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Are Allergies and Dental Problems Connected? Learn How from a Dentist

April 3, 2021

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A yellow traffic sign reading “allergy season ahead.”

Most people recognize that the April season brings rainy days, but it also brings more pollen, dander, and other substances in the air that indicate it’s allergy season. While you’re purchasing allergy medication and tissues for your family, make sure that oral care products are on the list as well. According to dentists, you may find yourself dealing with symptoms caused by allergies that can also put your oral health at risk. To learn how they are connected, keep reading!

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How Chronic Stress Affects Your Oral Health

March 4, 2021

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Woman with chronic stress

Are you struggling with chronic stress? There are many reasons why you could be feeling this way. Whether you are particularly busy at work, are dealing with a family situation, or just have to much on your plate at the moment, it is difficult not to feel a little bit anxious from time. What many people don’t know is that stress can actually have a negative effect on oral health. The good news is that there are steps you can take to reduce them. Continue reading to learn what they are.

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The Difference Between Dental Crowns and Fillings

February 14, 2021

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The difference between dental crowns and fillings.Modern advancements in dentistry allow your dentist to preserve your natural teeth for longer than ever; however, it’s not uncommon for a tooth to be compromised over the years. Among the most popular solutions to repair teeth are fillings and crowns. Although they both offer restorative benefits, do you know the difference between dental crowns and fillings? Here’s what you need to know to make the best decision to rehabilitate your smile.

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4 Cosmetic Dental Flaws You Can Resolve through Dentistry

January 11, 2021

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Woman free of cosmetic dental flaws following cosmetic treatment.Even if your oral health is in good condition, it’s understandable if you don’t feel confident showing your smile off. If it contains numerous cosmetic imperfections that make you feel self-conscious, we understand why. However, that does not mean you need to settle for a smile filled with chips, gaps, or stains. With the help of personalized dentistry, you can easily resolve four of the most common cosmetic dental flaws that dentists see! To learn how, keep reading.

 

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Make Flossing Your New Year’s Resolution

December 12, 2020

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close-up of a person flossingDid you know tooth decay isn’t the only threat to your oral health? Gum (periodontal) disease is equally devastating. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates at least 50% of Americans have the infection. Despite the latest advancements in dentistry, it’s the leading cause of tooth loss. Thankfully, gum disease doesn’t need to be a death sentence for your smile. You can keep the infection at bay by making nightly flossing part of your New Year’s Resolutions.
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5 Dental Trends You Can Expect in the Next Decade

October 11, 2020

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Team of dentistsIn your very own lifetime, you have seen how much technology has developed. This is no different in dentistry. Each and every year, the technology gets better and better. Before you know it, a decade will have passed, and things will be more advanced than ever before. Even though it may see far away, there are all sorts of new dental trends we can expect to see in the near future. Continue reading to learn more about the future of dentistry.

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The 4 Most Common Cosmetic Dental Flaws & How to Fix Them

September 27, 2020

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Woman covering her mouth to hide cosmetic dental flawsDo you hide your smile in photographs? Do you laugh behind your hands? If you have stained, damaged, or unsightly teeth, you may find it much more difficult to feel confident in your everyday life. Thankfully, you don’t have to live with imperfect teeth if you don’t want to! There are numerous treatments that can help you overcome whatever you don’t love about your pearly whites. Here are the four most common cosmetic dental flaws and how your Fort Worth dentist can help you achieve a smile that you’ll be excited to show off!

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An Inside Look at the Evolution of Dentures

August 2, 2020

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Close up of an upper jaw dentureDid you know that 120 million people in the U.S. are missing at least one tooth? Fortunately, patients who fall into this statistic can opt for durable, natural-looking dentures that effectively restore their smile and bite. However, it wasn’t always that way. We all know the tale about George Washington’s wooden dentures, but have you heard about dentures made from cadaver teeth? Yikes! If you are considering restorative treatment or are simply interested in this area of dentistry, read on for an inside look at the evolution of dentures.

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Preparing for Your Cosmetic Dental Consultation? Here Are 4 Questions to Ask

July 14, 2020

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Dentist and patient at cosmetic dental consultationAfter years of feeling self-conscious about your smile, you’ve decided to do something about it. The weeks following your decision were spent reading blogs on the procedure, telling loved ones about your decision, and looking up inspiration pictures of what your dream smile would look like. Now it’s time to schedule your cosmetic dental consultation in Ft Worth.

Although crafting your perfect smile is becoming more and more a reality, it is important to remember that the journey has just begun! To prevent the process from becoming overwhelming, read on for four questions to ask to ensure you get the results you desire.

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4 Important Reasons Not to Put Off Your Dental Visit During COVID-19

July 13, 2020

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Woman smiling at routine dental visitFrom face coverings to social distancing guidelines, the current pandemic has ushered in a number of infection control practices. Fortunately, these measures have made the transition out of quarantine and into our “new normal” safe. However, while experts continue to study the novel COVID-19 virus, many patients wonder if postponing their routine dental visit is the responsible thing to do. While limiting your potential exposure is crucial, prioritizing your oral care continues to be an important part of staying healthy. Therefore, an emergency dentist is sharing four reasons you shouldn’t put off your bi-yearly appointment!

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