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Why Do I Have to be Fitted with Temporary Veneers?

July 25, 2021

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woman being fitted with temporary veneers

Finally, the time has come to improve your smile flaws, and you’ve chosen porcelain veneers to do the job. The procedure takes a few steps to complete, one of them being the placement of temporary veneers. Why is this necessary, and what should you expect from this part of your smile transformation? Continue reading to get the full scoop from a local cosmetic dentist!

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3 Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments for Young Smiles

June 18, 2021

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Teen boy benefiting from cosmetic dentistryEveryone deserves to have a beautiful smile, even children and teens. Although you might believe they have the most perfect smile in the world, many children and adolescents feel insecure about certain aesthetic flaws, like alignment problems, discoloration, or chipped teeth. Your child doesn’t need to feel the weight of an unattractive smile any longer. They might be the ideal candidate for 3 common cosmetic dentistry treatments.

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Are Sweeteners Better for Your Oral Health than Sugar?

May 5, 2021

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girl pouring sweetener into coffee

We’ve all been warned by medical professionals to monitor our sugar intake, whether for dental or overall health reasons. It can contribute to cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and several additional issues in your body—for your mouth, it can lead to tooth decay, cavities, or even gum disease.

To reduce consumption, you may have opted for sweeteners as a healthier alternative. Sure, they may fight common health problems caused by sugar, but are they any better for your teeth? Read on to learn how sugar substitutes affect your oral health.

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A Dentist’s Tool-Belt: 4 Instruments Used During Your Checkup

April 28, 2021

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Close up of clean dental instruments

When you sit down in the treatment chair for your six-month dental checkup and cleaning, it can be a bit nerve-wracking to see a display of sharp, intimidating dental instruments laid out next to you. In fact, this is the source of the dental anxiety many patients struggle with! If this sounds all too familiar, then learning more about some of the most common tools your dentist uses may help ease your fears. With this in mind, here are four dental instruments that play an essential role in providing you with a beautiful, cavity-free smile!

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3 of the Latest Dental Implant Innovations

February 3, 2021

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Dentist using dental implant technology.If you’re missing teeth, you’ve likely heard about the benefits of dental implants as an alternative to traditional prosthetics. Although you might believe they are relatively new, they date back to ancient Egypt; however, it wasn’t until the 1980s they began to hold a commonplace in dentistry. They’ve come a long way over the years to be the most successful treatment for tooth loss. In fact, they have over a 95% success rate to last for decades with the right aftercare. Their longevity is attributed to advancements in dental implant technology. Here are the top 3 innovations that have paved their way to success.

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6 Questions to Ask Before Receiving Cosmetic Dental Work

January 18, 2021

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woman happy with cosmetic dentist in Fort Worth

The first step to achieving the smile of your dreams is to visit your cosmetic dentist in Fort Worth for a consultation. While there, you’ll be able to ask any questions you may have about the procedure, but are you prepared to take full advantage of the opportunity? Here are 6 questions you need to ask to get the most out of your visit.

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Invisalign Guide for the Holiday Season

December 19, 2020

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Woman with InvisalignInvisalign is a great option when it comes to straightening your smile. You are on the path towards your dream smile and don’t have to deal with metal brackets and wires in your mouth. Best of all, you get to eat whatever you want with no restrictions. However, it can be difficult to keep track of your Invisalign in Fort Worth during the holidays because your schedule is often thrown off. Here are some tips that can help.

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Invisalign Works Wonders on Your Smile and Your Dental Health

November 9, 2020

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Woman with InvisalignWhile most people find perfectly straight teeth to be aesthetically pleasing, they may not realize the benefits that lie beyond a beautiful smile. Straight teeth have quite the impact on your dental health. Invisalign in Fort Worth is a very popular treatment that provides a dramatic transformation, both above and below the gum line.

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4 Reasons Summer Is the Perfect Time to Get Dental Implants

August 18, 2020

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Woman smiling with dental implantsAccording to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, over 3 million patients have opted for dental implants and an additional 500,000 are placed each year. With their impressive 95% success rate and their flawless ability to seamlessly fit your natural smile, it’s no wonder why they are a leading restorative treatment option! However, did you know that summer is the best time to start? Read on for why summertime is the best time to get dental implants in Fort Worth!

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Questions to Ask Yourself If You’re Considering Dental Implants

July 7, 2020

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Man with question mark asks himself about dental implants in Fort WorthDental implants in Fort Worth are the most modern, comfortable, and lifelike method for replacing missing teeth. However, choosing to restore your smile with a dental implant is a permanent decision that requires patience. While they are well worth the time, it’s important that you feel confident about your choice so that you know what to expect. Here are a few important questions you should ask yourself if you’re considering this modern tooth replacement option.

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