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Hybrid Dentures in Southlake Offer Beauty and Security

February 15, 2019

Filed under: Restorative Dentistry — Tags: — Dr. Ravi Doctor @ 4:19 am

older man smilingIf you’ve decided to get dentures in order to remedy tooth loss, then you’ve made a great choice. Dentists have long used dentures to replace all of a patient’s missing teeth. Today, however, you must also decide what kind of dentures you want.  No doubt you know about removable dentures that sit on top of your gums. But did you know that dentures could be attached to dental implants for a stronger foundation? Called hybrid dentures in Southlake, these combine the security of dental implants with the beauty of natural looking false teeth. Read on to learn more about this type of tooth replacement.

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Dental Implants in Southlake Can Help Prevent Stroke

January 23, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: — Dr. Ravi Doctor @ 1:11 am

smiling elder coupleThe American College of Prosthodontists estimates that some 175 million people in the U.S. are missing at least one tooth. Just that one lost tooth can lead to several challenges at things you probably took for granted, such as eating and speaking. In addition, your self-confidence may suffer, as well. Tooth loss may also affect your overall health. Recent research shows that missing teeth may increase your risk for stroke. Thus, dental implants in Southlake will not only replace teeth, but they may just keep you healthier, too.

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New Year, New You in Southlake!

December 9, 2018

Filed under: General Dentistry — Tags: — Dr. Ravi Doctor @ 10:39 pm

many smiling facesAs 2018 comes to a close, now is the time to think about your New Year’s resolutions for 2019. Here’s an idea—why not resolve to have that healthy and beautiful smile you’ve always wanted? Your dentist has a variety of dental treatments that can help you reach your goal. There could be a New Year, new you in Southlake. Read on and come see your dentist to learn more.

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How Dental Implants in Southlake Stop the Effects of Missing Teeth

November 16, 2018

Filed under: Implant Dentistry — Tags: — Dr. Ravi Doctor @ 12:37 am

smiling elder coupleIf you have missing teeth, then the ramifications go beyond your mouth. Initially, one or two missing teeth may not seem consequential. However, it’s only a matter of time before several damaging side effects set in. Fortunately, dental implants in Southlake can help you avoid those less-than-obvious consequences of tooth loss. Read on to learn more about implants for tooth replacement.

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The Link between Your Teeth and Gastrointestinal Disorders in Southlake

October 14, 2018

Filed under: General Dentistry — Tags: — Dr. Ravi Doctor @ 6:06 am

woman eating yogurt parfaitThe American Nutrition Association estimates that 70 million people in the United States have digestive problems, including acid reflux (heartburn), constipation and irritable bowel syndrome or IBS. Every time you take a bite of food, you are reminded that there is a close connection between your mouth and your stomach. But did you know that the health of your mouth could instigate gastrointestinal disorders in Southlake? In turn, those can impact your oral health. It’s a troublesome cycle. Read on to learn more and how a dentist may be able to help.

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The Dentist in Arlington Discusses Men’s Oral Health

June 19, 2018

Filed under: General Dentistry — Tags: , , — Dr. Ravi Doctor @ 3:43 am

handsome man smilingKnow any men? Maybe your husband, father, brother or son. If there’s a man in your life, then chances are you know someone who has ignored his health in one way or another. Men are notorious for not paying close attention to their health. Well, June is Men’s Health Month. So now is a great time to discuss oral health, an important component of general health. In honor of Men’s Health Month, read on to learn about oral health concerns from a dentist in Arlington and how your dentist can help to ensure overall health.

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Going to See the Dentist in Southlake? Talk with the Hygienist, Too.

May 11, 2018

Filed under: General Dentistry,Uncategorized — Tags: — Dr. Ravi Doctor @ 8:42 pm

group of dental hygienistsDo you have an appointment for a checkup with a dentist in Southlake? Well, he’s probably not the only one who will be checking your smile. Chances are you’ll see the dental hygienist first. These oral health care professionals are truly at the forefront of the team that makes sure your smile is healthy and beautiful. And if you have a question about your teeth or gums, or even about the latest developments in dentistry, the hygienist can be a good person to ask. Here are some questions to consider.

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See Your Family Dentist in Southlake for Back-to-School Smiles

August 11, 2017

Filed under: General Dentistry — Tags: , , — Dr. Ravi Doctor @ 3:51 am

Smiling child in dentist’s chairThere’s a lot to do to get your kids ready to go back to school. You have to buy their school supplies, make sure they have clothes and shoes to wear and begin easing them back into a school time sleep schedule. You must be forgetting something… Yes! You should also schedule back-to-school dental checkups with Dr. Doctor, your family dentist in Southlake.

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Get a Smile Makeover in Arlington with Dr. Doctor

July 15, 2017

Filed under: Cosmetic Dentistry — Tags: — Dr. Ravi Doctor @ 7:57 am

Come see Dr. Doctor when you want to have a smile makeover in Arlington. First and foremost, Dr. Doctor is concerned about the health of your teeth, your gums and your bite. He wants to ensure that no disease or infection is present and that your occlusion (bite) is sound. The next priority, of course, is the appearance of your teeth. We offer a number of cosmetic dentistry treatments to enhance your smile. For some people, a combination of these is needed. This combination is called a smile makeover. Just as a makeup artist combines treatments to enhance your best facial features, Dr. Doctor is the artist of the smile makeover in Arlington. Read on to learn more about a smile makeover and the change one can make in your appearance and your self-confidence.

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Celebrate Men’s Health Month With Your Dentist In Southlake

June 3, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Ravi Doctor @ 10:17 pm

It’s Men’s Health Month, so take care of your entire well-being – including your smile – with these suggestions from your dentist in Southlake. Did you know that June is not only home to Father’s Day, it’s also Men’s Health Month? When it comes to taking care of your overall well-being, this mid-year mark is the perfect time to make sure everything about you is in tip-top shape – including your smile. That’s why you should use the tips below from your dentist in Southlake to keep yourself, or your favorite men in your life, healthy. In this post, learn about the gender-specific oral health conditions that affect you – and what you can do about them – from Dr. Ravi Doctor.

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