We Can Make Your Upcoming Restorative Work More Comfortable

If you are dealing with a cavity, then you will need to arrange restorative dental work to protect your tooth. If you go without treatment, decay can continue to be a problem, and worsen as time passes. The problem can grow so severe that the only option left is to remove and replace it! People who understand the threat that a cavity poses can be quick to arrange treatment, but for someone with anxiety about dental work, committing to care can be difficult. Fortunately, you can rely on our McKinney, TX dental practice to offer impressive treatment in a welcoming environment. To make your experience even more comfortable, we can offer dental sedation during your procedure. (more…)

Committing To Smile Improvement With Invisalign

Poor dental alignment can cause people to feel unhappy with their appearance, but the idea of wearing metal braces can come across as unappealing. These appliances are conspicuous, and they can make you feel less capable of maintaining a professional appearance. Fortunately, traditional bracket-and-wire braces are not the only appliances available that can help you. For many people, Invisalign can provide great smile improvements, without disrupting the way they look. If you are interested in learning more, you can talk to your McKinney, TX dentist about using these appliances to improve your appearance. This is one of many cosmetic dental services that our practice is ready to offer to our patients. (more…)

Regaining Your Full Smile With Stable Dentures

While you can certainly prefer a set of custom dentures to life with severe tooth loss, you may be worried about what your experience with your restoration will be like. People can come into prosthetic dental work concerned about how comfortable their appliance will be, and curious as to what it can do beyond restoring your appearance. At our McKinney, TX dental practice, we can talk to you about receiving a set of stable, implant-held dentures. With the support provided by a set of strategically placed implants, your custom dentures can stay in place while you bite, chew, and speak, making life after prosthetic dental work more comfortable than you might have thought possible! (more…)

Planning And Placing Your Custom Dental Crown

When you schedule restorative dental work, you can be interested in the work required to preserve the health of your tooth. Of course, this may be just a part of your overall concerns – you can also be understandably interested in how treatment might affect the way you look when you smile. At our McKinney, TX dental practice, you can look forward to treatment that can protect you against the harmful effects of tooth decay, and you can count on receiving a restoration that will not disrupt your appearance. The dental crowns we provide to patients are custom-made to ensure a perfect fit, and any crown placed on a visible tooth can be made with an attractive, tooth-like material. (more…)

Making Time For Kids’ Dental Checkups Before Summer Ends

While your kids may wish for a summer that would never end, you know that the start of the new school year is not far away. If you want to make sure your kids show up to their classes with healthy smiles, take advantage of their current free time to set up pediatric dental exams at our McKinney, TX dental practice! During your child’s checkup, your dentist can make sure they have no issues with tooth decay that need to be addressed. This time can also be used to talk with your kids about improving their oral health care habits at home, so they are less likely to have problems in the future. (more…)

Revealing Your Best Smile Through A Contouring Procedure

Through careful contouring work, your McKinney, TX dentist can help you see remarkable smile improvements. For some patients, dental bonding and contouring will offer the sort of improvements necessary to boost their confidence in their smile. This involves a careful reshaping and resizing of teeth, as well as the application of a composite resin material to hide surface flaws, or make further improvements to a tooth’s shape and size. For some individuals, gum contouring can be necessary for their ideal smile improvements. This work will see your dentist carefully remove excess periodontal tissues that might cover up too much of your teeth. This can also help even out your appearance by giving your gums a more symmetrical look, or by addressing bumpy or bulky tissues. (more…)

Saving A Vulnerable Tooth Through Root Canal Treatment

How serious can an untreated cavity be for your oral health? You may be surprised – and alarmed – to know that with enough time, tooth decay can lead to a worrying infection. This results when a cavity is large enough to expose your pulp, the inner chamber of your tooth, to oral bacteria. Once this has occurred, you have to worry about pain and dental sensitivity, which can become a persistent issue for you. If the problem continues to go unaddressed, you can lose the tooth! At our McKinney, TX dental practice, we can save a vulnerable tooth by performing a root canal procedure. (more…)

We Can Take Extra Steps To Help With Cavity Prevention

Some people have a hard time preventing cavities from forming because, simply put, they are not taking proper steps to care for their teeth. These individuals can be inconsistent about brushing and flossing, they can consume a high-sugar diet, and they can deprive themselves of routine dental exams, leading to more problems over time. With that said, there are some individuals who have a hard time avoiding issues with tooth decay because they simply have less natural protection against problems than others. If you feel that you are struggling to prevent problems with cavities, even though you are making a serious effort to avoid them, make an appointment at our McKinney, TX dental practice. We can talk to you about some additional steps we can take to boost your cavity resistance. (more…)

What Is The Process For Receiving Custom Porcelain Veneers?

The right solution to the concerns you have about your smile should lead to noticeable improvements. While you might be curious about what cosmetic dental work can do for your appearance, you may worry that there is no single treatment capable of making all of your desired changes. What you may not realize is that with customized porcelain veneers, your McKinney, TX dentist can offer an amazing smile transformation. This procedure can help you deal with different problems that affect your appearance, and can lead to a full smile makeover! We use digital imaging technology to carefully measure your teeth and plan the design of your veneers, so we can make sure your results satisfy your concerns about your smile. (more…)

Making An Appointment To Discuss TMJ Dysfunction

You may not understand why you have developed pain that limits your bite function, or why you have persistent discomfort in your face and jaw, but these are certainly problems that can make you take notice. When you have issues with TMJ dysfunction, you can begin to experience a range of different discomforts. You might start to develop headaches, or pain in your neck, and the problem could connect to a tendency to grind your teeth. Your McKinney, TX dentist’s office can work with you to address the matter. Through the appropriate treatment for TMJ dysfunction, you can put a stop to persistent discomfort! (more…)