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 »

The Truth About Sleep Apnea

What do you know about sleep apnea? Did you know that people who are forced to cope with sleep apnea may find themselves waking at night one hundred or more times every night? This is because the airways of people with sleep apnea are partially blocked—typically by their tongue or sagging throat muscles. Sadly, if… Read more »

Do You Have Gum Disease?

Did you know that disease can lead to fairly serious problems, or why you should keep your gums safe? As you probably know, your gums are important. Beneath your gums is bone that supports your teeth and keep them in place. Your gums, which are actually just a soft layer of skin, protect this supporting… Read more »