Do you have your Halloween plans in place? For many families in our community, next weekend will involve hitting the street to trick or treat in fun costumes and of course, obtain a ton of candy. While a few sugary treats are okay, too much could mean an increase in painful cavities. Which is why in today’s blog, your Richardson, TX, dentist is offering a few tips to help reduce the chances of cavities forming following your Halloween fun.
Your gums are essentially the framework of your smile, keeping your teeth in place and keeping your smile whole. Which means that periodontal disease, if left untreated, could destroy this frame and lead to tooth loss, along with a host of uncomfortable symptoms. In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, dentist looks at how our periodontal services could safeguard your smile, which includes a FREE consultation with our on-staff periodontist, Dr. Shalev!
We’re already experiencing the first cool down of autumn. While we’re all enjoying the respite from the summer heat, cooler weather could mean an increased chance of sensitive teeth. With that in mind, we want to talk about toothaches, and what they could be telling your smile. How do you know when you have a cavity or infection? When should you call your Richardson, TX, dentist for an appointment? In today’s blog, we’re going to find out!
Recently, cases of the Delta variant of COVID-19 have risen dramatically, and many Texas hospitals are at capacity. Which has many families in our community worried about going to doctor and dental visits. We don’t want to see your oral health decline, as it did for many people who avoided treatment during much of 2020. That’s why in today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, dentist will talk about the steps we’re taking to protect patients and their families who see us for care! We don’t want your concerns about the pandemic to prevent you from obtaining a healthy and whole smile. We’re ready to see people of all ages!
When you have a cavity, infection, or even a tooth that has become cracked, chipped, or lost, then you need a restoration. Instead of relying on metal ones, we employ lifelike materials which are safe for people of all ages. In fact, we can often repair teeth in only one visit with these restorations! In today’s blog, your Richardson, TX, dentist will talk about how we design and create lifelike restorations to return your smile to optimal health, function, and beauty!
Starting next week, many children in the Dallas and Richardson, TX, communities will be heading back to school. As parents, you have to get them ready with new school clothes, supplies, and more. But amidst all of this, don’t forget about their smiles! A checkup and cleaning visit before the school year begins means we can help your little one start a new year with their best possible smile. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at the steps you can take, starting with a checkup, to help facilitate this!
We could lose our natural teeth for a number of different factors, but no matter the cause, these gaps could mean serious trouble for our oral health. To avoid complications and even a prematurely aged appearance, you may need a dental prosthetic. In today’s blog, your Richardson, TX, dentist will talk about how we create lifelike dental prosthetics, and what can be done to avoid tooth loss altogether.
We’re excited to announce the newest member of the Viva Dental family, Dr. Alon Shalev! Dr. Shalev will be providing periodontal treatments, and also providing treatments, like wisdom tooth extraction and dental implant placement. Your Dallas and Richardson, TX, dentist is so proud to watch our office grow and expand, helping people in our communities of all ages maintain optimal oral health and complete smiles. In today’s blog, we would like to talk a little about Dr. Shalev, and the treatments that he is offering our patients. If you think your smile needs the treatments offered by our newest team member, remember that consultations are free!
When you have issues with your smile that are cosmetic only, you should still talk to your Richardson, TX, dentist. Our team provides multiple treatment options designed purely to improve the beauty of your teeth and gums, correcting common issues and allowing our patients to once again smile with confidence. In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about these procedures, and explain how they help boost smile beauty, often in only one visit!
Summer is a time to go on vacation and travel, especially since people are now becoming vaccinated and travel is safe! However, even though you and your family may be on a break from work and school, that doesn’t mean the harmful oral bacteria in your smile is also taking it easy. In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, dentist will explain why you still need to take time to keep your smile clean and healthy while on vacation, and what you can do to safeguard your teeth and gums.