Enclave Dental Blog
September 5, 2018
Like all parents, you want the very best for your child — and that involves helping them enjoy a healthy, beautiful smile for a lifetime. Lasting oral health begins during childhood, when important hygiene habits are first instilled. Did you know that routine visits to the dentist should begin around age 1? It may seem early, but getting a head start on dental care is an important aspect of lasting oral health. Keep reading to learn more about children’s dentistry (and why it matters) from your family dentist in Southlake.
August 15, 2018
Your oral health is closely linked to your general well-being, which means that protecting your smile will help you stay healthier overall. Visiting a dentist who understands this mouth-body connection is important — and there is perhaps no one who knows it better than a holistic dentist. Compared to traditional dentistry, a holistic dentist views the body as a whole, and recognizes that the mouth is an integral part of the greater system. Keep reading to learn more about the 4 biggest benefits of visiting a holistic dentist in Southlake!
August 1, 2018
There’s an old adage saying that the cure for anything shouldn’t be worse than the disease — but unfortunately, that’s exactly how many people feel about CPAP therapy for sleep apnea. This bulky and noisy machine often creates more issues for the sufferer than the original snoring and interrupted sleep. Finding a successful treatment is crucial for sleep apnea in Southlake, and your holistic dentist can help you find an alternative to CPAP! Continue reading to find out how.
July 18, 2018
Sleep apnea is a common condition that affects nearly 18 million people in the United States — many of whom do not realize there is a serious problem at the root of their chronic snoring and tossing and turning. The effect sleep apnea has on the brain can be especially worrisome, including memory loss, difficulty completing everyday tasks, and more. Fortunately, seeking sleep apnea treatment in Southlake can help to reverse these problems for better general health.
July 3, 2018
Gluten is a common protein found in wheat, barley, rye, and triticale (a cross between barley and rye). People who have celiac disease must stay away from gluten to avoid symptoms like inflammation, digestive issues, and other problems stemming from the protein. People who do not have celiac disease may also want to stay away from gluten to enjoy a number of health benefits — including more energy, weight loss, and better overall health.
June 20, 2018
Caring for your heart health becomes more and more of a priority as you age. You probably already know the basics of cardiovascular wellness, like eating a balanced, nutritious, low-fat diet and getting enough daily exercise. But have you heard about the role the molecule nitric oxide has on your cardiovascular system? If the answer is no, keep reading to find out about the importance of this molecule from your holistic dentist in Southlake.
June 6, 2018
Fighting oral infection is a big focus of many dental treatment plans, and it can be a delicate balance to try to rid the mouth of the bad bacteria while simultaneously preserving the good and necessary bacteria. Because she is always focused on your oral and overall health, your holistic dentist in Southlake works diligently to remove only what has to go while keeping your healthy tissue intact. Oxygen/ozone therapy provides significant help with infection control — keep reading to find out how!
May 16, 2018
Sleep apnea is something that affects nearly 18 million Americans, many of whom don’t even realize there is a treatable condition behind their chronic fatigue. Are you one of the millions of people dealing with undiagnosed sleep apnea? If you snore and have trouble getting through the day without feeling like you’re going to fall asleep, chances are good that the answer is yes. Keep reading to learn more about what that means — and how to treat it.
May 2, 2018
Are you missing or on the brink of losing one, two, or several teeth? Some people make the mistake of delaying replacement — especially for back teeth. You can’t see the gaps anyway, right? Well, you may not know that not replacing those teeth can take a serious toll on your oral and overall health. Dental implants in Southlake offer a wonderful option for many patients. We’ve got more on the effects of tooth loss and how dental implants can help below!
April 18, 2018
Fluoride is commonly considered to be helpful in fighting cavities, but how safe is it for repeated use? Through her holistic dentistry practice in Southlake, Dr. Preetha Thomas offers whole-health focused dental care that aims to reduce the use of potentially harmful materials and substances in the body — like fluoride. Holistic dentistry does not simply focus on your teeth and gums. Rather, it approaches the mouth as an integral part of overall health and wellbeing. We know cavities can be prevented without the use of fluoride, which can cause other health issues. Keep reading to find out our top 4 tips for fighting cavities without the need for fluoride.