What Is A Root Canal?

A root canal is a dental treatment that is used to remove the damaged or inflamed pulp from within a tooth with the help of endodontic instruments. Signs of symptoms for root canal   There are many situations where someone might require a root canal. The initial sign of getting a root canal is a […]

What Are Dental Crowns

What is a dental crown? Dental crowns are a typical restoration used by dentists to restore and repair a natural tooth. They are also created by a dental laboratory for placement over the abutment of a dental implant, which allows it to act as a tooth replacement. These versatile restorations are available with Dr. Henry […]

Importance Of Children’s Oral Health

Children represent our future and hope. Their growth and development should not only be a priority for parents, but society as well. Kid’s oral health is affected by different situations related to their physical and mental health, such as malnutrition, sedentary lifestyle, and hyperactivity. A good oral hygiene routine is essential early on to form […]

Diabetes And Oral Health

Diabetes and Gum Disease Many people with diabetes are unaware that gum disease is one of the complications attributed to it. Numerous studies show that people with diabetes are at twice the risk of developing severe gum disease. This is because they are more susceptible to bacterial infections and have a decreased ability to fight germs that invade […]

Oral Health During Pregnancy

Pregnancy covers 37-40 weeks and brings a series of physiological and hormonal changes in a woman’s body. These changes may impact oral health, however with the correct care and reinforcement of oral hygiene habits, changes can be minimal. The segregation of hormones that occur during pregnancy is responsible for modifying the woman’s body and the […]

How to Fix Cavities

Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body, but it is not impenetrable. Our teeth are susceptible to acid attack from bacteria found within the oral cavity, and when this occurs it can damage this outer layer and cause cavities. What are cavities? We can think of a cavity as a hole in […]

Dental Pain And How Skillman Family Dentistry Can Help

A toothache can be one of the worst pains. It generally appears suddenly and dramatically limits the person’s ability to do daily tasks. Find out what to do when you have a toothache, how Skillman Family Dentistry can help. Why do teeth hurt? Toothaches are caused by stimulation of the nerve root by thermal, mechanical, or […]

What Are Dental Sealants?

Dental Sealants             It is well known that brushing and flossing are the best ways to prevent cavities. However, there are some areas where that just is not sufficient. The chewing surfaces of your back teeth (molars) have deep pits and grooves on them that are susceptible to retaining bits of food after you have […]

Gum Disease And The Importance Of Going To The Dentist

Many people do not know that Gum disease can also affect your general health. There are many diseases related to gums, for example, Diabetes. It has been shown that there is a bidirectional relationship between diabetes and periodontal diseases. That is to say that diabetes increases the risk of suffering periodontitis and that, in turn, […]

Your First Dental Experience At Your New Dentist in Northeast Dallas.

    Have you joined the hundreds of people that made the switch to Skillman Family Dentistry as their dentist in Northeast Dallas? You can be assured that it’s a great decision for your dental health. As you get ready for the first visit to our office, here is a glance to ensure a smooth […]