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4 Ways to Keep Your Smile Healthy and Bright This Holiday Season

November 4, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_donnelly @ 4:49 pm
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The holidays are officially here and that means, lots of sugar, irregular schedules, and an influx of family and friends at your house. While we all love the fun-filled gatherings, food, and games, the one thing that we want to stay away from is decay. Unfortunately, this time of year puts everyone at risk because of the overabundance of sugary and starchy foods such as cookies, candy, potatoes, and warm cocoa. To keep your smile looking and feeling its best, let a dentist in San Marcos share 4 healthy tips to get you through the holidays.

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Dental Insurance – Here’s Why You Need to Use Yours Now!

October 14, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_donnelly @ 3:23 am
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Now that we’ve entered the last quarter of the year, everyone is in an all-out sprint to wrap-up any unfinished business. In the midst of tying up any loose ends, your dentist in San Marcos says don’t forget about your dental health. You’re encouraged to get in now for a dental visit, but why is there such a sense of urgency? As you continue reading, you’ll discover how to prevent your dental insurance going to waste by taking action today!

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3 Dental Myths Revealed

September 30, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_donnelly @ 2:25 pm
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The first recorded events having to do with dentistry date as far back as 7000 BC. Between then and now, there has been a lot of time for rumors to be spread about dental treatments and techniques, some out-dated facts and some pure fiction. And let’s be honest, back then they believed in tooth worms and had their teeth pulled without any form of anesthesia or pain-killers. At least you don’t have to worry about that. With all the recent advancements in dentistry, you’ll be surprised to know that you have practically nothing to fear as long as you keep up with your oral hygiene. Here are three dental myths revealed by your dentist in San Marcos. <

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How is Stress Destroying Your Teeth?

August 20, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_donnelly @ 5:31 pm
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In America, stress is a national epidemic that impacts a massive group of people from a variety of different demographics. In fact, according to the American Institute of Stress, about 20 percent of Americans are under extreme stress. When you’re constantly burying your worries, it can cause you to form habits that are harmful to your oral and overall health like excessive eating, sleeping disorders, and teeth grinding. Read on to learn how your body is responding to stress and how it could be damaging your pearly whites.<

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5 Points to Consider Before Trying Invisalign in San Marcos

July 20, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_donnelly @ 3:22 pm
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When it comes to making an important decision about your oral health, knowledge is power! The more you know, the better equipped you will be to make an informed decision that benefits your smile for years to come. If you are considering pursuing orthodontic treatment to straighten your teeth, you may have heard about Invisalign as an alternative to traditional metal braces. But is Invisalign the right treatment for you? Here are 5 important points to consider before moving forward with Invisalign in San Marcos.

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