Can I Get a Metal-Free Tooth Implant?

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Many Addison dental patients are turning to metal-free dentistry. Instead of amalgam fillings, they select composite and porcelain restorations. Non-metal fillings and crowns can be matched precisely to your natural tooth color. Some individuals are sensitive to the metals used in standard fillings. Non-metal materials can prevent potential tooth sensitivity. Controversy Over Whether Dental Amalgam is Toxic…

Debunking Dental Myths

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Today’s The Addison Dentist blog post focuses on three dental-related myths prevalent in the Dallas area. All Sugar Is Equally Bad For Teeth We all know that sugar increases our risk of tooth decay, but some types are worse than others. Sugar-based foods that sit on the teeth are more dangerous than those that are…

Beware Of An Acidic Diet

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Most individuals don’t think of a tooth as a body part that fluctuates in strength. Our teeth seem to have a steady hardness and dependably grind food whenever we need them. However, teeth are dynamic organisms with uninterrupted chemical processes. The protective enamel that covers the softer interior is comprised of minerals. Enamel demineralizes (loses…

Are Dental Veneers Reversible?

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When people seek cosmetic dentistry to improve their smile, porcelain veneers are a celebrated option. Unlike a crown that completely covers the tooth, a veneer is a super thin layer of a very heavy-duty porcelain, composite bonding, or ceramic. When bonded to a tooth, the veneer creates a natural, translucent, and new surface. It improves…

Preventing Facial Injuries

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Facial injuries occur all too often in the Dallas area. Addison Little Leaguers get hit by inside pitches, Addison construction workers suffer falls and other accidents at the worksite, and Texas motorists sustain injuries in harmful collisions every single day. Accidents at home can also result in serious injury to the face. Serious facial injuries…

Keeping Teen Smiles Healthy

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If you are the parent of a teen, you may already have some concerns about your child’s well-being. As young men and women progress toward complete independence, some make questionable choices when it comes to health. We encourage Addison parents to be vigilant about twice-yearly dental exams and cleanings for their teens. Adolescent Oral Health…