Category Archives: Cosmetic Dentistry Journal

Dentures Do More Harm Than Good

Do you feel like your face appears sunken in? Botox isn’t going to fix the problem – it’s those dentures that are aging your features. Wearing a denture accelerates bone loss. As a result, a denture-wearer’s dentures have to be relined to fit their mouth, leading to more bone loss. It’s an unfortunate cycle that […]

  • Posted on: Aug 26 2011
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Setting a Good Example for Your Kids

We stress good oral health to our kids day after day, asking them, “Did you brush your teeth? Did you floss?” But adults don’t necessarily maintain good oral habits of their own. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, close to one-third of all adults in the United States have untreated tooth decay. […]

  • Posted on: Aug 17 2011
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Scared of the Dentist?

One of the biggest excuses people have for avoiding necessary oral care is that they have a fear of the dentist. The result over time? Oral catastrophe. Here’s the thing – the longer you wait to get the dental care you need, the worse your oral health will get. Ultimately, you’ll reach a point where […]

  • Posted on: Aug 11 2011
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Has Soda Sabotaged Your Smile?

According to the American Dental Association, in the last 20 years, the consumption of soft drinks has increased 300 percent. Serving sizes have ballooned from 185 grams in the 1950s to 500 grams in the 1990s. Now that’s a lot of sugar – and a huge detriment to oral health. The average can of soda […]

  • Posted on: Jul 27 2011
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Get a Smile That Fits Your Face

Feel like your smile is taking over your face – in a bad way? Maybe you’re ashamed of your stained, unhealthy, crooked, or missing teeth. Perhaps you’re embarrassed by ill-fitting dentures. Or you could be someone who’s just never been happy with their teeth. Whatever your concern, you’re ready to get noticed for a gorgeous […]

  • Posted on: Jul 20 2011
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The Success Rate of Dental Implants

Want strong teeth and a smile with longevity? According to a study published in The International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants, dental implants have an extremely high success rate – about 95 percent. With proper care of your teeth and gums, your implants and new teeth can last for a very long time. Dental […]

  • Posted on: Jul 13 2011
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A Unique Type of Protection for Your New Smile

We all know someone who has broken a very expensive crown within just months of its placement. Invariably, the patient feels like there was something wrong with the dental work and the dentist thinks the patient was using their teeth to crack walnuts. Often, a nasty conflict arises over who is to blame. To address […]

  • Posted on: Jun 29 2011
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Why You’re Never Too Old (or Young) for a Smile Makeover

No matter your age, you can benefit from a Smile Makeover. Whether you’re older and need an improvement over your unreliable dentures, or whether you’re young and want to start fresh by putting your best smile first, at Smile Texas we can find solutions for your dental needs. People often go through life simply putting […]

  • Posted on: Jun 24 2011
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Why Dental Implants Are Better Than Teeth Whitening

Many people assume that the staining their teeth have endured over the years from coffee, wine, antibiotics, smoking, or other issues will be easily fixed by white strips or a professional whitening. But correcting tooth damage requires methods that have more longevity. If you’ve ever tried over-the-counter whitening methods, you’re aware that they don’t really […]

  • Posted on: Jun 15 2011
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A Beautiful Smile Shouldn’t Be Painful

At Smile Texas, a Smile Makeover may mean much more than just achieving a beautiful smile. In some cases, rebuilding the teeth to their proper dimensions can have life-altering effects. Through the practice of neuromuscular dentistry, Dr. Arturo Garcia is able to correct alignment issues, bite problems, TMJ, and teeth grinding – all issues that […]

  • Posted on: Jun 2 2011
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