A Damaged Dental Crown Needs Timely Treatment

Special dental materials like gold, base metal alloys and porcelain are often used to produce dental crowns. These materials rival the strength of natural tooth enamel to restore the physical presence and essential function of a compromised tooth. This is a common treatment for large cavities, significant dental fractures and other dental health conditions. As… Read more »

The Basics of Teeth Whitening for a Beautiful Smile

Are you considering your teeth whitening options to brighten your smile? We invite you to speak with our experienced and friendly dentist to receive custom guidelines on which teeth whitening treatments can help you achieve your smile goals in a way that meets your personal preferences. We offer a few general guidelines below to help… Read more »

Care for Your Smile With Proper Tooth Brushing Techniques

If you require an oral exam or professional cleaning, make sure that our dentists check to determine if you are properly brushing and flossing your teeth. If you are slacking on your brushing skills for any reason, you will need to brush up on your skills and improve your daily teeth-cleaning procedures. To help you… Read more »

A Tooth Restored by a Dental Crown Still Requires Good Oral Hygiene

A dental crown is often used to restore the enamel layer of a tooth that has suffered a significant fracture or a large cavity. Crowns are sometimes used in cosmetic dentistry to restore a misshapen, discolored, tooth that appears when the individual smiles. While a dental crown is not directly susceptible to tooth decay, you… Read more »

An Overcrowding Issue Might Be Corrected by Braces

As your child continues to grow, their 20 primary teeth will gradually be replaced by 32 permanent teeth. Of course, this happens in a somewhat irregular progression. Sometimes changes and spaces left by missing teeth can cause multiple permanent teeth to improperly emerge. If this issue isn’t addressed it can increase your child’s chances of… Read more »

Your Regularly Scheduled Dental Exam Might Also Include a Fluoride Treatment

Your regularly scheduled dental checkups with Dr. and the staff at in , , are intended to thoroughly clean your teeth, and identify any developing oral health problems. This very important appointment is essential for maintaining the general health of your mouth. It starts with a dental hygienist who will clean and polish your teeth…. Read more »

Keep Your Dentures Beautiful With These Cleaning Tips

We encourage you to remember that even though your new dentures are synthetic and can’t decay, it’s important that you take proper care of them to keep the dentures and your smile in good shape. We are pleased to provide you with some useful cleaning tips to help your dentures stay beautiful. -Rinse your dentures… Read more »

Can Dental Sealants Protect Your Family’s Smiles From Tooth Decay?

We applaud you for your investment in keeping your family’s smiles healthy, and we invite you to go beyond the traditional oral care habits–such as brushing and flossing–to receive dental sealants. Dental sealants reduce the risk tooth decay, especially in children, by protecting the teeth they cover. Tooth enamel refers to the protective outer layer… Read more »

Have You Been Checked for Tooth Sensitivity?

Caring for tooth sensitivity is no cake-walk, but fortunately for those of us in the Sherman, Texas, area, Dr. Michael Nguyen is a specialist. Read on to find out more about how the staff at North Texas Dental can address your tooth sensitivity problems. Caring for tooth sensitivity is one of Dr. Michael Nguyen‘s specialties,… Read more »

Why You Might Need a Night Guard

For many people, teeth grinding can be a serious problem. Also referred to as bruxism, teeth grinding can wear and rupture teeth, and it can also develop major headaches and earaches as you sleep, leaving you with a nasty feeling when you awaken. It’s not a disorder that should be ignored, but it is often… Read more »