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 […]
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. […]
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, […]
What Are Dental Implants?
A: Dental implants are basically a dental procedure to restore teeth that are missing. When we say the term “dental implant,” what we’re actually talking about is the screw—the implant portion, that goes into the bone. So, that’s stage one of what most people call dental implants because ultimately we have to restore that implant. […]
Does Getting A Veneer Hurt?
A: Whenever we get into pain and what’s painful for one person to another, that’s a very subjective subject. However, generally speaking, a veneer does not hurt. Like any dental procedure such as fillings, we will numb you with an anesthetic so that we can do a bit of drilling. But, ultimately, you don’t find […]
What Is The Purpose Of A Veneer?
A: Patients choose to get veneers when they’re really not happy with their teeth. Generally, the shape of the tooth, the coloring, and various things that make patients unhappy. The purpose of a veneer Is to improve that. Often when you’re doing veneers—you’re doing let’s say several teeth that need to have a better look […]
Does Insurance Usually Cover General Dentistry?
A: It really does depend on what type of insurance you have. Every patient typically has some form of insurance and so what we do, is we make sure to vet that insurance. We like to make sure we can let you know upfront what it’s going to cover. Typically, the general averages these days […]
What Are Veneers?
A: Veneers in Houston are basically a cosmetic procedure to help improve the overall look and smile of a patient. You can replace all your teeth with veneers—partial, upper, lower. What we call our Smile Design, takes into account what your smile window is. So, when you smile as an individual how big is your […]
Can Snoring Be Fixed?
A: The answer is complex. Each patient presents differently, so you’re going to have to spend a fair amount of time going through some diagnostics. You’re going to go through sleep studies, airway studies, you’ll visit with us in the dental chair, as well maybe an ENT. The quick answer is yes—It can be fixed. […]
Is Snoring A Dental Problem?
A: A complex question— even would require a more complex answer. Snoring is generally an issue dealing with airway issues and the tongue. The tongue typically falls back into the airway causing people to snore. Some of the treatments can involve dentistry. Part of that is expanding the mouth giving the tongue more room. From […]