Comal Dental Blog

5 Things You Should Know Before Receiving Laughing Gas

September 6, 2021

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woman receiving nitrous oxide sedation

You need to visit your dentist for some routine work, but you’re a little apprehensive due to your dental anxiety. Thankfully, there is a way to get around it – by receiving sedation dentistry with nitrous oxide. Before receiving treatment, though, there are 5 facts you should be aware of. Continue reading to find out what they are!


Am I a Good Candidate for Oral Conscious Sedation?

August 22, 2021

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woman relaxing at the dentist

For many people, the mere thought of visiting a dentist can cause a great deal of anxiety. Then, if a more complex form of care is needed, the level of apprehension can escalate even more. Thankfully, there is a way to make a dental visit more relaxing – with oral conscious sedation. However, this form of treatment isn’t for everyone. Continue reading to find out if it’s right for you.


Which Type of Denture Adhesive Should I be Using?

July 25, 2021

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older man wearing denture adhesive

For denture wearers, there are numerous adhesives to choose from. With all the options, it can be quite difficult to determine which one is the best choice. You don’t have time to comb through product after product, so you need a guide to aid in making the right decision. Thankfully, there is help available. Continue reading to learn how to find a denture adhesive that’s just right for you!


Before Your Dental Implant Surgery, be Sure to Do This

June 8, 2021

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man preparing for dental implant surgery

Having your teeth replaced with dental implants means that you’ll be able to experience life to the fullest. You’ll once again be able to eat several of the foods you previously had to give up and smile with confidence. Still, you have to get pass the most important part: the dental implant surgery. If you’re feeling a little nervous, it’s perfectly normal. Thankfully, there are some steps you can take to make for a smooth process. Continue reading to learn more!


Does It Hurt to Get Dental Implants?

May 15, 2021

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Model showing procedure for dental implantsIf you’ve lost a few teeth, dental implants are an excellent option to rehabilitate your smile. You’ll enjoy a solution that’s a nearly perfect replica of your natural teeth. Although you anticipate the benefits you’ll gain, it’s normal to be concerned about a painful journey ahead. While you’ll need oral surgery to place your posts into your jawbone, you don’t need to be concerned about an uncomfortable procedure. Here’s what you can expect when replacing your missing teeth with dental implants.


How Excellent Oral Health Supports Your Immune System

March 14, 2021

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healthy eating for immune system protection

Over the past few decades, doctors and dentists have discovered a great deal of new information about how the human body works. This has led to a more integrative approach to health and wellness. As an example of the more evolved approach, dentists have found a connection between the quality of a person’s oral health and his or her immune function. As you continue reading, find out how taking proper care of your teeth and gums can result in better immune system protection.


5 Dangers of Mail-In Aligners

February 14, 2021

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Woman holding aligner for ClearCorrect.Few people have naturally straight teeth. If you’re among those who have gapped, tilted, or overcrowded teeth, you have more options than ever to enjoy a beautiful smile. Among one of the trendiest solutions are mail-in aligners, which are an alternative to ClearCorrect. Although they claim to offer amazing results, here are 5 risks of choosing mail-order aligners.


What Does Dental Insurance Cover?

November 21, 2020

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Dental insurance button for a healthy smile.More Americans than ever have dental coverage. If you have dental insurance, it allows you to enjoy reduced rates for the services your teeth and gums need to stay healthy. Unfortunately, less than 3% of Americans meet or exceed their annual limits, often because they don’t understand their policy. Don’t throw money down the drain. Here’s how you can maximize your dental insurance to reach your oral health goals without breaking the bank.


Maximize Your Dental Insurance Before It Expires

October 20, 2020

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Dental insurance claim form.Believe it or not, the end of the year is almost here. As we enter the holiday season, the last thing on your mind is your dental insurance; however, you might want to make a trip to your dentist a priority. As you shop for the perfect gifts and plan tasty meals, don’t lose your remaining dental coverage. Here’s why you need to schedule an appointment before your insurance benefits expire.


What Causes Some Dental Implants Cases to Be More Complex?

August 11, 2020

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a patient holding a cross-section mouth mold that contains a dental implant

A single missing tooth might be enough for you to cover your mouth while you speak, but multiple missing teeth may have you seeking the confines of your home and avoiding social gatherings altogether. It’s not just your aesthetics that is negatively affected but also your oral health. The more vacated sockets in your smile, the greater your risk for bone and tooth loss. If you are seeking a way to replace your missing teeth, it might be time to consider dental implants. But before you move forward with treatment, it’s important to learn why certain cases are a bit more complex than others.

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