Unfortunately, the old saying still rings true: “If something bad can happen, it will.” Thus, when it comes to your oral health, it’s best to be prepared for unwanted and unforeseen circumstances. Your emergency dentist in Deer Park says that if you remember certain steps, you can lessen the impact of a traumatic situation. Continue reading to learn some helpful tips.
Deer Park Dentistry Blog
March 5, 2018
February 8, 2018
Whether you’ve lost a single tooth or a whole row of teeth, you likely heard about dental implants, and if you didn’t immediately choose this natural looking and feeling tooth replacement option, the price tag is probably what’s stopping you. While dental implants require a higher upfront cost, the end result is long lasting, stable, and beautiful. Compared to other tooth replacement options that only restore the visible parts of missing teeth, dental implants that replace both the roots and crowns of lost teeth are ideal. A good implant dentist will take the time to walk you through every step of a dental implant supported tooth replacement plan, outlining what each treatment will cost and helping you budget for the cost of this beneficial tooth replacement option. Keep reading to learn more about what factors impact the cost of dental implant restoration and how you can plan for affordable implant dentistry.
December 18, 2017
If you have an upcoming dental procedure, you may be a bit surprised if your dentist in Deer Park recently recommended antibiotic prophylaxis prior to your appointment. With the concern over overprescribing the medications an increasing concern, you may wonder as to whether they are really necessary? While you do not want to take them when they are not needed, if your dentist has advised, it is best to follow their suggestion to prevent potential complications with your procedure.
October 21, 2017
Dental insurance is often underutilized by patients, and employers are much more likely to forego offering dental insurance than any other benefits. If you are one of the patients who are lucky enough to have dental insurance, it’s time to learn more about your benefits and how to make the most of this coverage during every dental appointment. Most dentists offer new patient information to help patients better understand their treatment options, but you should also take the time to understand your benefits to ensure you are receiving the best possible coverage.
September 24, 2017
For patients who’ve experienced advanced tooth loss, replacing missing teeth can seem like a daunting task. However, advances in tooth replacement methods and materials, mean patients have better restorative dentistry choices than ever to repair their smile to full form, function, and flawless appearance. Traditional dentures and implant supported dentures both have their benefits, but whatever restoration option you select, the most important thing is to replace the teeth.
August 15, 2017
Do you need serious dental work completed in your mouth to restore the functionality and aesthetics of your smile? When it comes to replacing teeth or any other form of extensive oral surgery, it’s important to visit a dentist that puts your health first. That’s why when it does come time for an extensive procedure to take place, Deer Park Family Dentistry believes in referring patients to trusted oral surgeons that specialize in each treatment. Then, your dentist in Deer Park pays special attention to your aesthetics and general/preventive health!
June 24, 2017
Your child has always made you smile – from that unforgettable day when they came into your life to the moment they were accepted into Texas A&M’s engineering program, you’ve had millions of reasons to be proud. So when your new college student calls you complaining of pain in the back of their mouth, you know their wisdom teeth have come in – and that they need to make a trip back home to visit their dentist in Deer Park. In this post, the team at Deer Park Family Dentistry explains the different types of tooth extractions and what you need to know about this common dental procedure.
May 22, 2017
When you lose one or more teeth, you lose a lot–smile aesthetics, the ability to eat and chew normally, and even jaw bone and gum tissue. Given all those oral health issues, it’s just smart to replace those missing teeth. Your dentist in Deer Park, Dr. Reeves, Peck or Tregre, offers tooth replacement options such as traditional partial dentures and inventive dental implants to bring a gapped smile back as close to what Nature intended as possible. Read the details about partial dentures and dental implants so you’re fully informed.
April 12, 2017
Let’s be honest – you’re smile just isn’t what it used to be. All the years of wear and tear have taken a toll and there are a couple blank spots in your grin. You want to address your missing teeth, but you’re not sure if dentures would be better for you, or if a dental bridge might be the right choice. In this post, the team from Deer Park Family Dentistry, your premier dentist in Deer Park, explain the differences between these two restorative treatment options.
March 20, 2017
According to the American College of Prosthodontists, more than 35 million Americans do not have any teeth and at least 178 million people in the U.S. are missing at least one tooth. Unfortunately, those statistics are estimated to grow in the next two decades. There’s so many different ways that you can lose a tooth, despite your age or even practicing good oral hygiene! Luckily, your dentist in Deer Park has great restorative options for you, no matter how young or old you may be. Full or partial dentures are for any patient looking to complete their smile!