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Frank L. Higginbottom, D.D.S. | Richard B. Derksen, D.M.D., M.S. | Sloan W. Hildebrand, D.D.S., M.S.
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Dallas Esthetics Blog

Tips to Consider When Buying Dental Implants in Preston Hollow

May 5, 2018

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An older couple examining an x-ray.Dental implants are unlike any other tooth replacement option available in dentistry. Not only do they give your smile a natural, life-like appearance, but they restore all the functions they had prior to falling out. Chewing, speaking, laughing, and of course smiling are restored, as well as your youthful appearance.

While restorative treatments like implants are effective, they come at a high price. To make buying dental implants in Preston Hollow easier, your dentist wanted to offer a few tips before your consultation.

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Dallas Esthetics Welcomes Dr. Hildebrand!

April 9, 2018

Headshot of Dr. HildebrandMeet Sloan W. Hildebrand, DDS, MS. He is a skilled prosthodontist and a proud member of a family of dentists who truly care about their patients. Dr. Hildebrand’s father, Dr. David C. Hildebrand offered his patients gentle, compassionate, quality care with the philosophy that, “positive expectations breed positive results.” With that concept always in mind, Dr. Hildebrand has continued his father’s legacy of quality dental services with a gentle, caring touch. He is excited about joining the prosthodontic practice at Dallas Esthetics. When he’s not hard at work creating beautiful smiles, you’ll probably find Dr. Hildebrand spending time with his wife Elizabeth, and their two children, Isla and Scout. Dr. Hildebrand also enjoys exploring the outdoors, and he loves dirt biking, hiking, snowboarding, swimming, soccer, tennis, pretty much anything active and outdoors. He has even competed in triathlons, marathons, and other athletic challenges.
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The Value of Second Opinions

March 26, 2018

dentist showing patient dental x-raysWe ask for second opinions on an almost daily basis before making decisions that will cost us relatively little time or money. For instance, have you ever asked friends or family for their opinion before trying a new restaurant? How about reading online reviews before going to see a movie? Asking your spouse and your best friends for their opinion of an outfit? These are all occasions where we seek out multiple opinions without ever thinking about it. Unfortunately, many people don’t ever think to question the dental or medical professionals in their lives by seeking second opinions before beginning a complex treatment. In some cases, taking the time to schedule a second opinion consultation can save you time, money, and discomfort.
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Poorly Fitting Dentures in Park Cities? Your Dentist Has Solutions

February 13, 2018

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brand new dentures glistening pink resinWhen you were first fitted with your new dentures in Park Cities, you were excited to finally have a restored smile and the full function of your teeth. But as time has gone along, you’ve noticed some unfavorable changes that are causing them to fit poorly. You wonder, “Can anything be done about this?” Your local dentist says there certainly are ways to address this problem. Read on to learn what they are and discover ways to better maintain your dentures.

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Cosmetic Dentist in Park Cities Knows White Spots are Common on Teeth

January 8, 2018

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Woman covering her mouth.If you’ve ever looked at your teeth closely in the mirror, you may have noticed minor imperfections that affect its overall aesthetic. If you notice faint white spots on your teeth, then you’re like most people. White spots on teeth can occur a number of different ways, but you shouldn’t feel guilty if you have any. There’s a good chance it isn’t exclusively due to poor oral habits. Regardless, your cosmetic dentist in Park Cities is here to inform you of the causes and what you can do to fix these spots in your smile.

 

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Prevent the Dangers of Sleep Deprivation with Sleep Apnea Therapy in Highland Park

December 15, 2017

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Man asleep at deskIt is normal for you to feel tired throughout the day from time to time due to a poor night’s rest or the commitments of your daily life. However, if it is more than an occasional event, the continuous lack adequate rest can eventually lead to sleep deprivation. This not only decreases your quality of life, but also has a significant impact on your health as well. If you spend the night tossing and turning or wake up feeling tired every day, it could be due to an underlying sleep disorder. To protect your well-being, you may need sleep apnea therapy in Highland Park.
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Are You Perfect for Porcelain Veneers in Preston Hollow?

November 8, 2017

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woman smiling happy white teeth Everyone has that family member that adores holiday pictures with the family. In fact, they keep them on the wall all year long.

Are you sick and tired of hiding your smile when your family takes photos together? The times that the photographer was able to coax a smile out of you, you became completely embarrassed by your flawed teeth.

If you’re ready to smile with confidence this year, you might just be the perfect candidate for porcelain veneers in Preston Hollow.

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What to Expect During Multiple Dental Implant Placement

October 5, 2017

Dentist showing patient dental implantWhile many dentists have been replacing missing teeth using dental implant supported restorations for decades, patients are still relatively unfamiliar with this treatment option. Those patients who are missing two or more teeth may need to repair their smiles with several dental implant posts, and this can be even more confusing. Read this post to learn more about restoring your smile with multiple dental implants – the process, the costs, and the benefits. Reach out to a skilled general dentist, oral surgeon, or periodontist to find out more about your dental implant supported tooth replacement options.
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Your Prosthodontist in Highland Park Discusses Gum Disease in America

September 12, 2017

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Healthy teeth in dental mirrorWhile you focus on your oral health, your priority is often your teeth, which is why you brush twice a day. However, the health of your gums is equally as important. Unfortunately, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released new information about an increasing threat to the soft tissue. Now, it is estimated that half of adults in America suffer from periodontal disease (gum disease). This infection can wreak havoc on your oral and overall health. To treat it, you will need the help of your prosthodontist in Highland Park.
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Are You Suffering From Sleep Apnea in Park Cities?

August 30, 2017

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woman in bed looking at alarm clockSleep apnea in Park Cities is a common problem for adults and even some children. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) occurs alongside loud, chronic snoring — but not all snorers are dealing with sleep apnea! Keep reading to learn the difference between the two, and how you can find relief for both. Because everyone deserves a good night’s sleep, every single night.

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