National Children’s Dental Health Month

National Children’s Dental Health Month is right around the corner, and we at Bonham Dental Arts are here to help our patients and their parents to make the most of it this February. The theme for this year’s National Children’s Dental Health Month focuses on the simple concept that helps kids maintain good dental health: […]

Dental Anxiety and Sedation

dental anxiety and sedation

Millions of people suffer from dental anxiety, and in many cases, it keeps individuals from getting the dental care they need. While advancements in technology have made dental procedures safer and more comfortable than ever, dental fears continue to be very common. A variety of different dental fears can drive dental anxiety, such as: Fear […]

What to Do in a Dental Emergency

dental emergency

Dental emergencies are extremely stressful, scary, and painful. Learning what to do and how to handle such situations will help you be prepared should you or your child experience a dental emergency and your dentist’s office is closed for the day or even the weekend. What is a Dental Emergency? Just because you are experiencing […]

Bridging the Gap

dental bridges

Dental bridges are long-term replacements for a tooth or small group of teeth. These custom dental devices truly act as bridges between healthy natural teeth, allowing you to have a full smile again. If you have gaps in your smile, the Bonham Dental Arts team is here to help. How Does a Dental Bridge Work? […]

A Case for Inlays and Onlays as an Alternative to Composite Fillings

Inlays and Onlays

Traditional composite fillings are a great treatment option for patients with minor tooth decay that has been diagnosed and treated before too much damage could occur, but what happens if there is extensive damage? In situations like this, inlays and onlays may be the best treatment option. At Bonham Dental, our doctors have been brilliantly […]

How Effective is Whitening Toothpaste?

If your teeth are not as white as you’d like, there are a plethora of products on the market, and one of the most easily accessible and easiest to incorporate into your oral hygiene routine is whitening toothpaste. However, it’s important to understand how whitening toothpaste works and what to expect before you purchase a […]

Benefits of Botox

You’ve probably heard that Botox can help reduce wrinkles for a more youthful looking appearance, but did you know it’s also beneficial in the dentist’s office. Botox can be used to help with temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) and teeth grinding as well as the associated headaches and jaw pain. Understanding Botox Botox, which is also […]

Oral Habits To Avoid

A habit is something that a person does regularly. If you are like most people, many of your habits are good, but there may be a few that could stand to be broken. Here are a few oral habits that are best avoided. Using Your Thumb as an Oral Soother Self-soothing is an important skill […]

What to do When You Have an Abscessed Tooth

An abscessed tooth occurs when an infection forms within the soft center of a tooth. If you develop a dental abscess, you will likely be in a large amount of pain. Due to the discomfort from the condition, most people are immediately aware that something is wrong within their mouth once an abscess develops. A […]

5 Health Benefits You Wouldn’t Expect from Oral Hygiene

There are obvious benefits of brushing and flossing regularly, such as fewer cavities and better breath. However, good oral hygiene can also positively affect many other aspects of your health. Some of the benefits may even be a bit surprising. Here are a few of them: Good oral hygiene can protect the health of your […]