Acidic Foods and Dental Erosion

Dental erosion is quite common but is not discussed as much as other dental issues. Dental erosion is a gateway issue for many other oral health problems. Tooth decay, tooth sensitivity, and even pulp infections can arise from dental erosion. Here are some tips to avoid it: Try to avoid... Read more »

Oral Health Care Procedures: Water Flossing

A water flosser is a wonderful utensil to use to improve your oral health care. Not only are they easy to use, but they are easy on your joints and muscles, and can be effective for people of any age. Listed below are some common facts and benefits about water... Read more »

Gum Disease and Kids

When we think of gum disease, we may picture older adults with receding gums. While it is true that gum disease is a problem for adults, kids are not immune to it. While your dentist is examining your child’s teeth for cavities, she will also be checking for gum disease.... Read more »

The Hazards of Procrastinating Dental Treatment

It’s that time again. Time for you to visit the dentist for your 6-month exam and dental cleaning. You’re juggling things like work, time with family, and your child’s big game. Maybe you can put off your appointment by a month or two. There’s nothing wrong with that…is there? The... Read more »

The Oral Health Care Guidebook to Dental Veneers

Not all smiles are free of defects, and some can arise with no cause at all. Fortunately, dental veneers can easily cover and conceal damages and abnormalities in your smile with a new set of customizable tooth covers that fit snugly atop the fronts of your teeth. TIn order to... Read more »

Understanding Cosmetic Dentistry

Did you know that cosmetic dentistry has become extremely popular recently because of the success in transforming smiles? Well, it’s true! Cosmetic dentistry can be very useful when it comes to giving you the smile you always wanted. Here at Flores Dental Care in Mission, Texas, our team is happy... Read more »

Tips and Treatments for Common Oral Emergencies

Did you know that oral emergencies often depend on the treatment they receive within the first few minutes of the accident? Believe it or not, knocked out teeth can actually be saved if you place them delicately in a tooth-saving solution before they dry out. With the tooth in liquid... Read more »

Do You Have a Tooth Which Requires Extraction?

At Flores Dental Care in Mission, Texas, Dr. Sylvia Ramirez Flores is pleased to offer tooth extractions to help our patients recover from smile issues.  If you have a tooth that has been damaged due to decay, or if you have a broken tooth, there are times we may attempt... Read more »

A Tooth with a Bad Filling Might Need to Be Treated with a Crown Restoration

Fillings are commonly made from dental grade materials like composite-resin, amalgam, gold, or dental-grade porcelain. This makes them directly invulnerable to the tooth decay caused by the natural bacteria living in your mouth. Yet it is still possible for poor oral hygiene, to affect the long-term integrity of your filling.... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Flores Dental Care, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and... Read more »