Most adults have at least one dental restoration in their mouths. Whether you have veneers, a crown, dental implants, or inlays/onlays, staying on top of your oral hygiene habits will help you keep your dental work intact to avoid do-over dentistry. Your Dallas prosthodontist has six pearls of wisdom for keeping those pearly whites healthy for years to come!
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May 31, 2017
April 22, 2017
Tooth loss is a serious problem that causes you to quickly lose confidence. However, the appearance of your smile is not the only area to be impacted. Untreated tooth loss can lead to oral health complications as your remaining natural teeth lose support. In addition, you overall health can suffer consequences as dietary restrictions develop from poor oral functions. Now, you have many options to treat tooth loss; however, only one will improve your oral and overall health. At Dallas Esthetics, we provide dental implants in Preston Hollow to permanently improve the health and appearance of your smile.
February 19, 2017
The football game is tense and your team is down. The grass has been churned into a fine pulp under the cleats of the offensive and defensive linemen, and it has all come down to one play. Your team seems to be in dire straits, but one last effort could help turn everything around. The center snaps the ball and it flies into the quarterback’s hands, who almost instantly reads the field and makes the pass that completely turns the tide of the game. A prosthodontist is often considered a quarterback among dentists, in that they help coordinate their teams and know everything about their patient’s situation. If you are dealing with missing or severely decayed teeth, visiting a prosthodontist in Dallas is your best possible solution. Today, the team at Dallas Esthetics is going to discuss what makes a prosthodontist different than a general dentist.
January 11, 2017
With the arrival of 2017, many people think about their resolutions and goals for the year. Health is often a focus of New Year’s resolutions, and your team at Dallas Esthetics wants to remind you to include your oral health in your 2017 health goals. Your dentist in University Park has compiled 3 easy resolutions to keep your teeth healthy. Happy New Year!
December 25, 2016
When To Seek A Second Opinion For Dental Work
Have you ever felt the need to question your dentist on a recommended treatment plan, but not sure if you should? Depending on the severity of your dental needs, you might be quite surprised at the suggested procedures and overall cost. To ensure you are receiving an appropriate treatment and one that will meet your financial needs, consider seeking a second opinion prior to undergoing any dental procedure. If you live in the Dallas area, the doctors at Dallas Esthetics in Preston Center welcome new patients looking for a professional to review their case.
October 31, 2016
The day you have always dreaded has come. While you were eating your lunch, you bit into a seed in your apple and one of your teeth cracked. As you sit there looking at it in your hand, dumbfounded, you begin to get anxious. You’ve always been nervous about going to the dentist, which is why you usually take such good care of your teeth. You can’t fix this on your own, however, and your palms start to sweat…
Your dentist in Preston Hollow at Dallas Esthetics feels for you. They never want you to come into the office ready to endure pain. Sedation dentistry has been used for years to help particularly worrisome patients like yourself. (more…)
September 3, 2016
You’re the type of person who knows the importance of projecting a positive image. The lawn in front of your house is pristine and green, and the cars parked in the front are glistening and clean. You make sure your clothes match in the morning. You know simple touches like this can help you win hearts and minds, whether it’s in a social or professional context. The only thing that looks out of place are your teeth. They are discolored, or there are obvious gaps. You take care of your teeth, but it does little to address these problems. That’s where porcelain veneers in Park Cities from Dallas Esthetics may be able to help. (more…)
July 21, 2016
If you need to replace one or more missing teeth, then dental implants may be your best option. By replacing both the root and crown of a tooth, you have a much more lifelike substitute that can provide a lifetime of natural smiling, eating and speaking. Of course, the success of a dental implant is largely dependent on the skill of the dental professional who places your implant. A prosthodontist specializes in restoring missing teeth, so to ensure the best outcome for your smile, see one of the prosthodontists at Dallas Esthetics.
June 20, 2016
For more than four decades, Dr. Frank L. Higginbottom, DDS has been as well-respected and reputable cosmetic dentist in Dallas at Dallas Esthetics. Working together with Richard Derksen, DMD, MS, who has been in the dental field for more than six years, the team of dentists provides state-of-the-art, personalized dentistry services to the residents of Dallas. Supported by a passion to provide full oral health care with comfort and convenience, Dr. Higginbottom and Dr. Derksen use the latest dental advancements to exceed oral health needs. Through their mission for excellence, we congratulate to Dr. Derksen and Dr. Higginbottom for winning recent awards at the Annual Dallas County Dental Society Dinner. During the prestigious dinner, Dr. Higginbottom was the award recipient for the Lifetime Achievement Award and Dr. Derksen was honored with the New Dentist of the Year award.
May 14, 2016
Advancements in dentistry now allow for multiple options when it comes to treating tooth loss. Many choose dentures because they are affordable and convenient, causing them to fail to even consider dental implants. But, did you know dental implants offer unsurpassed benefits when compared to dentures? Implants not only replace your missing teeth, but offer a lifelong solution. In addition, you’ll have improved oral health and even stop the damage caused from tooth loss. As your dentist in Dallas, we have the facts you need to know about dental implants.