Essential Tips to Help Prevent Common Oral Emergencies

There is a wide array of oral emergencies such as biting your tongue or lip, getting something stuck in your teeth and gums, or damaging the enamel on one or more of your teeth. Should any of these things befall you, it could lead to serious and costly complications and restoration services. Even though you… Read more »

How to Care for Your Smile After Scaling and Root Planing Treatment

Scaling and root planing in , , is a beneficial treatment that helps control gum disease. However, the treatment may leave you with pain and sensitivity for up to a week. But there are ways you can properly recover after treatment, and our team is happy to help you do so! Dr. and our team… Read more »

Everyday Habits and Simple Tips to Help Prevent Some Oral Emergencies

Injuries can happen to your mouth, like any other part of the body. Oral injuries and emergencies can sometimes have serious ramifications. Just like how you should always use your seatbelt when riding in a car or wearing a helmet when riding a bike, there are a few everyday habits and simple tips that can… Read more »

Why Let Dental Anxiety Keeping You from a Healthy Smile?

At KC Smile Doc in Corpus Christi, Texas, our goal is to give our patients the best quality dental care in the most pleasant and comfortable environment as we can. We do know however, that some patients feel anxiety regarding dental procedures and in fact, often avoid and delay necessary treatment due to this anxiety. Don’t… Read more »

The Evolution of Dental Floss

Everyone knows what dental floss is, but where did it come from? Who invented it? Did it change over time? Let’s delve into a brief history of the evolution of dental floss. For centuries, people have used pointed objects to clean their teeth. It wasn’t until 1815 that dental floss was invented by a New… Read more »

The Importance of Routine Dental Checkups

Having regular dental appointments is important for your oral health. Dr. suggests that patients come in for a checkup at least twice a year. Depending on your oral health, you may need to visit our office more often. Our dentist will examine your unique smile and determine your unique needs. It is important that you… Read more »

Tips on Cleaning Your Smile at the Office

If you are one who enjoys cleaning their smile while they are at work, our team has some tips for you! We are happy to know that you go above and beyond to care for your smile, and we are excited to see you reach your oral health goals. To help you properly care for… Read more »

Symptoms of Oral and Pharyngeal Cancer

According to the American Dental Association 1 in 92 adults will develop oral or pharyngeal cancer at some point in their life. The average age of detection is 62. On the average, men are almost twice as likely to develop oral cancer than women. Lifestyle choices like regular tobacco use and alcohol abuse can greatly… Read more »

Getting Dentures? What You Need to Know

What do new dentures feel like? Your new dentures may feel a little strange or loose for a few weeks. Over time, the muscles of the cheeks and tongue will learn to keep them in place. Will dentures make me look different? Dentures are custom made to look like your natural teeth, so there will… Read more »

Got Gum Disease? Try Scaling and Root Planing

Do you ever experience constant bad breath and bleeding or receding gums? If so, you might be a victim of gum disease, and you need to be treated as soon as possible. One treatment that we offer at is scaling and root planing, which is a deep-cleaning routine that will help your gums, teeth, and… Read more »