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4 Reasons Why You Should Be Flossing Every Single Day

March 4, 2021

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Woman flossing

Since you were a child, you have been told that it is important for you to floss every day in order to keep your smile clean and healthy. Using dental floss isn’t about just getting those uncomfortable pieces of popcorn out of your teeth after watching a movie. There are all sorts of reasons why you need to be flossing every day. Continue reading to learn more from a dentist in San Marcos about why flossing should be a priority.


Your First Dental Checkup After a Hiatus: What to Expect

February 2, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_donnelly @ 2:35 pm
Man wearing a white v-neck top in front of a light grey background with a worried look on his face

It is not uncommon to skip a dentist appointment. Sometimes a work trip or meeting pops up, you may suffer from dental anxiety or the cost may be an issue. If it’s been over a year since you’ve been in the dental chair, it is understandable to have a few worries. Learning the condition of your oral health and wondering what you may experience during this visit can make anyone a bit nervous, but try not to worry too much. Read below for an idea of what you can expect during your first dental checkup after time away from the dentist.


3 Fad Diets That Aren’t Good for Your Oral Health

January 27, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_donnelly @ 7:51 pm
Juice fad diet

Many of us have gone on a diet before for one reason or another. There are a wide variety of reasons that people decide to go on fad diets. Some include cutting out processed foods, dropping a few pounds, and just an effort to eat healthier. However, diet plays a key role when it comes to your oral health. Continue reading to learn more from a dentist in San Marcos about popular fad diets and why they may not be the best decision when it comes to your oral health,


Make A New Year’s Resolution for a Healthier Smile

December 30, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_donnelly @ 10:03 pm
new year’s resolution list in san marcos

Making resolutions at the beginning of a new year is a common practice, and if you’re like many others, you may have a good list already written up. Before you sign off on it, have you thought about adding a healthier smile to the mix? There has never been a better time to pay more attention to oral health, and your San Marcos dentist has a few tips to share to help you show your smile a little extra love this year. 


4 Ways to Appreciate Your Teeth This Thanksgiving

November 7, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_donnelly @ 7:56 pm
Family eating Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is almost here! That means that you are probably looking forward to catching up with relatives, breaking out your favorite sweaters, and enjoying a large, delicious meal. However, while Thanksgiving dinner may be great for the soul, it isn’t so good for your teeth. Fortunately, your dentist in San Marcos is here to help. Continue reading for some tips to help you get through this wonderful holiday without harming your smile.

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