Why would one person’s cavity require a different kind of treatment than someone else’s? In cases where tooth decay is identified and treated at a relatively early stage, a patient would typically only require a dental filling to support their tooth. In a case where a person’s cavity is more severe, the appropriate treatment can involve a root canal, and the creation and placement of a custom dental crown. By staying on track with routine dental exams at your Dallas, TX dentist’s office, you can make it less likely a cavity will reach an advanced stage. These appointments also provide you with the kind of quality preventive care that can reduce the likelihood that a cavity will develop and impact your oral health. (more…)
A checkup and cleaning offer patients in Dallas, TX, a way to stay on top of their oral health and avoid the onset of serious complications. We recommend our patients schedule a time to see us so we can help them start the holidays with a healthier smile, and enter 2019 with a focus on better oral hygiene!
For those with minor or advanced tooth loss, implant dentistry offers a secure and lifelike solution. But how do our Dallas, TX, patients know if they qualify for dental implants? In today’s blog, we’re looking at how we address tooth loss and who makes a good candidate for dental implants.
As dental professionals, we strive to help our Dallas, TX, patients enjoy a healthy smile and preserve their natural teeth. However, occasionally an oral health concern may arise that requires extraction. How do we remove teeth and will the procedure be comfortable?
When an injury to cavity remains untreated, then a tooth could become infected. In order to preserve the tooth, we may treat infections in Dallas, TX, with root canal therapy. What should patients expect from root canal therapy?
You can be more than ready to have a dental crown placed to address a problem tooth. This restoration is used to cover damaged teeth, as well as those that have experienced advanced decay, or are naturally unable to provide proper functional support. After you receive your crown, you can feel better about the way you look, and enjoy freedom from discomfort. Of course, after your restorative dental work is done, your concern may move to preserving the condition of your crown. You should know that the modern crowns your Dallas, TX dentist provides can offer important functional support, so you should be comfortable using a crown to produce biting and chewing pressure like a normal tooth. As long as you keep up with smart oral health habits, you should be able to count on many years of support from your dental work! (more…)
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.