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WHICH TOOTHPASTE SHOULD I USE?

Toothpastes come in many forms and boast different flavors, benefits, and endorsements. All are designed to remove surface bacteria and prevent the buildup of plaque that can cause tooth decay. With so many choices, Dr. Seguin and Dr. Long and our team at Dental Care of San Antonio know that selecting the right toothpaste can […]

IMPROVE YOUR ORAL HEALTH WITH XYLITOL!

Xylitol tastes sweet, but unlike sugar, it is not converted to acid that can cause your teeth to decay. It’s a naturally occurring sweetener found in plants, fruits, and vegetables; even the human body produces it in small amounts. Xylitol is widely used in sugar-free chewing gum, mints, candies, and even certain forms of medicine. […]

CARING FOR YOUR SMILE AFTER INVISALIGN® TREATMENT

You went through a lot of effort and work to achieve your perfect smile. You wore your Invisalign aligner trays, brushed and flossed diligently, and now your treatment is done! What happens now? In order to keep your teeth healthy and beautiful, you should keep several practices in play. Retainers Although everyone’s needs are different, […]

WHAT HAPPENS IF I DON’T HAVE MY WISDOM TEETH REMOVED?

One of the things Dr. Seguin and Dr. Long and our team at Dental Care of San Antonio monitor during your dental appointments is the growth of your wisdom teeth, or third molars. Third molars generally begin to erupt between the ages of 17 and 25. Wisdom teeth may require removal for many reasons, including […]

Defend Your Smile!

This is the time of year that we start to think of winter sports and the one piece of equipment that we want our patients to include in their purchases – mouth guards! Risk Management Most sports related activity carry some element of risk for injury. The more contact involved in the activity the higher the risk. We’ve certainly […]

How often should you go to the dentist?

Your Smile is important and the health of your teeth has an impact on your overall health. But what if your teeth feel and look great to you? Many people still believe that unless they are experiencing pain or have broken a tooth, it’s not necessary to see a dentist for regular examinations, but in a […]

What’s Brewing in your Mouth?

GERMS! You can’t see them, but you can sure feel, taste and even smell the hundreds of different types of germs that make their home in your mouth. While many of these bacteria are harmless, others wreak havoc in the mouth causing tooth decay, inflammation of the gums and bad breath. Let’s talk about bad […]

11 Ways to Keep Your Teeth Healthy

Take care of your teeth Achieving healthy teeth takes a lifetime of care. Even if you’ve been told that you have nice teeth, it’s crucial to take the right steps every day to take care of them and prevent problems. This involves getting the right oral care products, as well as being mindful of your […]