Maybe you were injured playing outside with friends or perhaps you bit down on a hard piece of candy. Either way, chipping a tooth can have you wondering, what now? What do I do if I break a tooth? Addressing the issue immediately is essential for protecting your smile. At Ft. Worth Cosmetic and Family […]
Do you wish your smile could be brighter? Do you have multiple cosmetic imperfections that dull the beauty of your smile? Esthetic issues can cause embarrassment and have a major impact on your self-esteem. Fortunately, a number of treatment options exist that can correct many of these issues, including porcelain veneers and teeth whitening. Which […]
Do you or your significant other have trouble sleeping due to your chronic snoring? What may seem like a minor issue to some can actually lead to poor rest and be a potential warning sign of something much more serious. At Ft. Worth Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, Dr. Nikki Green answers questions about what you […]
Do you know the common causes or symptoms of gum disease? Despite the prevalence, few patients realize how preventable periodontal issues can be. At Ft. Worth Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, Dr. Green and our team can educate patients on recognizing the warning signs of dental health problems and properly caring for their teeth and gums. […]
A beautiful smile requires regular care and maintenance. Many people are unaware of just how simple maintaining good oral health can be. With the right steps, you can help your smile stay free of cavities and dental disease. Brushing and Floss How often should you brush your teeth? At the minimum, you should brush your […]
A dental emergency refers to any situation that involves damage or discomfort to the oral cavity. When faced with a dental emergency, whether a toothache or a damaged restoration, you should contact our office right away. If the situation is life threatening however, you should call 911 or head to the emergency room. After contacting […]
At some point, you have probably experienced an uncomfortable toothache. Sometimes, a toothache simply fades with time. However, a toothache that persists after 48 hours may be a warning sign. Knowing the factors behind a toothache can help you understand the importance of having a dental professional exam an aching tooth. Fort Worth Toothache Quiz […]
A lot of things can go wrong with your oral health. Most people are familiar with cavities, infections, and crooked teeth, but malocclusion, or bad bite, isn’t something that gets discussed very often. This is unfortunate since issues with your bite can actually cause a number of oral health problems and lower your quality of life.
The technical term for corrective jaw surgery is orthognathic surgery. It’s used to solve severe bite alignment issues that can’t be solved with orthodontic treatment alone. We may recommend corrective jaw surgery in combination with orthodontic treatment for the most comprehensive results.
Periodontal disease is an epidemic in the United States. According to recent statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), half of all American adults currently suffer from periodontal disease, and half of those have periodontitis, the more serious form of the disease. That’s nearly 65 million American adults with periodontitis!
And that’s only part of the problem. Ongoing studies and research are showing a significant link between periodontal disease and other serious health conditions, including strokes, heart disease, and diabetes. Periodontal disease has also been linked to complications during pregnancy and babies being born with low birth weights.