Oral Health

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What Is Dental Plaque & What Irving Residents Can Do About It

By Dr. Rini Bavishi | October 2, 2020 |

You brush your teeth every night and visit your Irving dentist every six months, but you still wake up each day with unpleasant, embarrassing morning breath. The cause of this frustrating phenomenon? Often, it’s dental plaque. Fortunately, there are many steps you can take at home to fight plaque and protect your vibrant smile.

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How to Keep Your Mouth Healthy During Quarantine in Irving

By Dr. Rini Bavishi | April 9, 2020 |

We are all doing our best to adjust to the new reality of quarantining until the threat of coronavirus passes. Between job changes, school closures, and health concerns, it’s important to remember our oral health during this time. Top Irving dental office, Irving Family Dental, is here to help with oral care tips.

Holiday Snacking for Healthy Teeth

Irving: Holiday Snacking That Isn’t Bad for Your Teeth

By Dr. Rini Bavishi | December 1, 2019 |

We know, holiday sweets are irresistible… but they’re also often not so great for your teeth. Those gingerbread lattes and slices of pecan pie aren’t doing your mouth any favors, even if they are festive. Fortunately, it’s surprisingly easy to enjoy holiday snacks that protect your oral health instead of harming your teeth and gums.…

5 tips for healthy gums

5 Ways to Keep Your Gums Healthy in Irving

By Dr. Rini Bavishi | October 1, 2019 |

Your gums are more important than you may have realized. As a soft tissue supportive structure, they play a crucial role in securing your teeth to the bone underneath.

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Will Getting Dental Implants Hurt? Irving Implant Dentistry

By Dr. Rini Bavishi | September 18, 2019 |

The idea of having dental implants placed into your gum tissue and jawbone probably sounds painful. You may even be avoiding the procedure altogether for fear of how much it will hurt.

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Irving Dental Office: Vaping and Oral Health

By Dr. Rini Bavishi | August 20, 2019 |

We all know that smoking cigarettes cause lasting damage on teeth and gums, but what about vaping? The e-cigarette trend sweeping our nation is relatively new and, as a result, poorly understood. Many people incorrectly believe vaping is better or “healthier” than smoking, but the truth is that vaping poses an enormous threat to the…

Why Your Dentist Needs to Exam Before Pricing Out Treatment

Why Your Irving Dentist Needs to Examine You Before Pricing Out Your Treatment

By Dr. Rini Bavishi | June 1, 2019 |

Just like you wouldn’t trust an insurance adjuster to assess the value of your vehicle claim before inspecting your car, you shouldn’t expect a dentist to price out your treatment before examining your mouth. Your initial dental consultation is a very important stepping stone for the rest of your treatment, so make sure you work…

Properly Caring for Your Toothbrush

Irving Dentist: Properly Caring for Your Toothbrush

By Dr. Rini Bavishi | October 19, 2018 |

You would never doubt the importance of regularly brushing your teeth (right?!), but how much attention do you give to your toothbrush itself? Your toothbrush is actually your first line of defense against cavities, gum disease, and other serious dental problems. By properly cleaning, storing, and replacing your toothbrush, you can encourage long lasting oral…

Fight Bad Breath

Irving Dentist: Foods That Fight Bad Breath

By Dr. Rini Bavishi | March 29, 2018 |

Before we start, nothing can substitute good oral hygiene. You know the routine; brush twice a day, floss daily and never skip your six-month dental cleaning with your favorite Irving TX dentist. Might sound boring, but maintaining good oral care will help ensure your teeth last a lifetime and help your co-worker from fleeing every…

2018 Oral Health Checklist

Irving Dental Office: 2018 Oral Health Checklist

By Dr. Rini Bavishi | December 30, 2017 |

The New Year is all about setting goals, fresh starts and healthy living. While we tend to focus on the gym and cleaning up our diet, an important wellness goal should include improving your dental health. Our mouths host hundreds of bacteria and are the gateway to many things affecting our health. Irving Family Dental…