Essential First Aid for Taking Care of an Injured Lip

It’s not uncommon for something like a hard fall or blow to the face to injure your lip. In some cases, you can actually split your lip and cause swelling. In an extreme situation, it is even possible for you to bite through your lip. If your injured lip is bleeding excessively, you should strongly… Read more »

Top Reasons Why You Should Keep Your Gums in Tip-Top Shape

Your gums are important parts of your oral health. In fact, having healthy gums can help you in more ways than you might realize. Having healthy gums can: -Help your overall health: If you don’t take great care of your gums, you can fall victim of gum disease. Gum disease is a serious and dangerous… Read more »

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 »