Congratulations! You’ve already taken the advanced steps of improving your smile’s aesthetics with porcelain veneers in Fort Worth. Now that you have a smile that you practically can’t stop showing off, you’re probably now wondering how to keep those results for as long as possible. Learn about how long you can expect to benefit from your veneers and how to maintain them in this week’s blog post.
January 5, 2018
December 14, 2017
“It’s nothing” you tell yourself as you walk out the door to your job in Fort Worth. As you pull on to the highway, the pain in your mouth doesn’t subside. By the time you make it to your office you can’t stop thinking about it. Your concentration is suffering through the whole morning and when lunch comes around, every bite triggers a jolt of pain. “Just power through it” you think.
Your dentist in Fort Worth says no oral symptom should ever be ignored. Take a moment to look over these common oral symptoms and why you should always take them seriously.
December 8, 2017
According to your dentist in Fort Worth, keeping your gums healthy is a huge part of maintaining the health of the rest of your body. Your gums can open a door to bacteria and disease if not taken care of. Unfortunately, the public and the dental industry has failed to make this connection.
Through preventive care, you can avoid the complications that can occur in tandem with unhealthy gums. We’ll break down the misconceptions and risks of poor gum health, so you can stay informed.
November 15, 2017
Whether you were considering fillings or already have a few, it’s important to make sure your dentist is updated on the safest materials to use. Unfortunately, this is not necessarily the case for many doctors across the country. In fact, only 50% of dentists no longer use amalgam fillings to treat cavities, despite their connection to mercury exposure.
Based on a plethora of research, there are several reasons that amalgam (also known as silver) fillings pose a risk to you and your family. Your Fort Worth dentist breaks them down inside. (more…)
November 2, 2017
For years oral health has been viewed exclusively from systemic health. However, just because you need to have specialized schooling to become a dentist, doesn’t mean oral health isn’t connected to the rest of your body.
Your dentist in Fort Worth wants you to know oral health can no longer be viewed separately from your overall health. Without proper preventive care, dental issues can manifest into disease in places outside the mouth. Keep reading to learn the connection and the steps to address it. (more…)
October 25, 2017
A warm smile says things that words are incapable of expressing; when you share a smile with another person, you can automatically create a bond with them and give them a glimpse into your winning personality. But what if your teeth aren’t in the best shape? If you have missing, discolored, chipped, or misshapen chompers, you might hesitate to interact with new people or feel self-conscious all the time. You may be in need of a smile makeover in Forth Worth! When you’re ready to transform the way your teeth look, your dentist will be happy to help you.
September 30, 2017
Giving back is important to the team here at West 7th Smiles. We know everyone needs excellent dental care, and that our duty to provide high quality dentistry extends beyond just our patients who can afford to pay for it. Every year, we take part in two charity events for the benefit of our community: Save a Smile, an initiative for children’s dental health led by Cook Children’s hospital, and Give Back a Smile, for victims of domestic and sexual abuse.
A lot of people stay away from the dentist for one reason: simply because it’s been a long time since they last visited. Avoiding the dentist because you’re afraid of what you’ll hear isn’t a good cycle to get into — your teeth will gradually continue to worsen in the meantime. Fortunately, when you find an excellent dentist who’s really on your side, it doesn’t matter how long it’s been since your teeth were worked on or how “bad” they’ve gotten. Restorative dental care performed by an expert can work wonders. (more…)
August 25, 2017
You are mortified as you try not to run all the way to the bathroom! Your denture moved again during a luncheon with your girlfriends and you are hoping no one noticed. Why does this always seem to happen when you’re out with friends? There has to be a better way! The good news is there is a solution, and implant retained dentures in Fort Worth can improve the fit of your denture and prevent movement and slippage. Here’s how they work.
July 28, 2017
You have a love/hate relationship with your dentures, but the “hate” part tends to become stronger as the years go by. You need them in order to look, speak, and eat normally, but they are just so uncomfortable. They move around in your mouth, and this severely irritates your gums. Plus, all this movement makes it nearly impossible for you to eat everything you like. What is causing this? Better yet, what can you do to fix it? Today, we’re going to discuss why dentures tend to lose their fit and what you can do to give yourself a smile you can truly rely on. (more…)