October 5, 2022

4 Common Cosmetic Dental Imperfections & Their Solutions

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woman hiding cosmetic dental flaws in Fort Worth

Do you typically hide your teeth whenever you take a selfie? Are you unhappy with the way your smile looks in the mirror? If you want to feel more confident about your pearly whites, you might consider undergoing cosmetic dentistry. With these treatments, you’ll be able to correct one or several imperfections to boost your overall appearance and quality of life. Keep reading to learn about four of the most common dental flaws and how your dentist can address them!  

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September 19, 2022

How Much Does Sedation Dentistry Cost?

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Woman benefiting from sedation dentistryIf visiting your dentist makes your palms sweat or your heart race, sedation dentistry can help you sit back and relax. However, it’s also a great option if you need complex or lengthy treatment. Although it offers exceptional benefits, dental insurance doesn’t always cover the cost of sedation. There’s no flat fee for dental sedation because every situation differs, but don’t have to compromise your comfort if money is tight. Here’s what you need to know when budgeting for sedation dentistry. 

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August 18, 2022

What Exactly is a Diastema?

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Close-up of a smile with a gap between the front teeth

If you have a gap between your front teeth, you might think it looks unpleasant. After all, only kids could make something like that look cute. As for adults, a front tooth gap can alter a smile’s alignment and worsen its appearance. Thankfully, though, this issue is easily treatable with help from a cosmetic dentist. To learn more, here’s a summary explaining your diastema and how good dental work can fix it.

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July 30, 2022

The Best and Worst Foods to Eat After Teeth Whitening

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Woman smiling while eating yogurt at home

Are your teeth looking yellow and discolored? Good news: a professional teeth whitening treatment can easily blast away stubborn stains, restoring your bright, beautiful smile. While the results typically last for a few months, they can last for 6+ months if you’re mindful of what you eat. With this in mind, here is a quick overview of the best and worst foods to eat after teeth whitening!

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July 7, 2022

Will My Chipped Tooth Heal By Itself?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 9:18 pm
man thinking about a chipped tooth in Fort Worth

Although your enamel is the hardest material in your body, it doesn’t mean they’re invulnerable to damage. With one wrong bite or a sudden blow to the face, you might find yourself with a chipped tooth. However, you may be wondering if you’ll even need treatment, especially if you aren’t experiencing any discomfort. Maybe it’ll heal on its own? Keep reading to learn what you should expect from a chipped tooth and why you shouldn’t take a wait-and-see approach.

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June 2, 2022

5 Factors that Impact the Cost of Dental Implants

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Piggy bank

When you’re missing one or more teeth, it can be difficult to complete daily tasks, like eating, speaking clearly, and smiling with confidence. Fortunately, if you’ve suffered from tooth loss, dental implants are available to restore the appearance and function of your smile. However, they are quite an investment. Continue reading to learn some of the main factors that contribute to the cost of dental implants in Fort Worth.

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May 14, 2022

3 Reasons to Have Your Overbite Corrected

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Dental patient with an overbite

Most people associate orthodontic treatments like braces or Invisalign with teeth straightened into a beautiful smile. However, orthodontics can do more than just improve your appearance — it can help with oral issues too! In particular, it can correct the problems associated with overbites.

Listed below are three reasons to have your overbite corrected with professional dental treatment. Read about them and see if a better bite is worth a trip to your local dentist.

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May 12, 2022

Can I Get Dental Implants if I Have Bruxism?

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Closeup of a dental implant

Are you planning to receive dental implants soon? If so, congratulations — you’re well on your way to a fully restored smile! Still, you should take stock of the factors that put your treatment at risk beforehand. In particular, you’ll want to learn about the unpleasant relationship between bruxism and dental implants.

Your local dentist can help with this matter. Read on to learn how a clenched jaw can hurt your replacement teeth and ways you can work around it.

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April 15, 2022

5 Important Questions to Ask Your Dentist

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Dentist pondering questions

If it’s been a while since you last saw your local dentist, you might not know what you should ask them. However, you’ll only get the most out of your checkup by taking an active role. How exactly do you resolve this issue?

Below are five crucial questions you should ask your dentist during a routine visit. By doing so, you’ll have what you need for good, long-lasting dental hygiene!

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April 7, 2022

3 Essential Traits of a Beautiful Smile

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 3:25 am
Smiling young woman in dentist chair

Even if a person considers something beautiful, they may not be able to explain their reasoning. Why are sunsets enchanting? Or a great work of art, for that matter? Perhaps most mysterious is the draw of great smiles — just what makes them so beautiful?

Cosmetic dentistry has the answer to this last question. Read below about three necessary traits of a beautiful smile!

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