conditions that develop with bad oral health, and these conditions feed off one another. Your dentist is one of the few health professionals that can see these health problems developing and can predict how they may affect he rest of your body. This week, your dentist is here to help connect the dots between your oral health and your overall health.
September 3, 2017
One of the scariest things that first-time parents face is taking care of their child’s health. It can seem like a daunting job to do alone—especially when it comes to dental health.
We all want our children to be cavity free, but it can be hard to know where to start. Believe it or not, it starts even when your child doesn’t have teeth! If you want to truly keep your child’s mouth healthy throughout the years, keep reading this week’s helpful blog post about how to care for your little one’s teeth throughout the upcoming years.
August 11, 2017
The appearance of your smile is an important asset to your self-esteem and how others base their first impressions. However, if you are like one-third of adults, you do not like how your teeth look. The gaps in your smile cause you to feel insecure. Although you know that braces will close the spaces, you do not want to deal with a lengthy treatment. You do have an alternative option with porcelain veneers in Carrollton. In as little as two appointments, the spaces will be closed so you can smile with confidence.
July 7, 2017
Your teeth are designed to last for a lifetime with the right care. Unfortunately, despite your best efforts, tooth loss can occur. In fact, it is estimated that 178 million adults in the United States are missing at least one. When your smile is incomplete, it quickly causes your confidence to suffer while your oral health declines. Not to mention, you may find yourself avoiding your favorite foods or not speaking as clearly. To fill the empty space, you have many options available, making it difficult to determine which one is best for you. Now, you can join more than 500,000 people each year who choose the most successful solution. At DD Family Dentistry, we provide dental implants in Carrollton to restore your confidence and quality of life.
June 17, 2017
To paint a masterpiece, you’ll need all the right materials — like fresh paint, a clean canvas, and a crisp paintbrush. The same is true with your smile. You can’t really clean without the proper tools, including a good toothbrush. But how often should you replace that brush, anyway? It’s a common question. Your dentist in Carrollton, Dr. Durga Devarakonda, has the answer below.
June 4, 2017
These days, our options in toothpaste seem endless. Whitening or anti-sensitivity? Fluoride or no? Cinnamon, mint, clove, or…? You could spend a considerable amount of time just reading through all that’s on offer on the toothpaste aisle. But of all the options, which one is right for you and your family? Stick around because your Carrollton dentist, Dr. Durga Devarakonda, has some expert advice in this week’s blog post.
May 31, 2017
Feeling depressed or down as a result of missing teeth? We’ve got good news — you can live a full, happy life after tooth loss. If you are currently dealing with a loose denture or are on the brink of losing all of your teeth, it’s time to learn about All-on-4 in Carrollton. Implant-retained dentures offer the ultimate in stability and security, and the method is available from Dr. Devarakonda at DD Family Dentistry.
May 25, 2017
If you could hit the (imaginary) do-over button on your smile, would you? Your cosmetic dentist, Dr. Durga Devarakonda, offers the option with transformative porcelain veneers. They are a wonderful solution for any number of cosmetic issues affecting the front teeth — and veneers could be just the thing to help you feel totally confident in your appearance. They’re natural-looking, customizable, and they last for years and years. Keep reading to learn more about porcelain veneers in Carrollton, then request an appointment to get started on your own smile transformation!