One of the first questions we often hear when discussing potential oral surgery with patients is, “How long will my recovery take?” quickly followed by “When can I go back to work?” Oral surgery, while necessary, can definitely have an unwelcome impact on your daily activities, and knowing what to expect makes it easier to […]
Sports guards are an excellent way to protect your teeth and keep them healthy so that you can enjoy the games you love without having to worry about an errant fly ball or a rougher than usual tackle.
At Fort Worth Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, we want to help you protect the investment you’ve made in your smile with a custom-fitted sports guard for you and anyone else in your family who enjoys sports.
Are you one of the more than 10 million Americans affected by temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ)? If so, you know how much these conditions can affect your quality of life, and you’ve probably spent a great deal of time and money searching for a solution. Could surgery be the answer to your problem?
As many as 1 in 5 Americans are estimated to clench or grind their teeth, a condition known by dentists as bruxism. Are you one of them? At least 20% grind or clench and aren’t even aware of it! Clenching and grinding can cause serious damage to your teeth. Fort Worth dentist Dr. Nikki Green is dedicated to the long-term health of your teeth, and preventing or treating clenching and grinding is part of that process.
Gum disease affects more than just your teeth and gums. Recent studies have shown a link between periodontal disease and other serious health conditions, including diabetes and heart disease. Fort Worth dentist Dr. Nikki Green takes these concerns very seriously. At Fort Worth Cosmetic & Family Dentistry, we place a strong value on healthy gums, which means focused preventive care and prompt and effective treatment of any disease that does develop.
Dr. Green and the rest of the team at Fort Worth Cosmetic & Family Dentistry take both the appearance and the health of your smile seriously. We know the difference a smile makeover – which could include a tooth replacement option like dental implants – can make in a person’s life.
Have you been told that your wisdom teeth should be removed? You may be feeling some anxiety leading up to the actual procedure. This is normal. Dental anxiety itself is common, affecting millions of people everyday. But dental fear shouldn’t prevent you from getting the care you need.
Are you frustrated with your crooked teeth when you look in the mirror? More adults than ever are opting for orthodontic treatment. Maybe you had braces as a kid and your teeth drifted back over time. Maybe you forgot to wear your retainer as dutifully as you should have! Whatever the reason, we’re happy to […]
Your smile is like a visual handshake… you want it to be strong and welcoming since it can go a long way toward opening doors in both your personal and professional relationships. But what if your teeth need straightening? At Fort Worth Cosmetic & Family Dentistry, both teens and adults have been asking us about […]
Because wisdom teeth come in so late, many people consider having them extracted, but is this truly necessary? It depends. Every situation is different. At our Fort Worth dental office, Dr. Nikki Green is skilled in the art of wisdom tooth removal. If you’re concerned about your wisdom teeth, let us know so we can address this issue.