People in the United States eat more sugar than any other country in the world. (Fortunately, we also have some of the best dentists in the world.) You hear it all the time: “sugar rots your teeth.” But is it true? What exactly does sugar do to your teeth and why is it so bad? […]Continue Reading »
First things first, put your worries away! We are not about to tell you that your coffee drinking days are over. We know that each shot of caffeine is crucial and we cherish our coffee, too! Here at Leedy Dental, we want to educate you on what causes coffee stains and what you can do […]Continue Reading »
Your smile is more powerful than you may know. Scientists have studied many aspects of smiling, such as how it affects your brain, your health, and your overall experience of life. Even the situation you’re in and the people around you are influenced by your smile. The findings may surprise you. Or, if you’re someone […]Continue Reading »
Acids and bases might sound like something from far back in your memory, like middle school science class, but the concept is still very applicable to every aspect of life today. The foods and beverages you consume daily have a very big effect on your oral health and overall health, for better or worse. You […]Continue Reading »
Most of us in Abilene have experienced a toothache. At their mildest, toothaches may cause just enough discomfort to get on your nerves and disrupt your concentration, but at their worst, they can be debilitating. Because the pain feels like it’s coming from your tooth, it’s natural to assume that all toothaches are caused by […]Continue Reading »
We love to talk about the fun and interesting sides of oral health, but today, there is something much more serious on our minds. We care about the health of everyone in Abilene, and as dental care professionals, we feel it is our duty to educate you on how to be as safe and healthy […]Continue Reading »
Originally created for people unable to consume regular sugars, alternative and artificial sweeteners have become extremely popular in Abilene in all kinds of different products. From chewing gum to diet soda, Dr. Leedy, and Dr. Green want you to know which of these options are best for your dental and general health – so here […]Continue Reading »
You love your teeth. You brush them twice a day, floss once a day, and see your dentist regularly. Right? We love your teeth, too! In fact, there’s so much to know about caring for your oral health that dentistry has quite a few categories of specialties and different kinds of dentists. The primary dentist […]Continue Reading »
When it comes to ridiculous beliefs on dental hygiene and treatment, we’ve heard just about everything. However, the most dangerous ones usually aren’t quite so over the top. Unfortunately, a number of dental myths are floating all over Abilene, so Dr. Leedy, and Dr. Green are here to put an end to the misinformation. Don’t […]Continue Reading »
In today’s calorie-obsessed culture, it can be hard to hear the truth among all the other health-conscious noise. Abilene residents are frequently misinformed and misled about the health benefits of trends such as cleanses, sugar alternatives, diets, organic vs. nonorganic, and a myriad of other common topics. Today Dr. Leedy, and Dr. Green would like […]Continue Reading »
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