Tooth loss happens for a variety of reasons: severe decay, advanced gum disease and traumatic injury are some of the most common. But regardless of why you are missing teeth, replacement is very important. A hybrid bridge in Arlington offers the aesthetic value of natural looking false teeth along with the security of dental implants. Read on for more information about this tooth replacement.
Ravi Doctor, DDS, DABOI, DICOI
March 17, 2019
February 15, 2019
If 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.
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.
December 9, 2018
As 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.
November 16, 2018
If 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.
October 14, 2018
The 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.
June 19, 2018
Know 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.
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.
August 11, 2017
There’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.
July 15, 2017
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.