Read Our Blog

The golden ratio in cosmetic dentistry.

The Golden Ratio in Dental Artistry: Crafting Beautiful and Natural-Looking Restorations

Ever wondered what makes a smile truly captivating? Enter the world of the golden ratio in dentistry—an ingenious mathematical tool. At Orchard Dental Associates, they’ve mastered the art of using this ratio to assess the widths and dominance of your front teeth. But what exactly is this golden ratio? Simply put, it’s a way of…
Do you need bone grafting?

What Is Bone Grafting, and Why Do I Need It?

The term “bone grafting” might sound a bit intimidating—we’ve all cringed at the thought of skin grafts. But in dentistry, bone grafting isn’t as scary as it seems. It’s a surgical procedure to repair and rebuild diseased or damaged bones. So, why might you need it? Let’s demystify bone grafting, exploring when and how this…
Dentures vs. Dental Implants

Dentures or Dental Implants? What’s the Best Choice for Me?

Having missing teeth impacts not only how you look but also how you speak and what you can eat. To get full use of your bite again, there are two popular options to choose from—dentures and dental implants. However, it’s not always easy to know what option is the right one for your unique needs.…
Enjoy the outdoors in Corpus Christi.

5 Awesome Things to Do This Spring in Corpus Christi, Texas

Warmer weather means returning to nature! With warmer weather finally returning, it’s time to start thinking about all the exciting ways to get some fresh air with the whole family. Spring in Corpus Christi is filled with amazing family activities—so many that it might be hard to choose between them. To help make your decision…
Better dental treatment with photobiomodulation.

What Is Photobiomodulation? Check Out How It Makes for a Painless Dental Experience

What Photobiomodulation Means for You Anticipating dental appointments can be stressful, especially if you’re concerned about having to deal with inflammation and discomfort after treatment. These thoughts may even keep you from scheduling the care you need to begin with. Whether you need a tooth extraction, dental implants, or other restorative treatment, you can look…
You'll love dental veneers.

5 Reasons Why You’ll Love Dental Veneers For Your Smile

What to expect with dental veneers? Are you dreaming of a dazzling smile makeover that raises your confidence sky-high? Porcelain veneers might be the key to the stunning transformation you’ve been searching for! As one of the most popular cosmetic dentistry treatments, it isn’t surprising to learn that porcelain veneers offer many benefits to enhance…
Don't give up on your oral health resolutions.

Need Some Motivation for Those New Year’s Oral Health Resolutions?

It’s the time of year when people start promising themselves to make important changes in their lives and stick with them. But those New Year’s resolutions tend to fade come February, especially when it comes to breaking oral health habits that have long been the norm. Sometimes, all it takes is a little extra motivation…
Root canals can be done without pain.

I Need a Root Canal?! 5 Ways Root Canals Can Be a Painless Experience

A new era for root canal therapy. So, you’ve recently discovered that you need a root canal, and the mere thought sends chills down your spine, right? We understand. The term “root canal” has been unfairly stigmatized for decades, but we’re here to set the record straight! Welcome to a new era of root canal…
Pain free with laser dentistry.

Need a Tooth Restored? 4 Reasons to Consider Anesthesia-Free Options With Laser Dentistry

Getting dental restorations can cause some discomfort. Procedures like getting dental crowns, fillings, and more might even cause dental anxiety that could keep you from reaching out for help in the first place. An option we offer at Orchard Dental Associates is anesthesia-free restoration via laser dentistry. Learn more about how this option can help. …
Teeth whitening for Valentine's Day.

If You Want Whiter Teeth By Valentine’s Day, We Can Help!

Get your teeth whiter at Orchard Dental Associates! If you have noticed that your teeth aren’t as white as they used to be and you are looking to get your teeth whitening done just in time for Valentine’s Day, as your local Corpus Christi dentist, Orchard Dental Associates can provide that service right in our…
Keep gum disease away.

5 Ways to Defend Against the Hidden Dangers of Gum Disease

The National Library of Medicine states that 47.2% of all adults in the United States have some form of gum disease. The chances of developing gum issues increase with age, and periodontal disease can affect not just your oral health but your overall health as well.   Gum disease is common, but is it inevitable? No,…
Managing stress could reduce bruxism.

Stress Less, Grind Less: 5 Stress Reduction Techniques to Manage Bruxism

Stress has a huge impact on your oral health. High levels of stress can lead to tooth clenching and grinding, also called bruxism, which can damage your teeth, cause jawbone pain, and have other detrimental effects on your oral health.  One effective way to manage bruxism is to reduce your stress levels. To help you,…