Have you recently been told you need a dental crown and are concerned about the procedure? Do you worry that it will be painful or that the results won’t look natural?
These are a couple of the common misconceptions that people share about dental crowns, so let’s take a moment to separate fact from fiction.
Fact: If you’re not a fan of dental procedures, you may feel that the process of getting a dental crown will be difficult and uncomfortable. But at Rush Creek Dentistry, we can ensure your complete comfort. Not only do we offer sedation dentistry to calm your fears, but our ...
With all the updated materials and dental technology available today, dentists have many ways to restore damaged teeth to full function. Preserving the health and structure of the teeth you were born with is a priority because it’s healthier for your smile. But in the case of a severely damaged tooth that’s threatening your oral health, removing it may be the only viable option.
Most extractions are simple, which involves straightforward removal of the tooth. Others, like the extraction of impacted wisdom teeth, are considered surgical because they are more complex and involved.
With either type of extraction, there are post-procedure guidelines you need to follow to ensure your comfort ...
Living in Arlington, Texas, we are fortunate to have access to quality health care organizations. Our team at Rush Creek Dentistry has built its reputation on benchmark-setting, family-centric care, evidenced by the many personal reviews we have received from happy patients.
We want to be your dentist of choice in the Mansfield area.
If you are scared to visit us, we’re not offended. One in five people have a form of dental anxiety or phobia frequently cited in studies as a leading reason people avoid the dentist. It’s such a problem that the University of Washington launched a Dental Fears Research Clinic.
Dentistry-related anxiety is very real. Conditions become so ...
Healthy gums are a necessity for healthy teeth. Our gums provide critical protection for the connective tissue that secures the base of teeth to the bone.
The two stages of gum disease, gingivitis and periodontitis, are serious health conditions that can lead to tooth loss and other medical complications.
Gingivitis is the more common and less severe form, accounting for roughly 70 percent of all patients suffering from gum disease. Gingivitis is caused by bacteria, which will grow in pockets along the gums, creating inflammation. If the inflammation spreads to the bone or connective tissue, periodontitis has occurred.
Periodontitis causes tooth loss, gum discomfort and pain, noticeable inflammation along the gum line, receding ...
New parents take heed: Your child’s first visit to the dentist should probably be scheduled far earlier than you think. According to experts, many American kids don’t see their family dentist until they are two years of age or older, and this is older than what is recommended by the American Dental Association.
At Rush Creek Dentistry, your pediatric dentist in Arlington, TX, we agree with the ADA and like to see children when their first tooth erupts or by their first birthday—whichever comes first.
Since baby teeth will eventually fall out to be replaced by permanent adult teeth, many people discount their importance. But ...