Welcome to the Blog of Terrance Swonke, DDS

Whether you are an existing patient or searching for a dentist in the The Woodlands, TX area, we’re excited you are here. With the dental industry advancing, we recognize the importance of keeping our patients and visitors up to date with all of the new and exciting things taking place in our practice.

As we move forward with our blog, we hope to promote dental awareness as a vital part of your healthy lifestyle. Here you will find a variety of articles and topics including dental news, advancements in dental technology and treatments, practical oral health advice and updates from our practice.

We hope you find our blog to be helpful, engaging and informational to ensure your best dental health. 

As always, feel free to contact our Terrance Swonke, DDS office with any dental questions or concerns.

-- Terrance Swonke, DDS

  • Year-End Insurance Reminder
    the doctor, as well as our team at Terrance Swonke, DDS, would like to give those patients with flex spend, health savings, or insurance benefits a friendly end of the Read more
  • Satisfying a Sweet Tooth
    Time for some sweet talk! Many studies have been done to figure out why we enjoy sugar so much. Is it brain chemistry? Is it blood sugar getting a bit Read more
  • Make your child’s next visit to our office great!
    If you have been bringing your baby in for regular checkups since that first tooth arrived, you might expect that he or she is already familiar with the doctor and Read more
  • Dental Emergency? Don’t Panic, We’re Here to Help
    Nobody can predict a dental emergency. That’s what makes them so terribly inconvenient. The good news is that our office is always available to assist you, so there’s no reason Read more
  • September is National Gum Care Month!
    Can you believe it's already September? At Terrance Swonke, DDS, we know that gingivitis, the early stage of periodontal disease, can be difficult to recognize. Many people don’t recognize the Read more
  • Labor Day: Our favorite holiday to rest!
    Labor Day, celebrated on the first Monday each September here in the United States, is a holiday devoted to the American working community. The purpose of the holiday is honoring Read more
  • How Tooth-Colored Fillings Improve Your Smile
    Today’s crowns, veneers, and tooth colored fillings are very natural looking compared to early counterparts. There was a time when dentists placed silver fillings exclusively. This material is still used, Read more
  • Improve your oral health with xylitol!
    Xylitol tastes sweet, but unlike sugar, it is not converted to acid that can cause your teeth to decay. It’s a naturally occurring sweetener found in plants, fruits, and vegetables; Read more
  • Implants: Why it's important to replace missing teeth
    The average adult has 32 teeth, a combination of molars, canines, and incisors. By middle age, however, most adults are missing at least one tooth due to an injury, decay, Read more
  • Heart Disease and Oral Health
    Is there a link between oral health and heart health? This is a question that has been receiving a lot of attention in recent studies. While as yet there is Read more
  • What to Know if You Think You Have a Cracked Tooth
    You use your mouthguard for sports, wear a nightguard if you grind your teeth, and never bite down on solid objects. But even with all the care in the world, Read more
  • The Link Between HPV and Oral Cancer
    Cancer has become a common word, and it seems like there is new research about it every day. We know antioxidants are important. We know some cancers are more treatable Read more
  • When do children usually lose their baby teeth?
    Many parents have concerns about their children’s teeth not falling out on time. the doctor and our team are here to answer any questions parents may have about when children Read more
  • Summer Dental Health? Get into the Swim of It!
    On a sizzling hot day, there’s not much that makes us happier than heading to the water for a quick swim, some gentle laps, or even a rousing game of Read more
  • Summer Dental Health? Get into the Swim of It!
    On a sizzling hot day, there’s not much that makes us happier than heading to the water for a quick swim, some gentle laps, or even a rousing game of Read more
  • Summer Dental Health? Get into the Swim of It!
    On a sizzling hot day, there’s not much that makes us happier than heading to the water for a quick swim, some gentle laps, or even a rousing game of Read more

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