Getting a smile just like their favorite singer or movie star might be high on your teen’s priority list. However, you may want to talk with your Arlington, Mansfield, or Grand Prairie dentist before buying an at-home tooth whitening product. As with any cosmetic dentistry procedure, teeth whitening should be overseen by a professional. There […]
When you go to your Mansfield, Bentley Village, or Cook’s Meadow drugstore or supermarket looking for toothpaste, mouthwash, teeth whitener, or another oral care product, be sure that the product you choose carries the American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance.
We can also answer any questions you have about smile makeovers. Because there are so many quick and effective cosmetic dentistry procedures available, such as invisible braces, veneers, teeth whitening, and dental implants, anyone in Fort Worth can have a perfect smile. I love giving my Arlington patients the smiles they’ve always wanted.
When my Mansfield TX or Cook’s Meadow patients are in need of a dental procedure such as a filling or a crown, we take the time to explain the treatment and why it needs to be done. We also explain how to care for your teeth post-procedure.
Injuries, sores, or inflammation in the mouth can be very uncomfortable. These non-specific irritations, called stomatitis, have many different causes. They may be cause by cold sores, gum disease, or biting the inside of your mouth. They may also be cause by the irritation that results from broken teeth or braces.
Perhaps implant dentistry, or even the drilling of a cavity can be scary. Let Stephen Ratcliff, Family & Cosmetic Dentistry offer 6 ways to prepare yourself mentally, emotionally and physically before your big dental day.
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.
Myth #1: Cosmetic Dentistry is Never Necessary for a Healthy Smile Many so-called Arlington cosmetic dental procedures are not solely cosmetic. Dental procedures such as tooth replacement are smile-enhancing and, more importantly, prevent many potential problems such as tooth movement, bone loss and difficulty chewing and speaking. Myth #2: An Arlington Dental Bridge is the […]
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.