If you have a cavity, or your tooth suffers minor damage, such as a chip, then you need repair. Otherwise, serious complications could soon arise, causing discomfort and the risk of tooth loss. In order to help our Dallas, TX, patients with decay or damage, we may recommend a dental filling.
Do you feel apprehensive about visiting the dentist? Well, you’re not alone! Some studies show up to 15% of the population experiences some level of dental anxiety. We know these feelings are very real and often rooted in past experiences. However, we also want you to know that we take steps to help our Dallas, TX, patients remain calm and relaxed using sedation dentistry.
Did you know that October is National Dental Hygiene Month? With that in mind, we’d like to talk about what our Dallas, TX, patients can do to maintain healthy smiles from home. We’re discussing proper flossing, brushing, and more!
From the moment a tooth erupts, the is a risk of developing tooth decay. Since children have trouble brushing and flossing as thoroughly as adults, they tend to have a higher risk of cavities occurring. Fortunately, we have dental sealants to help protect little smiles in Dallas, TX.
Halloween means plenty of spooky fun for families in Dallas, TX. However, Halloween also means plenty of free candy and often, an increased risk of tooth decay. Fortunately, we have a few tips for preventing the onset of tooth decay and keeping smiles healthy after Halloween!
We agree with the American Dental Association: People of all ages need routine checkups. We offer dental exams for our Dallas, TX, patient to help them enjoy healthy smiles and avoid the onset of tooth decay. What happens during your routine checkup?
While the benefits of dental fillings or tooth replacement are obvious, some people have trouble understanding what makes dental cleanings a vital part of preventing decay and gum disease. In today’s blog, we’re talking about why we recommend routine cleanings for our Dallas, TX, patients and how often you should undergo one.
Without treatment, gum disease not only leads to uncomfortable symptoms, but also a greater risk of tooth loss. In order to safeguard smiles in Dallas, TX, we may recommend preventive dental care. Let’s talk about gum disease prevention in today’s blog.
Does your tooth hurt? Multiple factors can cause our Dallas, TX, patients to experience toothaches. However, a persistent ache may indicate the presence of tooth decay, which means treatment is crucial for maintaining a healthy smile.
A dental bridge lasts between 10 and 15 years, while removable dentures require replacement every 5 to 10 years. But what about dental implants? Implant dentistry offers replacement teeth that last for much longer. How do dental implants offer Dallas, TX, patients a longer lasting replacement tooth?