One-third of Americans say the first thing they notice about a person is his or her teeth, which is why it’s important for you to correct your minor smile imperfections. One of the most convenient ways to accomplish this goal is with porcelain veneers, a convenient and fast way to have you flashing a grin of confidence. But once you have visited your cosmetic dentist in Fort Worth to get the smile of your dreams, can you count on it to endure the test of time? Continue reading to learn how long your new veneers can last and how to can maintain them.
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February 27, 2018
February 2, 2018
Do you have a damaged crown (the part of the tooth above the gum line) or desire to make some cosmetic improvements to your teeth in the “smile zone?” If so, your cosmetic dentist in Fort Worth will place a new crown for the former and offers porcelain veneers for the latter. Both processes usually take two steps to complete, but what happens in the interim? Will you be able to function as normal between the two appointments to complete the procedures, or will you have to endure inconveniences? Your local professional will weigh in with answers.
January 15, 2018
There are many patients that wish to cover several imperfections in their smile—but don’t want to receive multiple dental treatments to do so. Are you one of those dental patients? If so, your local dentist has good news for you: porcelain veneers in Fort Worth can mask multiple flaws all in one procedure! Learn about all the benefits of porcelain veneers in this week’s blog post.
January 5, 2018
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.
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.
October 17, 2017
Have you ever looked in the mirror while brushing or flossing your teeth only to be surprised by a tongue covered in a grayish-white film? You likely have white tongue. White tongue can either refer to a complete coating of the tongue or just patches of white coating. Many patients try to allow this condition to clear up on its own, and in some cases, this will happen. However, depending on the different causes of white tongue, you may need to visit a dentist for professional dentistry treatment.