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The Link Between Your Child’s Oral Health & Academic Success

August 3, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_donnelly @ 8:20 pm
A child cheering to celebrate their academic success.

Back-to-school season is in full swing, and you’ve probably got a lot of things going on as you prepare your little one for their return to the classroom. But as you’re scrambling to buy supplies and sort out their schedule, something else to keep in mind is the state of their smile—your child’s oral health actually plays quite a large role in their academic success! Here’s more from your dentist in San Marcos about this link along with some helpful tips to protect their smile and help them bring home a great report card!


4 Popular Trends That are Bad for Your Teeth

July 21, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_donnelly @ 1:25 pm
Glass of sparkling water with raspberries and blueberries

The internet makes it easy to keep up with the latest trends, but oftentimes the information you find online is incomplete or inaccurate. There are a few going around right now that are viewed by many people as healthy but in reality can take a toll on your oral health. It’s important to have all the facts before you try out anything that could affect your smile. Here’s the truth behind 4 popular trends that are bad for your teeth.


Look for These 3 Sneaky Signs of Dehydration

June 16, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_donnelly @ 11:34 am
Person reducing their signs of dehydration

Summer temperatures are a severe concern for Texans right now. Record highs are baking the region, leaving many strained and exhausted. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) is even worried about whether its power grid can meet the state’s air-conditioning demands. As such, people are at heightened risk for heat-related conditions — including dehydration, which can hurt oral health. To protect yourself this season, here’s a summary of three sneaky dehydration signs, the condition’s impact on oral health, and tips for staying hydrated.


3 Cosmetic Dental Treatments to Get This Summer

May 10, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_donnelly @ 7:50 pm
person who underwent cosmetic dental treatments smiling on beach

Summer is finally here! That means that people across the country are preparing to go on vacations, visit local attractions, or spend time getting some sun at their local pool. For many, summer is the time to show off all the hard work they’ve put in at the gym or by eating healthy with a new swimsuit. But why not show off your smile, too? To help you get there, here are three cosmetic dental treatments that are sure to impress this summer.


3 Reasons to Spend Your Tax Refund on Oral Health

April 6, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_donnelly @ 8:06 am
Jar labeled 'tax refund' next to piggy bank

Given the past year’s challenges, it’s understandable to use your tax refund for stress relief. This relief might mean paying off debts, making much-needed home repairs, or even something as simple as good entertainment. Whatever the case, having your reimbursement make life more bearable is an obvious spending choice.

However, less obvious is that money spent on oral health would serve this purpose. In other words, using your refund for dental treatment would ease your burdens and add to your well-being. To that end., here are three reasons why seeing your dentist in San Marcos is a wise investment.

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