At Smithson Valley Family Dentistry, we are committed to keeping our patients informed so our shared knowledge gives them the tools to understand and take control of their oral and overall health. Our bi-monthly blog features articles about different oral health topics, from sleeping better to the links between gum disease and different health conditions. We hope the topics we share give you the power to ask questions and make better all-around health decisions for you and your family. Feel free to share, comment, and join the conversation!
Most Spring Branch and Bulverde folks have had some exposure to the concept of wisdom teeth. Perhaps you have had yours removed, are considering a removal, or Dr. Wright has just shown you an X-ray with the dreaded third molars creeping into view. It’s common to hear patients ask how they are removed, but we […]Continue Reading »
If you are a parent, you probably know how difficult it is to get children to brush and floss regularly. On top of that, young children often lack the necessary motor skills to properly care for their teeth. Smithson Valley Family Dentistry wants your whole family to have excellent dental health, so here’s some information […]Continue Reading »
You’ve been hearing it for years – “make sure to visit Dr. Wright twice a year for your regular cleanings.” Just in case you’ve ever wondered why regular dental cleanings are so important, we at Smithson Valley Family Dentistry would like to take this opportunity to let Bulverde/Spring Branch residents in on some information you […]Continue Reading »
Sometimes in life, you just need a do-over. That’s precisely what crowns are—a new start for your tooth. Teeth are important players in your life! They’re not only the first responders for your digestive tract, but they can make a great first impression – so you deserve a beautiful, fully-functioning set. If your teeth need […]Continue Reading »
What is the Oral-Systemic Link? You’ve always heard that it’s important to take care of your teeth. Brush and floss every day, and see the dentist for good oral health. But did you know that your oral health could directly affect your overall health? And the road goes both ways—problems with your overall health show […]Continue Reading »
Whiter, brighter teeth are on the top of everyone’s smile wish list – and for good reason! White teeth look young and healthy. The good news is that teeth whitening is one of the cheapest and easiest ways to improve your smile, and the results are almost immediate. If you’re already taking good care of […]Continue Reading »