Dale Greer, DDS Blog

What Causes Dental Bridge Failure?

July 9, 2021

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person holding dental bridge in hands

Do you have missing teeth? Your dentist might suggest dental bridges to close the gaps in your smile. It’s usually anchored to the healthy teeth on either side of the gap in your mouth, helping restore your bite and preserve your facial structure. Although they can last for many years, they can still fail and necessitate repair or replacement. Luckily, knowing what causes dental bridge failure can help you prevent it from happening. Read on as we discuss how they get damaged and what you can do to increase the longevity of your bridge.

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5 Signs You’re a Candidate for Oral Conscious Sedation

June 18, 2021

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Woman benefiting from oral conscious sedationDo your palms sweat when it’s time to see your dentist? Maybe you need dental work but fear a painful procedure? No matter the reason for your apprehensions, your dentist can help you sit back and relax with oral conscious sedation. Contrary to what you might believe, you aren’t “put to sleep.” Instead, the oral medication helps you reach a deep level of relaxation, and you may even doze off. Here are 5 signs you might be a candidate for oral conscious sedation.

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Get the Facts About Dental Implants and Metal Detectors

May 22, 2021

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Will dental implants set off metal detectorsIf you’re investing in dental implants, you’re making a great decision for your oral health and quality of life. You’ll enjoy the next best thing to your real teeth using a solution with over a 95% success rate. Your dentist has addressed all your concerns to ensure your new smile will thrive for decades, but there might still be one question on your mind – will dental implants set off metal detectors? There isn’t any reason to fret. Here’s what you need to know to avoid setting off alarms while you’re traveling.

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A Dentist Puts 5 Common Cosmetic Dental Myths to Rest!

April 5, 2021

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woman learns about cosmetic dentistry myths

You can find an endless stream of information online. However, this can often create a web of confusion, where mistruths are rapidly spread. Unfortunately, there is an abundance of misinformation circulating about cosmetic dentistry. To set the record straight, a local dentist steps in to dispel 5 cosmetic dentistry myths.

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Are Women More Likely to Experience Jaw Pain?

January 4, 2021

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Woman suffering from TMJ disorder in Dallas

Is your jaw often sore or stiff? Do you sometimes find it difficult to open or close your mouth? These are common symptoms of temporomandibular joints disorder, or TMJ disorder. While this jaw condition can happen to anyone, women account for about 90% of reported cases. Numerous studies show that women between the ages of 18 and 44 are at a much higher risk than others. If you fall into this category, it’s important to be extra aware of the risk factors. Read on to find out why women are more at risk of TMJ disorder and what they can do to stay protected.  

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Give the Gift of a Whiter Smile This Holiday

December 18, 2020

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before and after of teeth whiteningIf you have a loved one who seems to already have everything they want, you’re not alone. It can be tricky to decide on a holiday gift for these folks. This year, instead of buying them another gadget that will likely end up in a drawer collected dust, why don’t you consider giving them the gift that will keep on giving every day of the year – a whiter smile! Your North Dallas Cosmetic dentist shares why giving your loved one the smile of their dreams is the best gift to buy them this holiday season. (more…)

How to Stay Merry With a Bright Smile This Holiday Season

November 23, 2020

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Your Thanksgiving “To-Do” list probably feels never-ending, and whitening your teeth is most likely not on it. Everyone wants to look their best during the holidays, and a bright smile can give you confidence and improve your mood. Your cosmetic dentist in North Dallas can tell you which holiday favorites are the worst stain offenders and how to keep your pearly whites looking their best this season.

The Worst Stain-Causing Holiday Treats

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How Long Does a Dental Crown Last?

September 29, 2020

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Dental crown in North DallasPorcelain crowns are used to protect an affected tooth in order to prevent it from becoming damaged any further. They look similar to the crown of a natural tooth except they have a hollow space on the inside so they can snuggly fit where they need to. Just like any other tooth restoration option, they don’t necessarily last forever, especially if they aren’t being cared for properly. Continue reading to learn more from your dentist about how long dental crowns in North Dallas last, the benefits of getting one, and what you can do to increase their lifespan.

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What Are the Cosmetic Benefits of Dental Implants?

July 8, 2020

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Woman with dental implants in North DallasMissing teeth is a more common problem than many might think. According to epidemiological studies, approximately 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth. There are many different permanent solutions for people who are looking to fill these gaps in their smile. Not only are dental implants in North Dallas a durable solution, but they can provide you with cosmetic benefits that other tooth replacement methods cannot. Continue reading to learn more about how implants can help you maintain your youthful appearance.

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Get a Bright, Sunny Smile This Summer with Teeth Whitening!

June 17, 2020

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Woman with white teeth smiles after visiting North Dallas cosmetic dentistSummer is the best time to get that bright, sunny smile you’ve always wanted! You can find countless whitening kits, strips, and toothpastes both online and at your local grocery store. On the other hand, you also have a few professional teeth whitening treatments to choose from as well. Read on as your North Dallas cosmetic dentist goes over the pros and cons of each to help you decide which is best for you!

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