When you are facing the prospect of major dental work, it’s always a good idea to get a second opinion. Going outside your own dentist’s office isn’t cheating, and it doesn’t mean you don’t appreciate or trust their expertise. Getting a second opinion is doing your due diligence to ensure that you’re getting the right […]
Fillings are for cavities, of course. But did you know that tooth-colored fillings can be used to repair other problems with your teeth too? Some dental restorations and cosmetic dentistry procedures can be done using composite fillings. Applying them helps prevent a dental problem from growing bigger.
Getting a tooth pulled is more involved than just giving a good tug. Though your Arlington dentist does everything possible to save your natural tooth, sometimes a tooth extraction is necessary to maintain good oral health, or at least get you on the path to healthy teeth and gums.
Any mouth injury or tooth pain could mean you need emergency dental care. Then again, you might not have a dental emergency at all. It’s always wise to err on the side of caution and contact your Arlington dentist to find out if you need to be seen. To minimize panic about oral health problems, […]
When you reach a certain age, you may begin looking for the fountain of youth. Should you lose a few pounds? Change your hair color? Get Botox? What many people overlook is the power of upgrading their smile. If you get porcelain veneers, you will look younger immediately. And there are plenty of reasons why.
Seeing your Arlington dentist twice a year for your dental cleaning and exam is an appointment that should never be skipped or delayed for too long. Your oral health is precious and you only get one set of permanent teeth. You want to keep them healthy. Regular check-ups are your insurance for strong teeth and […]
Arlington cosmetic dentist Dr. Alana Macalik will be hosting her dental practice’s first annual Free Dental Day on Friday, June 14, 2019, at 2265 W. Green Oaks Boulevard in Arlington, TX. Starting at 9 a.m., patients who need but cannot afford important dental procedures or preventive care will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis […]
Sometimes you live with an annoying tooth problem because you think you don’t have time to see the dentist, you think the problem is no big deal, or you simply don’t want to go to the dentist. But these beliefs can turn a minor annoyance into a major oral health issue. Dental bonding is a […]
Do you have crooked teeth? Gaps between your teeth? Overlapping teeth? Tooth misalignment can give you a smile you don’t love, but you may not want to commit to braces to get that coveted straight smile. Thank goodness for cosmetic dentistry. The right procedure will deliver straight teeth and then some.
You may try to live with a missing tooth or a few missing teeth. But trying to conceal a dental problem by smiling with your lips closed or avoiding drawing any attention to your mouth takes effort. Wouldn’t it be easier to give a big grin whenever you want without feeling self-conscious? While there are […]