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How Single Tooth Anesthesia Helps Your Dentist to Offer Better Care

February 18, 2019

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Smiling senior man in dental chair

One reason why people put off seeing their dentist is over fear of needle-based anesthesia. For some, the mere sight of the traditional metal syringe is enough to provoke mental and physical discomfort. For others, going through the rest of the day with a numbed face presents its own disadvantages. That’s why we’re excited to tell our patients about the Wand, a revolutionary approach to anesthesia that uses a single tooth anesthesia (STA) method to achieve superior results.

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Cosmetic Dentist Can Improve Your Smile with Gum Recontouring

January 22, 2019

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woman pointing to her teethBesides your teeth, the appearance of your gums is equally important for an attractive smile. Unfortunately, there are several issues that may cause you to feel insecure, such as damage from infection or an injury. Not to mention, genetics or excessive gum tissue can also impact how your smile looks. No matter the cause, your cosmetic dentist can reshape the tissue with gum recontouring to enhance your self-esteem.

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Wondering about Dentures in Tyler? Here Are Your Options

January 19, 2019

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Complete and partial dentures compared

Missing teeth are one of America’s foremost oral health problems. Dentures in Tyler are one way to treat this common condition. Modern dentures are affordable, comfortable, and durable, whether you choose a traditional adhesive version or implant-supported dentures instead.

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Your Cosmetic Dentist Discusses Veneers, Lumineers and Confidence!

December 16, 2018

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attractive woman brunette perfect teeth

What’s the first feature a person is likely to notice about you at an initial meeting? It’s the condition of your teeth. Therefore, if you have smile imperfections, you can be left feeling inadequate and less confident. Your cosmetic dentist says there are two effective ways to address your flaws – porcelain veneers and Lumineers. Learn about both procedures as you read on!

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What Are Your Options For Improving the Fit of Loose Dentures?

December 5, 2018

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Upper and lower full denture

If you’re one of the nearly 40 million Americans who has lost all their teeth, there’s a good chance you wear dentures. They’re a great solution because they restore your smile, self-confidence, and overall quality of life after tooth loss. However, one drawback that many people experience is that their dentures fit perfectly at first, only to become loose over time. In this blog, you’ll find out why that happens and learn about several solutions that will make your dentures fit and function like they once did!

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The Luxury of Needle-Free Dentistry with the Wand

November 21, 2018

Fearful man in dental chair

Millions of people in the US struggle with dental anxiety or phobia, making visiting the dentist a real struggle. Fear of needles may be the only healthcare-related phobia that rivals the anxiety many people experience when visiting the dentist. When you mix those two things together, you have a recipe for anxiety. Your Tyler dental office team works hard to make our office a friendly and inviting place that you won’t dread visiting, but until recently, there wasn’t much we could do about using needles to administer local numbing medication. Luckily, we now have the Wand. This unique local anesthesia tool allows us to administer numbing solution without you ever having to see a needle. It sounds like magic, and that’s why it’s called the Wand!

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Your 2019 Dental Insurance Guide

Dental insurance policy document

Dental insurance can be baffling if you don’t work with these policies on a daily basis. Luckily, your dentist and dental office team members do handle benefit plans every day, and they can help you make the most of your dental insurance coverage. In this blog, we’ll walk you through some of the many ways to make the most of your dental insurance coverage in 2019.

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Dealing with Discolored Teeth? Here Are Some Tips from a Cosmetic Dentist

November 13, 2018

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A pearly, white smile.Tooth stains or discolorations are some of the most common conditions treated by a cosmetic dentist. Mild cases can often be resolved by simply following a few basic self-care tips. If the problem persists, then you should seek professional dental help. Treatment options include in-office whitening, veneers, and crowns.

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Five Common Signs That You May Need Gum Disease Therapy

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Person holding side of face in pain

Millions of Americans need gum disease therapy. How can you know if you’re one of them? Common warning signs include loose teeth, bleeding after brushing or flossing, and a receding gum line. Fortunately, gum disease is easy to treat if caught in the early stages.

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Enjoy Metal-Free Fillings from Your Family Dentist

September 19, 2018

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tooth colored fillingTooth decay is the most chronic dental issue in America for both children and adults. Although it is easily preventable with the right oral hygiene habits at home and regular care from your family dentist, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports 18% of children and 31% of adults currently have untreated cavities. To stop the spread of decay and to save the tooth, a dental filling is used. While metal fillings were preferred in the past, many are now turning to those that are tooth-colored. They are made from different materials, allowing them to be a safer and more effective option.
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