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When is the Right Time to Screen My Child for Their Orthodontic Needs?

When is the Right Time to Screen My Child for Their Orthodontic Needs?

Receiving proper dental care is critical for your child’s oral health. Most parents focus on the basics, making sure their kids brush and floss correctly and bringing them in to see the dentist for cleanings and exams every six months. However, some children’s teeth need extra attention, and the most common form is orthodontic treatment.

But, when is the right time to have your child screened for these specific needs? The answer may surprise you.

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5 Back-to-School Tips

5 Back-to-School Tips

It’s that time of year again! Children are preparing to jump onto the school bus and head back to class.

Often, this is an exciting but stressful time for students and parents. To help make managing tasks associated with back-to-school activities easier, here are five great tips to get you started.

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TMJ Problems and How You Can Prevent Them

TMJ Problems and How You Can Prevent Them

Temporomandibular joint disorders, commonly referred to as TMJ, are a group of conditions that affect the jaw joint and surrounding muscles, and typically cause sufferers a noticeable amount of pain. It is estimated that more than 100 million Americans suffer from the condition, and TMJ problems are on the rise based on the high-stress levels people in the world today experience.

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Family-Friendly Summertime Activities in Dallas

Family-Friendly Summertime Activities in Dallas

Dallas is a thriving metropolis with loads of family-friendly summer activities from which to choose. Whether you live in the area or are just passing through, there is always something worthwhile to explore. Here are just a few great options you can find in Dallas this summer, ensuring you’ll never have to stress about finding something fun to do with the family.

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The Psychology Behind Your Feelings About the Dentist

The Psychology Behind Your Feelings About the Dentist

Dentophobia, or fear of going to the dentist, is a common form of anxiety, with some of the worst sufferers dreading the experience so much they choose to forgo appointments. While the reasons behind these feelings are varied, there are methods for relieving this source of anxiety. To help you assess your situation and learn more about how to overcome your fear, here is some information about the psychology behind these all too common feelings.

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How Your Diet Impacts Your Dental Health

How Your Diet Impacts Your Dental Health

We all know nutrition and overall health go hand-in-hand, but not everyone realizes that what you eat and drink can have a significant impact on your dental health. You need a well-balanced diet if you want to make sure your body has what it needs to repair damaged tissues, keep plaque and tartar at bay, prevent tooth decay and even fight infections. To help you achieve optimal oral health, here are some diet tips you can start using today.

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The Devastating Effects of Tobacco on Your Oral Health

The Devastating Effects of Tobacco on Your Oral Health

May 31 is World No Tobacco Day, a time where the international community works to lessen tobacco use to help promote better health for all of the world’s citizens. In recognition of the event, the team at Wow Dental in Dallas want to spread the word regarding the devastating effects of tobacco on oral health.

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Oral Health Tips in Honor of National Women’s Health Week

Oral Health Tips in Honor of National Women’s Health Week

National Women’s Health Week starts every year on Mother’s Day. The hope is to inspire women to take better care of themselves in all aspects, including oral health.

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