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What Foods Can’t I Eat with Porcelain Veneers in North Central San Antonio?

April 15, 2018

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woman eating a saladAre 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.

What’s the Cost of Dental Veneers? Are They Worth It?

March 5, 2018

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healthy teeth in a mirrorIf 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!


Not Sure Charcoal Toothpaste is Worth the Hype? Learn the Facts Here

February 7, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — legacydentalsa @ 11:20 pm

A tube of charcoal toothpaste squirting onto a toothbrush.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.


Need a Root Canal? Your Endodontist Can Provide Dental Surgery

January 20, 2018

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A woman having a dental exam.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.


Are Your Dentures a Pain To Wear? Consider Dental Implants!

January 15, 2018

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Illustration of Dental Implant

Illustration of teeth showing dental implant structure

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.


Visit Your Dentist in San Antonio Before Your Benefits Expire

November 25, 2017

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Woman getting dental cleaningAs 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.

Veneers vs. Regular Teeth: Let Your San Antonio Dentist Share the Difference

November 20, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — legacydentalsa @ 11:13 pm

A woman compares her teeth to available veneers with her dentist.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…)

CEREC Means Less Time at the Dentist!

October 24, 2017

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dental appointmentTechnology and dentistry go hand in hand. Innovations help dentists to increase patient comfort, perform high-quality work, and decrease the amount of time that patients have to spend in the office. One marvel that many dentists are adopting is CEREC, which is the “new wave” machine that is changing the way people think about dental crowns. What exactly is CEREC, and how can it benefit you?


How To: Get a Full Set of Teeth on Just 4 Dental Implants

October 17, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — legacydentalsa @ 5:36 pm

close-up of an attractive smileIf you are missing an entire set of teeth in the upper or lower jaw, getting your bite back may feel all but impossible. Don’t feel defeated thinking a complete set of teeth is out of reach. In fact, thanks to the All-on-4 dental implant method, your dentist can place a full fixed denture on just 4 dental implants. All in under 24 hours.