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February 22, 2020

How an Oral Appliance Can Help You Recover from Sleep Apnea

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 2:03 am

young man upset about woman snoring loudly from sleep apneaHave you been told that you snore loudly or make gasping sounds when you sleep? If so, you could be suffering from sleep apnea, which is the momentary yet repeated stoppage of your breathing while you rest. The most common form of the condition is obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS), which affects millions of Americans. Up ahead, you’ll learn more about the condition and how an oral appliance provided by a sleep dentist can help you recover.

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February 14, 2020

Can Dental Implants be Relied Upon to Replace Missing Front Teeth?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_cheng @ 12:14 am

older man smiling with nice teeth after receiving dental implantsNo matter where you have teeth missing, it’s important for them to be replaced. If the vacancy is in the front, though, it can be a little more stressful. One of the reasons is that people will typically notice the condition of your smile before any of your other traits. So if there is a gap in your front row of teeth, it can lead to a negative first impression. While dental implants are considered to be the best form of tooth replacement available, will they work for your missing front ivories? Read on to get the details you need from a local dentist.

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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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