The Lowdown on Veneers vs. Lumineers

Published: December 6, 2018

Creekwood Dental Arts in Waco, TX offers a number of cosmetic dentistry options to help patients feel confident about their smiles again. The type of cosmetic dentistry procedure you undergo depends largely on your needs. When it comes to fixing stained or chipped teeth, veneers or Lumineers are a viable option along with teeth whitening. […]

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Best Breakfast Foods for Better Breakfast Month and Your Oral Health

Published: September 10, 2018

Did you know September happens to be known as Better Breakfast Month, and Dr. Donna Miller and Dr. Michelle Hinds of Creekwood Dental Arts want patients to start their days off right with a healthy meal that not only gets them energized for the day but also helps to build stronger teeth. Start Your Day […]

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Can Gum Disease Be Affecting My High Blood Pressure?

Published: July 17, 2018

Studies show that gum disease links to diabetes and stroke, but there is also evidence that it could affect blood pressure. One study from The Scientific World Journal estimates that there are over 700 different bacteria in the mouth. Periodontitis contributes to increased systemic immune response. The bacteria associated with periodontal infection not only invade […]

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Can Chronic Halitosis Be Indicative of Bigger Problems?

Published: April 5, 2018

If you have bad breath every once in a while, you’re in good company. It simply isn’t possible to have minty fresh breath every second of every day. However, if your bad breath is persistent, highly noticeable and changes the taste in your mouth, you could have serious health issues. Chronic bad breath (also known […]

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Dreaming of a White (Teeth) Christmas?

Published: December 15, 2017

The holidays are nearly here. You know that means getting together with the family and enjoying each others’ company, but it also means family pictures and holiday feasts. If you are anxious about your smile, maybe it is time you took action and got the look you have been dreaming about. Dr. Miller is able […]

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Dental Injuries: How a Mouthguard Can Protect Your Active Child

Published: August 31, 2017

If your child is involved in sports, you do everything you can to make sure he or she is as safe as possible. Protective gear is commonly worn during youth sports, including shoulder pads, shin guards and helmets. However, the teeth are often forgotten and commonly go without adequate protection, even though oral sports injuries […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Full Mouth Reconstruction

Published: June 8, 2017

The mouth is made up of an incredible blend of tissues that are all designed to work together to create the perfect system for chewing, breathing and swallowing. The gums, teeth, bone, tongue, connective tissues and blood vessels must all do their part. When each of these important parts does not work in harmony, it […]

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The Truth About Dental Implant Restoration

Published: June 7, 2017

If you have had a dental implant surgically placed in the past and are having difficulties with it, it may be time to see a specialist about dental implant restoration. This becomes necessary when implants fail, become loose because of failed osseointegration (bonding of the titanium to the jaw), or the crown portion breaks or […]

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Don’t Let Ghosts From Past Dental Experiences Keep You From Maintaining Good Oral Health

Published: May 3, 2017

May 3rd is National Paranormal Day, and while it’s unlikely that you’ll be visited by a genuine ghost, you may be haunted by a different type of unpleasantry—dental fear. Unfortunately, dental fear is a fairly common condition and is usually caused by painful or traumatic dental experiences. Don’t let ghosts of dental experiences past keep […]

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Understand Your Teeth Whitening Options

Published: October 27, 2016

If you have discolored, stained teeth that you are uncomfortable with, you aren’t destined to live a life where you hate your smile. New technology allows us to offer several teeth whitening options that give you a brighter, whiter smile and guarantee you are confident in how you look. At Dr. Miller’s office, we offer […]

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