When you lose a tooth, or if you’ve suffered from extensive tooth loss, this could mean serious trouble for your smile and indeed, your overall health! Which is why we want to see you for treatment, even if years have elapsed since you lost your teeth. In today’s blog, your Richardson, TX, dentist talks about how we can help replace missing teeth with durable lifelike, and comfortably-fitting dental prosthetics. (more…)
Do you have dental insurance, or possibly a health savings account? If so, then you have benefits and money that could expire at midnight on December 31st unless you use them first! You pad for these, and we want to make sure you get the most of them. In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, family dentist talks about helping our patients use their benefits before they lose them.
We offer preventive dentistry to help kids and adults alike maintain good oral health and avoid the onset of problems like tooth decay and periodontal disease. But what does preventive dentistry involve, and when do you need treatment? In today’s blog, your Richardson and Dallas, TX, family dentist talks about why all smiles need preventive care, and the treatment options we offer. Everyone benefits from routine preventive care, and you find out why in our blog!
Over the next couple of weeks, many kids in the Dallas-Fort Worth area will be heading back to school. Which means now you are likely helping them prepare by picking up supplies and new clothes. But you should also consider their smile! In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, family dentist talks about how we help children improve their smiles before they head back to school!
When our bite becomes imbalanced, this could strain the joints connecting our jaw and lead to painful symptoms. In these situations, you may have TMJ disorder, also known as TMD, and bruxism (chronic teeth grinding). Without treatment, you increase your risk of damaged teeth! In today’s blog, your Richardson, TX, dentist talks about how we diagnose and treat issues like TMJ disorder and bruxism.
The summer in Texas can be brutal, particularly as we approach August. To protect yourself, you need to wear sunscreen when outdoors, and stay hydrated too. But staying hydrated can also help safeguard your teeth from the onset of cavities. In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, family dentist talks about how you and your family can help keep your smile healthy and hydrated all summer long, and limit your risks of cavities and periodontal issues in the process. We can all take steps to help safeguard the health of our smiles and keep them bright, shining, and healthy all year around!
When you have a cavity or infection, or if a tooth has recently become chipped or cracked, then you need a restoration. While metal ones like amalgam or gold are effective, we also strive to ensure our patients feel proud of their newly repaired teeth. In today’s blog, your Richardson, TX, family dentist talks about how we provide cosmetic restorations with composite resin fillings, ceramic crowns, and more.
Without proper care at home and visits for checkups and cleanings, your smile could become at risk for gum disease. Periodontal disease is widespread, and impacts half of smiles in people over the age of 30. But without care to manage the side, you could risk losing your teeth! In today’s blog, your Richardson, TX, family dentist talks about what you need to know about preventing or treating gum disease, and keeping your smile healthy and full!
Tooth decay is a very common problem, and one that can impact babies, kids, teens, adults, and even senior citizens. Cavities pose serious problems for smiles, because they’re so common and without care, they could lead to major complications. In today’s blog, your Dallas, TX, dentist talks about how cavities form, and the importance of treating them with one of our lifelike dental restorations, such as a filling or crown.
In the next couple of weeks, schools across the DFW area will be letting kids out for summer break. While children enjoy this break from routine, this could potentially be an issue for their smiles! The extra sugar consumption, and becoming lax in their routines, could allow the risk of cavities to increase. Which is why your Richardson, TX, family dentist wants to offer parents a few tips to help keep their children’s smiles healthy and safe all summer long!