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Is It Okay to Have Coffee with Veneers?

November 10, 2022

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So, you’re seriously considering veneers for your teeth. That’s great to hear! These thin, durable porcelain shells are sure to cover up your dental flaws, thus helping your smile look better than ever. Even so,  you might wonder if veneers get coffee stains like natural teeth do. After all, you likely want to ensure your treatment isn’t ruined by a daily cup of joe. Fortunately enough, your Fort Worth dentist can answer your question. Here’s a summary of coffee’s effects on veneers and how to keep it from staining them.

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Is It Possible to Put My Knocked-Out Tooth Back in Its Socket by Myself?

October 4, 2022

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woman with missing tooth illustration

Knowing how to save your tooth after an accident or sports injury can be difficult if you haven’t already learned what to do, not to mention scary since you might be in a state of shock. Should you put the tooth back into its socket or call your dentist immediately? Fortunately, if you remain calm and act decisively, you can elevate your chances of saving your knocked-out tooth long enough for your emergency dentist in Fort Worth to help.

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Tips for Addressing Your Child’s Knocked-Out Tooth

September 4, 2022

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Closeup of a displaced tooth in child’s hand.

Dental emergencies have a funny knack for happening when you least expect them to—and often when it’s least convenient! That said, children are also susceptible to sudden dental emergencies like displaced teeth, and when this happens to your child, the world can suddenly come to a screeching halt. But there’s no need to panic! Keep reading to learn about some tips from your emergency dentist that you should follow if your child knocks out a tooth.

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Meet TikTok’s Toothless Princess: The Influencer Who Inspires Smiles

August 16, 2022

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woman enjoying the benefits of implant dentures in Fort Worth

One of the most popular social media apps today is TikTok. From funny reels to educational videos, viewers can get immersed in plenty of online content for an enjoyable experience. Some creators are also using this app as a platform to help spread awareness to the public. One such influencer is Alicia—also known as Princess Glitter Head. Her topic: normalizing dentures and tooth loss! Read on to learn about her inspirational message and the various benefits of implant dentures.

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How Does Vitamin D Boost Dental Implant Success?

August 5, 2022

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person enjoying vitamin D from sunshine in Fort Worth

If you need to replace one or more missing teeth, then dental implants may be your best option. Not only will they restore the look and function of your smile, but they’ll also preserve your jawbone and prevent further tooth loss. While these restorations typically have a success rate of 95% or more, it doesn’t mean they aren’t susceptible to failure. Keep reading to learn how vitamin D is essential for dental implants and how to get it!

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Will a Chipped Tooth Get Better on Its Own?

July 7, 2022

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Chipped tooth

The human body is an amazing creation. If you accidentally get a papercut or bump into the coffee table, your body will miraculously repair itself within weeks or even days depending on the severity of the injury. Your body can fight off infections and restore its health. However, does this apply to your teeth? If you’ve accidentally chipped one of your teeth, will it resolve itself in a matter of time? Continue reading to find out.

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Can You Die From a Tooth Infection?

June 9, 2022

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Worried dental patient

For many, a tooth infection may not sound important. After all, what harm could it do? You might have to deal with a few minor symptoms, but it surely won’t have any significant effects. You’re probably fine putting off treatment, right? Not quite. Left on its own, a tooth infection could develop into something life-threatening — read onward to learn why that’s the case.

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What Should You Expect During an Emergency Dental Visit?

May 4, 2022

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Young woman at dentist's office complaining about toothache

If you experience a sudden and intense mouth issue, you might think you need the emergency room. A hospital full of doctors, nurses, and technicians could sound more reassuring than a small dental practice. However, your first choice for treatment ought to be your local emergency dentist. They can address your urgent oral care quickly and effectively. As proof, here are three things you can expect from your emergency dental visit.

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Things You Should Never Put in Your Mouth

April 29, 2022

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Woman biting walnut.

There’s a lot that goes into maintaining proper oral hygiene. Brushing and flossing your teeth are paramount, as is regularly visiting the dentist—but good habits aside, you also need to refrain from letting certain objects enter your mouth. Even though some foods and consumables can be irresistibly tempting, you should heed your dentist’s advice; after all, they’re the expert! Here are a few things, some of which aren’t even foods, that you should avoid putting in your mouth entirely to prevent a dental emergency.

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5 Reasons to Be Thankful for Your Dental Hygienist

March 4, 2022

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dental hygienist in Fort Worth

Dental Hygienist Week is a time to be thankful for your dental expert and all the work they do! Not only do they help keep your teeth clean and fresh with preventive care, but they do much more than you might realize. After all, they’re one of the first people to see you during your dental appointment and strive to make the experience an enjoyable one. Read on to learn five reasons to appreciate your dental hygienist!

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