The fact that a majority of people will experience a cavity at least once in their lives means tooth fillings will continue to be among the most frequently recommended restorative dental treatments. Fortunately, at our Greenville, TX, dental office, we aim to make treating cavities simpler, more effective, and more cosmetically pleasing with the help of tooth-colored fillings. Made from biocompatible, natural-looking composite resin, tooth-colored fillings offer several benefits when treating cavities, including the ability to blend in and keep your treatment discreet. (more…)
Did you know that studies show between 8% and 15% of people in the United States report some form of dental anxiety? For some, this is a general nervousness about visiting the dentist. Others, the fear could be crippling and impact their ability to undergo necessary treatment. For patients in Greenville, TX, with anxiety, we may recommend dental sedation.
When you care for your teeth constantly, you’re more likely to notice when something changes with their appearance. For example, if your teeth start to stain gradually and lose their youthful shine, then you can spot the change and whiten your teeth before they grow duller. At our Greenville, TX, dental office, we can help you determine when it’s the best time to consider teeth-whitening, and whether or not it’s the best solution for improving your smile’s appearance. (more…)
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) could lead to serious problems with your overall health. In order to enjoy a good night’s rest and avoid exhaustion, we can help treat sleep apnea in Greenville, TX, with a custom-made and comfortable sleep guard. When should you see the dentist for treatment, and what causes this disorder to develop?
Do you suffer from chronic teeth grinding or jaw clenching? If so, you could not only drive your significant other crazy, but you could suffer from damaged teeth. In order to help patients in Greenville, TX, with bruxism, we may recommend a restoration or possibly even a custom-made oral appliance. Let’s talk about how we stop teeth grinding!
Cavities are no fun, as they cause pain and sensitivity, and may even lead to infection or premature tooth loss! However, routine care can help kids in Greenville, TX, enjoy better oral health and a reduced risk of cavities. Find out how we help kids avoid cavities with our preventive treatment options and routine cleaning visits.
A routine cleaning is essential for helping patients of all ages enjoy healthy smiles, limiting the risk of everything from tooth decay and bad breath to gingivitis and gum disease. But what a deep cleaning? Also known as a scaling and root planing, this in-depth dental cleaning is often employed to reverse gingivitis or help manage gum disease. When should our Greenville, TX, patients undergo a deep cleaning?
When was the last time you had your smile examined? We sometimes find that people underestimate the importance of a routine dental checkup. Our team suggests checkups twice a year to help people of all ages maintain healthier smiles. In today’s blog, we’re looking at what makes checkups so important and when our Greenville, TX, residents should schedule one!
It can be easy to overlook the small changes brought on by accumulating teeth stains. With that said, there will come a point for many people where the changes are striking, and alarming. What can you do if you feel like your smile is unattractive due to a buildup of stains? Store bought whitening agents can have some effect on the way you look, but they can ultimately fail to help you see the changes you hoped to show off. Your Greenville, TX dentist’s office can help you make noticeable changes in relatively little time – after one professional whitening treatment at our office, your teeth can be visibly brighter! (more…)
Losing a tooth is one thing, but choosing to extract one or more of them can sometimes be more difficult. Usually, the goal of restorative dental care is to help you save and preserve your healthy, natural tooth structure as much as possible. Sometimes, however, it isn’t possible, and before restoring your smile becomes more complicated, we may recommend extracting a tooth that can’t be saved. At our Greenville, TX, dental office, we offer a wide range of treatments to help you save damaged or decayed teeth. We can also perform tooth extraction if it’s required to preserve your long-term oral health. (more…)