Informative Dental Blogs
A Parent's Guide to Teaching Kids How to Brush Their Teeth
Struggling to get your child to brush their teeth? Our parent's guide offers valuable tips and tricks to teaching your kids to brush and building healthy brushing habits for the future. Learn more here!
Are you Prepared For Dental Emergencies?
Injuries always seem to happen when we least expect them. Picture yourself at an outdoor gathering, having fun, when suddenly a crying child runs up to you, knocked-out tooth in hand. Would you know what to do?
Debunking Myths About Wisdom Teeth
In your lifetime, your mouth is continuously changing. A dental milestone individuals typically experience between 17 and 21 years of age...
Do you know how the Tooth Fairy came in to being?
The tooth fairy is one of many childhood fantasy figures we remember fondly. We lost our baby teeth, stuck them under our pillow...
Family Activities in Fort Worth
Thinking of celebrating the summer in Fort Worth? Read about some of the best activities to do with your family and kids around the area, and get some local food recommendations!
How Can I Fix a Chipped Tooth?
Chipped or injured teeth are typically considered a dental emergency. We offer many cosmetic services, and have years of experience in cosmetic dentistry. If you have a chipped tooth, you may wonder how quick you can get the tooth fixed. Luckily, there are a few different treatment options to retore your tooth back to normal.
How Come Some People Get Cavities Easier Than Others?
Cavities are always something we try to avoid with brushing and flossing each day. You may notice you get cavities frequently and others don’t. This doesn’t seem fair, but there are other factors that play into keeping your teeth free of decay that you may not realize. There are ways to reduce your risk for cavities outside of brushing and flossing regularly.
How Do I Know If I Have a Cavity?
Taking care of your oral and overall health must be a priority. Knowing when you need to call your dentist is important. Practicing good oral hygiene habits help to prevent tooth decay, cavities, and many other issues.
How Long Do Dental Crowns Last?
Crowns are similar to a cap that is placed over a tooth, and are used to save and restore a damaged tooth. Crowns look natural and allow patients to use their tooth again. The color of a crown can also be matched to your natural teeth, and crowns help to make damaged teeth strong again.
How Much Should You Brush Your Teeth?
If you want to keep your teeth in your head, you need to brush them regularly. But how often is regularly? Read to find out!
How Often Do Dental Implants Need to be Replaced?
If you have been recommended for dental implants, you may wonder if they will ever have to be replaced. Implants are a permanent restorative solution for patients seeking that perfect smile. Dental implants look and feel natural in the mouth, and last upwards of 25 years if they are cared for properly.
How Often Should I Whiten My Teeth?
Professional whitening is effective at removing years of stains and discoloration from the teeth. Whether you're looking to boost your confidence or are going to be attending a wedding, reunion or another big event, a bright and white smile is sure to improve your appearance.
How to Choose the Right Family Dentist
Many factors go into finding a great family dentist. Sure, it's important to have a pearly white smile, but there's so much more that goes into good oral health. To maintain excellent oral health for both you and your children, it's essential to make regular visits to a family dentist. You need to find a family dentist you trust and who will cater to your personal needs to ensure you’re comfortable and satisfied with your dental visits.
How to Prevent Gum Disease
Your gums are the foundation of your smile. Take care of them! How, you ask? Read on to find out.
How to Tell If I Have a Cavity
Discover common symptoms -- and causes -- of some of those painful irritations we call "cavities."
How to Whiten Your Teeth Without Damaging Them
There’s a lot of information out there about teeth whitening including DIY methods, professional advice, myths, scary stories, etc. Nirvana Dental created this guide to help you understand what methods for teeth whitening are safe and what can stand to damage/stain your teeth. Learn more here!
Is It Better to Get a Dental Implant or a Bridge?
When deciding on a restorative solution it is important to look at all of your options to help you decide on the best option that works for you. A common question patients face is if they should choose a dental bridge or dental implants when they are looking for a tooth replacement solution.
Managing Tooth Sensitivity
IF THERE’S ONE THING we can all agree on, it’s that nobody likes sensitive teeth! Tooth sensitivity can cause discomfort during daily tasks such as brushing, flossing, eating, drinking, and even breathing in a cold gush of air!
Places to Visit with Family in Bedford
We are in the full swing of summer fun! That means hitting all the family attractions Bedford, Texas has to offer. There are summer attractions in Bedford for a wide variety of interests. Places to take the family in Bedford range from water fun, movies and museums to nature and farming.
The Difference Between Dentists & Orthodontists
Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you. Dentists and orthodontists alike provide beneficial services that improve the health and beauty of smiles. But, did you know there are distinct differences between the two professions?
What Are the Pros and Cons of Dental Crowns?
A dental crown is a type of dental restoration that places a cap over a tooth or dental implant. Crowns help keep the underlying tooth from breaking apart, and can be used to help fix an area on a tooth that is broken. There are different types of crowns available to patients, and depending on the severity of the tooth will determine which type of crown is best. Crowns are typically made of hard materials such as porcelain or ceramic, but can also be made of gold, resin, or stainless steel. They can be made to match the color, size, and shape of your natural teeth and blend in nicely.
What Not to Eat for Healthy Teeth
There are some surprising culprits out there that can damage your teeth. Fortunately, there are some healthy alternatives to these sweet damage-doers!
Why do people avoid dental treatment or fear the dentist?
I am pretty sure that most people have heard of the age old saying " A Stitch In Time Saves Nine." In the years that I have been practicing dentistry, I have seen a lot of treatment avoidance on the part of patients, even for simple things like a small filling.