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South Arlington Dental Care Blog

3 Back-to-School Tips for Keeping Your Child’s Smile Bright

August 6, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drshah @ 5:48 pm
Smiling child at school

Summer’s almost over, and it’s time to get ready for the new school year. This can mean new clothes and supplies, obviously, but it also means making sure your child is still practicing excellent oral hygiene even while class is in session. Here are 3 back to school tips from your dentist that will help make sure that your young scholars take to their lessons with bright, healthy smiles on their faces.


How a Checkup with Your Dentist Can Prevent an Emergency

July 17, 2019

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dental checkup

When you ask someone what their favorite activity is, pretty much no one would say “going to the dentist.” However, it’s still important to go twice a year for your regular checkup and cleaning. Not only does it help your teeth get nice and clean, but it can help prevent dental emergencies and injuries. How does your dentist in Arlington do it? Keep reading to find out.


What Should I Do? Handling a Dental Emergency with a Dentist

December 18, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drshah @ 9:55 pm
tooth dental emergency

It can happen to anyone. One minute everything is going just fine; the next you have a dental emergency on your hands. Whatever you do, don’t panic! Remain calm and call your dentist. They will help you get through it and give you the treatment you need. Whether you can see your emergency dentist immediately or not, there are some simple steps you can take to help make treating your dental emergency with a dentist go smoother.


How a Cosmetic Dentist Can Transform Your Smile

November 15, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drshah @ 5:23 pm

Family smiling at ThanksgivingThanksgiving is right around the corner and Christmas will be here before you know it. The holiday season is an opportunity to spend time with family and loved ones and share glad tidings and joy. However, if you have chipped, misshapen or discolored teeth, it can be difficult to want to partake in all the festivities. You may dread showing up to the office holiday party or smiling wide for the family Christmas card photo. However, with modern cosmetic dentistry, you don’t have to hide your smile. Keep reading to learn how a cosmetic dentist can transform your teeth and boost your confidence with porcelain veneers.


How to Know if Your Wisdom Teeth Need to Come Out

October 20, 2018

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woman with painful wisdom teeth

Ever noticed how you don’t think about whether something is clean – until it’s not? Wisdom teeth are a lot like that.

If you’re like most people, you don’t even know what wisdom teeth are—or wonder about the state of yours—until pain drives you to Google and then the dentist. But knowing about yours before they start hurting could prevent unexpected damage to your smile.


Your Dentist Says Don’t Let This Opportunity Pass You by!

September 9, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drshah @ 10:48 pm

dental insurance form with stethoscopeAs the fall season is drawing near, your dentist reminds you of the importance of scheduling a preventive care visit before the year ends. That’s because this is the only way to cash in on the wealth of benefits these visits offer. Read on to learn what you stand to gain by scheduling a semi-annual appointment. Additionally, you’ll find out what insurance companies your local professional is in-network with and the services they cover.


How Can These 3 Popular Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures Benefit You?

August 7, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drshah @ 5:45 pm

A woman with a beautiful smileThere’s no denying that everyone loves a great smile. In fact, studies have shown that smiling makes you feel happier and is more pleasurable to your brain than eating chocolate. It also makes you look younger, thinner, more intelligent and more likable! But what about the millions of Americans who don’t feel confident about the way their smile looks? It’s hard to flash your pearly-whites if you don’t like the way they look. Fortunately, cosmetic dentistry can transform your smile and give you the self-confidence to show it off as well. Keep reading to learn what 3 of the most common cosmetic procedures can do for you!


Six Month Smiles vs. Braces – Your Arlington Dentist Compares the Two

July 31, 2018

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woman smiling wearing clear bracesThe world of dentistry is ever-evolving and changing, which means that patients have more options than in times past for correcting bite issues. If you’re dealing with crowding, gaps, crookedness or misalignment, then you have more than just the traditional braces option to correct your smile. One of the newer methods available is Six Months Smiles, which offers some attractive benefits. As you read on, we compare the two procedures, so you can get an idea of which is better for you.


Dental Implant Materials

June 30, 2018

Dentist showing patient implant post modelAs dental implants become an ever more popular solution to replace any number of missing teeth, patients have a lot of questions. One of the most common questions dentists hear is, “What are implants made of?” There are a number of different materials available, and each material has its own unique advantages and disadvantages. The longest used and best-tested implant material is titanium, but many other options are now available. There are three main classes of materials used to create dental implants – metal, ceramic, and polymer. In this post, we’ll discuss each of these common dental implant materials and which offers the best results.

Stay Prepared with Your Emergency Dentist in Arlington

May 30, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drshah @ 5:43 pm

man dental painUnfortunately, you can’t control everything in life. If that were the case, there wouldn’t be any dental accidents because patients want to keep their smile’s in good health and aesthetics! That’s just not how life works, though. Dental emergencies are real, and you need to know what to do when they occur. Thankfully, your emergency dentist in Arlington is here to help you prepare for that moment just in case it unexpectedly happens to you.


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