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Your Dentist Asks Patients: Are You Cleaning You Tongue Enough?

May 14, 2018

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A young girl brushing her tongue.It can be frustrating to hear that you have bad breath, even after you’ve brushed your teeth and flossed. However, it’s unlikely that your brushing technique is off. In fact, it’s more likely that you just aren’t brushing your tongue!

Your dentist says the tongue is an essential part of the mouth. Not only does it allow us to talk, but it also helps us digest food, chew, and swallow efficiently. Considering all the food your tongue sees throughout the day, here’s why cleaning it is important.

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Your Dentist Explains How to Identify and Treat Dental Emergencies

May 5, 2018

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An illustration of a dental emergency.Do you ever get toothaches during the day but aren’t sure if it warrants a trip to the dentist? Has your dental restoration become loose and you aren’t sure what to do? Your dentist understands that dental emergencies aren’t always so cut and dry. That’s why she’s prepared to help patients identify them, as well as give the next best steps to take.

Each scenario should start with contacting your dentist. After scheduling an appointment, here’s what you should do next.

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Here’s Another BIG Reason Not to Skip Your Dentist Appointment

April 11, 2018

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oral cancer circled in redYour life is busy, so you may try to save time wherever you can — maybe you’ve even been tempted to neglect your routine appointments with your dentist. But is saving a couple hours really worth it? No. As Craig Fewox would readily tell you, regular dental checkups are vital, perhaps even life-saving. Craig had no idea that he had oral cancer until Dr. Zamora identified a suspicious spot in his mouth! Indeed, this devastating illness is a BIG reason why you should never become a stranger at your dentist’s office.

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Patient Experience: How the Dentist May Have Saved Craig Fewox’s Life

April 10, 2018

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craig fewox oral cancerIf you are one of the countless individuals who visit the dentist just once every couple of years, you may be able to learn a sobering lesson from Craig Fewox. Recently, we sat down with Craig to learn about his experience with Dr. Zamora and how she detected his oral cancer so early in the disease process and potentially saved his life.

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Your Dentist Provides the Lowdown on Mouthwash — Which One Is Best?

March 14, 2018

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pouring mouthwashFor many people, using mouthwash is part of the daily routine. After they brush and floss, they swish for 30 seconds to a minute, and they walk away feeling like they have a completely clean, completely kissable mouth. Other folks don’t use mouthwash at all and haven’t experienced any problems because of it. Therefore, a few questions arise: Is it necessary to use mouthwash, and which mouthwash is best? Your dentist is here to discuss these important issues.

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Prone to Tooth Decay? Here’s Why You Might Be Susceptible to Cavities

March 5, 2018

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woman with mouth painBrushing and flossing are absolutely essential for anyone who wants to maintain a clean, healthy mouth. You’ve probably mastered these excellent habits, but much to your chagrin, you still end up with cavities! Well, the problem may have nothing to do with how you brush and floss. There are other factors that may make you more vulnerable to tooth decay than the guy next door.

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Dentist of San Antonio Says Six-Month Visits Offer More than Oral Health

February 7, 2018

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woman mouth open for oral examA common misconception is that your semi-annual visit to your dentist of San Antonio serves only to address your oral health. Although the latter is of extreme importance, these appointments offer even more value. They can be used to detect impending problems in other areas of your body and afford you the ability to act on them. Read on to learn more about how preventive dentistry fortifies your overall wellness.

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Seeing Your Dentist in San Antonio? Here’s What To Expect!

February 3, 2018

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Happy female patient in the dental chairIf you’re heading to your dentist in San Antonio for the first time, you may be wondering what to expect. As you may know if you’ve seen different dentists over the years, no two are exactly alike! But one thing you can count on at Zam Dental is that the entire family will receive highly skilled, gentle and compassionate care at each and every visit. You won’t be treated like you’re a number the way you might at a “cookie cutter” dental practice.

In fact, Dr. Zamora and Dr. Hemmat, both Texas natives, sincerely want to create a long-term relationship with you! Having that history with your doctors has been somewhat lost in modern healthcare, but that’s exactly what you can expect from being a patient at Zam Dental. If you’d like to know more about what your first visit will include, keep reading as we explain the typical new patient experience.

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Your Oral Care Matters – Only Trust It with the Right Dentist in San Antonio

January 8, 2018

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family of four smiling and happyAre you new to the San Antonio area and eager to find a dentist that you can trust with your oral care? This can be a daunting task, leaving you wondering, “How do I know who to trust?” Thankfully, your dentist in San Antonio has some valuable information that will help you make the right decision. Read on to learn what criteria to use to identify the best professional for you.

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Your Dentist is Blown Away by Breakthrough Dental Material

December 9, 2017

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A woman having her dental exam.According to new research coming out of the University of Pennsylvania, test results on a new dental material show significant promise for future dental treatments. Dentists and patients all over have reason to get excited as the breakthrough could change dentistry forever.

Since the data is new, your dentist is just now learning about it. To learn about the material, the research, and how it could change your future dental exams, keep reading!

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