It may come as a surprise, but your emotional health can actually play a significant role in your dental health. And that’s especially true when it comes to anxiety, says Dr. Kurt Mackie. Keep reading to learn about the top two ways anxiety affects teeth from the 78006 dentist.
It’s true that traditional braces can create barriers to good dental hygiene — but only if you let them. It’s not so difficult to take good care of your brackets and wires and the teeth that are underneath, you just need to know how to do it. That’s why your 78006 dentist Dr. Kurt Mackie is here with tips for keeping your braces clean for good dental health during orthodontic treatment!
Your child counts on you for so much, and that’s especially true when it comes to their oral health. Are you doing your part to keep your little one’s smile as healthy and strong as can be? Learn what you can do to prevent decay and infection by reading these five tips from your pediatric dentist in Boerne, TX, Dr. Kurt Mackie!
A smile without all its teeth is a little bit like a puzzle with a few missing pieces. It almost comes together, but then at the very end, it just… doesn’t. But unlike lost puzzle pieces, you can replace your missing teeth! Dr. Kurt Mackie, your family dentist in Boerne, rebuilds smiles with sturdy dental implants. Keep reading to learn more about this fantastic option in tooth replacement!
If you’re suffering from headaches, ear or face pain on a daily basis, you could be dealing with something we call TMD, or temporomandibular joint dysfunction. It’s a painful condition that’s incredibly common, despite the fact that many sufferers don’t even realize they have it. Often, the only thing they notice is chronic pain and discomfort — but that doesn’t have to be you anymore. Keep reading to learn more about TMD, including its causes and treatment, from Dr. Kurt Mackie, your family dentist in Boerne, TX.