A good night’s rest is important for your mental and physical health. Unfortunately, some people develop problems that affect them while they sleep, so this period can actually create trouble for them. Individuals who grind their teeth while they sleep are dealing with a problem known as bruxism. This issue interferes with their well-being because… Read more »
Month: August 2020
What Support Can I Really Expect From A Custom Crown?
Through restorative dental work, our Mansfield, TX dentist’s office can address problems with a tooth’s health and appearance. If you have a cavity, physical damage, or another problem that affects your bite or oral health, treatment ending with the placement of a permanent restoration will allow you to bite, chew, and speak without difficulty. If… Read more »
What You Can Learn By Setting A Timer When You Brush
Does the time it takes you to brush your teeth really matter? If you are rushing through this activity, the care you provide your smile may be less thorough than it should be. As a result, you can struggle with tartar buildup, and ultimately face more problems with gum disease as well as cavities that… Read more »
Is Your Jaw Movement Stiff And Painful? It Could Be TMD
Why are basic jaw movements starting to cause you pain? Something as simple as biting, laughing, or speaking can become difficult over time because of temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMD. Without treatment, this condition can lead to chronic jaw pain, problems with headaches, and teeth grinding issues that can wear down your enamel and lead… Read more »
Address Dental Alignment Flaws Through Cosmetic Dentistry
If you have problems with the alignment of your teeth, will you have to turn to orthodontic treatment to fix them? For some patients, their troubles with malocclusion will be serious enough to require treatment with some form of braces. What you might not realize is that some milder issues with smile gaps or overlapping… Read more »
Cavity Care Changes To Address Different Degrees Of Decay
The kind of restorative dental work performed to address dental decay will vary. What changes the way your dentist approaches treatment? For some cavities, a dental filling is all that is needed to support a tooth after a small cavity is removed. For more severe cavities, it can be necessary to place a larger restoration,… Read more »
3 Reasons To Stop Ignoring A Toothache And See Your Dentist
How much harm can you really cause to yourself by choosing to ignore a toothache? Problems that cause pronounced pain or sensitivity issues can put a tooth at serious risk. If your pain is due to a tooth infection, the spread of bacteria through that tooth’s roots could cause new problems for your well-being. It… Read more »
What Should I Do To Stop The Buildup Of Teeth Stains?
Teeth stains can age your smile as they accumulate, and they can make you look less healthy. Problems with dental discoloration have made many people self-conscious about their appearance, and their negative feelings can grow when over the counter whitening agents fail to provide meaningful results. At our Mansfield, TX dentist’s office, we can provide… Read more »