Same-Day Crowns Can Shorten Your Dental Treatment Time

What should your priorities be when it comes to restorative dental work? Is it more important to have the work completed as soon as possible, or to take your time and receive a custom restoration that effectively restores your smile? If you have a tooth with an advanced cavity, or one that is broken after an injury, the process of restoring it can involve the placing of a custom dental crown. Thanks to the technology at our Bellaire, TX dentist’s office, we can actually produce a lifelike crown for you in just a single appointment. With CEREC technology, we can give you a reliable restoration without a frustrating waiting period, and without needing assistance from a third party dental laboratory. (more…)

Remember That Your Dentist Can Respond To A Dental Injury

Because tooth injuries can be scary and painful, they can leave a person disoriented and unsure of how they should address the matter. With that said, our Bellaire, TX dentist’s office wants patients to remember that their dentist is here for them during an injury that calls for emergency treatment. Unless your injury has also put your general health at risk, you should seek treatment from a dentist during a dental emergency, not an emergency room. After addressing the damage and helping you deal with your discomfort, we can set out to fully restore your tooth and smile with the appropriate services. (more…)

Scheduling An Appointment For Emergency Dental Work

Your Bellaire, TX dentist is able to take care of patients in many different situations. In addition to providing preventive dental services through routine checkups, we are also able to arrange cosmetic and restorative dental work. What you should know is that – if necessary – we are prepared to take care of you during a dental emergency. Hopefully, this is not something you have to learn firsthand! However, if you do wind up in a situation where urgent treatment is recommended, you can be relieved to know that our practice can bring you in for care on short notice. This includes work in a situation where you have persistent pain, a chipped or cracked tooth, or even a tooth that has been knocked out! (more…)

Did You Know? Orthodontic Work Can Improve Your Bite

The function and alignment of your bite can influence your risk for dental wear and tear, and it can affect your chance of experiencing TMJ disorder. Why do people sometimes struggle to maintain a natural and comfortable bite? It may be due to the way your teeth are aligned. At our Bellaire, TX dentist’s office, we can work with you if malocclusion – an issue with the alignment of your teeth – is having an effect on your oral health and quality of life. Through the right orthodontic treatment, we can help you show off an improved smile while also helping you enjoy a better bite function! Our treatment options include lingual braces and clear aligners, so we can make the improvement more patient-friendly. (more…)

We Can Have Your Custom Crown Placed In One Visit!

So you just found out that you need to undergo restorative dental work. The good news is that by treating a problem with your smile, your dentist can prevent further problems and address any active discomfort you have experienced. However, you may be less than happy to hear that you need to spend more time in the dentist’s chair having work done! At our Bellaire, TX dental office, we are committed to providing positive experiences for our patients. One way we do this is by reducing the time it takes to have a custom dental crown crafted and placed. While other dental practices have to wait for a third party lab to create a restoration for a patient, we use CEREC technology to design crowns in-house! (more…)

How Digital Scanning Helps Us Plan Dental Procedures

Before your Bellaire, TX dentist can move forward with a procedure that can benefit your smile, we need to gather the right information. Our practice can use modern Conebeam CT scans to capture detailed measurements of your teeth and bite in order to plan an important treatment for you. This technology captures digital x-rays from multiple angles to give us precise models of your oral structures that we can use to design appliances and plan orthodontic procedures. This is just one example of how our practice relies on tools and technology to provide positive patient experiences. We also take care to offer treatments that rely on tooth-colored restorations or clear braces to ensure that your treatments offer cosmetic benefits as well as functional ones. (more…)

Restoring Smile Confidence Through Implant Dentistry

After losing teeth, it can be hard for someone to maintain confidence in their smile. Any conspicuous smile gaps can lead to unwelcome cosmetic changes, but even those absences that are hard to observe can make you uncomfortable. After all, this is a problem that affects more than just your appearance – your ability to bite, chew, and even speak may be negatively impacted. At our Bellaire, TX dentist’s office, we are able to work out a plan for prosthetic dental work that includes dental implants. Dental implants provide stability for dental restorations that make important functions feel more natural. They can also make beneficial cosmetic improvements possible by giving a person back their complete smile. (more…)

Should I Consider Using Clear Braces To Improve My Smile?

If problems with the spacing of your teeth have made you unhappy with your smile, orthodontic work can be enticing. However, you may want to learn more about alternatives to traditional metal braces before you commit to care. While metal braces have helped many people fix problems with smile gaps and overlaps, people are sometimes concerned with the way that their appliance changes their smile. You can also feel concerned about how well you will be able to clean your teeth with them in place. At our Bellaire, TX dentist’s office, patients who are frustrated by poor dental alignment can talk with us about the advantages of using clear braces instead of traditional bracket-and-wire appliances. (more…)

Improve Your Smile By Starting Orthodontic Treatment

If you are tired of feeling self-conscious about your smile, there are several procedures that may be able to help you. Cosmetic dentistry makes it possible to brighten teeth, hide damage, and even address naturally occurring issues that affect the shapes and sizes of certain teeth. If your problems stem from poor alignment, there are also multiple orthodontic treatments that you can choose from in order to change the way you look. At our Bellaire, TX dentist’s office, we are able to discuss cosmetic work, but we can also offer orthodontic treatment. There are multiple appliances we can recommend to help you straighten undesirable gaps and overlaps. (more…)

What Is Stopping You From Showing Off A Confident Smile?

While some people have naturally occurring flaws that affect their smile, others will lose confidence in their appearance over time because of dental health concerns. In both situations, your Bellaire, TX dentist can help! If your teeth are healthy, but negatively affected by poor alignment, discoloration, or other concerns, we can discuss different cosmetic dental services to help improve the way you look. Individuals affected by problems with their oral health, including tooth loss, can benefit from restorative dental work. We are ready to take on issues in either case. If necessary, we may also discuss a combination of restorative and cosmetic work to help you show off your best smile. (more…)