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Your Heart and Gum Disease in Waco

January 24, 2019

Filed under: General Dentistry — Tags: — wacofamilyteam @ 10:56 pm

red and swollen gumsDid you know that at its worst, gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss in America? But if you think the consequences couldn’t possibly get any worse than that—think again. Research shows that there is a link between gum disease and the health of your heart. If you’ve been diagnosed with gum disease in Waco, then please seek treatment immediately for the sake of your smile and your heart.


Back to School Oral Health Tips from Your Family Dentist

August 31, 2017

Two girls smiling after vising their family dentistWhen you’re getting ready to send your little ones back to school, we encourage you to take the time to include preventive dentistry as part of their back to school check lists. At Heart of Texas Smiles, our family dentist and team encourage patients to bring kids in for checkups right before the school year begins. This means they won’t need to take time out of the classroom to come and see us. Call our caring team to schedule your back to school checkup, and we’ll send your little ones back to the classroom with a smile!

When to Visit the Dentist During a Dental Emergency

July 10, 2017

Woman in pain needs help during a dental emergency At Heart of Texas Smiles, we are passionate about offering dental care that exceeds the highest patient expectations, and that means we’re here whenever our patients need us most. If you break an arm or get unexpectedly ill, you wouldn’t think twice about calling for emergency care, but a surprising number of patients don’t know what to do if they find themselves experiencing a dental emergency. Dr. Nick Cobb, Dr. Ron Evans, and Dr. Theresa Lassetter want their patients to know they are here to relieve pain, restore dental function, and put the smile back on your face. Your first step during a dental emergency should be to pick up the phone to call our caring team. We’re here for you!

Waco, TX dentists talk about electric/manual toothbrushes

May 4, 2016

Waco, TX dentists from Heart of Texas Smiles tell the pros and cons of electric versus manual toothbrushes. Which kind is best for you?So many toothbrushes are out there on the market today. Electric, manual–what kind is best for you? Waco, TX dentists, Dr. Nick Cobb, Dr. Ron Evans and Dr. Julie Foster of Heart of Texas Smiles, ask you to consider the plusses and minuses of both types. (more…)

For a Quality Dentist, 76712 Residents Turn to Heart of Texas Smiles

February 10, 2016

Filed under: General Dentistry — Tags: , , , , — wacofamilyteam @ 6:02 pm

dentist 76712The song may talk about how “the stars at night are big and bright deep in the heart of Texas,” but we know that the really bright stars are the people we take care of at Heart of Texas Smiles. The dentists—Dr. Evans, Dr. Cobb and Dr. Foster—as well as their team of dental hygienists and assistants strive to give each and every patient the individual attention he or she deserves. So, if you’re looking for a dentist in 76712, you’ve come to the right place. At Heart of Texas Smiles, you’re a star to us!

The General Dentist 76712 Smiles About

At the heart of our practice is general dentistry. Under this umbrella term are many of the procedures you’ll need to maintain your healthy and attractive smile. For example, your twice-yearly dental cleanings and exams are a core component of our general dentistry services. These appointments serve as the foundation from which we will decide what other types of procedures or services you may need.

For example, if you have a tooth that is damaged or missing, we will recommend the appropriate treatment to restore your smile. A tooth that is deeply cracked or broken can be repaired with a CEREC same-day crown. Where placing a crown used to require two appointments scheduled a couple of weeks apart, with CEREC we can complete the entire process in just one visit.

At your cleanings and exams, we need your active participation. By that we mean you need to tell us about your lifestyle and your dental health concerns. Do you participate in athletics? Then we’ll want to prescribe a custom-fitted mouthguard for you to wear when you play or practice. Having trouble sleeping at night? The problem may be sleep apnea, a condition that is marked by snoring, but is much more serious. We can silence the snoring and treat sleep apnea with an oral appliance that helps you to breathe more easily when you lie down for the night.

Other general dentistry services provided by your 76712 dentist include:

  • Root canal therapy
  • TMJ disorder treatment
  • Dentures and partials
  • Crown and bridge therapy
  • Sedation dentistry
  • Emergency dentistry

Schedule an Appointment with the Dentist 76712 Trusts

If you’d like to be one of the stars at Heart of Texas Smiles, we’d be delighted to have you and your family as patients. We serve people from Waco, TX, as well as the surrounding areas.

Meet Dr. Julie Foster, Your Trusted Dentist in Waco, TX

October 6, 2015

Meet Dr. FosterWe at Heart of Texas Smiles are so proud to send a big welcome to the newest member of our team, Dr. Julie Foster. She’s an incredibly talented, compassionate dentist with the credentials and experience to prove it — read on to get to know more about Dr. Foster, and you’ll see why we’re so excited to welcome her to our team of dentists in Waco, TX!

Flossing Tips from the Dentist Waco, TX, Turns to for Healthy Smiles

September 2, 2015

smiling woman flossing

Dr. Nick Cobb, Dr. Ron Evans and Dr. Julie Foster at Heart of Texas Smiles in Waco, TX, understand how busy you are in the evening. You come home after a full day on the job or taking care of your family and your home and, well, you’re beat. We know—we’re right there with you. Nevertheless, we want to encourage you to take the time for your at-home oral hygiene every night, and that includes flossing. You may think to yourself, “I’m tired, I brushed my teeth, and that’s good enough.”

Trust us, it’s not.

Oral Hygiene Tips from your Waco, TX, Dentist

August 13, 2015

Filed under: General Dentistry,Uncategorized — Tags: , , , — wacofamilyteam @ 4:34 pm

woman brushing her teeth

At Heart of Texas Smiles in Waco, TX, Dr. Nick Cobb, Dr. Ron Evans and Dr. Julie Foster want you and your family to have healthy and beautiful smiles. That’s why we recommend scheduling dental cleanings and exams every six months. In addition to that, we count on you to practice regular oral hygiene care at home. To that end, we’d like to offer you some tips on how you can make sure that you and everyone in your household is brushing and flossing well.

Choosing The Right Dentist Is The Difference Between Having a A Good or a Great Smile

May 30, 2015

We are  your trusted Waco dentists.At Heart of Texas Smiles in Waco, TX, we preach a family atmosphere. You deserve to give your mouth the best oral healthcare it can receive, and our dental team can be the ones you put your trust into. From the moment you walk through our doors, you’ll notice something that’s different. It’s our caring staff and office comforts that keep patients coming back for more treatment. Dr. Nick Cobb and Dr. Ron Evans know a thing or two about providing the best possible health care. Professional dental care is within your reach when you come to our office. Everything you need or want out of a dental office can be found here. You can trust your family’s oral health to us.