March 10, 2018
If you’re like the majority of patients, you don’t floss consistently. The first few days before and after your six month dental checkups, you probably floss, so you don’t feel guilty when the dentist asks whether or not you’ve been flossing. Unlike tooth brushing and other oral hygiene tasks that have immediate results, the benefits of flossing are delayed. At first, flossing can irritate your gums or feel awkward. Overtime, you’ll start to see improved oral health, but most patients give up after a few days of irritating their gums. In this post, we’ll explain some of the reasons why flossing is such an important part of your preventive dentistry routine to maintain your healthiest smile.
May 31, 2017
Living with missing teeth creates certain challenges, such as restrictions to your diet and low self-esteem. However, the complications of tooth loss extend far deeper to negatively impact your oral health as well. To restore your dental health and quality of life, you need an effective solution to complete your smile. While you could choose a traditional option, like a bridge and crowns, you could benefit from a permanent solution with dental implants in Mesquite. Dental implants offer exceptional benefits that just are not possible with other options. Dr. Byron McKnight will help you regain a complete, confident smile using the most preferred option for tooth replacement.
October 15, 2016
Your oral health affects how you look, eat, speak and function on a daily basis. It impacts your systemic health and self-image, too. Additionally, dental neglect leads to complicated and uncomfortable procedures that cost the family budget. So, invest in preventive dentistry with your dentist in Mesquite, Dr. Byron McKnight.
August 16, 2016
Does your spouse or your children complain that you snore? Loud snoring is a frequently a symptom of a sleep disorder called sleep apnea. Frequently diagnosed through a monitored sleep study, sleep apnea can be treated and its long-term health effects avoided. Dr. Byron McKnight, dentist in Mesquite, offers customized oral appliances and special CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) masks as effective sleep apnea therapy so patients rest and health improves.
June 6, 2016
For those who have multiple imperfections hurting the appearance of their smiles, there’s now an easy and effective way to cover the flaws for a more radiant smile. Porcelain veneers are a popular form of cosmetic dentistry because they are effective for hiding numerous imperfections while creating a natural-looking smile through a simple procedure. Dr. Byron McKnight provides custom-made porcelain veneers in Mesquite to give you an attractive new smile.