Many families are struggling with stress right now. Trying to homeschool, being furloughed, or trying to balance your kids being home with attending jobs as essential employees can all lead to anxiety for everyone involved. Over time, high levels of stress could also lead to teeth grinding! In today’s blog, your Garland, TX, dentist talks about bruxism and possible solutions.
Have you noticed your tooth has started feeling sensitive, or possibly even ache? A toothache could be telling you lots of things, possibly even alerting you to the presence of a cavity or an infection. Since your Garland, TX, dentist is still offering emergency care on a case-by-case basis, we can help address the factors behind an aching tooth and preserve your smile in the process.
Staying home helps slow the spread of COVID-19, also known as Coronavirus, and protects the more vulnerable members of our communities. Since we’re only offering emergency care at the moment, that means you can’t attend your routine checkups and cleanings for the time being. Your Garland, TX, dentist doesn’t want to see your oral health suffer, so we’re talking about the steps you can take to keep your smile healthy and strong!
When a tooth develops an infection, treatment is crucial to avoid the loss of the tooth altogether. We’re currently only offering our Garland, TX, patients emergency care, but that includes treating infections. In today’s blog, we’re looking at how to prevent them, and how we treat them once they develop.
To flatten the curve and slow the spread of COVID-19, many people across the DFW area are staying home and doing what they can to protect the health of themselves and their families. But what happens when a dental emergency arrives? If you develop a damaged tooth, your Garland, TX, dentist suggests scheduling an emergency visit so we can repair the issue.
A healthy smile is about more than just bright teeth or avoiding cavities. Improved oral health has been shown to improve overall health as well. In today’s blog, your Garland, TX, dentist talks about the importance of keeping your teeth and gums healthy, and we also look at the steps we take to ensure our office is a clean and safe environment for patients of all ages!
When a patient comes to our office missing most of their teeth, then we need a substantial solution to restore function and beauty to their smiles. Your Garland, TX, dentist may create a set of dentures, such as a full or partial. But how do we create these dentures, ensuring a comfortable fit and a lifelike fit? When should you see us to discuss your treatment options?
In our last blog, we explained how bridges offer a unique and custom solution to minor tooth loss. However, your Garland, TX, dentist also offers a more advanced and longer-lasting solution with implant dentistry. Not only do dental implants boast a 98% success rate, but they can offer a host of additional benefits for our patients.
If you have between one and three missing teeth, then you need a replacement option. While a denture is a bit much, and a single dental implant not enough, a dental bridge could be the perfect choice. In today’s blog, your Garland, TX, dentist talks abut how we create and place natural-looking dental bridges and help smiles stay whole and healthy.
How often do you see the dentist? You shouldn’t just wait until they ache or you notice something wrong. Instead, to maintain optimal oral health and avoid problems, you should see your Garland, TX, dentist for a checkup and cleaning at least once every six months! What makes these routine visit so vital? Do kids need them too?