Adults are not the only ones to develop tooth decay. Children, and even toddlers and babies, also are at risk of developing cavities. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to help strengthen your children’s defenses and protect them from cavities. Let’s look at what Garland, TX, parents can do to safeguard little smiles.
We’re halfway through September, which means before you know it the holidays will be here and along with them, a brand-new year. If you’ve been considering dental treatment or just scheduling a routine visit, then we urge you do so now before the year ends. If you wait, you could end up losing your 2018 dental benefits without ever using them!
When a patient comes to us with a broken or fractured tooth, or one that sustains a serious injury, an extraction may be necessary. Often, people worry the procedure will be uncomfortable. Fortunately, we have steps to help ensure our Garland, TX, patients enjoy a comfortable extraction.
If you chip or fracture your tooth, or should you develop a serious case of decay or infection, then you may need a restoration. Fortunately, we can help restore the health, beauty, and function of your smile with a custom-made dental crown. How do we create natural looking crowns for patients in Garland, TX?
When was the last time you stopped in for a dental cleaning? We often remind our Garland, TX, patients just how vital a routine cleaning is for maintaining good oral health. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at the benefits of routine visits and having your teeth cleaned.
Have you ever heard of TMJ disorder? Also known as TMD, this jaw joint disorder can eventually lead to problems fully opening and closing your mouth. For patients in Garland, TX, with the disorder, a sore jaw is often a warning sign.
Do you or someone you love ever grind their teeth? Without treatment, persistent teeth grinding can pose a serious threat to smiles in Garland, TX. In today’s blog, we’re using a fun quiz to discuss the warning signs of bruxism and the dangers of avoiding treatment.
Next week, schools across the state will officially open for the new school year. Which means between classes, special events, and extracurricular activities, you might have a difficult time finding a moment to bring your children to the dentist. So, why not schedule a back to school visit for your little ones today?
Veneers are different from crowns and fillings. They are designed solely to improve the appearance of your smile, helping you obtain a smile you’ll be proud to show the world. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at how porcelain veneers can improve smile beauty.
Everyone deserves to be proud of their smile’s appearance, but when one or more tooth blemishes affect that appearance, choosing whether or not to address them isn’t always easy. For instance, you might dislike how a chipped tooth looks, and yet question if fixing it is worth the effort of crowning the tooth or undergoing some other complex procedure. Fortunately, that decision is easier for patients in Garland, TX, thanks to minimally invasive, yet highly effective, cosmetic solutions such as tooth bonding. Rather than completely capping your tooth as a crown does, bonding simply repairs or corrects the blemish on your tooth to optimize its natural health and beauty. (more…)