Dr. Rainey and Dr. Fritsche love to stay connected with their patients and share their knowledge of dentistry even outside your scheduled dental visits. This blog offers an opportunity to continue to educate and answer your questions between visits. We cover topics from general health to technology to important research emerging from the field.
We’ve all got our reasons. Money. Time. The fear of pain. Juggling insurance. Facing one more reminder that we really should be flossing more. Any of these might cause us to avoid and put off regular visits to the dentist. Has it been so long since your last dental appointment that you’re not even sure […]Continue Reading »
The only thing worse than a cracked tooth or cavity is getting one during the holiday season, which is why Comprehensive Family Dental has some advice for your family this December. From hard candy to nuts and red wine, there are so many holiday treats that can cause trouble for your pearly whites. Remember to […]Continue Reading »
If you’re an expecting mom with a dental appointment coming up, you may be wondering what the rules are for having dental work done during your pregnancy. Routine cleanings and exams are not only safe for pregnant women, they are even more important than usual. Changes in hormone levels during pregnancy can cause gum irritation that […]Continue Reading »
Whether you are new to wearing dentures or have had them for years, brush up on your denture care for a healthy smile. The most important thing to keep in mind is to always be gentle with your dentures and to keep them as sanitary as possible. When cleaning your dentures, make sure you are […]Continue Reading »
A third set of molars that come in during the late teens and early twenties, wisdom teeth often require removal, because of misalignment and impaction. Depending on the circumstances, these molars may be pulled like other teeth or removed through surgical procedure. If surgery is required to remove impacted teeth, an oral surgeon can be […]Continue Reading »
A word that makes every parent grimace, cavities are extraordinarily common among children and teens. A cavity typically form by first making its way through the enamel somewhere, then growing much more rapidly in the softer dentin. Most patients do not feel cavities until they are very deep. Most often caused by dietary sugars and […]Continue Reading »
A bright, white smile is a great way to boost your mood and your confidence. One of the most popular cosmetic dental procedures here at Comprehensive Family Dental, tooth whitening removes stains caused from aging, coffee, food and smoking. A luminous smile can make you look and feel years younger and our Victoria, Texas practice […]Continue Reading »
Crooked teeth are a common occurrence that can cause self-consciousness and the hiding of your smile. Whether you dislike the look of metal braces or aren’t sure you want to spend the time or money necessary to properly move your teeth, there is no way to magically get a perfect smile. A new and dangerous […]Continue Reading »
This June, the American Academy of Periodontology released new survey results, revealing that 27 percent of Americans admit to lying to their dentist about how often they floss their teeth. According to this survey, more than one third of U.S. adults would rather perform an unpleasant activity like washing a sink full of dirty dished […]Continue Reading »
Here at Comprehensive Family Dental we want all our patients – especially the kids – to enjoy coming to the dentist! Getting kids to brush can be tough, but it will keep their smiles shiny and cavity free. Here are some tips and trick to make brushing fun: Tell Them a Story Explain to your […]Continue Reading »
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