Month: April 2014

What Does Your Toothache Mean?

Are you experiencing a toothache? Do you know why you have a toothache? Have you been examined by a dentist? Discomfort and pain from a toothache could lead to a variety of oral conditions. A toothache can vary from moderate discomfort to sever pain. Also, the intensity of pain could indicate the level of invasive… Read more »

Implant Dentures: Securing Your Smile

Do you wear dentures dentures? Do your dentures slip or feel loose? How often do you remove them, or find yourself putting them back in? Dr. Quinn Smith offers a way to secure your dentures permanently with the support of dental implants. If you are searching for an alternative to your standard dentures, implant denturesmay… Read more »

A Guide to Dental Implant Surgery

Dental implants are small, titanium roots that can be surgically inserted into your jawbone, creating a veritable root foundation for your dental crown, bridge, or denture. If you’ve lost one or more teeth to damage or disease, then Dr. Smith may recommend dental implants as a lifelike and long-lasting tooth replacement option. As with any… Read more »

What Can Your Cosmetic Dentist Do for You?

Even perfectly healthy teeth can seem otherwise due to common cosmetic blemishes, like teeth stains. When you’re not as meticulous as you should be about cleaning your teeth, stains can become more apparent, and might often indicate an underlying tooth infection. By focusing on the aesthetic aspects of your smile, your Grand Prairie cosmetic dentist… Read more »

Why a Dentist is Important to Your Family

An important factor in teaching your children to take goodcare of their dental health is taking them to visit the dentist. Like their parents, children over the age of three should attend regular dental checkups and cleanings at least once every six months as part of a good dental hygiene routine. If children develop cavities,… Read more »

Dental Crown or Porcelain Veneer—Which is Better?

Porcelain dental crowns and porcelain dental veneers have a lot in common. They’re both made from porcelain, for instance, and both are among the most common and successful cosmetic dental treatments. Crowns and veneers also share a number of differences, such as size and application, that make one treatment preferable to the other in any… Read more »

What is a White Dental Filling?

When you smile or speak animatedly, you show more than just your teeth; you also show all of the dental work present in your mouth. For many people, this means the metal of one or more fillings flashing against the pearly white color of the teeth around them. For many others, however, their dental fillings… Read more »