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When to Consider Dental Implants

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Not only do missing teeth affect the appearance of your smile, but these gaps can also affect the function of your talking, chewing, and more. If you are missing one or more teeth, then it’s time to talk to a cosmetic dentist about your options for dental restorations. Dental implants are a popular option, and our team can help you …

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Exploring Options for Closing a Tooth Gap

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Do you feel embarrassed about your smile because of gaps between your teeth? A tooth gap might seem like a minor dental problem. But this cosmetic issue can cause someone to feel self-conscious or shy when talking to other people. Tooth gaps are pretty common. The good news is that a variety of cosmetic treatments are available to close the …

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10 Tips for Recovery After Wisdom Teeth Removal

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Wisdom teeth removal is a standard procedure, with an estimated five million people in the United States undergoing this treatment each year. Why is it a necessity to remove these third molars? And what should you expect during your recovery? Why Do We Remove the Wisdom Teeth? Most people don’t have enough room in their mouth for the third molars …

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Is Invisalign Right for You?

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One of the dilemmas of straightening your smile is the immediate discomfort you must experience with wires and brackets on your teeth. Traditional braces are a common solution for fixing crooked teeth and misalignments. But it’s not the only treatment option. If you want to upgrade your smile without train-track braces on your teeth, then talk to our team about …

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How Implant-Supported Dentures Differ from Traditional Dentures

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Tooth loss has an undeniable impact on many aspects of your life. Not only do missing teeth affect the appearance of your smile, but you also have trouble eating and speaking. Tooth loss takes a toll on self-esteem and confidence. If you need to have tooth extractions, then it’s essential to talk to your dentist about restoration options – such …

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Why Quality Toothpaste Matters

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Toothpaste is Vital to Your Oral Hygiene Everyone knows about the importance of having a good oral hygiene routine. From the moment your teeth first start growing in, caring for your teeth has been an integral part of your overall health and well-being. A good oral hygiene routine typically consists of brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing daily. …

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6 Dental Hygiene Tips to Follow in 2021

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Make Your Dental Hygiene a Priority in 2021 2020 is finally coming to an end! This year has been a tumultuous one due in large part to the global pandemic. People have had to adjust their way of living to protect themselves, their families, and their community. Businesses (even us at Cosmetic & Family Dentistry of Las Colinas) had to …

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Sedation in Dentistry

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Sedation Can Ease Dental Anxiety Going to the dentist is one of the most important things you can do to maintain your oral health. However, thanks to movies and T.V., people have a general fear of the dentist. They believe that going to the dentist will be a painful experience, even if they’re going to get their teeth cleaned. People …

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TMJ Disorders: What You Need to Know

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TMJ Pain Can Cause Great Discomfort Typically, when we think about going to the dentist, we think about dental cleanings, braces, root canals, and anything else that has to do with our teeth and gums. And rightfully so. However, your dentist can help you in countless other ways. Your oral health involves a lot more than just your teeth and …

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The Dangers of Teeth Grinding

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Teeth Grinding Can Cause Major Damage Teeth grinding is one of the worst habits for your teeth. Commonly referred to as bruxism, grinding, clenching, or gnashing puts unnecessary and potentially destructive pressure on your teeth. It is an easy way to damage your teeth or cause other oral issues. If you wake up with sensitive teeth, a sore jaw, or …

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Halloween and Your Teeth

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Halloween Leads to an Excess of Candy Halloween is right around the corner! The entire month of October revolves around this one day. It’s a month full of scary stories, dressing up as your favorite character, going to costume parties, and candy. Halloween is a time to have fun with your friends and family. However, because candy plays such a …

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It is Okay to Fix Your Smile

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You Should Not Feel Guilty About Fixing Your Smile Your smile and your teeth are a big part of who you are. After all, they are one of the first things people notice about you. Your smile goes a long way in how someone creates a first impression of you. However, not many people feel that confident in their smile. …

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How Does Teeth Whitening Work?

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Laser Teeth Whitening Is Quick and Effective Your smile says a lot about you. It is often one of the first things people notice about you, and it plays a part in helping others create a first impression of you. Unfortunately, many people are unhappy with their smile. In fact, more than half of Americans feel insecure about their teeth. …