November 30, 2017
If you’re anxious about dental appointments, experience dental sensitivity, or you’re in need of numerous or advanced dental treatments, the thought of undergoing procedures with only local anesthesia may be anxiety inducing. Take a deep breath and find a dentist who offers dental sedation. When most people think of sedation, what they imagine is general anesthesia, but for the most part, this level of sedation is not necessary to keep patients comfortable. Instead, many dentists are now offering advanced intravenous (IV) sedation. This advanced conscious sedative is safe and effective.
October 30, 2017
If you currently wear a denture or were recently told you’ll need to use a denture due to advanced tooth loss, you likely know there’s more than one kind of denture available to repair your smile. Traditional removable dentures, implant supported dentures, removable implant dentures, there are numerous options to restore your smile. However, no two treatments are right for every patient. All-on-4 is yet another denture tooth replacement option that works well for many patients. Keep reading to learn more about the innovative All-on-4 tooth replacement method.
October 3, 2017
When you think of lasers, you probably imagine your favorite science fiction show, but today, lasers are used in a variety of ordinary activities. From lasers that read blu-rays to laser levels on construction sites, lasers are helpful everyday tools. In the dental field, lasers allow dentists to perform a wide range of treatments with less pain and faster healing. Soft tissue lasers are especially beneficial for treating the sensitive gums and other oral soft tissues. Keep reading to find out more about how soft tissue lasers can improve dental care.
August 18, 2017
When it comes to avoiding the dentist, many people think fear or anxiety are the leading reasons patients skip their dental appointments. Actually, it’s money. Most people who don’t receive regular dental care or invest in restorative dentistry when needed forego these services because they’re afraid the cost of treatment will be more than they can afford. It’s important to plan for the cost of treatment, but hopefully, the cost of care won’t deter you from receiving the treatments you need. A good dentist will maximize insurance coverage and work with you to find financing options to put even the most advanced treatments within reach.
Dental Implants are some of the costliest and most time consuming dentistry services, but for many patients, the benefits that result from this unique tooth replacement option far outweighs the costs. If you’re considering dental implant supported tooth replacements, this blog will help you understand and prepare for the cost of treatment.
August 8, 2017
Have you ever had a dental crown? If so, you know the process can last for weeks. You have to visit the dentist at least twice, wait for a dental lab to create the restoration, and potentially send the restoration back to a lab for alterations. Some dentists offer a simple, same day solution for advanced restorations – CEREC. The name CEREC stands for chairside economical restoration of esthetic ceramics. While that sounds complicated, it really just means the entire restoration design, creation, and placement process is completed right in our office during just one appointment.
December 27, 2016
With 2017 around the corner, it’s time to think about what you want to accomplish next year! Did you know that a beautiful smile could give you the confidence to meet your goals? Whether your smile just needs a boost or major repairs, cosmetic dentistry offers many options to deliver the smile you’ve always dreamed of and Dr. Kwon, your Northwest Dallas cosmetic dentist can help!