We’ll Help You Overcome Dental Anxiety

If the idea of visiting the dentist fills you will feelings of anxiety, nervousness, and even dread, you are far from alone. It’s estimated that between 9% and 15% of Americans have a fear that’s intense enough to prevent them from getting the care they need. Of course, if you do suffer from dental anxiety, the best thing you can do for ...

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How to Prevent Baby Bottle Tooth Decay [video]

Why, perhaps you’re wondering, do I have to take care of my baby’s teeth when they will just fall out anyway? There are a number of reasons baby teeth are important. Without them, your child may have difficulty chewing and learning to speak. Plus they serve as placeholders for permanent teeth. If they fall out early, adult teeth may come in ...

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A Dental Crown Protects Your Tooth [infographic]

We like dental multitaskers. And a dental crown is just that, offering the perfect balance of function and beauty. This hardworking restoration is a cap that covers the entire portion of your tooth that’s above the gumline. It is a perfect match in color and shape to your natural pearly whites. And it protects and strengthens a tooth that’s ...

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Be Ready for a Dental Emergency

A dental emergency is, practically by definition, unexpected. There are ways you can minimize your chances of finding yourself in the midst of one — like practicing good oral hygiene and wearing an athletic mouthguard for certain activities. But many emergencies just happen and there is nothing you can do to prevent them. But that doesn’t ...

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Six Things That Can Cause Bad Breath

Bad breath can be a social killer but it can also be a sign of a health problem. The staff at Davenport Dental Group in Laredo, TX, doesn’t want you to live with bad breath. Give us a call at 956-242-6745 or to set up an appointment. We’ll determine the cause of your bad breath and then take steps to treat it. If you have bad breath, also called ...

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“They tell you exactly how it is” [video]

Pete had several old fillings that needed replacement. So he came to Davenport Dental Group. He’s thrilled with his new fillings, and is now better able to keep his teeth clean and breath fresh. He appreciates the practice’s excellent customer service, and the fact that they are so good about explaining insurance and billing issues as ...

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5 Bad Dental Habits That Destroy Your Smile

Don’t let bad dental habits destroy your smile. You brush, you floss, you visit the dentist. And that’s great, but all that hard work will be for naught if you practice behaviors that actively damage your teeth and gums. Here are five habits that have the potential to wreck your dental health. Try to keep them to a minimum, and be sure to ...

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What Do You Know About Gum Disease? [quiz]

Without healthy gums, your teeth would have no way of staying in your mouth. And even more notably, research continues to show the importance of periodontal health to the well-being of your entire body. Gum disease is sneaky, often exhibiting no symptoms in its early stages. So regular checkups with Davenport Dental Group are critical for ...

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Why Giving Back to the Community Matters [video]

At Davenport Dental Group, we are not a faceless corporate general dentistry office with headquarters somewhere far away. We are a local Laredo business and a true part of the community. As such, it’s important for us to give back with service. This enables us to meet different people and help those in need. “Working with the community as ...

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We Are a True Family Dentistry

There are pediatric dentists. There are dentists who prefer to treat adults only. But if you have a  family, it’s inconvenient to drive around town to different dental offices for different age groups. If you’re like many modern families, your days are already filled to the max with school, work, sports, lessons, and other activities. So ...

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