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Great Ways to Care for Your Teeth on Thanksgiving

November 10, 2022

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A family who values holiday oral health

When Thanksgiving comes around, it’s easy to get swept up by the festivities. After all, you’re doing things like visiting distant relatives, watching football, and feasting on delicious foods. Even so, don’t forget to monitor your teeth and gums during this time. If you aren’t careful, Turkey Day could do a real number on your pearly whites. That being said, your Fort Worth dentist is here to make that task easier. Read on to learn some holiday oral health tips that will make your Thanksgiving “tooth-friendly.”

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Are Dental Implants Covered by Your Dental Insurance Plan?

October 19, 2022

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Model of dental implant

If you’re missing one or more of your teeth, you know just how difficult it can be to complete daily tasks, like eating, speaking clearly, and smiling with confidence. Thankfully, dental implants are available to restore your smile, but you already know that they are quite an investment. Will your dental insurance benefits be able to help you restore your smile? Read on to learn more about how your insurance will play a role in the process of getting dental implants.

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Is a Broken Denture Considered a Dental Emergency?

September 7, 2022

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example of a broken denture in Fort Worth

You might assume most dental emergencies are urgent situations that require treatment, such as a lost filling, a cracked tooth, and a severe toothache. However, if you have a denture that breaks but isn’t painful, it’s easy to think that you wouldn’t need immediate dental care. But while this situation may not be life-threatening, it can still drastically affect your ability to eat, speak, and even smile. Read on to learn what you should do about a broken denture and several important preventive tactics to consider!

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Sculpt a More Beautiful Smile with Gum Recontouring

July 28, 2022

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Have you heard the phrase “gummy smile”? It’s just what it sounds like, a smile that shows more gums than teeth. The opposite can also be true – maybe there’s not enough gum tissue covering up your pearly whites. While there’s nothing medically worrisome about it, disproportion between the gums and teeth can really take away from your confidence and leave you wanting to do anything other than grin. Did you know there is a solution for this issue called gum recontouring? Keep reading to learn more about what it is and whether or not you are eligible. 

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Why Summer Is the Perfect Season for Dental Implants

July 27, 2022

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If you are missing teeth or are on the verge of needing to have one or more replaced, you should know you can’t do better than dental implants. This is a comprehensive replacement method that gives you back the entire tooth structure to promote better oral and overall health for a lifetime to come. 

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4 Cosmetic Treatments for a Beautiful Summer Smile

May 25, 2022

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Woman with beautiful smile at beachMake this summer one to remember by investing in the picture-perfect smile you deserve. Cosmetic dentistry isn’t just for the rich and famous, thanks to diverse treatment options. Your cosmetic dentist in Fort Worth can revamp your smile without draining your savings account. Here are 4 options to revitalize your smile just in time for summer.

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The 4 Most Common Dental Emergency Procedures

February 3, 2022

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Sometimes dental accidents happen, and the difficult part is knowing which ones are true emergencies. Most dental problems that would require immediate attention are when you feel persistent discomfort, your mouth is seriously injured, or a tooth is completely knocked out! But which procedures can you expect to undergo for a dental emergency in Fort Worth? Read on to learn the four most common treatments you might experience when seeking urgent dental care.

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5 Ways to Reach Your New Year’s Resolution of Flossing More

January 6, 2022

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Have you come up with a New Year’s resolution yet? If not, making one that revolves around improving your oral health is always a great idea. Having a healthy smile can improve not just the look of your pearly whites, but your overall well-being. Keeping your smile in good condition takes more than just brushing in the morning and at night. Flossing at least twice is also key. Read on to learn five helpful tips that will make it easier to incorporate flossing into your daily oral hygiene routine.

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3 Facts About Root Canal Therapy

December 15, 2021

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patient with toothache who need a root canal

According to the American Association of Endodontists, root canal therapy has a success rate of over 95%. In most cases, a root canal can even last a lifetime. As successful as the treatments are at saving a severely infected tooth, there is a lot of misinformation floating around about this procedure. To help clear up some of the confusion regarding this treatment, read on to learn three facts about root canal therapy.

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It’s the Worst Time of the Year—For Your Smile!

December 1, 2021

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year—or so the song goes. While there are plenty of reasons to love this season, there’s one area that it is the worst: your oral health. Most dentists agree that from October through December is the most risky time for smiles. Why? What can you do to make the holidays better for your smile? Read on to find out!

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