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 […]

Fixing Chipped Teeth With Bonding

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Your teeth are covered in enamel, a strong outer layer that protects them. But it isn’t indestructable. A little rough-housing at home, an accident on the playing field, or biting something like hard candy or ice, and you’ve got a chipped tooth. If that happens, call us at Stephen T. Ratcliff Family and Cosmetic Dentistry […]

Peace Begins With A Smile

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Mother Theresa once said that peace begins with a smile. How do you feel about your smile? Are you at peace with it? If you think there is room for improvement, talk to us about cosmetic dentistry options at Stephen Ratcliff Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington. Cosmetic dentistry refers to a range of procedures […]