If you’re not extremely familiar with composite at the moment, then allow our Grand Prairie, TX team to quickly run you through some details that will remind you … you do know this material! Remember those tooth-colored fillings you’ve heard so much about (or that you already have in your smile)? The ones that match your teeth beautifully, so can’t even see them? They are made of composite! It’s a material that’s very easy for us to use for smile improvements! While it’s used frequently for fillings, there’s something else you should know: We rely on it for dental bonding, too, in which we add the composite to your tooth where the addition of tissue makes your smile look even better. Still curious about composite? Consider a few “C” things you get from it!
There are so very many “why” questions that you can come up with in regard to your smile that if we were to ask you to simply begin rattling then off, you might not know where to begin! While you may feel tempted to look around online for the information you’re curious about as it comes up, we remind you that even if it is very simple, we’d love for you to bring it to our Grand Prairie, TX team’s attention instead! When you know you’re getting the accurate oral health details you need, it’s both reassuring and very helpful for protecting your smile health! Start by considering some of those things we hear very often from patients we see.
Are you worried about any particular oral health issue? A potential problem with your smile? Are you primarily concerned with damage or your dental care and how to avoid running into problems? If so, our Grand Prairie, TX team is thrilled that you’re so concerned with prevention, as it’s certainly the way to go! Regarding particulars and how to avoid them: Let’s help you get started! For further details, see us soon.
Remember how you marveled at police horses when you were a little kid? (Okay, maybe you still get excited about cops on horseback!). Fortunately, the upcoming Cowboy Cops and Kids event will delight children (of all ages) with a fun experience that will let you get up close to these majestic animals, while you get to know our local officers a little bit better, too.
You know that you want your smile to not look the way it’s been looking lately (or possibly for most of your life!). You know that dental bonding seemed to sound like something that would work for your particular needs as you work toward a smile you feel excited about in an esthetic sense. However, you still notice that you’re asking yourself: How do I know if bonding is what I need? Lovely news: Our Grand Prairie, TX team can answer that!
Sometimes, tooth pain will affect you and you will notice you’re not really sure where the problem is coming from. Other times, tooth discomfort will appear and you’ll have a fairly good idea regarding why it’s started (and how to make it stop). In either case, it’s entirely possible that you are the major contributing factor to the development of this discomfort, even though you might not be doing so intentionally. The moral of the story: It might not be what you think, you may be able to make some simple changes to fix the issue, and no matter what, our Grand Prairie, TX team is here to offer explanations and to fix the problem. See us soon if you need assistance with getting to the bottom of the pain and finding a solution.
There are some suggestions our Grand Prairie, TX team loves to offer our patients in regard to dental hygiene. Today, we would love to specifically talk about some things you might not really consider in relation to dental floss but that you really should. Why, you ask? Well, because when you plan ahead and keep floss with you, you’ll find that you can take even better care of your smile and you can even quickly get yourself out of some otherwise embarrassing and uncomfortable experiences. Find out more!
Obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, is more common than some people realize. In fact, many people who have it don’t know, and therefore, don’t know that they should seek help from their dentist to treat it. However, over time, the sleep disorder can have several effects on your daily life and wellbeing that make it obvious something is wrong. Fortunately, patients in Grand Prairie, TX, who have sleep apnea can often a comfortable and convenient solution in the form of a custom-designed sleep appliance. (more…)
Yes, we know that winter feels far, far away and the fact that we’ve been seeing autumn decorations and more in stores has already been slightly overwhelming. Of course, there are still some days left of the summer season, so talking about winter, well … it may seem quite premature. True, those colder days seem quite a ways away but when it comes to planning before the maddening rush that comes with November, December, and beyond, our Grand Prairie, TX team thinks you will be oh so relieved to have gotten your dental care sorted out well in advance. Take a moment with us as we explain why!
You know that it’s time to agree to the dental crown we have recommended for you, so your smile is all better. However, you also know that if you keep your curiosity to yourself about particular aspects of this method of fixing your tooth, you’re going to feel quite anxious come procedure day. Don’t let that happen. Remember, we would be more than happy to talk with you about any dental care need that comes your way! To begin, our Grand Prairie, TX team answers questions that we hear oh so often when a crown is in the picture. If you find that you still want to learn a bit more, please take a moment to get in contact with us!