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March 06, 2018
March 6 is National Dentists Day, and this entire week is National Dental Assistants Recognition Week. In honor of these observances, we've put together this list of tips for making sure your teeth are as beautiful and healthy as they can be. Dr. Craig Carlson has been practicing dentistry for… Read Full Post
March 01, 2018
Many Americans suffer from dental problems that can't be solved in a single treatment. In order to obtain a fully functional and aesthetically pleasing smile, you may need multiple customized treatments, also known as a smile makeover. All of these treatments can add up, though, which can cause… Read Full Post
Category: Smile Makeover
February 06, 2018
Chronic pain in the head, neck, and shoulders can be easily misdiagnosed, and can lead to a decrease in quality of life. Typical treatments such as over the counter painkillers, chiropractic treatment, massage, and heat packs can provide temporary relief, but if the pain keeps coming back, there is… Read Full Post
Category: TMJ
January 15, 2018
Bright, white teeth is a common cosmetic goal for many men and women, but there is also concern over whether teeth whiteningis safe and whether it actually works. In general, as long as you obtain your teeth whitening from a dentist and follow all instructions for use, teeth whitening is a very… Read Full Post
November 06, 2017
Welcome to the new blog of 5 Star Dental Group! We hope this serves as a valuable resource for you to learn about the important dental issues that matter to you and your smile. We’ll share news about our practice and discuss topics that affect our San Antonio-area patients. A healthy, beautiful… Read Full Post
August 01, 2017
Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you. Having a beautiful smile can help to boost your confidence and make you appear younger. Oral health can also affect your overall health, so having a beautiful, healthy smile is important for more than just confidence. Here are five… Read Full Post
Category: Smile Makeover
July 01, 2017
There are many myths about oral health during pregnancy. One of the most common myths is that visiting the dentist while pregnant is unsafe. This is not the case. The truth is, oral health is just as or more important while you are pregnant. It is recommended to visit the dentist at least once… Read Full Post
June 01, 2017
Our teeth play a vital role in our lives. They allow us to flash a smile at our friends or chew our favorite meal. It is vital to keep our teeth and gums healthy as issues can increase or worsen with age. June is Oral Health Month; a month to celebrate healthy teeth and make sure you are properly… Read Full Post
May 01, 2017
Landing dates is the easy part. You’re charming, flirtatious, and even a little mysterious. Assuming you met online (via Match.com, Tinder, or the like), you’ve probably been able to show your love interest your “best self”. You know what I’m talking about. Your pictures are carefully selected,… Read Full Post
April 24, 2017
Flossing is not the favorite part of dental hygiene for many. Perhaps, if people realized the importance of flossing, it would be easier to make it a habit. Here are some facts for you: Flossing helps prevent gum disease and cavities Flossing helps reduce gingivitis and plaque Flossing removes… Read Full Post