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A Dentist Shares the Do’s and Don’ts of Whitening Dentures

August 6, 2019

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Senior man brushing teethFull and partial dentures are among the most common tooth replacement solutions available today, helping countless individuals restore several missing teeth or even an entire arch. However, dentures are not made from enamel – like natural teeth – so you should take special care when cleaning and whitening your dental prosthetics. To avoid harming your dentures and your mouth, here is a helpful breakdown of the “Do’s and Don’ts” of whitening dentures.


A Dentist Lets You in On How Smoking Can Put You At Risk of Needing a Root Canal

July 22, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — parkfieldfamilydental @ 2:29 pm

person turning down a cigarette Quitting addictive habits can be incredibly difficult. Sometimes, people just need a little extra push to help them take the first steps to end a harmful cycle. Seeing a dentist for your semi-annual checkups and cleanings can help you learn how smoking could be impacting your oral health. Not only does this habit cost you money to keep up, but it could also cause you to have major dental health bills down the road. Read on to learn how cigarettes could cause you to need a root canal to save your tooth. (more…)

4 Tips on How to Survive Your First Week with Invisalign

June 20, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — tntadmin @ 7:44 pm

person removing their aligners

You’re interested in straightening your smile with Invisalign. It’s certainly are more discreet and comfortable than braces, which can poke you and come with several dietary restrictions. With Invisalign, all you have to do is wear your clear plastic aligners for at least 22 hours a day, and take them out and clean them whenever you eat, drink, brush, or floss. Sounds fairly simple, right? Let’s take a look at how you can survive your first week of Invisalign treatment.


Invisalign or Porcelain Veneers: Which One Is Best for Me?

June 2, 2019

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person holding an aligner

Every time you look in the mirror, you can’t help but notice how crooked your teeth are. They make you ashamed to smile in pictures sometimes, because you don’t want that crooked smile preserved forever. You want to straighten your teeth, but braces will make you look like a dorky teenager. Fortunately, there are two other ways to fix your teeth: Invisalign and porcelain veneers. Let’s look at how each of them can fix your crooked teeth and how to decide which one is right for you.


Fight Back – Don’t Let Gum Disease in Austin get the Best of You!

April 8, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — parkfieldfamilydental @ 2:23 am

woman smiling undergoing dental examinationAccording to some data sets, as many as 85% of adult Americans have some form of gum disease, a condition that, alarmingly, is still on the rise. If it goes untreated, gum disease can cause some serious oral and overall health problems. As you continue reading, find out about these issues, what symptoms to be on the lookout for and ways to prevent the disease.


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