History of the Tooth Fairy

You may know the Tooth Fairy as the mythical creature who leaves money under the pillows of children in exchange for their lost baby teeth. Read our blog post to learn about the history of this tradition and how other countries celebrate losing a tooth.

How Essential Is Wisdom Teeth Removal?

You or someone you know has probably had their wisdom teeth removed. But how essential is wisdom teeth removal? Read our blog post where we explain what wisdom teeth are, why they need to be removed, and what happens during the removal procedure.

Electric Toothbrush vs Traditional Brush

You know that it’s vital to your oral health to brush your teeth twice a day for two minutes each time, but what kind of toothbrush are you supposed to use? Read our blog post where we explain the difference between an electric toothbrush and a traditional toothbrush.

Fun Facts About Reindeer Teeth

You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen… but do you know about their teeth? It may surprise you to learn a few facts about Santa’s furry friends and what it takes to keep them healthy. Read our blog post for a few fun facts about reindeer teeth.

What to Do in a Dental Emergency

A dental emergency can happen when you least expect it. Injury to teeth by a physical incident or from eating your favorite food can result in a cracked or lost tooth. Read our blog post for guidelines on what to do if you experience a dental emergency.

Foods That Are Notorious for Cracking Teeth

If you’ve ever cracked a tooth, you know the shock that comes with it. One moment you’re enjoying a snack, the next moment you’re in desperate need of a visit to our office. Read our blog post to learn what foods you should watch out for to avoid cracking a tooth.

The Best Ways to Teach Your Kids to Floss

Just like brushing your teeth twice daily for two minutes each time, flossing every day is an important part of any oral hygiene routine. It is important to instill these habits in kids from a young age to ensure that their teeth develop healthy and strong. Read our blog post for tips to help teach your kids how to floss.
Helotes Family Dentistry

Helotes Family Dentistry