Dental Implants and Dentures – Better Together

Published: June 19, 2019

Dentures are far from a new concept. But with the maturation of dental implant technology, there are so many reasons to rethink dentures and artificial teeth in general. Dental implants can be used to replace a tooth, several teeth or an entire row, or “arch,” of teeth by anchoring dentures to the jawbone just like […]

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What Are Common Services My Local Dentist Will Offer?

Published: June 13, 2019

For some, it’s the emergence of some odd dental problem that finally prompts them to visit the dentist. For others, it’s simply the weight of time – knowing it’s been way too long since they’ve had a dental checkup. If it’s been a while for you or you just don’t know enough about what to […]

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Top 3 Causes of Bad Breath

Published: May 13, 2019

Bad breath, also known as halitosis, can be a severe detriment in your life. You may be hesitant to get close to people because you do not want them thinking negatively of you. If you suffer from chronic halitosis, then it is vital to pinpoint the cause so that Drs. Donna Miller, Michelle Hinds, and […]

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Is There a Link Between Endometriosis and Periodontal Disease?

Published: May 13, 2019

Endometriosis is an often painful disorder in which tissue that normally lines the inside of the uterus grows outside the uterus. It is important for women to understand the signs of this condition and to pursue treatment promptly, because it can be debilitating if left untreated. While learning about the symptoms and effects of this disease, […]

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The Importance of Dental Mouthguards in Sports

Published: May 13, 2019

If your child plays soccer, then it is a great time to let the coach know how much you appreciate everything he or she does for the team. It is also a good time to remind the coach and the players of the importance of dental mouthguards. More specifically, anyone who plays soccer needs to […]

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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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