Studies from the Centers for Disease Control show that half of adults over the age of 30 suffer from periodontal disease. The advanced stage of the disease is linked to issues like tooth loss! Fortunately, in today’s blog, your Allen, TX, dentist offers a few simple tips for avoiding the onset of gum disease, and recognizing the warning signs.
When you have pain or sensitivity in your smile, then you could benefit from restorative treatment to prevent worsening decay or infection. In today’s blog, your Allen, TX, dentist will talk about how we diagnose the cause of your discomfort, and the treatments we use to restore smiles to optimal health, function, and beauty.
If you’ve lost all of your teeth, your jawbone will weaken with time, which could impact your ability to receive implant dentures. However, your Allen, TX, dentist can offer a version that only requires four implant posts for support, helping even those with lost mass and density in the jaw receive a durable and lifelike prosthetic!
When you lose teeth, then the stability of your smile suffers. Over time, you could even lose additional teeth and develop an aged appearance! However, with dental implants, your Allen, TX, dentist can provide a stable and long-lasting solution to tooth loss, with new teeth that look natural and last for years to come!
Teeth stains can hurt your confidence, and you can grow frustrated by failed efforts to address this issue. With store bought whitening kits and whitening toothpaste products, you can see some improvements, but you can feel let down by the overall changes. Your Allen, TX dentist’s office can offer a treatment to make more noticeable improvements. With a personalized whitening kit provided by our practice, you can make your enamel brighter by many shades and enjoy an exciting change in your appearance! We can also take care of problems with discoloration that are linked to issues other than stains. (more…)
Our last blog was all about partials, which help those with tooth loss too severe for bridges, but not major enough to address total tooth loss. However, if you have lost all, or most, of your teeth, then you may benefit from a full set of dentures. In today’s blog, your Allen, TX, dentist will discuss how we create these tooth loss solutions. You don’t have to live with an incomplete smile anymore!
In our previous blog, we looked at how a bridge addresses minor cases of tooth loss. But what if you have lost a large number of teeth? For many, a custom-made partial denture could help patients in Allen, TX, enjoy a complete smile again. In today’s blog, we’re looking at our lifelike and durable dental prosthetics.
When we see patients with a single missing tooth, or up to three in a row, we may suggest a prosthetic known as a dental bridge to restore their smile. We have two options available, one secured with crowns and another secured with dental implants. In today’s blog, your Allen, TX, dentist will look at how we create a custom bridge.
When you have a single issue with your smile, such as teeth stains or a cavity, then a single treatment could be enough to help. But what if you have multiple cosmetic and restorative issues? To help completely transform your smile and rebuild it, your Allen, TX, dentist may suggest a full-mouth reconstruction.
When you have a tooth that hurts and the pain persists for days or weeks, then you have a serious issue that needs immediate treatment. With a root canal treatment, our team can address severe decay and infection, preventing tooth loss and other complications. In today’s blog, your Allen, TX, dentist will discuss the benefits of a root canal procedure.