Dental Care

Five steps to a dazzling smile for life

Dr. Clint Bruyere, Clint Bruyere, DDS Explaining Five steps to a dazzling smile for life

Dr. Clint Bruyere has been providing quality dental care for Longview residents for nearly 30 years. He and his phenomenal staff are dedicated to creating healthy, beautiful smiles for patients of all ages. A wide variety of cosmetic and restorative procedures are available to treat virtually any dental problem imaginable. However, Dr. Bruyere believes that prevention is always better than treatment, and a healthy mouth is the foundation for a beautiful smile. Excellent oral health requires a partnership between you and your dental care provider.1) Restore health and functionality. The first priority is treating existing health issues, such as infections, … Continue reading

Keep your smile healthy with good habits and regular dental care in Longview

Dr. Clint Bruyere, Clint Bruyere, DDS Explaining Keep your smile healthy with good habits and regular dental care in Longview

It is often said that prevention is always the best cure, and these words of wisdom are timeless. Dr. Clint Bruyere and his skilled staff are dedicated to keeping Longview smiles healthy and beautiful. Although we offer a number of restorative procedures, we prefer to help our patients avoid painful, unsightly, and expensive dental problems.Of course, one of the most important things you can do is visit us every six months. No matter how diligent you are with hygiene, there will be some missed plaque. It can be difficult or impossible to clean all groves and fissures, below the gum … Continue reading

Hallsville oral health: Understanding dry mouth (xerostomia)

Dr. Clint Bruyere, Clint Bruyere, DDS Providing Understanding dry mouth (xerostomia)

Xerostomia is the medical term for dry mouth, a condition that plagues many people in Hallsville, Longview, and around the world. In addition to causing discomfort, it can pose a risk to your oral health. Fortunately, dry mouth is usually treatable, with an accurate diagnosis. The first step in ending the irritation and protecting your oral health is scheduling a consultation with Dr. Clint Bruyere. Causes Dry mouth is not actually a disease. It is classified as a symptom, which can be caused by several underlying problems. Some of the most common include: Over-the-counter or prescription medications, including anti-diarrheals, mood … Continue reading

Pregnancy and dental care in Hallsville: The safety of an x-ray, cleaning, and more

Dr. Clint Bruyere, Clint Bruyere, DDS Providing The safety of an x-ray, cleaning, and more

If you are expecting a child, congratulations! The joy of parenthood begins before you even lay eyes on your bundle of joy, and so does the responsibility. A healthy mom makes for a healthy baby, but it can be confusing to determine what is actually safe. Some women avoid dental care during pregnancy, but your oral health can have an impact on your child.In recent years, scientific research has established a link between periodontal (gum) disease, and many systemic conditions. You may have heard about heart disease and diabetes being linked to oral disease, but there are many other, less … Continue reading

Hallsville dental concerns: What is trismus?

Dr. Clint Bruyere, Clint Bruyere, DDS Explaining What is trismus?

Most of us take our jaw functionality for granted. Normally, you open your mouth freely to eat, speak, yawn, or brush your teeth, without giving it a second thought. However, it does not always work that way. Trismus is defined as limited mobility of one or both jaws, and it can be detrimental to your health and quality of life in many ways. Causes Trismus is not actually a disease, but rather a symptom of an underlying medical problem. It can be caused by several conditions affecting the muscles, nerves, or joints. The most common causes include: Facial injury, especially … Continue reading

Keeping Hallsville healthy: Know the signs of temporomandibular joint dysfunction

Dr. Clint Bruyere, Clint Bruyere, DDS Keeping Hallsville healthy: Know the signs of temporomandibular joint dysfunction

A temporomandibular joint, often abbreviated TMJ, is a jaw joint. TMJ dysfunction is not a specific, well-defined problem. Instead, as the name implies, it encompasses many potential injuries, diseases, and other problems that prevent the joint from functioning properly. Facial trauma, bruxism (grinding teeth), and degenerative diseases such as arthritis are among the most common causes.¬†You might expect a problem with this joint to cause jaw pain or possibly difficulty chewing. While these are possible and common symptoms of TMJ dysfunction, there are many other potential effects, which you may never expect. In addition to bones, muscles, and ligaments, the … Continue reading


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Dr. Bruyere 30+ years of experience in dentistry

The Man Behind the Mask:

Dr. Bruyere graduated from Texas A&M whilst finishing at the Baylor College of Dentistry. He possesses a fellowship with the Academy of General Dentistry and 30 years of experience in dentistry.

Dr. Bruyere enjoys keeping up with the latest information on dental products, treatments and techniques whilst providing the best quality dentistry to his patients.