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Your First Month with Dentures

March 17, 2023

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Dentist discussing denture care with female patient
If you’ve been living without teeth, nothing is more exciting than getting your new set of dentures. They’ll fit your mouth like a glove and look stunning, instantly restoring your confidence. Although they’ll look and feel great, don’t expect to chomp into a cheeseburger right away. It can take a few weeks to adjust to your new teeth, but don’t worry. Here’s what you can expect during the first month and a few tips to make the transition easier. 


Just What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

January 20, 2023

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A cosmetic dentist treating a patient

Even if you have clean teeth, your smile may not look too good. After all, it might suffer from stains, chips, cracks, or worse. That said, you could fix such issues with the power of cosmetic dentistry! Its treatments are excellent at making pearly whites live up to their nickname. To know more, let your Friendswood dentist here tell you the details. Read on, then, to learn about cosmetic dental work and how its procedures transform smiles.


3 Factors Affecting the Cost of Dentures

November 24, 2022

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Black piggy bank on pile of coinsTeeth are meant to last for a lifetime, but that’s not the case for many Americans. If you’ve experienced significant tooth loss, you can enjoy a complete, beautiful smile again with dentures. Despite what you might have heard, dentures are affordable for everyone. Since every mouth differs, various factors affect the cost of dentures. Here are 3 things you can expect when budgeting for a new set of teeth.


What to Expect While Recovering from All-on-4 Surgery

September 16, 2022

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Woman resting on couch after All-on-4 surgery

Thanks to All-on-4, your dentist can replace all of your teeth at once with a minimal number of implant posts. Placing implants does involve surgery, but fortunately, the healing process won’t be nearly as uncomfortable as you might think. That said, being prepared can help ensure that All-on-4 recovery goes smoothly so that you’re ultimately able to enjoy your new smile. The following post gives a brief overview of what you can expect after getting All-on-4 dental implants.


Discover the Evolution of Dentures

August 15, 2022

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Partial and full denturesThere are more options than ever to replace lost teeth thanks to the advancements in dentistry throughout the centuries. Tooth loss isn’t a modern problem. Dentures have been used for generations to replace missing teeth, but they didn’t always have the excellent reputation they have today. The evolution of dentures throughout history has paved the path for the natural-looking results and the success of modern tooth replacement methods.


Why is My Dental Implant Feeling Sensitive?

June 14, 2022

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3D illustration of dental implant

Sensitivity in your dental implant might seem ordinary, but you should still have it checked by your dentist. After all, it isn’t always just post-treatment soreness. Left untreated, this discomfort could become more painful and expensive.

To help out, here’s a summary of known causes for implant sensitivity and why to visit your dentist about it. Please read it so your replacement tooth will be in better shape to fill your smile.


Join Us for Invisalign Day on June 6!

May 25, 2022

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Poster advertising Invisalign Day on June 6, 2022

Would you like to straighten your teeth, but you haven’t yet taken that important first step of scheduling an Invisalign consultation? We understand — orthodontic treatment involves a big commitment of time and money. To help you determine whether Invisalign is right for you, we invite you to join us for Invisalign Day on June 6. Not only will you be able to attend a FREE consultation, but we’ll also use advanced software to show you a 3D preview of what your smile will look like after treatment! Read on below to learn more about this special event.


What to Eat and Drink After All-on-4 Surgery

April 8, 2022

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woman drinking green smoothie

If you need to have several teeth replaced all at once, All-on-4 dental implants are a wonderful option for rebuilding your smile. This method replaces an entire row of missing teeth, and many patients leave their dentist’s office with their new, permanent teeth on the same day as the treatment. 

As with any procedure, you will want to prepare ahead of time to ensure you have a great recovery. That includes planning what you will eat and drink in the days and weeks ahead. Keep reading for ideas on what to have on hand after your All-on-4 surgery!


What to Expect While Recovering from All-On-4

February 6, 2022

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Image of All-On-4 dental implantsIf you’re ready to replace your missing teeth with the next best thing to your own, All-On-4 is a great alternative to traditional dentures. 4 implant posts are surgically placed into the jaw to replicate tooth roots, anchoring your denture to your bone. You’ll never have to worry about slipping or irritation again; however, you can’t bite into a juicy hamburger right away. Here’s what you can expect during your All-On-4 recovery.


Root Canal vs. Tooth Extraction: Pros and Cons

December 9, 2021

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person thinking about root canals vs tooth extractions

Lately, you’ve been feeling some intense pain in one of your teeth. When you visit the dentist to have it looked at, they tell you that your tooth is severely infected. They offer two treatment options: a root canal or a tooth extraction. Though you have heard of both of these procedures before, how can you know which one is the best option? Read on to learn about the pros and cons of root canals vs tooth extractions.

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