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!(more…)
November 21, 2018
August 30, 2017
When you hear the word “denture,” what do you imagine? An old man with a saggy mouth and gummy smile? Your grandparents struggling to eat any foods that aren’t soft? An older person struggling to speak clearly with a slipping denture? Today, dentures are so much better than they used to be. There are better materials, designs, and placement methods that ensure you will be comfortable with the beautiful, natural looking results. Best of all, modern dentures are so flawless crafted, you may be the only one who knows you’re wearing them. Keep reading to find out more about tooth replacement with modern dentures.
August 28, 2017
If you’ve ever needed a dental restoration like a crown, bridge, or denture or cosmetic dentistry solution like porcelain veneers, your dentist likely worked with a dental lab. Just like choosing a dentist and dentistry practice that makes you feel comfortable and delivers great care, your dentist has to work with the right dental lab to ensure patients receive quality treatments. The quality of the dental lab can profoundly impact your treatment results. Keep reading to find out more about the importance of the relationship between your dentist and their dental lab.