After The All-On-Four Procedure, Do I Still Need To Visit The Dentist?
A: We recommend that you come to see us at least twice a year for implant maintenance with our hygienists. All On Four in Houston is recognized as the best solution for missing an entire arch or more of teeth. They are extremely durable, feel, look, and function like natural teeth, and should last a […]
What Procedures Fall Under Cosmetic Dentistry?
A: Cosmetic dentistry includes veneers, crowns, Invisalign, as well as teeth whitening. We know that general dentistry mainly deals with the functionality of your teeth. It handles things like cavities, cleanings, fillings, and other general issues. However, what about a smile that’s perfectly healthy but looks a little off? We’re talking about aesthetic issues such […]
What Do I Need To Bring With Me To My New Patient Consultation?
A: We ask our new patients to bring their dental insurance cards if they have any. Also, fill out the new patient forms on the patient resource tab on our website. Choosing the right prosthodontist in Houston for dental implants takes a fair amount of due diligence on your part. It’s comparable to any other […]
How Do I Take Care Of My New Implants?
A: To take care of your dental implants we always recommend a night guard as well as coming at least twice a year for dental cleanings. Are you considering getting dental implants in Houston? You probably have a lot of questions that most patients ask as well. One of the most often asked questions we […]
How Do I Know I Need Veneers?
A: If you don’t like the shape or the color of your smile, then you are a great candidate for dental veneers. Have you been considering doing something to improve your smile due to discoloration, or the shape of your smile? Maybe you’re wanting to really knock some socks off at your 20-year high school […]
Which Financial Options Do We Offer?
A: We offer third-party financing with CareCredit, Lending Club, and GreenSky. Once you are approved, we offer 0% interest for up to 24 months and we also accept all PPO policies. If you’re stressed out from trying to figure out how to afford the dental work you need—we have some good news. You have options. […]
What Is The Process For A Dental Implant?
A: To keep it pretty simple, you would either have a missing tooth or a tooth that needed to be pulled out because it was beyond repair. Infections and other things can cause that. Then, what we do is we go in there and we screw in what looks like a little screw, it’s called […]
Will Dental Implants Help Me To Eat And Drink Normally?
A: Whatever discomfort, whatever issues that were occurring with the tooth that was in stress, decay, or missing—will go away. The dental implants and the restoration on top will basically give you almost 100% tooth structure that you had previously. So, you’ll find that people—if it’s only one tooth they’re still eating pretty well. But, […]
Will Dental Implants Affect My Speech?
A: Typically not. The patient at that point had already had a missing tooth or a tooth that was beyond repair. So, maybe we had to pull it and put an implant in—but either way, they don’t typically affect your speech. Occasionally, we hear people saying, “I can feel air kind of blowing through,” or […]
Are Dental Implants Permanent?
A: Dental implants when done right, offer long, long, long-term solutions. When I hear the word permanent, I think lifetime. So, when someone gets an implant, we would never promise them a lifetime. However, I’ve seen implants, 20 years later; still in a patient functioning absolutely perfectly. So, to me that’s permanent. Knowing that we […]