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Partial Denture Vs A Dental Bridge

One or more missing teeth can present more serious problems than just a missing tooth when you smile. Even one missing tooth when you smile is a big deal, especially if it is an anterior tooth. People notice your smile first and make many assumptions based on its health and esthetics. Therefore, when you’re missing… Read more »

Implant History: A Quiz

Dental implants have been around much longer than you imagine, but modern implants were only recently discovered (in the larger scheme of things). How much do you know about implants? We are guessing that you will find the bits of information you’ll learn in our implant history quiz quite interesting, if not downright shocking!

Will Invisalign Work For You?

Invisalign clear braces are a revolutionary new way to straighten teeth. The days of wire brackets that are glued to your teeth and tightened with arch wires is gone…at least for some people. Invisalign braces are clear aligners that were developed because they are faster, easier, more comfortable, and inconspicuous, so they are perfect for… Read more »

EAT (It’s Not About Food)

Eating disorders can affect your oral health and, of course, your overall health as well. According to the National Eating Disorders Association, more than 10 million Americans are affected by serious eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating, and teenagers and young adult women are affected the most. A person’s oral health can… Read more »

Your Dental Bridge Questions Answered Here

Nearly 70 percent of the population over the age of 44 are missing at least one tooth due to decay, gum disease, or trauma.  A high percentage of these people have a dental bridge. Dental bridges are a very common solution for tooth loss. If you are missing a single tooth, or maybe a few… Read more »

New To Fort Worth? Check Out The Fort Worth Stockyards!

If you’re new to Fort Worth you may have heard the Stockyards mentioned again and again and perhaps wondered what the fuss is all about. The Fort Worth Stockyards are the last remaining stockyards in the United States, and are a huge piece of Western history. If you’ve not been there yet, then you should… Read more »

Your teeth are important to your health and not just because they help you masticate a variety of foods so you can stay nourished and healthy. They are important for other reasons, too. If you lose even one tooth, it can throw off your oral health. Take our quiz, Don’t Burn Your Bridges, below to… Read more »

Why Root Canals Are Actually A Good Thing: Part 2

As we discussed in our last blog, root canals were developed to save your teeth. Before root canals and dental fillings, tooth extraction was the only option, and if the tooth was so infected with decay that even a filling wouldn’t do, extraction was the only choice. Over the years, the importance of retaining your… Read more »

Why Root Canals Are Actually A Good Thing: Part 1

Sometimes a root canal is the only way to save your tooth, and it is much better to save your teeth than to extract them. Once you lose a tooth, several other complications can develop if you do not have the tooth replaced in a timely manner. To replace the tooth, you have two options,… Read more »

Embarrassed To Smile? Dentures Can Help!

Missing teeth can be a huge problem. Without all of your teeth it is difficult to chew, speak, and your embarrassment to smile can wreck your self-confidence. If you are partially or fully edentulous, you don’t have to be embarrassed to smile. Partial or complete dentures can restore your ability to chew, speak clearly, and… Read more »