Can I Have A Tooth Filling That Matches My Enamel?

If you have a cavity, restorative dental work will be necessary. Unfortunately, there is no way to stop a cavity on your own, just as there is not a way for you to naturally heal from the damage to your enamel. At our Mansfield, TX dentist’s office, we are prepared to help you take on a problem with tooth decay, and we are even ready to provide treatment without changing your smile! After treating the area on your tooth where a cavity formed, we can provide you with a tooth filling made from composite resin that matches your enamel and provides protection as well as cosmetic support. (more…)

How Veneers Deliver Exciting Smile Improvements

Is it really possible to make significant smile changes with a single cosmetic dental procedure? Because our Mansfield, TX dental office provides treatment with porcelain veneers, we can dramatically change the shape, size, and color of your teeth through just one treatment, one that minimizes changes to your tooth structure. Veneers are thin shells made of a strong porcelain substance. While they only take up a limited amount of space on your teeth, they are capable of improving their shape, size, and color. While this procedure is effective under many circumstances, it is just one of several we offer to those who want to change the way they look when they smile! (more…)

Should I Worry That Cavity Treatment Will Change My Smile?

If a cavity forms, it will need to be treated by your dentist. Letting the problem go unresolved means letting it grow worse. In time, your cavity will become large enough to cause serious damage to your enamel, and it can expose you to a painful infection. At our Mansfield, TX dentist’s office, we can make sure that your cavity issues are completely resolved when we provide restorative dental work. Because we use dental fillings and dental crowns that are made with lifelike materials, we can deal with decay without changing your smile! We also provide services that help people avoid future problems with decay. (more…)

See Real Improvements From A Tooth Bonding Treatment

It is important to maintain a smile that is free of problems like tooth decay and gum disease. With that said, our Mansfield, TX dentist’s office understands that your confidence in the condition of your teeth is affected by more than just your oral health! A conspicuous dental flaw, even one that does not interfere with your well-being, can be cause for serious concern. If you want to do something about a tooth – or several teeth – you find unattractive, a cosmetic dental procedure can help. One service we offer is tooth bonding treatment, which uses a composite resin material to carefully change the shape, size, and color of any tooth that is a poor fit for your smile. (more…)

How Bruxism Leads To Noticeable Dental Damage

If you grind your teeth while you sleep, you can wake up to soreness and sensitivity in your teeth, jaw, and face. People who struggle with bruxism as a chronic issue can eventually face more than just trouble with morning discomfort. Eventually, the wear and tear from grinding can negatively change the shape of your teeth, and can even chip or crack your enamel! Our Mansfield, TX dentist’s office is able to help if you grind or clench your teeth while you are asleep. With a custom appliance, we can protect your smile from this harmful issue. We also provide oral appliance therapy for people who struggle with TMD, which is often connected to troubles with grinding and clenching. (more…)

You Can Address Sleep Apnea With Your Dentist’s Help

How likely are you to feel sluggish, distracted, or run down on a typical day? If you struggle to feel refreshed and energized during the day, even when you enjoyed a full night’s sleep, you may be impacted by sleep apnea. Sleep apnea does more than just cause people to snore when they sleep. While snoring is an issue, you also have to worry about prolonged breathing interruptions that force your body to break its rest cycle. Without your ability to maintain those cycles, you will have a more difficult time feeling truly refreshed after sleep. Our Mansfield, TX dentist’s office is prepared to help if you struggle with sleep apnea. With a custom oral appliance, we can change the way your jaw is positioned so that we can stop breathing obstructions from occurring while you sleep. (more…)

The Long-Term Value Of A Custom Dental Bridge

If you are living with tooth loss, it seems safe to assume you are familiar with the problems an incomplete smile can create for an individual. Depending on which tooth is missing, a gap in your smile can make you feel deeply self-conscious. It can also make biting, chewing, and even speaking more difficult. At our Mansfield, TX dentist’s office, we are prepared to meet with patients who want to close a gap left by a missing tooth. One solution we offer is the placement of a custom dental bridge. A custom dental bridge is a permanent prosthetic appliance, one that we can place without requiring oral surgery. Your bridge will be custom-made to ensure that it fits, and that it looks natural. (more…)

How Healthy Gums Help You Keep A Healthy Smile

The confidence you have in your smile and oral health can be affected by your periodontal health. If you are not familiar with what gum disease can do to you, this may surprise you. Trouble with oral bacteria that attack your periodontal tissues can lead to worrying trouble like bleeding gums, problems with bad breath, and even changes in your gum line. This can lead to an increase in dental sensitivity, and in time may raise your risk for tooth loss and other issues! At our Mansfield, TX dentist’s office, we are ready to take on your concerns about your periodontal health. As part of our commitment to your overall dental well-being, we can provide preventive care that helps you avoid gum disease as well as issues like tooth decay. (more…)

Want A More Confident Smile? Look Into Teeth Whitening!

The quality of your smile can influence your overall confidence in more ways than you might expect. People who are unconsciously trying to avoid showing their teeth because they feel bad about discoloration can feel more withdrawn, making it harder to make positive impressions. Unfortunately, the sight of dental discoloration can affect the way others perceive you, which can create more cause for concern. The good news is that your Mansfield, TX dentist is ready to take care of discoloration and renew your confidence in your appearance! We offer both take-home whitening kits and an in-office whitening procedure. With either option, you can look forward to an improved appearance, one no longer impacted by noticeable dental discoloration. (more…)

What To Expect After You Receive Your Custom Dental Crown

Custom dental crowns are used to restore teeth affected by advanced decay, and to protect teeth that have suffered physical trauma. When you go in for treatment, your Mansfield, TX dentist will take care to closely measure your tooth to ensure that your restoration is the right shape and size to look natural, feel comfortable, and stay secure for years after it is placed. When restoring teeth that are more prominent when patients smile and speak, we can even place crowns that match the color and texture of healthy enamel. While active problems make restorative dental work necessary, good habits at home and regular preventive checkups can help you avoid future issues that require our attention. (more…)