January 5, 2018
Every morning you struggle to remove all the plaque and food debris from your mouth. There’s always something caught inside your mouth from the night before that you though you caught during evening brushing. You want to get your teeth realigned, but you know braces are only going to make brushing more difficult. Not to mention all the food that gets caught in the wiring.
Thanks to Invisalign in Copperas Coves, you don’t have to worry about that. Before your next dental visit, consider the following benefits clear aligners could provide you.
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December 18, 2017
Most people would love to make a new year’s resolution stick, but few of us fail to make it past January or so. This year, instead of vowing to go to the gym or give up your love for ice cream, your dentist in Copperas Cove suggests making a change that will really stick. Committing to your oral health with the following tips can make a big difference — keep reading to find out how you can show your smile some love in 2018!
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November 15, 2017
You may not think about your gum health too much when you’re considering how to keep a healthy smile — but overlooking your periodontal (gum) tissue can have serious effects on your oral health. Pink gums denote good health, and red, inflamed, and bleeding tissue indicates gum disease and the need for some professional help.
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October 25, 2017
Halloween is one of the best times to be a kid — but it can also be a real nightmare for you when your child comes home with bags full of candies and treats. From school, friends’ houses, and after trick-or-treating, it seems there’s no end to the sweets this time of year.
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September 30, 2017
Have you ever heard of a reverse New Year’s resolution? Well, we’re kind of making it up right now — it’s a commitment you make to do something before the New Year begins. So this year, before the craziness of the holidays sets in, make a reverse resolution to visit your dentist in Copperas Cove and take advantage of your unused 2017 dental insurance benefits! Any money you have accrued towards your deductible won’t roll over to 2018, so acting now is a great way to benefit your smile… and your wallet.
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August 31, 2017
If you or someone close to you are experiencing a dental emergency, don’t panic. That’s easier said than done though, right? Your emergency dentist in Copperas Cove, Dr. Patrick O’Malley, knows urgent situations involving your oral health can be stressful, but it’s easy to keep your cool when you know just what to do next. In this week’s blog post, we cover important next-steps to get out out of pain, into our office, and on with your life as soon as possible!
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July 10, 2017
Regular care from your dentist is vital to promoting the health of your teeth and gums. However, for some, even the simplest of appointments is a very uncomfortable experience due to dental-related fears and phobias. If this sounds familiar, you likely put off going to the dentist. By doing so, you place your oral health at risk. At Benchmark Family Dental, Dr. O’Malley understands that you need a little extra care to help you feel at ease when in our office, which is why he offers sedation dentistry in Copperas Cove. Now, you can conquer your fear to keep the health of your smile a priority.
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June 29, 2017
Did you know that people between the ages of 20-64 have an average of 3 missing or decayed teeth? Tooth loss, while remarkably common, can cause people to be self-conscious and create issues with speaking and chewing properly. But luckily, when you work with your dentist in Copperas Cove, you can eliminate all these issues by replacing your missing teeth. In this post, the team at Benchmark Family Dental explains how dental implants can restore your smile to its former glory.
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May 4, 2017
Did you know that 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth? One of the major causes of tooth loss is gum disease, which is why your dentist in Copperas Cove wants to share the signs and symptoms of this common oral health problem. To keep your smile safe, healthy, and shining brightly, use these tips from the team at Benchmark Family Dental to spot periodontal problems when they can still be treated.
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April 2, 2017
Cancer – no matter where it presents itself in the body – this disease is frightening, and for good reason. Since this April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, your premier dentist in Copperas Cove, Benchmark Family Dental, shines the spotlight on this serious condition, to educate patients and help prevent it from happening in the first place. In this post, learn about cancers of the mouth and throat, and how you can work with our team to stay ahead of and treat this illness that affects up to 50,000 people in the US each year.
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