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July 1, 2021

How Many Dental Implants Will You Need to Replace Teeth?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 11:25 pm
Man in need of dental implants to replace missing teeth

When you’re missing one tooth, it’s reasonable to guess that you only need to have a single implant placed to make your smile complete. However, if you are missing multiple teeth, whether they are consecutive or throughout the mouth, the number of dental implants you’ll need to rebuild your smile is slightly less clear. For this reason, it’s very important to schedule a consultation with an implant dentist to better understand your tooth replacement needs and the options available to you.


June 22, 2021

How to Transition from Dentures to Dental Implants

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 6:44 am
Woman smiling with dental implants

Are you looking to say goodbye to your dentures for good? They may be lifechanging for people who are missing most of or all of their teeth, but there are still plenty of downsides that you care to live without. Fortunately, dental implants are an option as well. They have all sorts of different benefits and more than 3 million Americans are already experiencing them. Here are some of the benefits as well as tips to help you make a smooth transition.


May 14, 2021

Want to Improve Your Smile? Summer is the Best Time to Start Dental Implants

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 2:41 am
girl admiring dental implants

Are you missing teeth? Are your dentures uncomfortable? If you’re struggling to enjoy your favorite foods at the summer cookout, it may be time to consider getting dental implants.

Instead of spending your vacation hiding your teeth, or missing out on delicious meals, start your journey towards a fully restored smile. Don’t wait to pull the trigger! Now is the best time to get implants so you can get back to enjoying life the way you used to. Read on for a few reasons why the sunny season is the perfect opportunity to begin treatment.


May 3, 2021

Ouch! When Is Tooth Pain Considered a Dental Emergency?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 2:28 am
girl with toothache dental emergency

According to the rule in dentistry, no amount of tooth pain is normal. It’s designed to alert you that something is wrong, so don’t brush it off. Whether your pain is mild or severe, you should seek medical help as early as possible to prevent permanent damage. If you’re currently in this situation, you may be wondering when the pain warrants an emergency visit. After all, couldn’t it just wait until your next appointment?

Read on to learn a few signs your tooth pain requires emergency dental care, and what could happen if you neglect to seek treatment.


April 26, 2021

Why Are Cracked Teeth on the Rise During the Covid-19 Pandemic?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 1:46 am
woman with cracked teeth covering her mouth with her hands

When the Covid-19 crisis first impacted the United States last year, many businesses struggled to stay afloat. However, dental practices seemed to be busier than ever! Since the start of the pandemic, dentists from all around the world have reported an increase in cracked teeth and other oral health problems. Why is this happening? Read on as a dentist explains the top three reasons why cracked teeth are on the rise during Covid-19 and how you can safeguard your smile.


April 8, 2021

5 Things You Might Not Know About Same-Day Dental Crowns

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 1:44 am
dentist making same-day dental crowns for a patient

If you’re like most people, you probably lead a very busy life these days. You know you need a dental crown to fix your broken tooth, but the idea of squeezing in two separate appointments to get one seems almost impossible. Fortunately, many dentists are able to provide same-day dental crowns thanks to CEREC technology. This makes it much easier to receive the treatment your smile needs without taking time out of your busy schedule. Here are a few other great things you should know about same-day dental crowns.


March 15, 2021

4 Amazing Keys to Dental Implant Success

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 9:58 pm
couple smiling after dental implants success

You’re having a tooth removed, and it needs to be replaced. You do your due diligence, research your options, and quickly find out that dental implants are usually the most recommended treatment. But then, you’re surprised to discover that even 20 years after being placed, about 95 percent of implants are still successful. How do implants achieve these kinds of numbers? Read on to learn the keys to dental implant success and why you should seriously consider them!


January 21, 2021

The Aesthetic Benefits of Dental Implants

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 8:20 am
Woman with dental implant

Are you wanting to replace your missing teeth? You probably find gaps in your smile to be frustrating and even embarrassing when you eat, speak, or smile. When you have your missing teeth replaced, you want to be sure that you are restoring both the functionality and appearance of your smile. Fortunately, there is an option out there perfect for just that! Continue reading to learn about the many benefits of dental implants in Fort Worth.


January 12, 2021

Can I Whiten My Porcelain Veneers?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 6:19 am
Porcelain veneers

Have you noticed that your veneers have become somewhat discolored over time? Or maybe you have decided that you’d like to brighten them up a few shades? It may seem like a good idea to use a whitening kit in order to get them the color you’d like them to be. After all, they work for your enamel, so why would your veneers be any different? A cosmetic dentist in Fort Worth explains how porcelain veneers become discolored and what you can do to keep them white.


December 28, 2020

What You Need To Know About the Invisalign Process

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 10:01 pm
dentist showing patient invisalign tray

Thanks to Invisalign, hundreds of millions of people have been able to obtain the smiles of their dreams without the sacrifice of months wearing brackets and wires on their teeth. If you’re considering Invisalign in Fort Worth as a cosmetic dental option, you’ll want to be aware of what to expect. Before beginning the process, keep reading to find out what you need to know about treatment.

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