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Impress Your Friends With Dental Trivia

MOST PEOPLE OUTSIDE of teeth-related professions probably only think about their teeth when something’s wrong, like when there’s something stuck between them in the middle of a date, they’re sore from a toothache, or they’re stained after drinking coffee or juice. That’s why we thought our patients would appreciate an opportunity to think about teeth in […]

The Anatomy Of A Tooth

  Teeth are a lot more complicated than they might seem from the outside, which is why we’re using this post to provide a brief dental anatomy lesson. Now let’s dive right into the structure of a tooth! The easiest way to do this will be to divide that anatomy into two main categories: the crown […]

Managing That Halloween Sweet Tooth

HALLOWEEN IS Oak Hills Endodontics favorite spooky time of year, but when it comes to sugar’s effects on teeth, all that candy can be downright scary. The reason sugar is bad for our teeth is that it feeds harmful oral bacteria that excrete acid, and the acid erodes enamel and leads to tooth decay. So how can we […]

Giving Back to Our Community

The staff at Oak Hills Endodontics believe in giving back to our community.  Here is how Dr. Bates shares his knowledge and expertise to serve his community: Dr. Bates At San Antonio Christian Dental Since 2006, I have volunteered and still do each month performing exams and root canal treatments and permanent fillings on the […]

Rescue Your Tooth With Root Canal Therapy

TEETH ARE ALIVE, just like every other part of the body. That means they are susceptible to infection. Whenever an infection becomes severe enough, the tainted part has to go or else all the surrounding tissue will be compromised as well and the patient’s life will be at risk! That’s where a root canal comes […]

Our Team’s Favorite Smile-Friendly Snacks

                                        Today we want to share our team’s favorite snacks that protect your teeth and benefit your smile. Our Smile-Friendly Snack Picks From (Dr. Janse): Cashews and Almonds From (Theresa- Front Desk): Kale Chips,  Pistachios and Popcorn From (Jessica-Assistant): […]

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