Month: March 2013

Grand Prairie Dentist Answers Your Zoom! Whitening FAQs

Yellow teeth have a bigger impact on people than they would sometimes care to admit. The truth is that if you are embarrassed by the color of your teeth, you are not likely to enjoy your life. After coming to that realization, then next logical step is to find the means to whiten your teeth…. Read more »

Grand Prairie Dentist Talks Yellow Teeth

If you have yellow teeth, you may be hiding your smile out of embarrassment. If so, your mood has probably gone south along with your self-esteem. The impact that smiling has on a person’s outlook is quite astounding. Smiling often can lead to a more positive outlook for you and the people around you. Unfortunately,… Read more »

Grand Prairie Dentist Compares Zoom! Whitening with Professional Home Whitening

If you have yellow teeth, you may be embarrassed to smile. Nothing sets off a beautiful smile like pearly white teeth. But with all of the treatments available to whiten teeth, how do you know which treatment is right for you? Your Grand Prairie dentist, Dr. Quinn Smith, compares Zoom! Whitening with professional home teeth… Read more »

Grand Prairie Dentist Discusses Fillings

Any bacteria that linger in your mouth will consume traces of sugars and carbohydrates. When they do, they produce an acid byproduct that is capable of wearing down tooth enamel. With less enamel, a tooth’s defenses are compromised, and it can eventually succumb to tooth decay. The result of such tooth decay may be a… Read more »

Grand Prairie Dentist Discusses the Importance of Mouth Guards

If you play a contact sport, padding is very important. Imagine taking a hit from a safety without pads. Or imagine the way a hockey puck would feel if a slap shot hit you in the shins when you weren’t wearing shin guards. You probably wouldn’t step onto a football field or a hockey rink… Read more »

Grand Prairie Dentist: Get Your Ideal Smile Fast with Lumineers

When you examine your teeth, do you see a crowded thicket of gnarled and worn teeth? Do you want to see perfectly ordered, pearly white rows instead? The prospect of a lot of dental work may be daunting. After all, no one wants to spend a lifetime in the dental chair. We want quick results… Read more »

Grand Prairie Dentist: Preserving a Knocked-Out Tooth

You’re at a baseball game, enjoying the sunshine and a refreshing breeze. The grass is green, and the sky is blue. You turn to check the score on the scoreboard when suddenly you hear a loud crack as bat and ball collide. You turn your head and barely have time to register a white speck… Read more »

Grand Prairie Dentist: A Healthy Mouth Can Mean a Healthy Heart

Have you ever noticed how interconnected the body is? Its systems affect one another in numerous ways, and doctors continue to find links between two things that seem unrelated. Gum disease and heart disease are two of those things. Recently, doctors have found that gum disease patients are more likely to develop heart disease. Your… Read more »

Grand Prairie Dentist: Get Your Free Kids’ Brushing Chart

Is your child’s toothbrush feeling lonely and neglected? Do you want to see it feeling happy and useful? Sometimes, despite your best efforts, kids can get the best of you. No matter how hard you try to get them to brush their teeth, they won’t yield. Unfortunately, they (and their lonely toothbrushes) are the ones… Read more »

Grand Prairie Dentist Discusses the Restorative Power of Dental Implants

The means of replacing lost teeth have evolved over the years. In the past, prosthetic teeth were made out of all sorts of materials like wood or ivory. These false teeth were very uncomfortable and not very convincing. Today, however, prosthetic teeth are functional and aesthetically appealing. They are also capable of preventing the many… Read more »