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Treat Gum Disease Before It Progresses! [VIDEO]

Our team at Hillcrest Dental Care wants great oral health to be one of your many blessings. That’s why we want to share a special message with you from Dr. Thrasher! Every year, the day after Thanksgiving is National Flossing Day, and flossing is such an important part of gum disease prevention. In today’s video, you’ll hear about ...

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Deal With Your Chewing Problem Before Thanksgiving! [VIDEO]

Do you really want to sit down to Thanksgiving dinner with the same pesky chewing problem you’ve been struggling with lately? Of course, not! With restorative dentistry at Hillcrest Dental Care, you won’t have to! In today’s video, Dr. Thrasher explains our approach to helping a patient who’s having a hard time chewing so we can ...

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Sleep Easier By Treating Your Sleep Apnea

You wish your snoring wasn’t a problem, but you realize it is. How? It’s the looks you get from your family in the morning. Your spouse has complained about your snoring for months, maybe even years. What neither of you may realize is that your snoring could indicate a bigger problem. You may have a sleep disorder called obstructive sleep ...

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See The Difference With A Better Smile (video)

One of the things we love about working at Hillcrest Dental Care is that we have an opportunity to have an impact on our patients’ lives every day. Samantha is a great example of that. As you’ll hear in the video below, she wasn’t happy with the appearance of her teeth. She was able to change that by taking advantage of the cosmetic ...

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Build A Bridge To Rebuild Your Smile (infographic)

Losing teeth can be a traumatic experience for anyone. Emotionally, it can affect your self-confidence. Physically, it can affect what you are able to eat, which can affect your health as well. That’s why it’s important to replace missing teeth as soon as you are able. At our Waco, TX dental office, dental bridges can be a great way to ...

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Taking Out A Tooth Could Save Your Smile

You want to keep your natural teeth for as long as you possibly can. That’s what we want for you, too. And yet … There are times with taking out a tooth or teeth may be the best option for the sake of your oral health in the long-term. Don’t get us wrong, if a tooth can be saved, we will do everything we can to save it. At the same ...

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How to Choose the Best Halloween Candy For Your Bucket [Blog]

According to the calendar, fall is officially here. With the first day of October under our belts, it’s time to begin thinking about the last day of the month: Halloween. Whether you want to believe it or not, a quick trip through any of the local stores close to our Waco, TX dentist office will tell you that it’s time to carve the pumpkin, ...

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2 Ways To Fix Your Smile In Just One Visit! [BLOG]

A friendly game of catch with the kids out in your backyard can take a dark turn without warning. One momentary lapse of attention is all it takes for your teeth to meet their match, a wayward baseball barreling toward your mouth with no time to react. Or, your teeth could fall victim to a much slower, sneakier force a danger. Gum ...

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The Safe, Simple Way To Brighten Your Smile [BLOG]

Does your healthy smile lack the razzle dazzle it used to have? It happens to all of us, whether because of age, health, or habits, which is why dingy-looking teeth is the most common cosmetic complaint dentists hear from their patients. Time can leave a dark stain on your smile, but teeth whitening treatment at Hillcrest Dental Care can ...

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Common (And Not-So-Common!) Causes Of Bad Breath [BLOG]

Dental problems, like cavities, damaged teeth, and gum disease, can all have a negative effect on your smile. And that negative effect is often embarrassment. But just as embarrassing a consequence of dental problems is bad breath! It’s not exactly something that will draw people to you. Quite the opposite, in fact. With the right ...

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