South Arlington Dental Care Blog
August 6, 2019
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.(more…)
July 17, 2019
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.(more…)
December 18, 2018
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.(more…)
November 15, 2018
Thanksgiving 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.
October 20, 2018
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.(more…)
September 9, 2018
As 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.
August 7, 2018
There’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!
July 31, 2018
The 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.
June 30, 2018
As 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.
May 30, 2018
Unfortunately, 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.