Everyday Mistakes That Can Damage Teeth

Did you know there are things we do each day that can harm our teeth? Well, it’s true! Here at Heyen DDS Family & Cosmetic Dentistry in Wichita Falls, Texas, our team cares about your oral health, which is why we are happy to talk to you about these common... Read more »

Oral Health Services: Bruxism

Are you a victim of bruxism? Often going undetected, bruxism is caused by the grinding and gnashing of your teeth, often while unconscious. One traditional sign of bruxism is heavy snoring. Ask your sleeping companion or roommate if they have ever observed you snoring or grinding your teeth while you... Read more »

Tooth Decay Can Harm Your Teeth

Did you know, tooth decay can harm your teeth? Well, it’s true! If you let tooth decay invade your smile, you are putting your oral health at risk. That is why, our team here at Heyen DDS Family & Cosmetic Dentistry in Wichita Falls, Texas, is happy to talk to... Read more »

What Can I Do to Help My Child Feel More Excited About Cleaning Their Smile?

Sometimes motivating your child to clean their smile can be challenging. This can often result in arguments in the bathroom as well as forced tooth-brushing techniques. However, this doesn’t have to be the case. There are things you can do to help your child love their oral hygiene routine in... Read more »

How to Treat Sensitive Teeth

Sensitive teeth are irritating while trying to do daily things such as eating or drinking. We want to help you treat your teeth here at Heyen DDS Family & Cosmetic Dentistry so you can go about your day in ease. Each treatment depends on the origin, with which there are... Read more »

With Early Diagnosis a Cavity Might Be Repaired by Applying a Filling

The bacteria living in your mouth are quick to exploit a compromised area of tooth enamel. When this happens any tooth decay can quickly spread to compromise more and more of the surrounding dental material. With early diagnosis, a modest-sized cavity might be repaired by having one Heyen DDS Family... Read more »

Do You Take Good Care of Your Toothbrush?

Do you take good care of your toothbrush? As a habit that you should be practicing at least twice daily, would you say that you are doing an astounding job brushing your teeth? Although many people take extra care to brush their teeth well, they fail to remember to take... Read more »

A Large Cavity on a Tooth Visible in Your Smile May Require a Porcelain Crown

Your smile’s appearance can carry significant weight with your sense of self-confidence. When a cavity forms on a tooth that is visible in your smile, it can leave you feeling socially awkward. Small cavities can often be repaired with a composite filling that matches the surrounding tooth enamel. However, a... Read more »

A Tooth That Has Been Knocked Out Might Need Restoration from a Bridge

Dental emergencies can often cause significant oral trauma. One of the most severe trauma is suffering a dental avulsion, which is often known as having a tooth knocked out. When this happens, the damage to the tooth, root, and socket are often severe. There is a slight chance that Dr.... Read more »

What You Should Know about Gum Disease and Periodontitis

Periodontitis, also known as gum disease or periodontal disease, is a bacterial inflammation that is estimated to affect over 47% of those over 30 years of age. Most cases are caused by hard tartar formed at the gum line, and some medical conditions and tobacco use can accelerate its infection.... Read more »