Restore Your Smile: Dental Bridge

Restore Your Smile: Dental BridgeLosing a tooth as an adult is not quite as fun as it can be as a child. When we lose a tooth, it can affect our appearance, our ability to chew, and even our speech. A missing tooth also impacts the structure of your jaw. Without the stimulation of the tooth, you can experience bone loss in your jaw. This can affect your other teeth as it creates a less stable foundation for them. Because of this, it is important to replace teeth that are lost with some type of restoration. Depending on the situation, a dental bridge could be the best choice of restorative treatment. (more…)

Is A Root Canal Scary?

is a root canal scaryHearing that you may need a root canal is scary to most people. Much of this fear comes from a misunderstanding about root canals. Root canal treatment is often the last option before extraction. It is done with the goal of preserving as much of the tooth as possible. Technology has come a long way to make the procedure more comfortable. With the advances in technology, root canal therapy can be similar to getting a filling.  (more…)

Is a Dental Implant the Best Solution for Your Smile?

Is a Dental Implant the Best Solution for Your Smile?If you have suffered the loss of a tooth, or even several, then you know all too well how frustrating it can be trying to cope with an incomplete smile. Embarrassment and insecurity are just some of the emotions adults often must deal with when they have lost a tooth or had to have one extracted. Fortunately, modern dental prostheses are designed to help patients cope with incomplete smiles, with beautiful and functional results. So, if you are ready to address your incomplete smile or an outdated or ill-fitting prostheses, why not talk to your restorative dentist about how a dental implant might be able to help? (more…)

Want to Smile Proudly? A Porcelain Crown Could Help

Want to Smile Proudly? A Porcelain Crown Could HelpHave you been embarrassed to show your smile, all because of a noticeable dental restoration like a metal crown, or even visible damage like chips or cracks? If so, you might think that there is no solution that will leave you with a beautiful-looking smile again. Fortunately, that is not the cases. Modern dental restorations actually do make it possible to enjoy confidence and comfort, while still offering the protection damaged and fragile teeth need. So if you are in need of restorative treatment or would like to update an existing fixture, talk to your dentist about how a restoration like a porcelain crown could help. (more…)

Enjoy Matilda Brought to Life!

Enjoy Matilda Brought to Life!It’s not too late to catch the beloved children’s story, Matilda, come to life on the stage at Bass Performance Hall. The show is playing June 15 through June 18, 2017. Tickets start at $44 each. Matilda was named TIME magazine’s No. 1 Show of the Year, and it has actually won over 50 international awards, including four Tony Awards. In this stage version of the classic Roald Dahl tale, the cast uses song and dance to bring the story of Matilda, an extraordinary young girl who uses her imagination and intellect to forge her own destiny, to vivid life. (more…)

Got Questions About Smile Care? Talk to Your General Dentist

Got Questions About Smile Care? Talk to Your General DentistDo you ever wonder if you are actually doing all you can to protect your teeth from cavities and other oral health threats? In fact, lately, have you been worried that you could actually be suffering from a cavity, now, without even knowing it? Many people want to know more about what is truly required to keep the smile looking and feeling its best, yet they shy away from asking their dentist questions, either out of shyness or embarrassment. The good news is that preventive dental care is neither complicated or costly. It just requires you to form some healthy habits, in order to keep both your teeth and your gums healthy as you age! (more…)

What Causes Gum Disease?

Did you know that studies from the Centers for Disease Control reveal half of adults older than 35 suffer from some form of periodontal disease? What causes gum disease? By understanding the factors behind the disease’s onset, you can take steps to help protect your smile.

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Looking for Family Fun? Try Fishing In Keller

Looking for Family Fun? Try Fishing In KellerAre you hoping to spend extra time having fun as a family this summer? If so, you don’t have to travel far to do so. In fact, for Keller residents, you don’t even have to leave town. The City of Keller will be hosting a perfect chance for families to pass down the beloved tradition of fishing, on Saturday, June 17, 2017, with its annual Fishing for Fun event. This event is free, and open to any anglers 16-years-old or younger. Participants just need to bring their own fishing poles and tackle boxes, along with their Texas State Fishing License. (more…)

Could a Dental Crown Be What Your Smile Needs?

Could a Dental Crown Be What Your Smile Needs?Are you having a hard time enjoying meals with your family, lately, because of tooth sensitivity that is making it difficult to chew comfortably? Have you given up desserts altogether, not because you’re watching your waistline, but simply because they are not worth the dental pain? If so, it’s time to see your restorative dentist. You could be struggling with a dental problem like a cavity, or even an infection. The good news is that with restorative treatment, you could start enjoying your meals – and even the occasional sweet – again, comfortably. Just as importantly, though, modern restorations like dental crowns are designed to look natural, and that means you could smile confidently, as well! (more…)

Are Porcelain Veneers the Solution Your Smile Needs?

Are Porcelain Veneers the Solution Your Smile Needs?Do you feel embarrassed showing off your teeth, because of a variety of noticeable imperfections? If so, what has stopped you from seeking cosmetic dental treatment in the past? Are you worried about the results looking unnatural, or concerned about the cost? Maybe you’ve been wondering how long the enhancements would actually last? Porcelain veneers are one comprehensive and effective way for dentists to create natural-looking smile enhancements, so if you want to hide imperfections, and simply enjoy a more beautiful smile, porcelain veneers could likely help! (more…)