Today, Fort Worth folks with missing teeth are fortunate to have a tooth replacement choice that is far better than both traditional dentures and dental bridges.
There are many simple things that the average Arlington TX area resident can do to raise their Dental IQ and improve their oral health. One simple lesson involves bacteria, and everyone’s mouth has a lot of it. But, don’t worry, bacteria per se isn’t the problem. Dental problems occur for Fort Worth patients when the […]
It may sound like a catastrophe to many Fort Worth area dental patients, but having a tooth knocked out doesn’t always mean you’ll need cosmetic dentistry to fix your smile. If you can keep a cool head and remember a few simple instructions, chances are your tooth can be salvaged. The most important things for […]
Hi, I’m Dr. Stephen Ratcliff, an experienced Arlington general and cosmetic dentist serving the greater Fort Worth area. One of the most common requests I get from my dental patients is whiter teeth. I am happy to say that Arlington dental patients are in luck when it comes to teeth whitening in Texas, because cosmetic […]
If you are a regular visitor to our blog here at Stephen Ratcliff, Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, you have probably read many articles on cosmetic dentistry procedures. Dr. Stephen Ratcliff is a master of smile makeovers. Dental bonding, crowns, and porcelain veneers can take care of teeth that are chipped, broken, or misshapen. Our Fort […]
Many Arlington TX adults dream of having a celebrity smile, but for some, the thought of enduring months or years with a mouth full of metal thwarts those dreams. If you live in the Arlington TX area and don’t want to sport old-school metal braces, we are happy to report that there is a better […]
Today’s Fort Worth dental article is entitled ‘Oral Health For Fort Worth Diabetics.’ Many Fort Worth people with diabetes have dental problems. However, gum disease, tooth loss, and periodontal disease are not unavoidable. Blood sugar is the complicating factor. Fort Worth diabetics who control their blood sugar have lower rates of dental problems. In fact, […]
The best permanent tooth replacement treatment available to Fort Worth area people who are missing teeth are dental implants. A dental implant is a metal (ideally titanium) rod implanted into the bone to replace the missing root. The crown and supporting structure are securely and permanently attached to the rod. Titanium is amazingly strong and […]