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Canyon Creek Family Dentistry Blog

Dental Insurance & Dental Implant Tooth Replacement

June 12, 2018

Dentist showing dental implant model to patientWhen it comes to planning for advanced tooth replacement using dental implant supported restorations, the cost is one of the main factors that worry patients. One big reason patients are concerned is that most dental insurance plans don’t cover the cost of the implant posts or their surgical placement. Luckily, insurance does cover part of the cost of other aspects of implant tooth replacement – including your new tooth or teeth. In this post, we’ll discuss some ways your dentist can help you to offset the cost of implant supported tooth replacement and why these restorations are worth the investment.

Dental Implants Success Rate

June 6, 2018

Dentist showing patient dental implant modelWhen patients do research into dental implant supported tooth replacement, one of the things they’re interested in is the success rate. However, they’re often frustrated to find conflicting numbers. Some sites say implants are successful 98% of the time and others say 80%, 75%, or lower. Don’t get frustrated. Read this post and get informed about the variables that increase or decrease success for dental implant supported tooth replacement. Then, talk to your dentist about how to increase your chances for successful implantation before beginning your implant supported tooth replacement plan.

Everything You Need to Know About Root Canal Therapy in Richardson

May 10, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — canyoncreekfamilydentistry @ 2:39 pm

inside of tooth root canalIt’s a typical, warm spring day in Texas, and you have plans to head down to Lower Greenville to grab a bite to eat with friends. Before you can get out of the house, though, you’re hit with an intense pain that shoots up one side of your face. Now your plans are derailed, and you find yourself needing relief. Your local dentist says you may need root canal therapy in Richardson, and as you continue reading, you’ll learn about everything that is involved in this procedure. Soon, you’ll be back to normal!


9 Foods That Could Send You to Your Emergency Dentist in Richardson

April 3, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — canyoncreekfamilydentistry @ 5:34 pm

lollipop and tooth painEveryone loves to eat. Whether it’s a savory feast full of hearty foods or a refreshing summer treat, there are few things as satisfying as biting into something delicious. Unfortunately, not all the goodies that we love to consume are safe for our oral health. In fact, some foods could send you straight to your emergency dentist in Richardson. Here are a few yummies that we suggest you be cautious around.


When Is an Extraction Really Necessary? A Dentist in Richardson Explains

March 2, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — canyoncreekfamilydentistry @ 5:02 pm

Someone holding an extracted toothDid you know that an estimated 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth? If you’ve recently found out that you need to have a tooth extracted, at least you’ll be in good company! But even with that small consolation, we understand that many people don’t look forward to dental work, even under the best of circumstances. As a dentist in Richardson who has done countless extractions, we wanted to write a blog to explain a bit more about this common procedure so that you understand why it’s necessary and know what you can expect.


What is a Crown and Why Do You Need One? Ask a Dentist in Richardson

February 2, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — canyoncreekfamilydentistry @ 7:13 pm

A ceramic, gold and metal dental crownHave you ever noticed that dental and medical professionals speak what seems like a foreign language? As if it weren’t intimidating enough simply being in the dental chair having your teeth examined, but then you have the added stress of wondering what exactly is being said about you!

Hearing about your “probe readings” or that one of your teeth has a “mesial fracture line” would make anyone would feel a little nervous. In this blog, your dentist in Richardson will explain one particular term you may have heard recently: a dental crown. You’ll learn what a crown is and why you might need one so that next time, you’ll be a better-informed patient!


Bad Time For a Toothache? Your Dentist in Richardson Talks Emergencies

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A tooth alongside an emergency kitIt’s Friday night and you’re so glad that the weekend has finally arrived. After a long week at work, you’ve planned the perfect mix of relaxation and fun – binge watching some favorite TV and having dinner with friends on Saturday. But just as the weekend is getting started you bite down on something at dinner and realize one of your crowns has come off. Yikes! Thankfully, you’re not in pain (and even avoided swallowing it) but you’d still like to get it taken care of as soon as possible. Since it’s late on Friday night you’re just crossing your fingers that you won’t have to wait until Monday!

If anything like this has ever happened to you, your dentist in Richardson talks about how you can handle this situation. You’ll also learn about some prevention tips for the future.


Restore Your Smile and Confidence with Your Dentist in Richardson

January 2, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — canyoncreekfamilydentistry @ 3:06 pm

older couple smiling and huggingThere was a time when you would treat yourself to a Mavs basketball game, and then hit the town afterwards to have dinner and take in the sites of downtown Dallas. But things have recently changed. You’ve lost some of your teeth due to poor oral hygiene habits of the past and just don’t feel like yourself. That means that the things you used to love to do are a far-gone memory now. You’re wondering if there is a way to replace several missing teeth and restore the life that you once had. Thankfully, your dentist in Richardson has a solution.


Your Dentist in Richardson Is Accepting New Patients!

December 4, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — canyoncreekfamilydentistry @ 3:35 pm

happy woman at dentistThere is no shortage of dentists in Richardson. You’re spoiled for choice when it comes to taking care of that beautiful smile of yours! However, instead of just picking the dentist that is the closest or that has cool advertisements, why not seriously consider Canyon Creek Family Dentistry for all your oral healthcare needs? You’ll discover that we can provide excellent service, compassionate care, and flexible payment options as your dentist in Richardson.


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