For years, the American Academy of Pediatrics advised Texas parents to begin children’s dentist visits before the third birthday. The AAP now advises Arlington parents to take their toddler to a dentist before their first birthday, or about six months after their first tooth appears.
Do you have chips or cracks in your teeth? If your teeth are otherwise healthy, veneers provide a flawless tooth surface. Are your teeth yellow or gray? Veneers can fix that, too. Veneers can be fabricated in any shade to perk up your smile while still blending naturally with your skin tones.
Along with an understanding of cosmetic dentistry, Stephen Ratcliff, Family & Cosmetic Dentistry can help you with a host of Arlington dental services. We specialize in porcelain veneers. We can also help you with dental implants, dental crowns, and Invisalign invisible braces in addition to answering your questions about cosmetic dentistry.
Dental implants are also popular concern for my tooth replacement patients. A dental implant consists of a titanium post surgically inserted into the jaw bone to replace the root of the missing tooth. The post integrates with the bone to provide a stable foundation for the replacement tooth.
Periodontal disease in Texas is more common than you might think, and can be cured with varying degrees of treatment depending on the severity. What is periodontal disease? According to an article on Wikipedia, periodontal disease is ‘the name of a collection of inflammatory diseases affecting the tissues that surround and support the teeth.’ Periodontal […]
Fortunately, there are several cosmetic dental procedures to restore or repair one or more teeth. At Dr. Stephen Ratcliff – Family & Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington, we can complete most of them in one short visit.
If you are interested in a tooth whitening consultation in the Arlington area, please call Stephen Ratcliff DDS and make an appointment to see me. I will be happy to give you a check up, assess your tooth color, and recommend teeth whitening treatments that may be right for you.
If you currently wear traditional dentures and are not happy with them, implant anchored dentures may dramatically change your life. Your chewing ability will be similar to that of natural teeth and you will be able to eat hard foods again. How about a thick T-bone at your favorite Arlington steakhouse? In addition to being able to enjoy your meal, you will avoid the embarrassment of having your dentures rattle around in your mouth in public.
If you are looking for a dentist in Arlington, please come by and speak with me. I can address your interest in any of these critical areas, and will be happy to introduce you to Dr. Stephen Ratcliff – Family and Cosmetic Dentistry.