When most people think of a dental emergency, they may immediately think of severely damaged, loose, or lost teeth. They rarely consider the chipped tooth that they may have put up with for years now, or how the damage may be affecting the rest of their oral health. Even if a chipped tooth doesn’t hurt, it can lead to a variety of other issues that require increasingly more complex treatment. Fortunately for patients in Garland, TX, we can perform emergency treatment on chipped, broken, or otherwise compromised teeth so that you can minimize its effect on your long-term oral health. (more…)
When you lose several teeth, or in some cases all of them, then you need a prosthetic. Otherwise, the health of your smile can suffer and you can experience negative impacts on your quality of life. Fortunately for patients in Garland, TX, we can address advanced tooth loss with full and partial dentures.
Dental implants are different than bridges or dentures. In addition to enjoying a 98% success rate, they also offer greater security and can last much longer then other prosthetics. In today’s blog, we’re answering common questions patients often ask about implant dentistry.
If you’ve lost one or more teeth, then the gaps in your smile can lead to serious discomfort, among other complications. However, we can use a custom-made prosthetic, such as a dental bridge, to fill these gaps and improve your smile’s health and appearance.
If you have one or more missing teeth, then the health of your smile can suffer. Not to mention, you may also have issues with the appearance of your smile. In order to address tooth loss, your smile may need a prosthetic, such as a bridge or a dental implant.
If you have tooth decay, treatment is crucial for protecting your smile from further complications. In many cases, we place a dental filling to repair the tooth. How does a filling fix a cavity and what should you expect from the procedure?
Summer is a great time for kids, they’re home from school and have a chance to relax and play with their friends. However, they also have more time to snack and enjoy foods that aren’t so great for their smile. In today’s blog, we’re going to discuss ways to help keep your family’s smiles healthy over the summer months.
Did you know that in some cases, removing a tooth is essential for keeping your smile healthy? When we remove a tooth, we refer to this procedure as an extraction. In today’s blog, we’re going to use a fun quiz to discuss the steps we take to ensure each extraction is a comfortable experience for our patients.
If you have a broken or fractured tooth, then repair is crucial. Otherwise, the damage could expose sensitive inner tooth structure to harmful bacteria, increasing the risk of tooth decay and other oral health complications. Often, we correct the issue with a custom-made crown. How does a crown fix a broken tooth? (more…)
Many parents ask us a variation of that question. When do they need to schedule the first visit for their child? We recommend seeing a child after his or her first tooth erupts. In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about what you can expect from this first visit and follow up appointments afterward.