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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November 13, 2018
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.
September 19, 2018
Tooth 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.
September 9, 2018
You are never prepared to break a tooth when eating breakfast or to be awakened at night by a toothache. Although you never expect it to happen to you, dental emergencies occur more often than you might believe. In fact, one in six Americans faces one every year. If you are among the unlucky few to find yourself in this position, you may not know what to do. Do you go to your local hospital or do you visit your emergency dentist? Most often, it is best to call your dentist because hospitals are not equipped to deal with these situations.
September 4, 2018
Healthy gums are just as important as the wellness of the rest of your body, but why do we neglect gum health? About half of Americans struggle with some sort of gum health issue which means unhealthy gums are more common than you probably thought. Keep reading to learn what you can do to keep your gums in good shape outside of the dentist’s office and how your dentist may be able to help with dedicated gum disease therapy if there’s a problem.
August 2, 2018
Although the rate of tooth loss has significantly declined in the U.S. over the last several decades due to new advancements in dentistry, many Americans still live with missing teeth. In fact, the American College of Prosthodontists estimates that 120 million adults in the country are missing at least one tooth. With every tooth in your mouth playing a valuable role in your oral health and functions, it is vital to replace them. In the past, a traditional bridge and crowns were used. While they are effective, many are now turning to dental implants.
July 26, 2018
If you have noticeable flaws in your smile, such as chips, cracks, or discoloration, you might be thinking about getting a cosmetic treatment to makeover your pearly whites. Porcelain veneers are famous for their power to disguise imperfections and create a stunning look, but Lumineers are becoming ever more popular as an alternative to traditional veneers. What is the difference between these two treatments, and how can you choose the one that’s best for you? Your cosmetic dentist is here to discuss these important questions.
July 23, 2018
Living without your teeth is not your thought of an ideal life. Thankfully, this doesn’t have to remain your reality. One of the easiest and non-invasive ways to be restored is with dentures, but for them to be as effective as they can, requires proper care. Learn how to extend their life, what your dentist can do to repair them and much more as you read on.
June 26, 2018
When you think about your dentist in Tyler, the services that are necessary to keep your teeth and gums healthy often come to mind. You think about cleanings, checkups, fillings, and other treatments that are vital for a healthy smile. Did you know that they can also treat issues that do not necessarily influence your oral health, like jaw, mouth, or tongue pain? Your dentist will get to the root of the problem to provide you with the relief you need.
June 11, 2018
Although cavities are preventable, it is estimated that at least 91% of adults have had at least one in a permanent tooth. To treat it, a metal filling was often used in the past. While they are effective, many are now coming to prefer another method. Tooth-colored fillings blend in seamlessly when you smile because they match the color of your enamel. Not to mention, they do not contain any mercury. If you have metal fillings, do not worry. Your dentist in Tyler can replace them.