Legacy Dental SA Blog
June 4, 2018
During their formidable years, your teenager may feel embarrassed by the natural appearance of their smile. If they have white spots, discoloration, gaps, or otherwise imperfect teeth, it might be worth telling them about the benefits cosmetic dentistry can bring them.
While cosmetic dentistry shouldn’t replace daily oral care, sometimes healthy teeth don’t look the way they feel. That’s where your cosmetic dentist in North Central San Antonio comes in. He’s prepared to help you and your child ask the right questions if they’re considering cosmetic enhancements.
Here are three to ask before seeking treatment.
May 10, 2018
It happens in an instant. One moment you’re biting into a sandwich at your favorite restaurant and the next you’re feeling terrible tooth pain. As you go to spit out the food, you notice your dental crown fall out with it. At first, you may start to panic and ask yourself many questions. “Why did this happen?” or “Can I put it back in myself?”
One thing is for sure; when your dental crowns in North Central San Antonio fall off, it’s time to visit your dentist. Here’s what you should do first.
May 5, 2018
If you remember your younger days at the dental office, you probably remember your dentist telling you that fluoride rinses were key to your oral health. Applying a fluoride rinse made a big difference back then as a kid, but according to your dentist in North Central San Antonio, it can make just as much of a difference as an adult.
It’s very important that your teeth get enough fluoride through your entire life. After reading, you’ll find out why and learn what treatments are available.
April 15, 2018
Are you ready to invest in your confidence with porcelain veneers in North Central San Antonio? You are making an excellent decision. The minimally invasive procedure allows you to drastically improve the appearance of your smile using thin shells that are bonded to the front surfaces of the teeth. After just two appointments, you will have a dazzling smile with results that can last for as long as 10 years before needing to be replaced. To promote their longevity, there are some foods that are best to avoid.
March 5, 2018
If you are unhappy with the appearance of your front teeth, you may be wondering about your options in cosmetic dentistry. More people than ever are transforming the appearance of their smiles with porcelain veneers. This popular treatment can drastically improve the way your front teeth look — but at what cost? It’s true that veneers are a little pricier than other treatments, and patients who have had them know they’re totally worth it. Keep reading to learn more about the cost of treatment for dental veneers!
February 7, 2018
Over the past few years, charcoal-activated toothpaste has been making the rounds on many mediums. You may have seen it on television, online, and even in your friends’ social media profiles. Either way, many questions arise when talking about the effectiveness of charcoal toothpaste. Questions like, “Does it work? Is it better than whitening toothpaste? Is it safe? What does my dentist think about it?” And so on.
Today, your dentist wanted to clear up any misconceptions related to charcoal toothpaste and what other organizations are saying about its use. That way, you know that risks that come with it and whether it’s worth using to whiten teeth.
January 20, 2018
With every medical field, many professionals will choose areas of study they would like to specialize in. One of these specializations include endodontics, which is what we’ll be looking at today. If you’re getting a basic cleaning or examination done, you can go ahead and schedule an appointment with your dentist.
However, certain procedures like a root canal, are better suited for a specialist in endodontics. If you aren’t sure what this specialty is about, keep reading.
January 15, 2018
Have your dentures literally started to rub you the wrong way? Or do you have to make trips into the dental office to have them re-fit over and over again? If so, you’ve probably wondered if there’s a better option. Dental implants are an excellent alternative to dentures for the millions of Americans who are missing teeth. However, while dentures have been the go-to solution for decades, patients today find that implants are a far more comfortable and permanent choice for anyone who has been searching for a better way.
November 25, 2017
As the end of the year approaches, you are busy planning for the holidays and finding the perfect gifts. The last thing on your mind is often your dental health. However, with the new year just a few weeks away, a visit to your dentist in San Antonio should be at the center of your focus because your remaining dental benefits are about to expire. If you do not use them now, you will miss out on a valuable savings opportunity.
November 20, 2017
You’ve just walked out of your San Antonio dentist’s office with the brightest smile across your face. After shutting the car door, you drop the mirror down and bask in the glory that is your new set of dental veneers. Today couldn’t be more glorious.
The next day at the office you’re swamped in work. Without even thinking you compulsively start chewing on your pen and then you hear a crack. Panicked, you rush to the bathroom to check your smile and the veneer you once raved about has a hairline crack down the middle. “How could my veneers have broken if they were just put in?” you wonder. (more…)