Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you, so you should feel confident in showing it off! Don’t be one of the many people who report hiding their smile because they’re embarrassed about their stained teeth.
Along with the variety of preventive and cosmetic treatments we provide at White Settlement Family Dentistry, we offer in-house professional teeth whitening treatments, including ZOOM® in-office whitening by Discus Dental and Opalescence® whitening by Ultradent. These safe, customized treatments can give you ...
It can be a little alarming to see some blood whenever you brush your teeth. Even if it's a small amount, it's something to pay attention to if it's happening all of the time! Bleeding gums are one of the earliest indicators of gum disease, so it's important to keep an eye on the situation to determine what's actually causing the issue.
Causes of Bleeding Gums
As we mentioned before, the most common cause of bleeding gums is gum disease, also called periodontal ...
When you're missing teeth, all you really want is to go back to the days of a full, healthy smile. Unfortunately, when we lose our baby teeth and our permanent teeth come in, that's it. There's not a third set of teeth to count on! But advancements in dentistry have provided plenty of other ways to replace missing teeth.
One of the main reasons people choose dental implants over all the other tooth replacement options is because they want something as permanent ...
If you’re missing a tooth or need to have a tooth removed and are look for a replacement solution, there are two popular options for treatment: a dental bridge or a dental implant.
What’s a dental bridge? It’s actually a procedure used to literally “bridge” the gap left by a missing tooth. It’s supported by crowns on the natural teeth on either side of the gap. Dental bridges used to be the only option if someone needed to replace a tooth, ...
So you have to get a tooth removed? Don’t worry! It’s a very common procedure and it really isn’t as painful as it seems. What exactly can you expect during the process?
When You Need an Extraction
If you have teeth that are so badly damaged that a filling or crown won’t do, you may need to get your tooth extracted.
If your mouth is simply overcrowded and needs some extra space for teeth to properly grow.
Teenagers and adults commonly get their ...