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January 15, 2020

How a Bone Graft Can Help Your Dental Implant Thrive

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 8:43 pm

dental implant

You’ve recently gotten sick and tired of having gaps in your smile due to missing teeth, so you decided to visit your dentist, who suggested getting dental implants. When it comes to replacing missing teeth, implants are clearly the best choice over other options like bridges or dentures. However, your dentist said that you need a bone grafting procedure before you can get implants placed. What exactly is a bone graft? How does it help your dental implants? Keep reading to find out.

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January 5, 2020

3 Ways to Protect Your Child’s Smile

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 9:31 pm

little girl with toothbrush

As a parent, your child’s smile is the most important and precious thing in the world to you. You want to see your little one grin as much as possible. However, if you don’t work with them to take care of their teeth, it could compromise their smile. A dentist is here with three tips to help keep your child’s pearly whites out of harm’s way.

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December 16, 2019

Why Now is the Right Time to Pay Your Dentist a Visit!

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 9:45 am

young man smiling in dentist chairAccording to recent statistics, only 58% of Americans maintain regular dental visits, which means that millions of people are at a greater risk of developing dental health issues that could otherwise be avoided. If you’re part of this group and you want to make a change for the better, then now is the time to take action. As you continue reading, you’ll learn how a visit to your dentist in Fort Worth can make the world of difference in your oral health.

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December 9, 2019

Here’s What You Need to Know Before Getting a Dental Implant

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 9:25 am

older attractive woman grey hairBecause of your missing teeth, you can’t remember the last time you were able to enjoy some of you favorite foods. The good news is that you now have an opportunity to create a brand-new reality in the upcoming year. Renewing your oral health and improving your smile starts with receiving dental implants in Fort Worth. Before you commit to the procedure, though, here are a few things you should know.

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November 17, 2019

Why Now is the Perfect Time for Teeth Whitening

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 2:42 am

Friends smiling at holiday partyEggnog, honey-baked ham, family time, holiday music, and gift giving are just some of the traditions that happen during this wonderful season! You may be making food, getting gifts, or readying your house, but there’s one preparation that you may have forgotten about, teeth whitening. The holidays are a time for family and friends but also photos. Is your smile camera ready? See why now is the best time to get the bright, white smile you’ve been wanting.

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November 7, 2019

Do You Need a Tooth Extraction?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 12:28 am

girl getting a tooth extraction

You’ve had a toothache for a while now. Even though it has probably only been a few days, it feels like forever has passed since your mouth has been pain-free. It has kept you from living your life to the fullest, since you can’t even smile without serious pain. You’re starting to think that the tooth might have to be pulled, since there’s no way it can be saved at this point, right? Wrong. There are alternatives to tooth extractions out there. Let’s look at some of them.

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October 16, 2019

Solea Laser: An Advanced Way to Help Patients Overcome Their Dental Fears

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 12:35 am

Smiling womanDoes the sound of a dental drill fill you with dread? You’re far from the only one; according to one study, about 60% of people around the world suffer from a form of dental fear, and one-third of the United States population avoids the dentist altogether because of these anxieties. Luckily, this is one situation where modern technology could make all the difference. Here’s why fearful patients might benefit from a dentist who uses a Solea laser.

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October 4, 2019

Why It’s Important to Replace Missing Teeth with Dental Implants

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 10:42 pm

man with missing teeth

If you’re missing one or more teeth, it can be hard to find the motivation to replace them. This is especially true if they’re in the back of the mouth. After all, why bother replacing your missing teeth if no one is going to see them? As it turns out, there are several reasons beyond just aesthetics why you should replace a missing tooth with dental implants. Here are 5 reasons that dental implants can benefit you.

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September 3, 2019

Find Out Why Fillings Are Necessary and If They Ever Need to Be Replaced

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 1:44 am

a fillingIf you know someone who’s had a filling, it’s likely they probably have one of the traditional restorative solutions that are made of amalgam. Easy to spot because of their gold or silver appearance, they’re becoming less frequently used by dentists nowadays. The reason is that more dental professionals are turning to tooth-colored composite resin fillings that are metal-free and blend in with the rest of your smile. As nice as they look, you might be asking, “do fillings need to be replaced?” Let’s find out.

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August 28, 2019

What is Invisalign, and Does Dental Insurance Cover It?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 7:51 am

young attractive woman wearing Invisalign alignerFor years, you’ve desired to improve the appearance of your smile. Whereas in times past the only option for correcting misaligned, crooked, gapped or crowded teeth was to wear metal braces, a new era is upon us. You now have the option of choosing the Invisalign method to correct your bite, but what does the procedure entail? Furthermore, will your dental insurance cover this form of treatment? Read on to get the answers so you can move ahead with having your smile revamped!

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