Fast Flossing Facts

You brushed your teeth last night before bed, and you brushed again this morning before you started your day. That is a good start, but did you brush between your teeth? Probably not, since toothbrushes do not reach into those spaces, and even mouthwash cannot clean between teeth. But those areas should not be forgotten, since food debris and plaque... read more »

Halloween Techniques: Caring for your teeth

Our amazing team at Flores Dental Care would like to wish you a Happy Halloween! We hope your Halloween season is amazing and you take the time to make sure your teeth are safe and sound throughout the holiday. If you need further help with the oral health care, visit us for an routine checkup or professional cleaning. As Halloween... read more »

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 acidic foods. If you do eat them, please do so... 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 flossers: - Various dental treatments and procedures could make it... 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. Just like in adults, gum disease in children is caused... 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 Downsides of Putting Off Dental Treatment You may be surprised... 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 keep your oral health care at its best, consider the... 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 to help you understand more about cosmetic dentistry. Cosmetic dentistry... 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 and intact, it may be possible for your dentist to... 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 to save the tooth with a filling or crown restoration.... read more »