As a parent, you want your child to have the best oral health possible. So you’re looking to take the best initial steps to set a pattern of wellness to carry him or her into the future. It all starts by paying a visit to your pediatric dentist in Waco, but you’re not sure when to schedule the first appointment. Does your child have to be a certain age? Read on to get the answer, and also discover why it’s so important for your little one to get off to the right start!(more…)
Dental Station Blog
May 16, 2019
March 10, 2019
Spring break is a time for fun, games, and maybe some relaxation, but unfortunately a dental emergency can turn the most exciting of days into a painful disaster. While planning for a dental emergency in Waco is impossible, it does help to know exactly what to do in the event of one. Keep reading to learn how to handle some of the most common dental emergencies to set yourself up for a fun and safe spring break.(more…)
February 12, 2019
It’s February! It’s time to celebrate Valentine’s Day. But did you know that February is also National Children’s Dental Health Month? The American Dental Association sponsors the month-long event to spread awareness of pediatric needs and to encourage families to focus on maintaining their children’s dental health. So, in the festive spirit, here are 4 ways you can show your child’s dental health some love this February with your pediatric dentist in Waco.(more…)
December 4, 2018
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…)
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.