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November 25, 2022

A Complete Smile: The Entire Denture Process

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 1:34 am
a woman at the dentist smiling at her dentures in mirror

Missing teeth affect more than just your appearance. Like many people, your missing teeth may make certain foods hard to eat, too. That is why you are so excited to be filling in the gaps of your smile with dentures! But when can you expect your dazzling smile to be complete? Read on to learn about the full denture process.


November 4, 2022

Are You a Good Candidate for Sedation Dentistry?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 12:47 am
woman undergoing sedation therapy

In general, most people don’t enjoy going to the dentist. This can lead to procrastinating attending appointments or sometimes not even going altogether. But luckily there is a solution—dental sedation! Read on to learn five reasons that it could be right for you.


October 5, 2022

4 Common Cosmetic Dental Imperfections & Their Solutions

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 8:49 pm
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!  


September 19, 2022

How Much Does Sedation Dentistry Cost?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 8:05 am

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. 


August 18, 2022

What Exactly is a Diastema?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 4:05 pm
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.


July 30, 2022

The Best and Worst Foods to Eat After Teeth Whitening

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 12:15 am
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!


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.


June 2, 2022

5 Factors that Impact the Cost of Dental Implants

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 5:58 am
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.


May 14, 2022

3 Reasons to Have Your Overbite Corrected

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 3:15 pm
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.


May 12, 2022

Can I Get Dental Implants if I Have Bruxism?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 3:11 am
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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