Have you been considering making an improvement to your teeth but are unsure what changes would benefit your smile? With summer just around the corner, there is no better time to put yourself first and make the improvement you would love to see in your smile. You can show off the changes when you attend your next event or family function, go on vacation or on a night out. We offer a number of cosmetic dentistry treatments that can make big or small improvements. The choice is yours! Read on to learn more about the cosmetic dentistry treatments we offer and if one is right for you.
When was the last time you visited the office for a hygiene examination and cleaning? Maintaining routine appointments is essential for your long term oral health. Our teeth are designed to last a lifetime when they are cared for properly. However, the length of time between visits will have a direct correlation between the health of your mouth and the need for dental intervention. When my team and I are not able to regularly inspect and clean your mouth, harmful and long-lasting diseases can develop and disrupt your oral health. One condition in particular affects a great number of my patients and oftentimes remains undetected when routine dental care is avoided. Continue reading to learn more about this silent condition.
We often stress the importance of maintaining routine hygiene examinations and regularly encourage patients to reflect on their last visit to our office and schedule an appointment as needed. During these appointments, we do more than clean your teeth and inspect for decay. We also check your mouth for indications of other serious conditions that can greatly affect your current and future oral health. One such disease affects approximately half of American adults at some part in their lives, so there is a large chance you might be suffering and be unaware. Read on to learn more.
It’s hard to believe that we are already a month into 2022. We hope that you are having a peaceful start to the new year and finding time to relax. We know that life can easily become overwhelming and stressful with work, family obligations, sports and other activities. Not only does a hectic schedule and added stress affect your overall health, it can also affect your oral health as well. Continue reading to learn if you are experiencing stress-related trauma in your mouth.
Happy 2022! It’s hard to believe that the holiday season is behind us and we have just started a new year. Resolutions and the promise to live a healthier lifestyle is always a popular sentiment during this time of year. We feel that the start of a new year is the perfect time to evaluate the state of your oral health and make any changes or improvements you may have been postponing. One of the best ways to improve your oral health is to replace any teeth you may be missing. Replacing missing teeth can help you avoid complications that can greatly affect your oral and overall health. Continue reading to learn more about the tooth replacement options we offer.
Now that December has arrived and the temperatures are cooler in Texas, we know that many of our patients have switched to enjoying hot beverages during the brisk mornings. Do you find that your teeth are extremely sensitive when drinking or eating something with drastic temperatures, such as hot coffee or cold milk in your cereal? If so, you are experiencing a condition that, although common, can be a sign that you may have a serious oral health concern that needs to be addressed. Read on to learn more.
It is hard to believe that November has already arrived and the holiday season is right around the corner. Before we know it, we will be ringing in the start of 2022! We know that many of our patients are busy during the holidays spending time with family and friends, attending holiday parties, and even traveling to visit relatives. We want to help you maintain your oral health during the upcoming holiday season. Here are some tips to help your oral health.
Have you recently lost a tooth and you are unsure if you are going to have it replaced? No matter if it was caused by severe decay, trauma, a medical condition, or the effects of medication, it can be an upsetting and traumatic experience. We encourage all of our patients to replace any missing teeth as soon as possible as it can have lasting effects on your oral and overall health. Continue reading to learn more about why it is important to replace missing teeth and why it can be so damaging if you don’t.
At Edward Estrada, DDS, we are dedicated to offering our patients honest dentistry with a personal touch. Dr. Estrada and his team believe in treating the whole patient and not just their oral health. We strive to make you feel comfortable in our office and hope to make your experience special. This treatment starts out from the first time you call our office and speak to our office manager, Misty. She is warm and outgoing and is dedicated to making sure all of our patients feel welcome and cared for. We wanted to take a few minutes this month and share more about Misty.
Would you ever consider taking a bag full of money and throwing it in the garbage? Of course you wouldn’t! You would never willingly take money and throw it away, but you may be doing just that and not realize it. Can you remember the last time that you visited our office for a hygiene examination? If it has been longer than six months, then you may be wasting your dental insurance, which is essentially throwing money away. Most dental insurance benefits end on December 31st. Not using as much of your insurance as you can is wasting money that you have paid out in advance. Continue reading to learn more about why you should use your benefits before they expire.