Cosmetic Dental Artistry

Arlington Cosmetic Dental Artistry

Cosmetic dentistry at Stephen Ratcliff Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington TX is part science and part art. Our objective is creating positive changes to the teeth and smiles of our patients. In order to achieve an attractive, yet natural looking result, we do more than recommend specific procedures. We consider the shape, alignment, color […]

Gently Now (Protect Your Gums When You Brush)

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Everyone wants nice, pearly white teeth. It makes sense, then, to brush our teeth more often to get them – right? Well, no. As we explain in this post from Stephen Ratcliff Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington TX, brushing too aggressively can result in receding gums. Gum recession is when your gum line exposes […]

Protect Your Enamel, Protect Your Teeth

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This message from Stephen Ratcliff Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington is about tooth enamel. Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the body, and well-suited to protect your teeth. If you keep your tooth enamel healthy, you will avoid many dental ailments. Your risk of getting cavities goes way down. Your teeth will be […]

How Much Do You Know About Gum Disease?

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Gum disease is a leading cause of tooth loss in adult Americans, yet many people are surprisingly under-informed about it. In this blog post from Stephen Ratcliff Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington, we share some basic facts about gum disease. In its earliest and most treatable stage, gum disease is called gingivitis. The more […]

Cosmetic Dental Masterpieces

Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers from Stephen Ratcliff Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington are a versatile treatment that can improve a range of flaws on any smile, and leave you with a dental masterpiece! Veneers are thin shells of medical-grade ceramic that are attached to the front of your teeth. Veneers are custom-fitted for each tooth. Once […]

Tooth Implant Placement: Before, During, After

Dental implants are rapidly becoming the tooth replacement option of choice. Millions of Americans have chosen implants, like those available at Stephen Ratcliff Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington. Once the decision is made, patients usually want to know what’s involved every step of the way. Before the Procedure It begins with a consultation and […]

Dental Implants Are Truly Life-Changing

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Patients who are thinking about a dental implant from Stephen Ratcliff Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington often ask how long they last. An implant is a significant investment, after all. Do they really last a lifetime, like people say? The answer is yes, but an explanation is in order. A dental implant is not […]