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Should I Brush or Floss my Teeth First?


People often wonder if they should brush, floss or rinse first. This is a perfectly legitimate question that plenty of dentists do not address for varying reasons. In fact, some dentists do not have an opinion as to whether the … Continued


5 Tips For Brushing and Flossing Your Teeth From San Marcos Family Dentistry Dr. Gene Milligan


Brushing and flossing should be a part of your everyday routine, that includes brushing twice a day and flossing once a day. Taking good care of your oral health is absolutely essential to your overall good health and is unquestionably … Continued


How Is TMJ Treated?


TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint disorder, which for the most part means that someone’s jaw is out of alignment. When a jaw is not in its proper alignment there are going to be repercussions, which can vary from mild to … Continued


Oral Cancer and Tobacco Use


At a routine dental visit, we can help detect signs of oral cancer with an oral cancer screening. While most people do not schedule an appointment with their dentist to determine if they have oral cancer, it is possible for a … Continued


Dental Hygiene Guide


Dental hygiene is best defined as a process through which preventative dental care can help maintain oral health and prevent dental emergencies. Dental hygiene involves self-responsibility with regular brushing/flossing, as well as professional care. While at-home dental hygiene is important, … Continued


A Restorative Dentist Can Replace Your Teeth After an Accident


As a restorative dentist, we can replace teeth that were lost in an accident. There are few things more frustrating than losing a tooth unexpectedly, but we can help. If your tooth was too damaged to save, our replacement solutions … Continued


Veneers Can Give You a Gorgeous Smile for the Holidays


You can transform your smile using dental veneers and do so in time for the holidays. The procedure can take a couple of weeks to complete so if you are interested, schedule an appointment right away. Your new smile can … Continued


Here Are the Type of Dental Implants We Use to Replace Teeth


Modern dental implants take advantage of technology to create a seamless and beautiful support for your new tooth. Using techniques and materials to form a better bond with the teeth allows us to give you a tooth that looks, feels, … Continued


More Information About Dentures Patients Depend On


We provide dentures to replace the missing teeth of patients. Dentures are a detachable prosthesis that can help make your smile whole again. Some people lose their teeth because of poor diet, bad oral hygiene routines, gum disease, tooth decay, … Continued


Facts About Dentistry From Our San Marcos Dentist Office


In our San Marcos dentist office, patients regularly ask us about dental care and there are a lot of common misconceptions out there. We find that urban myths, movies, and childhood experiences tend to shape the image that people have … Continued