Articles posted by Matthew Artho

Preventative Approaches to Delaying Treatment

I’m beginning to slowly understand there are many stages to parenting.  Having just recently ventured into the teenage realm, I say to myself, “Surely I didn’t act like this when I was that age.”  It’s hard to believe how quickly your once energetic and helpful child is suddenly stricken with these intermittent phases of paralysis

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An Obvious Observation of Men’s Oral Health

Often we find ourselves discussing certain matters or hearing particular statements that are so blatantly obvious we simply do not question their legitimacy.  I recently ran across an article that discussed how through scientific methods, certain obvious facts were proven true such as pigs really do love mud (they lack sweat glands), and cereal actually

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Your Family Dentist Explains Dental Insurance

If you ventured an outing at Chuck E Cheese’s recently, you may have observed the loss of the vintage novelty that is the manifestation of merriment itself: The Token.  Yes, that cup of tarnished mouse engraved coins has been substituted for a plastic card, and like similar cards, it comes with a false sense of

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Your Family Dentist Explains Tooth Whitening

It’s the holiday season.  It’s time to relish in the Yuletide spirit as we stuff our stockings and pad the floor beneath our trees with long awaited gifts and a bit of cheer.  But as we carve the roast beast and invite visions of sugar plums to dance in our heads, let’s not forget to

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Your Family Dentist Explains Tooth Sensitivity

Fall has finally arrived.  It’s an end to those hot, Texas summer days, and we can finally venture outside and enjoy those long missed outdoor activities in moderate upper to mid-90 degree temperatures.  Before we know it, that northern cold front will coast in and send us into a chilling upper 80 degrees.  All kidding

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Your Family Dentist Explains Invisalign

Every smile is different and unique. It’s important for us to feel comfortable sharing our smiles with others.  Most often, the concern from patients that causes them to be unhappy with their smile is that their teeth are not “straight”.  Having received orthodontic treatment twice, I can relate to this concern.  Often times, orthodontic treatment

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