What’s the Practice of Dental Hygiene?
Oral hygiene involves keeping your gums, teeth and mouth clean and healthy. The purpose is to prevent tooth decay, gum disease, and other dental problems.
Dental Services for Children
Child Dental Services: What Are They?
Dental services for kids include teeth cleanings, gum disease and cavity treatments, and X-rays. Find out more by calling our office in Dallas.
What Do Dental Examinations Involve?
For a dental checkup, our dentists will attentively check your mouth for indications of cavities and gum disease. X-rays and an oral cancer test will also be conducted.
What Does a Dental Checkup Cost?
Your dental checkup cost depends on your teeth and gum health and will include the cost of X-rays. We’ll also include the amount that your dental policy pays.
Gingivitis and Gum Disease Treatment
What’s Gum Disease Treatment?
When you have gum disease, our dentists clean your gums to remove any plaque and debris. If you have an advanced stage of gingivitis, then surgery might be necessary to restore the health of your gums.
How Much Does Gingivitis Treatment Cost?
The cost of treatment for gum disease depends on the severity of your condition. The price increases when root planing and periodontal scaling are necessary. Call our practice in Dallas to learn more.
Mouth Guards for Sports
What Is a Sports Mouth Guard For?
Mouth guards are devices that athletes use to avoid teeth, cheek, jaw, tongue and other mouth injuries. They are made of flexible, soft laminate or plastic, and are often required in collision sports such as boxing, hockey and football.
How Expensive Are Custom Mouth Guards?
Sports mouth guard prices depend on how much material is needed to protect your mouth. Other specifications will have an impact as well.
What’s a Mouth Guard for Night?
A night guard is a plastic appliance that protects your teeth from damage if you grind them as you sleep. This condition is called bruxism.
Are Night Guards Costly?
The cost of your night guard is based on the complexity of your case and the materials that you choose. Your insurance may help too if your treatment is a medical necessity.
What Does a Bruxism Guard Do?
A custom bruxism guard is the same as a custom night guard. Many people have better sleep after they start using one.
What’s Dental Laughing Gas For?
Formally called nitrous oxide, this gas is odorless, colorless and we use it for local sedation to promote relaxation. It’s a safe method because its effects can be reversed quickly.
How Costly Is Nitrous Oxide Sedation?
Laughing gas is an affordable sedation method. It’s used for many patients who feel anxious during dental procedures. The cost is charged on a per-visit or per-hour basis.
Oral Cancer Screening
Where Do I Go to Get Screened for Oral Cancer?
You can visit our dentists in Dallas for an oral cancer screening, which we perform during your annual dental exam. Call now to set up an appointment for your checkup.
How Expensive Is an Oral Cancer Test?
The price of your oral cancer test will depend on how much your dental coverage contributes. If we find a cancerous growth, we’ll review your options for treatment and provide a cost estimate for the necessary treatments.
What’s a Sealant for a Tooth?
Tooth sealants provide protection against decay in your teeth. They’re excellent if you get cavities often.
How Much Does a Dental Sealant Cost?
Your dental sealant price will depend on your insurance coverage and the health of your teeth. The cost also increases with the number of teeth that we need to seal.
How Do Sedation Dentistry Techniques Work?
Often referred to as sleep dentistry, sedation doesn’t always put you to sleep. Instead, you might remain awake but in a deeply relaxed state during your treatment, allowing you to feel comfortable and pain-free.
How Expensive Is Sedation Dentistry?
How much that you pay for sedation is based on the technique that we use, your dental coverage, and the length of your sedation. Call our office in Dallas to find out more.
How Safe Is Oral Sedation?
Oral sedation is totally safe most of the time. However, let us know if you have trouble breathing, suffer from sleep apnea, or other respiratory issues.
How Frequently Should I Get Dental X-rays?
Your gum and teeth health and your dental history affect how frequently we take your X-rays. If you don’t have any dental issues, we may only need new X-rays every two years.
How Much Do Mouth X-rays Cost?
The type of X-rays that you need and your dental insurance determine your cost for X-rays. X-rays included as part of an annual dental exam usually are covered by insurance. Contact our office in Dallas for more information.