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6 Things You Shouldn’t Do with Dental Implants

January 20, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Zach Kingsberg @ 12:12 am
Woman biting nails

When it comes to tooth replacement options, dental implants are preferred by patients and dentists alike. They feel like your natural teeth, preserve the integrity of your jawbone, and can last upwards of three decades. However, if you don’t care for your restoration properly, it’s more likely that you will experience a dental implant failure. Read on to learn which bad oral habits you should be avoiding to keep your implants for as long as possible.

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Tips for Flossing More Throughout the New Year

January 3, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Zach Kingsberg @ 4:47 pm
a patient flossing their teeth

When most people think about their oral hygiene, brushing their pearly whites is often the first thing that comes to mind. But when it comes to protecting your teeth and gums from the likes of serious oral health issues, flossing daily is also one of the most important habits you can adopt. This remains true even if you have tooth restorations such as dental implants! So, if your New Year’s Resolution is to be better about flossing, you’ve made a wise commitment! Here’s more about why flossing daily is a necessary practice along with some tips for ensuring you’re able to keep up with it.

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How to Enjoy the Holidays and Keep Your Teeth Healthy!

December 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Zach Kingsberg @ 12:28 am
a family smiling and enjoying the holidays

The holidays have arrived so let the memorable celebrations with your friends and family begin! Oftentimes, this means there will be a lot of delicious foods and plenty of traveling. While these are special moments, they can, unfortunately, wreak havoc on your oral health if you are not being mindful of your dental habits. Here are four tips from your dentist in Dallas to keep your smile happy and healthy for 2023!

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Tips to Have a Healthy Thanksgiving for Your Teeth

November 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Zach Kingsberg @ 12:22 am

Getting together with your family and friends for a vast array of delicious foods, what could be better? Thanksgiving is a favorite holiday of many, but to your teeth, it is a journey with concerning, yet avoidable, threats. With some sound decision-making, you can ensure a healthy Thanksgiving for your teeth. Keep reading to get tips from your dentist in Dallas.

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Understanding Your Plan: What Exactly Does Your Dental Insurance Cover?

October 21, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Zach Kingsberg @ 2:00 am
Typing a key on keyboard labeled “dental insurance”

Do you know what services are and aren’t covered by your insurance plan? Don’t be embarrassed if the answer is “no” – plenty of people are in the same boat. Understanding your coverage is important if you want to maximize your dental insurance benefits, so if you don’t fully understand your plan, it’s a good idea to ask your dentist in Dallas for help. The following post explores what dental insurance coverage typically looks like as well as common insurance terms you should know.

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5 Foods to Avoid After Having Your Teeth Whitened

September 21, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Zach Kingsberg @ 12:06 am
Coffee

Everyone loves the dramatic results of getting professional teeth whitening. Patients find themselves being more confident and even appearing more youthful. However, due to the nature of whitening treatment, your teeth are especially susceptible to staining for a few days following the treatment. This is why you need to avoid certain foods and beverages to get the best possible results. Continue reading to learn what items you should avoid.

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What’s the Purpose of Temporary Veneers?

September 7, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Zach Kingsberg @ 11:35 pm
Woman smiling with veneers

Veneers are becoming increasingly popular among celebrities due to their ability to cover a wide range of imperfections, including discoloration, worth teeth, chips, misaligned teeth, and gaps. However, getting veneers is a multi-step process, so you won’t see the permanent results overnight. Instead, you will need to spend some time wearing temporary veneers. Continue reading to learn more about temporary veneers so you know what you can expect.

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5 Ways for Students to Ace Their Next Dental Exam

August 16, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Zach Kingsberg @ 7:20 pm
student smiling before a dental exam in Dallas

Now that it’s time to head back to school, your schedule might get busier with buying supplies and preparing for your classes. This can make it difficult to juggle your normal oral care routine, especially if you have an appointment with your dentist coming up. You may be wondering if there are ways to ensure that you pass your dental exam. Keep reading to learn five simple tips to help you ace your next visit while getting ready for the new school year!

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4 Important Things to Know About Dental Insurance

August 3, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Zach Kingsberg @ 6:08 pm
example of dental insurance in Dallas

One of the biggest reasons people often hesitate to schedule dental appointments is the cost of treatment. Since a regular examination can sometimes range anywhere between $50 to $300, the price is typically a determining factor when seeking care to preserve one’s smile. However, having dental insurance can make all the difference when trying to afford any necessary procedures. But do you often have difficulties understanding your benefits? Read on to learn four tips that can help you navigate your dental benefits!

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Why is Summer Ideal to Start Dental Implant Treatment?

July 15, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Zach Kingsberg @ 4:47 pm
Group of women with dental implants in Dallas smiling outside

The summer remains one of the most popular seasons of the year for a good reason. Who doesn’t enjoy spending time outside when the warmer weather is here? Not only that, but you’re far more likely to have a friend or family member invite you to a cookout complete with all your favorite foods! With that said, enjoying the summer season can be more difficult when you’re missing teeth. If you’ve been thinking about replacing teeth, particularly dental implants in Dallas, summer is actually one of the best times of the year to start. Keep reading to learn why!

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