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Will Invisalign Treatment Affect How I Speak?

April 5, 2024

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person smiling while holding Invisalign aligner

Do you have crooked or gapped teeth? Invisalign might be the solution for you. This popular treatment uses custom-made plastic aligners to fix dental issues like gaps and misalignment. While these aligners are comfortable, they can affect your speech initially. But don’t worry! Continue reading as your dentist explains how undergoing Invisalign treatment might impact your speaking and provides you with some easy tips to help you adjust quickly.


Why Should I Consider Getting Veneers?

January 12, 2024

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Lady smiles at dentist

Many people are nervous about showing off their smiles due to dental defects like cracks, chips, gaps, and stains. Fortunately, porcelain veneers are a versatile cosmetic dental treatment that can cover these flaws in as few as two appointments, leaving the patient with a beautiful smile that they’d love to show off. However, some people might have heard about how great veneers are but may still be on the fence about going through with the process. Here are a few of the benefits you should keep in mind when considering porcelain veneers.


4 Invisalign Tips for the Holidays  

December 14, 2023

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patient with Invisalign during the holidays

Historically, traditional braces were the go-to option for correcting misaligned teeth and bite issues. Yet, in 1997, the orthodontic landscape experienced a notable shift with the introduction of Invisalign. This revolutionary treatment has provided millions with a discreet and comfortable alternative for achieving a straighter smile. Despite its myriad benefits, adhering to a consistent Invisalign routine can pose challenges for many patients, especially during the festive holiday season. Read on to explore four actionable tips crafted to help you seamlessly navigate the holidays while remaining on track with your Invisalign treatment.


Why Is There a Black Line Around My Dental Crown?

October 13, 2023

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Embarrassed woman using hand to cover her mouth

When you first got your dental crown years ago, you might have loved the way it looked. Perhaps it blended in perfectly with your smile, and it gave you renewed confidence. Now, though, things might have changed. Is there an unsightly black line around your dental crown? Why does that happen, and what can you do about it? This blog post provides practical information.


Sores in Your Mouth? It May be Your Dentures

August 11, 2023

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An older woman enjoying the look of her new dentures in a mirror

Dentures can be a life-changing tool for many people. They allow you to continue to enjoy food, conversation, and meaningful social interactions. However, there are a few intermittent drawbacks to using them such as dental sores.

These painful lesions can be a real drag on your good time, but there are ways to treat and even prevent these sores from forming. Continue reading to find out how.


Do Dentures Work If You Haven’t Had Teeth for a While?

June 28, 2023

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A closeup of removable dentures for persistent tooth loss

You likely know that dentures are great as replacement teeth. After all, today’s versions use high-quality materials and techniques! However, what if you haven’t had real pearly whites for a while? Can you count on dentures for your persistent tooth loss? Thankfully, there’s no cause for concern – treatment could still restore your grin in this case. If you’d like to learn why, just let your Dallas dentist explain. To that end, here’s how dentures can work when tooth loss erodes your jaw.


Oral Cancer Awareness Month: The Risk Factors and Symptoms To Be Aware Of

April 5, 2023

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Doctor holding red and white ribbon for oral cancer awareness month

At the beginning of 2023, The American Cancer Society estimated that a little more than 54,000 cases of oral cancer would be diagnosed this year. Unfortunately, many patients are unaware of the risk factors and symptoms of this condition, which results in it not being diagnosed until the later, more dangerous stages. That’s why Oral Cancer Awareness Month is so important! To learn more about the factors that put you at risk as well as the symptoms to look out for and the important role your dentist plays in early intervention, read on.


How Much Tooth Enamel is Removed for Veneers?

March 27, 2023

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Model of a tooth prepped for a veneerThere are more options than ever to address common cosmetic concerns, but porcelain veneers continue to rank among the most popular treatments. Porcelain veneers can fix several imperfections using one quick and minimally invasive procedure. However, the process will involve removing a small amount of enamel from your teeth. Since your enamel can’t grow back, it’s normal to have a few concerns about altering your teeth. There’s no reason to worry. Your cosmetic dentist will take a conservative approach to preserve your tooth structures while revamping your smile.


How to Make Your New Veneers Last

January 3, 2023

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before and after shot of someone with veneers

When you first get your veneers, you’re sure to be excited about how they look and feel. After just two dental appointments, you might have gone from a smile you weren’t a fan of to the teeth of your dreams.

Now that you have your veneers, it’s on you to keep them looking good for as long as possible. If you want to know how to get the most out of them, here’s a guide that can tell you how to properly maintain your veneers.


Are Cranberries Good for Your Oral Health?

November 4, 2022

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a bowl full of cranberries

Once the holidays roll around, everyone begins to look forward to their favorite festive foods. From turkey to mashed potatoes to pumpkin pie, traditional treats are plentiful. Cranberries are another common holiday food that makes an appearance. If you love this vibrant berry, you’ll be glad to know they are also beneficial for your oral health! Keep reading to learn three ways they contribute to a healthy smile.

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