Murphy Family Dentistry Blog
June 30, 2017
Sometimes, small improvements are all that’s needed to make a really big impact — and that’s often true with teeth. If you’ve got minor chips, gaps, or stains that are taking away from the appearance of your smile, composite bonding could be the perfect solution. Find out if you are a candidate for this popular treatment from your cosmetic dentist in Murphy, Dr. Jacquie Nguyen and Dr. Masoud E. Najari, today.
May 25, 2017
It’s probably been awhile since you first learned how to take care of your smile — and if you’re finding you could use a little brush up on proper oral hygiene habits, you are certainly not alone. About half of American adults have periodontal disease, which is primarily caused by lax dental hygiene. Your dentist in Murphy wants to stop that trend! Keep reading to freshen up on what it takes to keep your teeth cleaner, happier, and healthier for a lifetime to come.
April 23, 2017
Your children always make you smile – they’re both in high school now, and it’s inspiring to see your son excelling in basketball and your daughter making waves on the chess team, while they both maintain their spots on the honor roll. And when your kids smile back at you, you know they inherited more than just their intelligence from their parents – they’ve also got your crooked teeth. You know it’s time for braces, but you’re not sure where to start when it comes to orthodontics in Murphy. In this post, the team at Murphy Family Dentistry teach you everything you need to know about braces.
March 4, 2017
You’ve been brushing your teeth for years now—hopefully! You can recall your mother double and triple-checking that you brushed your teeth before you left the house for school. Your elders did a great job at instilling a regular dental hygiene routine. So when you hear that only 1 in 10 people are brushing their teeth in a way that effectively prevents tooth decay. Even though you’ve been brushing your teeth for as long as you can remember, ask yourself, “Am I really taking care of my teeth properly?” Your Murphy dentist has helpful tips to make sure your dental hygiene is as effective as it can be. By following these quick tips and visiting our Murphy Family Dentistry office regularly, you’ll be well on your way to optimal oral health.
February 28, 2017
People in DFW love to celebrate – whether it’s watching their favorite college football team win, to a three-day weekend, to a landing a promotion at work, there are lots of reasons to smile. This March 6th, you have yet another reason to be happy – it’s National Dentist Day. Let’s give the team at Murphy Family Dentistry some recognition for all they do to keep your teeth healthy and looking great all year ‘round. To do this, we’ve compiled the top 10 ways your dentist in Murphy makes your oral health priority number one.
January 17, 2017
Happy New Year from all of us here at Murphy Family Dentistry! What are you hoping to achieve this year? Better health and fitness is a common theme for New Year’s resolutions, and we’d like to suggest focusing on your oral health in 2017. To help, your dentist in Murphy has listed 5 resolutions for 2017 in this week’s blog post. Consider adopting some or all of them for a healthier, happier, more beautiful smile!
December 23, 2016
Recently, there has been a great deal of debate surrounding the safety and use of traditional metal fillings. With nearly all adults having had at least one cavity in a permanent tooth, there is a good possibility you have an amalgam filling. The recent discussion regarding the use of mercury may have you wondering if you should have your dentist in Murphy remove the fillings? As your family dentist, we understand your concern. We have the information you need to make an educated decision regarding your fillings.
November 29, 2016
If you have been living with an incomplete smile, give yourself the gift of confidence with a complete smile with dental implants in Murphy. Tooth loss plays a significant role in your quality of life, oral health, and confidence. When you live with tooth loss, you often hide your smile due to lack of confidence. With the appearance of your teeth directly linked to impacting your social engagement, do not let tooth loss keep you from enjoying holiday festivities. Get a new, confident smile for the holidays with dental implants.
October 30, 2016
This week, we have a lot to celebrate with Halloween. However, as a dentist in Murphy, we have another day to celebrate—National Brush Day. After a day of indulging on candy and sweets, November 1st is dedicated to ensuring kids brush their teeth for two minutes twice a day. As Halloween comes to an end, use National Brush Day to instill the importance of oral hygiene with your children.
September 6, 2016
You barely make it in the door before you open the package of ice cream. This is your one sweet treat for the week, and you plan on enjoying it immensely. You pile a few too many scoops into your bowl and dig your spoon in like you’re mining for gold. You take a bite waiting for the delightful flavor, but you are met with searing pain. You manage to swallow, but you can still feel your tooth throbbing. You go to look in the mirror and your teeth appear fine, so what is causing the pain? Your dentist in Murphy wants you to know other reasons why your teeth may be hurting. (more…)