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5 Patient Food Favorites after an Extraction

If you are facing the removal of your wisdom teeth, you are not alone. About 90 percent of Americans have at least one of these third molars, and many have them removed early to prevent dental problems from occurring later.Wisdom teeth extraction in Arlington is a fairly routine procedure. Eating in the days after the surgery will be a bit of a challenge, so it’s helpful to know what kinds of nutritious foods are favorites for many people after they have an extraction.Eat These Foods after an ExtractionKeep your strength up is just as important as getting plenty of sleep after you have a surgical procedure done. Try some of ...

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How Lumineers Transform Your Smile

big white tooth illustration
There is nothing like a great smile to make a good first impression. Whether you are meeting someone in a social situation or trying to get a new job, a beautiful smile can be a real confidence booster.Unfortunately, not everyone has the straight, white, even smile they wish they had. Some people might even avoid showing their smiles, which can lead people to make judgments that may be completely inaccurate. If you are the person everyone says “you never smile” in photographs, perhaps it has to do with your teeth.This is where cosmetic dentistry comes in. As great strides continue to be made in the field, more and more people ...

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Laser Cavity Detection: Why We Use It at Rush Creek Dentistry

man preparing for laser cavity detection
When it comes to tooth decay, the earlier we can detect it, the sooner we can deal with it and prevent it from getting any larger. We are excited to offer DIAGNOdent laser technology at Rush Creek Dentistry. This tool scans the surfaces of your teeth, letting Dr. Sater know if there is decay present that is not yet visible to the naked eye.With laser cavity detection in Arlington, we can provide our patients with unparalleled accuracy and precision, finding hidden decay while it is still easy—and less invasive—to treat.How DIAGNOdent Laser Technology WorksThis unique tool is a pen-like wand that detects hidden decay on the surfaces of your teeth. ...

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5 Myths (and the Realities) about Oral Cancer

A Patient who does not suffer from Oral Cancer
Every patient over the age of 18 should be screened for oral cancer when they visit the dentist. The earlier oral cancer, like most cancers, is detected, the better the chances for survival.There are plenty of myths surrounding this type of cancer, from how often it occurs to who is at the highest risk. Whether your next Arlington, TX appointment with the dentist is focused on root canals or another procedure, take the time to ask about oral cancer and discuss your risk factor.Myth #1. Oral Cancer Is RareUnfortunately, oral cancers happen at a higher rate than many other types of cancers, including liver cancer and cervical cancer. Men have ...

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Study: Nicotine Contributes to Cavities

man with nice smile because he doesn't smoke
If you are looking for another reason to quit smoking, you might want to check out a recent study published in Science Direct. Now it seems that nicotine is not only linked to cancer (including oral cancer), cardiovascular disease, and other health issues, but studies are finding that it adds a risk factor for developing more cavities.If you are a smoker, your habit might be directly affecting your teeth—as well as the teeth of other members of your family! And this includes your young children.Talk to your dentist in southeast Arlington if you have questions about what smoking might be doing to the health of your teeth and gums. ...

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All-on-4: Is This Implant Option Right for You?

Woman's All-On-4 Implants allow her to eat again
If you are facing tooth loss and thinking about dentures to replace your missing teeth, you may have heard about a technique called All-on-4 dental implants. This refers to a treatment plan that secures dentures in place with just four dental implants.Before you ask your Arlington, TX dentist about All-on-4 and whether they might be right for you, read on to find out more about this popular treatment.How All-on-4 Dental Implants WorkAt Rush Creek Dentistry, we use oral conscious sedation for the dental implant procedure. This ensures a painless experience for any needed extractions as well as dental implants that are placed into the jawbone the very same day. These ...

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When Ice Water Becomes a Shocking Sensation

glass of water and tooth sensitivity
Tooth sensitivity is not uncommon, and most people will experience some tooth sensitivity at some point. Often it is caused by foods and beverages that are either hot or cold, or sometimes by breathing in very cold air. It some instances it can be the start of more severe pain that might mean you need to visit your Arlington dentist for a root canal.More often than not, however, tooth sensitivity is caused by the roots of teeth being exposed because of gum recession or periodontal disease.Why Tooth Sensitivity HappensOften tooth sensitivity happens when the dentin on the tooth roots are exposed. Tooth roots don’t have the layer of enamel the ...

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