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Canyon Creek Family Dentistry Blog

How to Find an Emergency Dentist When You Need One ASAP

March 8, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — canyoncreekfamilydentistry @ 11:38 am

how to find an emergency dentist

As best you can, you’d like to avoid a dental emergency. However, the reality is that most people will experience at least one episode in their life. Thus, if you’re dealing with severe tooth pain or another pressing mishap, you need to know how to find an emergency dentist fast. Here are some tips to help you in these tough situations.

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Is a Broken Denture a Dental Emergency?

January 26, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — canyoncreekfamilydentistry @ 10:59 pm
Dentures soaking in glass

Dentures are one of the most popular options when it comes to tooth replacement. They are absolutely lifechanging for people who are missing most of or all of their teeth, but what happens when your denture becomes damaged or breaks? Is this something that you should have repaired immediately, or can it wait? Even though your dentures aren’t your real teeth, it is certainly difficult to eat and speak without them working properly. Read on to learn how dentures in Richardson can break and what you should do if it happens to you.

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Are Implant-Retained Dentures Really Better Than Traditional Ones?

January 7, 2021

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Implant-retained dentures

Back in the day, if you were missing teeth, you were out of luck. However, with modern dental technology, having a toothless smile can be a thing of the past. There are a variety of different tooth replacement options out there that have proved to be successful. One of the most popular options is dentures, but dental implant-retained dentures are becoming more popular due to their many benefits. You may be wondering if making the switch is really better. Continue reading to learn more about attaching dentures to dental implants in Richardson and how it can benefit you.

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Top 4 New Year’s Resolutions to Help Improve Your Smile

December 26, 2020

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A smiling couple surrounded by gold confetti and balloons

The time has come to prepare to leave behind a year’s worth of life lessons and start planning what to do differently in the new year. Many have ambitious New Year’s resolutions to make changes to their diets or career path, but another great goal to have is to improve your oral health. Keep reading for a few resolution ideas that can help you have an eye-catching smile in 2021!

Do Dental Implants Feel Different From Other Restorations?

December 8, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — canyoncreekfamilydentistry @ 4:08 pm
Illustration of a dental implant in a jawbone

If you’ve had to deal with tooth loss due to dental trauma or decay, it can be difficult to decide which dental restoration option may be best for you. While they are more invasive than dentures, getting dental implants in Richardson can provide many benefits, including convenience and comfort. Keep reading to learn what it would feel like to have dental implants.

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4 Ways That Regular Dental Checkups Can Save You Money

November 9, 2020

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smiling man giving thumbs up at his dentist in Richardson

The idea that going to the dentist more often could save you money seems contradictory at first, but it’s true, especially if you have dental insurance. The vast majority of dental insurance plans prioritize preventive and diagnostic care. They often cover the cost of checkups and cleanings at 100% while only paying for a portion of the cost of restorative treatments like fillings or crowns. If you, like most people, want to save money and minimize the amount of time you spend in the treatment chair, keep reading to learn four ways that regularly seeing your dentist in Richardson can save you money in the long run.  

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5 Things to Consider When Looking for a New Dentist

October 4, 2020

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If you are accustomed to the care received at Canyon Creek Family Dentistry but are now in need of a dentist in Plano, you will be pleased to learn you can receive the same high-quality care at our sister practice, Legacy Trails Dental! But what if you are moving elsewhere, and your current dentist doesn’t work among different offices? Here are a few things to consider when trying to find the right dental professional for you and your family.

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5 Post-Op Questions about Dental Implants

September 23, 2020

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Magnifying glass and FAQs about dental implants in Richardson. If you’re ready to replace your missing teeth with dental implants in Richardson, the first step to a complete smile involves your placement surgery. A titanium implant post will be surgically placed into your jaw to serve as a new root. Your bone will fuse to the post through a process called osseointegration, providing a stable foundation for your replacement tooth. Although the procedure is routine, it’s normal to have a few questions about your recovery. There’s no need to worry. Here are the answers to the top 5 questions asked by patients post-op.

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Is It Safe to Visit Your Dentist During COVID-19?

August 10, 2020

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Richardson dentist in PPE provides care during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has put infection control at the forefront of everyone’s minds. From grocery shopping to connecting with others, many aspects of our everyday lives have changed to keep ourselves, our loved ones, and our communities healthy. If your biannual dental checkup is on the horizon or if you have a painful tooth, you may be wondering “Is it safe to go to the dentist?” Thankfully, your Richardson dentist has implemented a variety of new safety precautions to keep you safe while providing the dental care you need. Read on to learn what they’re doing to safeguard everyone’s wellbeing when you visit them during COVID-19.

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Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late! 4 Reasons to Schedule Your Routine Visit Today

July 11, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — canyoncreekfamilydentistry @ 8:58 pm

Whether it is a jam-packed work schedule, the stress of back to school season, or simply navigating life in 2020, there is a multitude of ways you can justify putting off your routine dental exam and cleaning. However, your regular appointments play a crucial role in your oral and overall health, which are a top priority considering the current pandemic. If you have recently contemplated postponing your bi-yearly visit, then your dentist in Richardson is sharing four reasons you should reconsider!

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