Ryan Dental Group Blog
January 5, 2019
Want to enjoy healthy teeth and gums? It’s important to brush 2-3 times daily, floss at least once per day, limit your sugar intake, and see your dentist for checkups and cleanings. You should also avoid tobacco and illicit drugs and drink alcohol only in moderation (if at all). Following these steps will keep your smile looking its best both now and over the years to come.
December 2, 2018
Dental technology sure has come a long way. Now, dentists that keep up with the times use 3D printers to provide quicker and more exact dental treatments. Mouthguards and nightguards have been used for years to help patients take care of their teeth, sleep better, and fix jaw problems. Thanks to modern dentistry, these oral appliances can now be made using a 3D printer. Keep reading to learn about this new dental technology and how it can benefit you.
November 5, 2018
The environment inside your mouth is a dynamic one where there are fluctuations in temperature, different types of fluids present, lingering food particles and other factors that can contribute to the decay of your teeth. If your oral health is compromised, your dentist says it’s always best to seek a solution that involves salvaging your teeth and addressing the issue, as opposed to an extraction. Read on to learn why this is the best route to take.
October 4, 2018
Have you ever kicked yourself for missing out on an opportunity to make (or save) money? You may not think about your dental insurance in those terms, but when you let a year go by without scheduling necessary dental care, that’s exactly what you’re doing! In fact, a recent study by the American Dental Association found that, while the average annual benefit is $1,250 per person, most people only get around $323 of dental work annually. Since insurance benefits are lost at the end of the year, that’s over $900 that many people are passing up. Keep reading below for tips on how to take advantage of your benefits and learn what the typical coverage is for several common procedures. You (and your wallet) will be glad you did!
September 19, 2018
Over the last few years, 3D printing has taken the world by storm because its possibilities are virtually endless. Now, it holds a commonplace in several industries, such as electronics, fashion, and even the medical field. While you may not hear about it often, 3D printing has also earned its place in dentistry because it has transformed the experience patients receive when visiting their dentist in Allen. From the creation of impressions to the treatment of sleep apnea, this revolutionary technology is enhancing patient care throughout the dental field.
August 16, 2018
When you’re missing teeth, life can be quite difficult. Simple things like chewing food, smiling for photos and speaking clearly can become challenging. You may be feeling like there isn’t any help for you, but with the advancements in dentistry, patients are able to restore the full function and aesthetics of their teeth with implant dentures. Are you the right candidate for them, though? Your dentist weighs in to provide answers.
June 24, 2018
Are you ready to revamp your self-esteem with an attractive smile? That is great! Your cosmetic dentist can help you make a long-term investment with porcelain veneers. They instantly cover cosmetic imperfections like dark tooth discoloration, chips, and alignment issues. Overall, you will have bright white teeth that have an improved shape and proportion. To ensure that your new smile lasts, it is best to care for them properly.
May 25, 2018
If you’re one of the 178 million Americans missing at least one tooth, you’re probably looking for a long-lasting replacement option that looks and feels as natural as possible. If you’ve done much research yet, you know that dental implants in Allen are your best bet!
Not only do implants offer unparalleled stability and function, they can also be used for a wide range of situations. Whether you’re missing one tooth, all your teeth, or something in between, implants can be customized to meet your unique needs. If you’d like to know if you’re a good candidate for implants, the first step is scheduling a consultation. Keep reading to learn four common questions you might hear at your appointment!
April 7, 2018
Getting a perfect smile wasn’t always easy. In the past, the first veneers were only worn by movie stars in the early 20th century. Today, average working people can get the smile of their dreams. What’s even better is they don’t always need to remove tooth enamel to make room for their veneers. This is thanks to Lumineers, which are minimally-invasive, meaning they require no removal of tooth enamel to place.
With that being said, your cosmetic dentist in Allen wanted to compare them more closely before you decide which is best for you.
March 4, 2018
For quite some time, you’ve suffered from the inconvenience and shame of tooth loss. Still, you’d like to find a reliable way to restore your smile, confidence and the full function of your teeth. You wonder, though, “What’s the best option?” Your dentist recommends dental implants in Allen as the best route but cautions that this method has a very important requirement that must first be met. Learn what this prerequisite is and more about this full restoration procedure as you continue reading.