How to Choose a Toothbrush

It’s been about three to four months since you bought a new toothbrush, so the time has come to replace it again. Don’t be sad to part with your toothbrush. Getting a new toothbrush frequently helps your oral hygiene be as effective as possible. If you are unsure how to... Read more »

When Root Canal Therapy Is Needed

Root canal therapy was created to save dying teeth. Without root canal therapy, an infected tooth would have to be extracted. Here are some important facts to consider about why you might need root canal treatment: - A root canal treatment is designed to extract the pulp, or innermost tissues... Read more »

The Facts of Oral Hygiene: Tooth Hazards

Even though our teeth are built strong enough to handle most edible foods, they are not strong enough to handle everything, including external risks that can put your jaw and teeth in harm’s way. Take the time to protect your teeth so that your smile can thrive for a lifetime... Read more »

How to Maintain Dental Health During the Fall Season

The Fall Season means that it’s time for your little ones to dress up like ghouls, ghosts, monsters, and princesses and go trick-or-treating. This time of year is so fun for your little ghoulies, but it can also be hazardous for their oral health, and theirs too! Our dentists and... Read more »

Can Chewing Gum Prevent Cavities?

Have you ever heard that chewing gum can help your or your child’s smile? This is true in certain cases. But what determines whether chewing gum is helpful or detrimental to your smile? Our dentists and team are more than happy to guide you in this matter. Chewing Gum With... Read more »

How to Floss Correctly

Most people don’t have a problem with brushing their teeth morning and night, but many people think it’s ok to skip flossing. While brushing and flossing removes plaque from the front, back, and chewing surfaces of the teeth, flossing removes food particles and plaque from between the teeth, where toothbrushes... Read more »

How Toothbrushes Came to Be

Today, the toothbrush is a very appreciated, important aspect of dental hygiene and the health of your smile. But how did the toothbrush come to be? Before the toothbrush, how did people clean their teeth? Continue reading to explore the answers to these questions with our dentists and team. Tools... Read more »

Can Your Oral Health Be Improved with Dentures?

Can your oral health be improved with dentures? The answer is yes, because not only can they give you back the functionality that teeth can bring, but they can improve your self-esteem too. Dentures come in a wide assortment of styles, including partial dentures, which are used to fill in... Read more »

What You Should Know About Dental Bridges

Those who are missing one or more teeth may experience difficulty with chewing or speaking. A dental bridge in Bastrop, Texas, is a great way to restore the beauty and functionality of your smile. A dental bridge replaces a missing tooth or teeth with artificial teeth by bridging the gap... Read more »

The Origins of the Tooth Fairy

The Tooth Fairy exists in many cultures and across many religions. But where did the Tooth Fairy come from? Our dentists and team at Signature Smiles are happy to shed some light on the subject. The legend of the Tooth Fairy has changed with time. However, legends and myths surrounding... Read more »