Here’s a statistic that might surprise you: An estimated 27% of American adults have undiagnosed cavities. Most people assume that they would feel a cavity right away, but in most cases, cavities don’t cause pain until they’ve gotten bigger. Unfortunately, at that point they require more extensive dental work to repair. And, at this time of year, having extra holiday candy and desserts around only increases the risk of tooth decay! But you don’t have to be a “bah-humbug” to maintain a healthy smile – you can still enjoy yourself and prevent cavities at the same time. Keep reading for 5 easy things you can do to get through the holiday season – without needing dental work from a dentist in Waco!(more…)
Dental Station Blog
December 4, 2018
September 19, 2018
On a warm Saturday morning, there’s only one place you want to be, and that’s McLane Stadium, watching the Baylor Bears do battle. Today your plans are interrupted by the sharp pains of a toothache. You’ve got a dental emergency on your hands, but does it require you to head to your local emergency room? Your emergency dentist in Waco identifies common dental traumas and explains when it’s necessary to head to the hospital.
June 2, 2018
At our Waco dental practice, we always want the best for our associates, past and present. Jessica Furr, one of our hard-working associates, has decided to move back to Keen, TX. However, she won’t be going alone. She’ll be taking care of her newborn boy, which is very exciting! For the past four years she gave us her dental expertise, and we thank her for the care and knowledge she provided patients.
Taking her place is Dr. DJ Andreasen! We hope you take the opportunity to get to know him a bit better before your visit.
February 2, 2018
A healthy smile is important for your quality of life and general health. While brushing and flossing are vital to promoting the health of your teeth and gums, your home oral hygiene habits are only half of the care you need. You also need a great dentist in Waco; however, finding the perfect one may not be easy. You have unique oral health needs and specific requirements that you expect. As a result, not all dentists will fit your needs. To make the right choice for your oral health, there are a few things to keep in mind when researching your options.
January 31, 2018
Throughout your life, you had never expected to find yourself living with tooth loss; however, here you are dealing with the challenges of missing teeth. If you are among the 36 million adults in the United States who are missing all their natural teeth, you have likely tried traditional forms of tooth replacement, like dentures, but they did not look or feel natural. If you were dissatisfied with previous solutions, you are not out of options. Now, your restorative dentist in Waco can replace your missing teeth with an option that closely looks and feels natural with All on 4.
August 14, 2017
Root canals have earned a bad reputation over the years, and most people shudder at the thought of having one. Did you know, however, that this treatment procedure has been widely misunderstood? This is because it’s not actually the root canal that causes your pain, but rather the infection inside your tooth. Root canal therapy actually relieves your pain, and preserves your natural tooth! Read on to learn more about how a root canal in Waco benefits you.
June 22, 2017
There are few things that people dread more about the dentist than taking an impression. You may not know it by name, but you have probably had one before — the wet, cold thing you have to bite down on before braces or a dental restoration. Sound familiar? If so, we’ve got some good news for you. Dr. Wendy Winarick, your dentist in Waco, is working to make visiting the dentist better than ever, and that includes by offering digital impressions. Find out more about what that means below.
May 22, 2017
There’s no doubt that technology is rapidly advancing, and it’s changing the way we do everything, from learning a new language to choosing your next brunch spot. Advances in dental technology are also greatly improving the level of care your dentist in Waco can offer. You want a dental team that takes advantage of modern, state-of-the-art equipment to provide more comfortable care. Patients of the Dental Station of Waco benefit from laser dentistry and digital impressions — tools that just aren’t available at other dental offices in our area. Keep reading to learn more about each, then schedule an appointment with Dr. Winarick today!
April 25, 2017
Are you looking for a great dentist in Waco who will treat you like family? Look no further. Dr. Wendy Winarick at Dental Station in Waco will treat your family as her own to give you the dental care you deserve. Since 2001, Dr. Winarick has served the community of Waco, which she proudly calls home. Over the years, she has gotten to know the families in the area by building a close relationship with each of her patients. Her dedication to her patients and extensive qualifications as a dentist allows her to provide the unmatched dental care your family deserves.
March 18, 2017
You love watching HGTV – seeing the big reveal at the end of their home renovation shows always makes you grin. But when you do, your self-confidence suffers. You’re reminded of the chips and crookedness, and the discoloration from the coffee you drink. You’d love to upgrade your smile, but you’re worried about the cost. With affordable cosmetic dental treatment from the team at Dental Station Family Dentistry, we’ll make your smile beautiful and keep your wallet happy at the same time.