January 30, 2017
Your Weatherford dentists, Dr. Deborah Romack and Dr. Garrett Mulkey, of Cosmetic & Family Dentistry maintain that your oral health either helps or hurts your overall health, well-being and self-image. So, they urge their patients to have twice yearly dental exams and hygienic cleanings as foundational to a long-lasting, attractive smiles and good systemic health.
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January 27, 2017
What’s a leading reason for tooth loss among American adults? Is it oral injury? Is it tooth decay? Gum disease, or periodontal disease, is one of the biggest reasons why people lose teeth in the United States. Surprised? Don’t be. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta says that 50 percent of adults over the age of 30 have gum disease to one degree or other. What causes periodontal disease with those red, swollen gums, and how do Dr. Deborah Romack and Dr. Garrett Mulkey, dentists in Weatherford at Cosmetic & Family Dentistry, treat it?
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October 17, 2016
Gum disease is Weatherford is an all-too-common oral health issue. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) estimate that more than half of Americans over the age of 30 suffer from bleeding gums–or worse. Dr. Deborah Romack and Dr. Garrett Mulkey, Weatherford dentists, treat gum disease and show patients how to take care of their mouths for best oral health.
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October 5, 2015
In recent years, fluoridated water has come under attack for being unsafe, but 70 years of research by the American Dental Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says otherwise. Areas where water has the recommended .7 mg/L fluoride concentration see a reduction in the number of adults and children with cavities. In fact, children who do not drink fluoridated water have three times more cavities. At Cosmetic & Family Dentistry of Weatherford, we emphasize preventive dentistry to help patients keep their natural smiles for life, and the best preventive plan includes drinking fluoridated water, brushing and flossing, and visiting our office twice each year. Call to find out more or to schedule your appointment today.
September 15, 2014
Learning that you have a cavity is never good news. This is because cavities are usually precursors to larger problems with your teeth like toothaches, root canals and extractions. The good news, however, is that you can take steps to prevent cavities from forming in the first place. The easiest way to prevent cavities is to visit a dentist regularly. Make an appointment with the dentists at Cosmetic and Family Dentistry today to schedule your next check-up. Dr. Romack and Dr. Mulkey proudly serve patients throughout Weatherford, TX, Mineral Wells, Benbrook, Saginaw, Azle and White Settlement. (more…)
March 11, 2014
Most people know that periodontal disease can lead to some serious oral health issues, including swollen gums, chronic bad breath, frequent bleeding and even tooth loss. Unfortunately, this common disease can also contribute to a variety of other complications that may prove life-threatening. At Cosmetic & Family Dentistry in Weatherford, TX, Dr. Deborah A. Romack and Dr. Garrett Mulkey offer comprehensive periodontal therapy to combat gum disease, a condition that affects approximately 80 percent of the adult population in America. (more…)