Beacon Dentistry Blog

Want to Enjoy Thanksgiving More Fully? Get Dental Implants

November 17, 2023

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family standing around Thanksgiving food together

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and you may be getting ready for the festivities. As delicious smells fill the house and your family and friends gather around the table, your mouth will undoubtedly start to water in anticipation. More importantly, you’ll look back fondly on this special occasion with loved ones.

But if you have traditional dentures, your Thanksgiving may be notably less enjoyable than it otherwise could be. Although there’s not enough time to get them for this year, you should seriously consider getting dental implants for next Thanksgiving, so you can focus on creating lifelong memories.


Moderation After the Masquerade: How to Keep Your Teeth from Becoming Terrifying This Halloween

October 13, 2023

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Halloween is that one time of year when people celebrate all things freaky, spooky, and frightening, but nobody wants their teeth to stay that way when the holiday is over. Given that the average trick-or-treater comes home with a heaping pillowcase full of chocolate, jawbreakers, taffy, and every other sugary confection under the sun, it’s important for everyone to be wary of protecting their teeth afterward. Here are a few tips to keep your Halloween night from leading to a dental emergency later.


What is Being Under Dental Sedation Like?

September 13, 2023

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Dentist performing treatment on sedated female patientAre you scared of the dentist? Maybe you need to have some dental work done? No matter the reason, you can sit back and enjoy your time in the dentist’s chair with sedation dentistry. Contrary to common belief, you are not rendered unconscious. Instead, here’s what you can expect it to feel like when benefiting from dental sedation.


Can I Get Dental Implants While Pregnant?

June 7, 2023

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portrait of a pregnant woman

Pregnancy can have all kinds of unexpected effects on the body, and while you already have your hands full preparing to welcome this new baby into your life, it’s a good idea to take some time to make sure you’re in the best health possible.

Sometimes, pregnancy causes people to lose teeth, and if that’s happened to you, you may wonder whether dental implants could help you replace them. However, you may also be nervous about the prospect of getting surgery while you’re expecting. If you want to know more about the prospect of getting dental implants during pregnancy, here’s some information you might find useful.


A Few Non-Invasive Ways to Beautify Your Smile

May 19, 2023

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A cosmetic dentist assessing his female patient

Over the years, perhaps you’ve heard people say, “Beauty is pain.” This phrase refers to the idea that you must suffer for good looks. Concerning your smile, though, the opposite is true: you don’t need intrusive care to get a lovely grin. You could always opt for non-invasive cosmetic procedures. If that sounds good, your local Weatherford dentist can tell you more. To that end, here’s a summary of non-invasive cosmetic dentistry and some examples of its services.


How to React When Something is Stuck Between Your Teeth

February 9, 2023

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A man with an object stuck between teeth

If there’s something stuck between your teeth, you’re likely not enjoying the situation. After all, the object in question can cause discomfort and pain. Still, there’s no need to panic or get too worked up over it. With the proper common-sense steps, you could easily resolve the problem. In fact, your local Weatherford dentist can show you the right approach. Here’s what you should do, then, when debris gets stuck between your teeth.


What Do Dental Implants Feel Like?

January 18, 2023

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Dental implants replace the roots of missing teeth for a durable, lifelike solution to gaps in your grin. They can last a lifetime with proper care and are color-matched to perfectly blend in with the rest of your beam. If you are preparing to have implants placed, you may be wondering how they will feel in your mouth. Keep reading to learn about how implants feel and how the procedure works.


Ways to Ease New Aligner Discomfort

December 30, 2022

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A man dealing with new aligner discomfort

You likely know the upsides of clear aligners by now. Namely, they’re subtle, removable, and able to work without brackets or wires! Despite their perks, though, these trays still involve an adjustment period. Before your teeth get used to them, you’ll feel some new aligner discomfort. To ensure a smoother treatment, then, you should find tips for relieving this pain. Thankfully, your Weatherford dentist has some suggestions. Here’s a summary of four helpful ways to ease discomfort from new aligners.


How to Maximize Your Child’s Dental Insurance Benefits

November 22, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — beacondentistry @ 9:58 pm
Child at the dentist

If you have dental insurance for you and your family, you already know that you’re going to lose out on your unused benefits by the end of the year. This is because most insurance companies renew all benefits at the beginning of each calendar year. Ultimately, there is no better time than now to maximize your children’s benefits. Continue reading to learn more about dental insurance and what steps you should be taking now.


How Long Will Cosmetic Dentistry Last?

September 3, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — beacondentistry @ 10:46 pm
A patient smiling and receiving cosmetic dental work.

Did you know that the demand for cosmetic dental work in the US has actually doubled within the last five years? More people than ever before are opting to upgrade their pearly whites, and there are several different ways of doing this! But before you commit to a particular treatment, you might have questions about the expected results and how long they’ll last. Keep reading to learn more.

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