Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, your local dental team had a relatively simple procedure for preparing to see patients. They would carefully wash their hands, don fresh personal protective equipment (PPE), and make sure they were using sterile instruments. Now, however, they must put forth extra effort. Enhanced dental safety protocols help to ensure that patients and dental team members remain healthy and safe. In this blog post, we’ll discuss a few of the precautions that your dentist in Southlake is taking to create a safe practice environment.(more…)
May 5, 2020
April 5, 2020
Several months ago, COVID-19 may have seemed like nothing more than a news item affecting a distant part of the world. Now, however, it has affected virtually every aspect of daily life — and dentistry is no exception. Many dental offices are only providing emergency and urgent treatment at this time. Routine and non-urgent procedures have been postponed. What, then, should you do if your dental treatment has been delayed? Follow the tips in this article on keeping up with dental hygiene through the quarantine. Your diligence will prevent new dental problems from developing and stop existing ones from rapidly worsening.
March 15, 2020
Millions of people around the world wish they had straighter teeth. They would like to align their smiles as conveniently and inexpensively as possible, which is a big reason why SmileDirectClub is so popular. Are you considering using this teledentistry service? It would be wise to think again. In this article, we’ll talk about some of the big drawbacks to SmileDirectClub and discuss why you should opt for Invisalign in Southlake, TX instead.
July 13, 2019
When you hear the word “digestion,” what comes to mind? If you’re like most people, probably your stomach and maybe even your intestines, right? The truth of the matter is that the process actually starts in your mouth with chewing, meaning your teeth are essential to your body being able to absorb all the nutrients it needs from the food you eat. So what happens to your digestion if your teeth aren’t in the best shape? Your dentist in Southlake discusses how an unhealthy mouth can impact much more than just your smile. (more…)
June 28, 2019
Whether it’s due to something you ate or a physical blow, sometimes your dental crown might start to move in your mouth. This can be the sign of a major problem that could threaten the continued functionality of your new tooth. Here’s what need to know about what can cause a loose dental crown in Southlake as well as what you need to do about it.
June 20, 2019
When you get a dental crown to restore a broken tooth, you’ll naturally want the resulting smile to be as beautiful and natural looking as possible. This means that your dentist will have to make sure that your new tooth fits in with the rest of your pearly-whites – and that often requires a bit of an artistic eye. Here’s how a dentist uses color matching to create dental crowns in Southlake.
January 23, 2019
The 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.
May 11, 2018
Do 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.
June 3, 2017
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.
March 7, 2017
Whether you are new to Arlington or have been enjoying life here for many years, you need to have a dentist that can provide a variety of services for your family. Dr. Ravi Doctor is a general dentist trained and experienced in common dental procedures as well as many different specialty services that you may need during different stages of life. He is the general dentist Arlington residents have come to trust for help maintaining oral health and a beautiful smile.