What If My Dental Insurance Doesn’t Cover Dental Implants?

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For years, the dental industry has been advocating implants as the preferable tooth restoration option in most circumstances. But many dental insurance providers don’t cover implants. The dental insurance industry seems to be stuck in 1970. For example, many insurers will cover dental bridges. Clearly, dental insurance companies rarely make coverage decisions based on what…

Are All Clear Aligners Alike?

  If you are researching orthodontics, you have probably heard about clear aligners. They offer several advantages over traditional metal braces. The most popular advantage is the fact that they are nearly invisible. Millions of individuals have corrected their teeth with aligners in the past twenty years since they were introduced. We’re here to help…

What Is A Canted Midline?

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Dr. Mari Ramirez considers many factors when designing a smile for any smile makeover patient. One of the smile design elements involved is the facial midline. The proficient cosmetic dentist considers the length and angle of the facial midline to accurately position porcelain crowns, veneers, and dental implants. When front teeth restorations do not line…

Is Mouthwash A Must?

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If you’ve ever visited a grocery store dental aisle, you know that there are many different types of mouthwash. Some tout their germ-killing abilities, others emphasize their fluoride content, and some claim to whiten teeth while freshening the breath. These are all great benefits, but will they help meet your oral care needs? Many men…

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…

Are You Watching For Cavities?

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Did you know a cavity may be reversed? These tiny holes in our teeth caused by acidic tooth erosion can actually be prevented from getting worse and require filling. Currently, around 90% of adults have cavities and almost 30% have untreated cavities. However, by taking a few necessary precautions, we can stave off tooth decay…

Aesthetic Dental Transformations

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Many Addison professionals, students, and retirees are enjoying the lasting benefits of aesthetic dentistry. A remarkable smile not only looks great, it makes you feel great! When you first look in the mirror in the morning while brushing those gleaming babies, you remember; “Oh yeah, I fixed my teeth and they look extraordinary!” When you…

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…