Can Bleeding Gums Cause a Heart Attack?
What is the Oral-Systemic Link? You’ve always heard that it’s important to take care of your teeth. Brush and floss every day, and see the dentist for good oral health. But did you know that your oral health could directly … Continued
Teeth Grinding, Clenching, and Bruxism
There is a good chance you have heard Dr. Kyle Todd or someone else at Cypress Springs Family Dentistry mention the term ‘bruxism’ and discuss the problems it can cause for your oral health. At the office, we talk about … Continued
It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s…Invisalign®!
If you have a crooked tooth, odd spaces between your teeth or a poor bite, you might be considering all of your orthodontic options. Orthodontics is a specialty in dentistry that realigns your bite and teeth for the best possible … Continued
Don’t Get Kicked in the Teeth – At Least Wear a Mouthguard
According to the American Dental Association, at least 13% of all injuries to the mouth occur during sports activities. While helmets, shoulder pads, shin guards, and the like do a great job of protecting most of the body, Dr. Kyle … Continued
Diet Soda & Dental Health: What You Need to Know
In today’s calorie-obsessed culture, it can be hard to hear the truth among all the other health-conscious noise. Cypress residents are frequently misinformed and misled about the health benefits of trends such as cleanses, sugar alternatives, diets, organic vs. nonorganic, … Continued
Dental Crowns 101
Sometimes in life, you just need a do-over. That’s precisely what crowns are—a new start for your tooth. Teeth are important players in your life! They’re not only the first responders for your digestive tract, but they can make a … Continued
Don’t Have a Stroke – Your Dentist Can Help
You might be surprised to hear that the state of your oral health has a lot to do with preventing a stroke. There’s a certain kind of bad oral bacteria that cause gum disease, travel to other parts of your … Continued
TMJ: The Root of Your Pain
Temporomandibular joint dysfunction is a really long name… so let’s call it TMJ. That sounds more familiar—you’ve probably heard it before. Maybe some lingering pain in your chewing muscles and bones even have you wondering if you have it. TMJ … Continued
How Dental Sealants Keep Cavities at Bay!
If you are a parent, you probably know how difficult it is to get Cypress children to brush and floss regularly. On top of that, young children often lack the necessary motor skills to properly care for their teeth. At … Continued
Bacteria: The Good, the Bad & the Neutral
Living in a land of antibacterial gels, soaps, plastics, and even fabrics, it might surprise you to hear that tons of bacteria live in your mouth every day, and they aren’t all bad! In fact, some play an important role … Continued