Month: September 2014

The Benefits of Porcelain Veneers

The good thing about most cosmetic dental issues is that they don’t usually require extensive restorative work. Even if your tooth is chipped or lightly cracked, it can likely be improved with a relatively quick and noninvasive cosmetic treatment. Often, porcelain veneers are the most effective and visually appealing solution, offering a complete makeover for… Read more »

What to Know About Tooth Fillings

Because cavities are the most are the most common dental health issue, tooth fillings are more common than many people might realize. Still, many people who have them don’t realize all there is to know about tooth fillings, and how the material used can influence the effectiveness of the restoration. At our Southlake dentists’ office, we… Read more »

Fitness Enthusiasts—Guard Your Dental Health!

If you take your physical fitness seriously, then chances are that eating healthy and keeping your teeth clean and disease-free are also a priority. However, while vigorous exercise does wonders for your physical health, some of the processes your body goes through can endanger your oral health in the long run, if you’re not careful…. Read more »

Learning to Treat Gum Disease and Diabetes Simultaneously

It’s not exactly common knowledge that gum disease is closely related to type-2 diabetes, though typically, diabetics are aware of their increased need to maintain their good oral health. Nevertheless, more and more research continues to point to an increasingly significant, and important, link between the two chronic conditions. Experts have long known that inflammation… Read more »

Questions About Cavities

The more you know about cavities, the better you can protect your teeth from them. Even if you’ve had a cavity before (and, hopefully, have had it treated), you can protect the rest of your teeth from experiencing the same trouble if you understand cavities and how to prevent them. To that end, your Southlake… Read more »

The Highlights of Professional Teeth-Whitening

Do you miss the flawless, pearly white shine that your teeth enjoyed in their youth? Are your teeth still young, but marred by stains, discoloration, or a generally dull appearance? Thanks to professional teeth-whitening, you don’t have to settle for a less-than-stunning smile. At our Southlake cosmetic dentists’ office, we offer a variety of teeth-whitening… Read more »

The Meaning of Good Dental Hygiene

You know brushing and flossing is important to your dental health, but do you know exactly why? Good dental hygiene helps prevent issues from developing that could cause irreversible damage to your dental health. For instance, tooth decay (the cause of cavities) and gum disease (the leading reason behind tooth loss) both stem from the… Read more »

How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Restore Your Confidence

How does your smile affect your confidence? Do you feel on top of the world when you flash your pearly whites? Or do you make an effort to smile in a way that conceals most of your teeth because you’re embarrassed by their appearance? Cosmetic issues are common in dental health, and given the influence… Read more »

Can’t Explain Your Headaches? Visit Your Dentist

Besides a toothache, would you recognize if your chronic discomfort was related to your dental health? Your smile involves more than we often think about on a daily basis, and its many parts can affect more than what we automatically associate with dental health (like teeth and gums). For instance, if you’ve endured persistent headaches… Read more »

Interesting Facts About Teeth, Beyond Hygiene

You don’t need to become a dentist to know the basics of caring for your teeth. Brushing and flossing them twice a day keeps them clean of plaque and food debris, and routine professional teeth cleanings help keep your teeth free of disease. However, there are more interesting facts about teeth than what you need… Read more »