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Dress Your Tooth Like a King: What to Expect When Receiving a Dental Crown

October 13, 2023

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A dental crown can save a tooth from extraction after extensive damage due to decay, injury, or a dental procedure like a root canal. It can restore a tooth to its natural size and shape, allowing it to blend seamlessly once again into a smile. These restorations can last for up to twenty years and feel and function just like real teeth. Here’s what you can expect when receiving a dental crown and during the recovery period afterward.


How Do Dentists Match the Color of Dental Crowns to Natural Teeth?

September 8, 2023

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A technician using stains to color-match some dental crowns

If you’ve ever had a dental crown placed, you know they come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors. Dentists are very good at making sure your new restorations blend into your natural smile. But have you ever wondered how they get it so close?

If you’re curious about how dental crowns are made and how they’re matched to the rest of your smile, continue reading.


Is There (Much) Pain After a Root Canal?

August 17, 2023

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A closeup of a woman about to receive root canal therapy

If your dentist has recently informed you that you need a root canal, you might fear you’ll ache a lot afterward. That’s a fair concern – rumors can make the procedure seem awful. Truthfully, you shouldn’t be afraid; there actually isn’t much pain after a root canal. In fact, any post-treatment discomfort it causes is very manageable. To that end, here’s a summary of root canal pain’s causes, why it’s usually mild, and when to see a dentist for it.


5 Facts You Need to Know About Root Canals

July 13, 2023

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Older man wearing blue shirt holding right hand to cheek and grimacing in pain

Studies have found that people are more afraid of root canal treatment than public speaking. It’s a dental procedure surrounded by myths and misconceptions that just aren’t true. Root canals are performed to treat infected teeth and save you from further damage. To dispel any myths about the procedure, here are 5 facts you should know about root canals.


Need a Root Canal? Here’s How Long the Process Can Take

June 8, 2023

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a woman waiting to undergo root canal therapy

Have you been told that you’ll need a root canal to save your tooth? Although this treatment is an effective method to preserve your oral health, it does involve sitting in the dentist’s chair for an extended period. But just how long does it take to undergo this procedure? Keep reading to learn the main steps of root canal therapy and why this treatment is worthwhile.


Can I Get Dentures If I’ve Been Without Teeth for a While?

May 11, 2023

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patient receiving dentures from dentist

Dentures have been a trusted and widely used solution for replacing missing teeth, offering both functional and aesthetic benefits to numerous patients over the years. If you have been living without teeth for an extended period, you may be wondering if dentures are still a viable option for you. Rest assured, your dentist can provide valuable insights into why dentures can still be an effective and suitable solution in your case.


Why You Should Kick Off Your Summer with a Dental Appointment

April 2, 2023

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a patient smiling and enjoying the summer sun

Summer is almost here; the weather is warming up, the days are becoming longer, and you’re probably starting to put together a schedule filled with plenty of fun activities for the upcoming next few months. But no matter what you’re planning, something you should consider adding to your to-do list is visiting your dentist for a routine checkup! Although it might not sound as exciting as hitting the road or soaking up some sun at the beach, there are numerous benefits to seeing your dentist beforehand. Keep reading to learn more!


3 Ways Dental Implants Can Give You Confidence

March 10, 2023

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Dental implants lying on a table

If you’ve been looking into ways to replace missing teeth, you’ve probably heard plenty about how incredible dental implants are. Dentures and bridges can be great in certain circumstances, but don’t offer the remarkable stability and security that being connected to the jawbone does.

You’ve probably heard some version of that before, but what does that mean for how you’ll be able to actually feel on a day-to-day basis? If you want to know more about how dental implants can improve your confidence and happiness every day, here are a few ways that they can do that.


4 Things to Know About Dating with Invisalign

February 13, 2023

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person with Invisalign on Valentine’s Day date

Are you presently undergoing Invisalign treatment to improve the look of your beam? These nearly invisible plastic aligners are a great way to discreetly correct gaps, bite problems, and alignment issues without the need for bulky brackets or wires. If you are currently part of the dating world, things may look a little different while undergoing orthodontic treatment. Continue reading to learn four things that you should know when dating with Invisalign.


Can You Get Cavities with Invisalign?

January 26, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — onpointfrisco @ 11:44 pm
person smiling and holding Invisalign tray

With Invisalign, a crooked, misaligned smile, gaps, and bite issues will soon be things of the past. This treatment is a common alternative to traditional braces and uses gentle pressure to move your teeth into a better position over several months or years. During this treatment, things with your smile will be a little different than what you’re used to. But, does that mean that you can no longer develop cavities? Continue reading to learn if you can get cavities during Invisalign treatment.

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