Did you know that bruxism — teeth grinding — often occurs during sleep? You can find the best treatment for bruxism right here in Bedford!
Sports are a great way to foster personal development, a strong work ethic, and teamwork. But tough play has its drawbacks, especially if athletes don’t wear a mouthguard. Literally millions of kids have teeth knocked out during youth sports every year, to the tune of more than half a billion dollars in medical costs to … Continue reading Comparing Sports Mouthguards
Teeth need to last a lifetime, but often they don’t make it that far. Prior to implant restoration, missing teeth were replaced by traditional bridges or dentures. Fortunately, our patients have a better option and can get dental implants in Bedford. Regular brushing and flossing can maintain a healthy smile in most, but sometimes, … Continue reading Dental Implants: The Permanent Solution to Missing Teeth
What’s a root canal, and why do you need one? We hear these questions a lot at our Bedford dental practice, and even though we’d prefer to prevent problems (rather than treat them), it’s great to know that modern root canal procedures are safe and effective treatments we can use whenever they’re needed. Dentists perform … Continue reading Service Spotlight: What Are Root Canals?
Is your smile lacking the luster you’d like to have? Even if you have great oral hygiene now, you might be left with dull, discolored teeth. Your lifestyle and simple aging can sap the brightness right out of your teeth, but it’s not something you have to live with forever. 21st century whitening treatments are … Continue reading Make them Glow: Teeth Whitening in Bedford
After practicing in the Dallas–Fort Worth area for more than twenty years, we’ve noticed there is one technological development that our patients appreciate more than any other—air abrasion. For many, visiting the dentist evokes the classic image of a doctor drilling into a tooth, a thought that even most adults aren’t thrilled about. Even though … Continue reading Air Abrasion: The Dental Drill Alternative
As a dentist in Bedford, I have patients who sometimes ask for recommendations for related health services, such as orthodontics. While there are quite a few options available, my go-to guy whom I trust my patients with the most is Dr. Ron Groves. Dr. Groves has been operating Groves Orthodontics in nearby Southlake for 21 … Continue reading Dr. Groves: The Best Orthodontist in the Mid-Cities
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM), a month long national observance where dental professionals aim to increase awareness and promote good oral hygiene in children. Children rely on parents, teachers, relatives and other caregivers to educate and train them in the habits that will bring good health throughout their lives. Sometimes we can … Continue reading February is National Children’s Dental Health Month
People tend to like to cut corners to save time and effort. You might decide that some trade-offs are worth it in life, but skimping on brushing your teeth to save a minute or two per day is a shortcut you shouldn’t take. Two minutes is not a long time, yet according to the ADA, … Continue reading Brushing 101: The How To Guide
You’ve been the picture of oral hygiene and a perfect dental patient your entire life. You brush for the whole two minutes, you floss at least once every day, and your brilliantly-white smile receives frequent praise. Despite your stellar oral hygiene efforts, your wisdom teeth have rebelled, causing you to experience localized pain and discomfort. … Continue reading Warning: Wisdom Teeth Ahead