Category: Oral Health

Tips for Avoiding Dental Emergencies

Some accidents are unavoidable, but many dental emergencies can be avoided by taking special precautionary steps. If you live in or around McAllen, TX and require emergency dental care, Dr. Joon Baek and the team at Top Dental take same-day emergency visits, meaning you can walk in and receive prompt emergency dental care. Our office […]

What Are the Benefits of 3D X-Rays?

  Advances in dental technology now allow Dr. Joon Baek to take advanced 3D x-rays of your teeth, jawbones, and supporting structures through the use of advanced dental cone beam computed tomography (CBCT). This form of x-ray provides a hi-resolution, three-dimensional image of your mouth that allows for greater accuracy when diagnosing oral pathology or […]

Prevent Nighttime Teeth Grinding with a Night Guard

Teeth grinding is common, especially among young children who usually outgrow the nighttime habit. Once adult teeth set in, bruxism can result in irreversible damage to the enamel. If adults grind their teeth regularly, the habit can result in chipped or cracked teeth. Bruxism is even a risk factor for TMJ disorder, a condition that […]

How Often Should I Schedule My Dental Cleanings?

The American Dental Association recommends “regular dental visits” in order to maintain optimal oral health. Most dentists recommend twice-a-year visits that include a dental cleaning and exam.  Dr. Joon Baek and the dental team at Top Dental recommend biannual visits to ensure that dental problems are prevented or treated early. If you are looking for […]