Shining a Light on Mouth Cancer: A Vital Awareness Campaign

As November unfolds, our dental practice is joining the global effort to raise awareness about a critical issue that often goes unnoticed—mouth cancer. Mouth Cancer Awareness Month is a dedicated time to educate the public about the risks, symptoms, and preventive measures associated with this disease. At our practice, we believe that knowledge is power, and by spreading awareness, we... read more »

Revolutionizing Dentistry with AI Innovation at Spanish Springs Family Dental!

As a dental care provider committed to our patients' wellbeing, we are excited to share a significant advancement in our practice––the introduction of artificial intelligence (AI) software from Pearl. Pearl is an innovative AI platform, acclaimed for its accuracy and cleared by multiple international regulatory bodies, including the FDA. This groundbreaking technology aids us in reading your dental X-rays with... read more »

The Mouth-Body Connection: How Oral Health Impacts Overall Well-being

Did you know that your oral health is closely linked to your overall well-being? Many people overlook the fact that maintaining good oral hygiene and seeking regular dental care can have significant benefits beyond just a healthy smile. In this blog post, we will explore the fascinating connection between oral health and overall well-being, and provide you with valuable tips... read more »

How Oral Health Impacts Your Immune System

Your mouth is the gateway to your body, and when your mouth is unhealthy, it can cause serious health problems elsewhere. The bacteria in the mouth can spread to other parts of the body, leading to infection and inflammation. This can weaken the immune system and increase the risk of various health problems—even potentially fatal problems like heart complications. That’s... read more »

The Lifespan of Teeth: How to Keep Your Teeth Healthy For Your Lifetime

With the stresses of everyday life, it can be easy to let basic oral care fall by the wayside. Some may ask, "Why bother with oral hygiene?" The answer is that caring for your teeth is among the most important actions you can take for your general well-being, and it leads to a brighter, healthier smile. Proper oral hygiene can... read more »

What Causes Dry Mouth? Symptoms and Treatment

Everyone has experienced having a dry mouth at some point in their lives. To most, it’s a temporary annoyance usually fixed with a glass of water, but if you find yourself constantly asking, “Why is my mouth so dry?” there could be underlying problems. A recurring, noticeable lack of saliva is medically called “xerostomia,” and it can be the result... read more »

Can Oral Health Problems Be Genetic and How to Prevent Them?

Oral Health Problems: Are They Genetic? At Spanish Springs Family Dentistry, we never like to say that someone has “Bad” teeth, but things like decay, infection, plaque, and gum disease can all be very bad—and can come from many different causes. But can bad teeth be genetic? Let’s take a look at the surprising effect that DNA has on how... read more »

What Can You Do About Sensitive Teeth?

If you’ve ever bitten into something and thought “why do my teeth hurt?” then you’ve experienced the unpleasant sensation of tooth sensitivity. Passing on hot or cold drinks, avoiding certain foods, or otherwise disrupting your diet because you know your teeth will hurt is a tough way to live, and sensitive teeth are one of the most common reasons to... read more »

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Ready to see the difference in your smile? Call us, send us a message or come see us in person and let us welcome you to our Spanish Springs Family Dental clinic. We will care for your whole family in a space that is comfortable and welcoming, and the results will speak for themselves. Make your appointment today!