We Solve Problems To Restore Smiles

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Do you fear that your smile is beyond repair due to damage or neglect? Rest assured, that may not be true. At Stephen Ratcliff Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington, we use restorative dentistry to improve smiles every day. Here are some tough dental problems we routinely solve: Tough Problem 1: Insufficient Bone for Dental […]

7 Surprising Causes Of Bad Breath

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Anyone with chronic bad breath understands the embarrassment and frustration associated with this condition. As unpleasant as it is, rest assured we can help at Stephen Ratcliff Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington. There are several possible causes for bad breath, some that you may overlook: Poor oral hygiene Digestive problems Systemic infection Bacteria on […]

Why Your Child Needs Pediatric Dental Cleanings

In this post from Stephen Ratcliff Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington TX, we examine children’s dental cleanings. Does your child need a professional dental cleaning if you practice dental hygiene at home? The short answer is yes. Let’s consider it. Both processes are critical. They reinforce each other. They work in tandem to protect […]

Aesthetic Dental Transformations

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Many of our patients at Stephen Ratcliff Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington are enjoying the lasting benefits of cosmetic dentistry. A stunning smile not only looks great, it makes you feel great! When you first look in the mirror in the morning while brushing those gleaming babies, you remember; “Oh yeah, I fixed my […]

Implant Dentures: Fixed Or Removable?

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For anyone who has lost all of their teeth, implant-supported dentures from Stephen Ratcliff Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington may sound like a dream come true: dentures that are attached to the jaw, and surpass traditional dentures in appearance and functionality. Implant-supported dentures both provide numerous advantages over standard dentures. Secure in the mouth—no […]

The Five Stages of a Cavity

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You may have heard that once tooth enamel is eroded, it’s gone forever. This is partially true, but in in this post from Stephen Ratcliff Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington we explain how in the earliest stage of enamel erosion, a cavity can be reversed. Let’s describe the five stages of a cavity. Stage […]

Extraction Is Not The End Game

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Have you had a tooth extracted? You may be left with a gap in your smile. Unsightly as that may be, there is  more than the issue of appearance. At Stephen Ratcliff Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington, we can address that with a dental implant. Problems With Extracted Teeth After a tooth is extracted, […]

A Root Canal Doesn’t Just Save a Tooth

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When a patient comes into Stephen Ratcliff Family & Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington with long-time toothache, they are often desperate. “Just pull it!” They don’t want to suffer the pain any longer. They have written off the tooth and have recognized the reality that they will lose it. Extraction isn’t the only option When a tooth […]