Author: drmarquis

Your mouth is absolutely astounding when you think about – and we aren’t being biased just because we love teeth! Think about it! It is the gateway to getting nutrients into the body. Your teeth have to break down food with chewing while your salivary...

Summer seems to be the time when kids come in packs to the dentist. We know it’s easier getting everyone together when you’re on the same schedule – which in summer, means no schedule! If you have younger children whose back molars have completely emerged,...

With summer comes a time for letting go of the school year rushing about and settling into relaxation – well, until the kids are bored after three weeks and you’ve given up trying to make sure the summer slide doesn’t happen. One of the biggest...

As an immigrant, it amazes me how people can spew such bitterness and contempt upon a subject they do not really know too much about. It is unfortunate that today’s political climate is such that I feel both frightened for future and my children’s’ futures,...

How many times do we hear from the dentist that we need to floss and brush twice a day? Every six months, right? And sure, we’re good at following that advice for a nanosecond and then we’re back to infrequent flossing or even skipping entirely....

For the month of January, we’d like to talk about the negative effects of sugar on your health. Seeing as this is the month of trying to work towards better health and getting it under control, we thought we’d provide extra incentive in cutting back...

Christmas is the best time of the year Packed stores, gifts galore, and tons of Christmas cheer! Children can’t wait to meet Santa Or try to espy his tiny eight reindeer. But what do dentists wish at Christmas? A puppy? A kitten? What about a hippopotamus? Probably to be greeted with...

Thanksgiving is an incredible time of family, feasting, Black Friday, and football. It’s also the month we all thought the temps would drop, but it is Texas and obviously, high 80s/low 90s are the norm! November is usually a month we think about the things...

      We all think this, but actually, Halloween – or All Hallows Eve – has its roots in a long ago ancient tradition that celebrated one’s ancestors and the belief that on October 31st, their spirits would rise and walk their ancestral streets again....