Restorative dentistry has come a long way over the years and there are now several effective ways to repair decayed teeth. In this post from Stephen Ratcliff Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington TX, we are going to focus on two similar types of restorations: dental inlays and onlays. Where possible, an inlay or an […]
Is Your Smile In A World of Hurt?
Do you have extreme tooth damage, bone loss, or few to no remaining teeth? This post from Stephen Ratcliff Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington TX is for anyone whose mouth is in a world of hurt. We understand how dental issues impact you every day of your life. Whatever the cause of the condition […]
Quality Dental Care: A Responsible Investment
Restorative and cosmetic dentistry options at Stephen Ratcliff Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington TX might seem like a frivolous and ultimately unnecessary expense. After all, aren’t routine dental checks and the occasional drill-and-fill enough to maintain a smile? In the best of cases, this can be true. However, for a large number of patients, […]
What If My Dental Crown Cracks, Comes Loose, or Comes Off?
Dental crowns are restorations that are cemented over a tooth that has been repaired, and we place a lot of them at Steven Ratcliffe Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington. While the cement is strong and reliable, they have been known to come off. It may have loosened or come off while brushing or flossing, […]
Your Dental E.R.
It’s comforting to know that the hospital emergency department is open on evenings and weekends. If you have a medical emergency, there’s a team at the E.R. ready to help. It’s also reassuring to know that Stephen Ratcliff Family & Cosmetic Dentistry is here for you. If you have an urgent dental dilemma in the […]
For a Beautiful Smile in Arlington TX…
Do you have a special event coming up? Perhaps a wedding, milestone birthday, or reunion? These usually involve a lot of photographs and, of course, you want to look your best. You may not have time to lose 20 pounds. But with a smile design from Stephen Ratcliff Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington, you […]
Schedule Your Coronation: Porcelain Crowns in Arlington TX
We treat all of our patients royally here at Stephen Ratcliff Family & Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington TX, but some of them receive actual crowns. Not what a king or queen wears, of course, but porcelain crowns for your teeth! In dentistry, porcelain crowns have many uses: To protect a weak tooth from decay, breaking, […]
Don’t Bite The Dentist! Beautiful Teeth in Arlington TX
Bite down hard – but not on Dr. Ratcliff’s hand! He’s working hard to provide beautiful teeth in Arlington TX. Do you find biting down hard difficult, even painful? There are ways to find the source of the trouble and there are ways to make it right. Painful chewing can be due to one or […]
How Long Will A Porcelain Crown Last? Arlington TX Dentistry
Dental crowns are used in many restorative treatments. Sometimes called caps, they add strength to a tooth with a large filling, or one that’s been injured. Dental crowns can correct bite misalignments. They are usually necessary after a root canal, too. In a dental implant procedure, attaching the crown to the abutment is the final […]
Restorative Dentistry in Fort Worth: Crowning Achievements
Today’s message looks at one of the miracles of modern restorative dentistry in Fort Worth. Let’s pretend you are a biomedical engineer working in the field of dentistry before the inception of dental restorations. The men and women of your generation who have missing or damaged teeth want to repair or replace them with a […]