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A Bite Out of History: Dentistry During War Time

The battles of today are quite different from battles that happened in the early and mid 20th century. Soldiers today get rotations and come home or leave front lines after a few months. When it came to World War I and World War II, soldiers would be overseas and sometimes near the front lines for […]

The Facts Behind Coffee And Your Teeth

Every night before bed, I prep my coffee maker to start brewing when my alarm clock goes off. First thing every morning, as soon as I get out of bed, I pour a cup to activate my brain and get me going. I’m sure I’m not alone on this one. As satisfying as it is […]

Achieving the Smile of Your Dreams with Cosmetic Dentistry

As humans, we are born with what we are given. Unlike other creatures such as certain insects, birds, and amphibians that molt their exoskeletons, feathers, and skin regularly, we humans often have to deal with the hand we are dealt with, lookswise. The genes of our parents (and grandparents, great grandparents, ad nauseam) often dictate […]

How Did People Clean Their Teeth Before Toothpaste?

Toothpaste: A Taste of the Good Life There are so many fantastic things to appreciate about living with modern conveniences. Wireless internet. Smartphones. Keyless cars. And toothpaste.  If you’re wondering why toothpaste is on the same list as wireless internet, then you haven’t thought about what life was like before our modern version of toothpaste! […]

The Power of a Smile: Improve Your Life By Smiling More Often!

According to many psychologists, smiling can make you feel happier. Even if you’re down in the dumps and it feels like your entire world is crumbling around you, you can try smiling (even though it might feel silly at first), and you might feel a flicker of joy spark within your heart. Sounds almost like […]

Dental Crowns, Bridges, and Veneers: What You Need to Know

Dental crowns, bridges, and veneers are one of the many tools that dental professionals utilize to improve people’s teeth and overall health. At Lee Trevino Dental, we’ve helped countless patients over the years to correct their dental health and find their best smile. However, we find that many people are confused about the process behind […]

Scrumptious and Beneficial Foods for Your Dental Health

We are always told to stray away from chips, soda, and candy as these foods are infamous for sitting on and rotting our teeth over time. Although we are never really told which foods our dental health can actually benefit from. Just like the way vitamin C in our leafy greens keeps us growing and […]

Flossing: A Simple, Effective Method to Maintain Healthy Teeth

You’re sitting in the chair, mouth wide open, with the dentist lecturing you about flossing your teeth every night- and they can’t be blamed for it. You may not give it enough attention or importance, but flossing is actually extremely healthy for your teeth. We use our teeth more than we even grant them credit […]

What Is Causing My Bad Breath?

Bad breath, medically known as halitosis, is caused by poor dental habits but it can also be a sign of underlying oral health issues. Knowing what is causing your bad breath can help you take the necessary action. Although there is no single reason for bad breath, there are common reasons people get it, many […]

Useful Tips to Get Children To Love Brushing Their Teeth

As a parent, you know that teaching kids is all about being consistent, honest, and creative. Kids will really make you think about everyday things that we take for granted. For them, building healthy habits begins early and the most effective way to do this is by implementing into their everyday routine and making it […]