Southridge Dental Family & Cosmetic Dentistry Blog

September 8, 2023

7 Myths About Cosmetic Dentistry Debunked

Filed under: Uncategorized — dunson @ 11:59 am
A woman at the dentist smiling at her new veneers

When many patients go to the dentist, it’s because they have some kind of pain or infection. Insurance companies also don’t cover cosmetic treatments, so it’s no wonder that many patients still don’t know about the benefits that cosmetic dentistry can offer. Some have even begun to spread myths about the treatments in the absence of information

If you want to dispel the rumors and learn the truth about seven of these myths, continue reading.


July 13, 2023

Tips, Tricks, and What to Expect When Talking with Dentures

Filed under: Uncategorized — dunson @ 7:53 pm
person talking with dentures to dentist

After transitioning to dentures as a solution for lost natural teeth, you’re on a path to restoring your smile and self-assurance. Adapting to dentures requires patience. Initially, speaking might feel unfamiliar and awkward. Yet, with time, perseverance, and practice, you’ll acclimate, speaking naturally and confidently. To facilitate this transition, continue reading for advice and techniques on how to converse comfortably with dentures.


March 4, 2023

5 Questions to Get You Started on Your Smile Makeover!

Filed under: Uncategorized — dunson @ 2:49 am
a woman with a beautiful smile after cosmetic dentistry

What is the first thing you notice about someone when you meet them? According to a study conducted by the Academy of General Dentistry, 40% of people said they notice a smile first. Moreover, it found that 96% of people believe a smile is vital to a person’s appearance. However, if you are not happy with your teeth, you can tend to hide them and be less likely to engage with others. Luckily, there are many cosmetic dental treatments that can give you the grin you’ve always wanted. Here are five questions to ask your cosmetic dentist to help you get started on the path to a smile makeover!


February 4, 2023

Is Your Dental Checkup Coming Up? Mention These 4 Important Factors

Filed under: Uncategorized — dunson @ 11:59 pm
a man visiting and sharing information with his dentist at a checkup

Taking care of your pearly whites by brushing and flossing is essential if you want a healthy and beautiful smile. However, another important part of maintaining your oral health is attending your biannual dental appointments. In addition to a deep cleaning to rid your teeth of plaque and tartar, your dentist can catch any issues before they become more serious. It’s important to give your dental team a full picture of certain things regarding your dental and physical health so they can thoroughly treat your smile. Here are four things to be sure to mention!


January 3, 2023

5 New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthier, Brighter Smile in 2023!

Filed under: Uncategorized — dunson @ 2:56 am
a woman with a healthy and bright smile for the New Year

With the new year approaching, it is not uncommon for people to take the last weeks of December to think about the things they would like to improve in the coming months. In fact, it’s estimated that about 50% of Americans make resolutions. Many of these goals are related to your physical well-being. But why not also include your oral health? If you would like a healthier, happier smile in 2023, here are five resolutions to help you achieve one!


December 3, 2022

Your Guide for Wearing Invisalign During the Holidays

Filed under: Uncategorized — dunson @ 7:57 pm
Woman wearing holiday sweater and holding Invisalign aligner

Will you be wearing Invisalign aligners this holiday season? If so, you need to be careful; between shopping, attending parties, and traveling, many people are so busy around this time of year that they aren’t as careful about sticking to their Invisalign treatment as they should be. To make sure that the holiday festivities don’t disrupt the Invisalign process, keep these 4 tips in mind.


November 7, 2022

4 Questions to Ask Your Cosmetic Dentist

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: — dunson @ 5:08 pm

Floating questions marks over opened handA beautiful smile is associated with youth, success, and confidence: however, few people have flawless teeth. If you’re embarrassed by stains, chips, gaps, or even missing teeth, you may be a candidate for a smile makeover. Your first step in the transformation process involves scheduling a consultation with a dentist. Here are 4 important questions to ask your cosmetic dentist to turn the smile of your dreams into reality.


October 13, 2022

What You Should Do If You Lose a Filling

Filed under: Uncategorized — dunson @ 8:14 pm
A woman suffering from a lost dental filling

When you get a filling for one of your teeth, you might think the treatment will last forever. After all, it’s not like the tooth’s interior can get infected now, right? However, the truth is that you could eventually suffer a lost dental filling. Should that happen, you’ll need to act quickly and carefully to handle the matter. Fortunately for you, your Denton dentist is here to help you out. Read on to learn four steps to take if you lose a dental filling.


September 2, 2022

How to Maximize Your Dental Benefits Before the End of the Year

Filed under: Uncategorized — dunson @ 4:17 pm
Patient filling out dental insurance paperwork.

Having dental insurance is one of the best ways that you can protect your smile—however, you still must know how to utilize your benefits to the fullest! But this is often easier said than done, and amidst all of the forms to fill out, appointments to schedule, and other things to keep in mind, it can sometimes be tough to get the most out of your coverage. Here are four helpful tips from your dentist to help you maximize your dental insurance benefits before the end of the year.


November 19, 2021

What to do If Your Veneer Fell Off

Filed under: Uncategorized — dunson @ 11:43 pm
person whose veneer fell off in Denton getting it fixed

Veneers are an excellent way of correcting issues with your smile, such as cracks, chips, gaps between teeth, and minor alignment issues. Though they are incredibly durable and can last for upward of 15 years, there’s still a chance that one of your veneers may fall off. If this ever happens to you, follow these five steps to handle the situation until you can see your dentist.

Older Posts »