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5 Things to Expect at an Emergency Dental Visit

April 13, 2022

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Woman in pain at emergency dentistNo one ever expects a dental emergency to happen to them, but it’s more common than you might realize. 1 in 6 Americans has a dental emergency annually. If you need a dentist in a hurry, you might be a little anxious about the road ahead. Don’t worry, your dental team is there to help. Here are 5 things you can expect during your emergency dental visit.


Does Dental Sensitivity Require Emergency Care?

March 21, 2022

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person with tooth sensitivity holding their cheek

Every morning, you brew a fresh cup of coffee to start your day out on a good note. One morning when taking the first sip, you experience a jolt of pain. You didn’t do anything differently when making your favorite morning beverage, so what could be causing this sudden discomfort? Read on to learn about a few common causes of tooth sensitivity as well as whether it warrants an emergency visit to the dentist.


Teeth Whitening and Cavities: A Dangerous Combination

February 11, 2022

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patient undergoing teeth whitening

Teeth whitening is an incredibly popular way to brighten one’s smile. In fact, 37 million Americans used to give their pearly whites an upgrade in the year 2020. From toothpaste to gels to strips, there is a range of different over-the-counter products available at grocery and drug stores. Though some of them are effective at removing stains, they may harm your smile if used incorrectly. Read on to learn why teeth whitening and cavities don’t mix


How Long Does It Take to Get Dentures?

December 4, 2021

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senior man in dental office

When your oral health situation needs help, sometimes dentures can be just what the dentist ordered. If you lost all your natural teeth, they could restore your smile, fill out the appearance of your face and profile, plus allow you to eat and speak much better than you can without teeth.

If they sound like a good option, you might be wondering how long the process will take from your consultation until you have the dentures in hand. Keep reading to understand the timeline for getting dentures in New Braunfels.


How Much Do Dentures Cost?

November 5, 2021

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Hand holding upper dentureContinual advancements in dental care make it possible to preserve natural teeth for longer than ever; however, 33 million Americans don’t have any in one or both arches. If you’ve suffered significant tooth loss, your teeth weren’t the only thing you lost. Your self-esteem and quality of life also took drastic turns for the worse. You don’t have to live with the challenges of missing teeth. Dentures are a tried-and-proven method to rebuild a beautiful, functional smile. Contrary to common rumors, they aren’t as expensive as you’ve been led to believe. Although there’s not a flat fee for a new set of teeth, here’s how much you can expect to pay when budgeting for the cost of dentures.


5 Frightening Facts About Your Smile

October 9, 2021

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Shocked woman with hands on her headEveryone loves a good scare, occasionally. Although you enjoy watching horror movies, you don’t expect to be frightened by your smile. Even if your teeth and gums look healthy, there can be serious oral health issues hiding in your mouth. Here are 5 startling facts about your smile that may make you recommit to your dental health.


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!

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