What Is Dental Hygiene?
The basics of dental hygiene include regular brushing and flossing at home, and teeth cleaning services in our dental office in Uptown Dallas. We offer a wide range of dental hygiene options to help you enjoy a healthy mouth and a bright smile.
Dental Services for Children
What Dental Services Are Designed for Children?
While children have access to the same array of services as adults in our dental practice, we can provide dental sealants, fluoride applications, exams, fillings for cavities and treatments for gum disease in our office.
Are Dental Services for Children Expensive?
Most dental services for children are comparable in price to the same services for adults. We will provide clear information on the costs you will pay for your dental care before beginning your treatment.
What Happens During a Dental Exam?
Your dental exam will usually include X-rays to determine the condition of your teeth and a visual and tactile examination to spot cavities, growths and other abnormalities of the teeth and gums.
How Much Do Dental Exams Cost?
Depending on your insurance, your dental examination may be available at no cost to you or your family.
Gingivitis/Gum Disease Treatment
What Is Gingivitis and How Is It Treated?
Gingivitis is a relatively mild form of gum disease that can often be treated at home with careful brushing, flossing and the use of certain over-the-counter or prescription mouthwashes. More severe cases may require surgical treatment.
How Much Does Gingivitis Treatment Cost?
The cost of your gingivitis treatment will depend on the severity of your condition and the course of treatment recommended by our dentists.
Mouth Guards for Sports
How Do Mouth Guards for Sports Work?
Mouth guards are designed to protect teeth against impacts during participation in high-impact sports. They cushion the teeth against damage and are essential for full-contact practices and competitions.
Are Mouth Guards Expensive?
We will work with you and your family to ensure that you receive affordable treatments and dental appliances to suit your needs. We will be able to give you more information when you arrive for your appointment
What Are Night Mouth Guards?
Mouth guards are fitted to your teeth in the same way as sports guards. These appliances can prevent damage caused by grinding of the teeth when sleeping or dreaming.
How Much Will Night Guards Cost?
Our dentists will let you know how much your night guards will cost and will provide you with payment options during your consultation with us.
What Is a Bruxism Guard?
Bruxism is the unconscious habit of grinding teeth together during sleep. Bruxism guards are designed to place a barrier between teeth to prevent this from causing damage to your molars.
Do I Need Nitrous Oxide Sedation?
If you are fearful of pain or discomfort during your dental procedures, nitrous oxide may provide you with added help in managing worry and stress. This sedation method is quickly reversible, so you don’t have to worry about lasting effects.
How Much Does Nitrous Oxide Sedation Cost?
Nitrous oxide is more expensive than local anesthetics. For patients with anxiety about their dental treatments; however, it may be well worth the additional cost.
Oral Cancer Screening
What Is an Oral Cancer Screening?
An oral cancer screening is designed to spot the telltale signs of cancerous growths and other abnormalities in your mouth. If anything unusual is found, your dentist may recommend a biopsy to determine the cause of the abnormality.
How Much Do Oral Cancer Screenings Cost?
In some cases, we may be able to provide preliminary oral cancer examinations as part of your annual exam. Biopsies may be somewhat more expensive for you and your family.
What Are Tooth Sealant Treatments?
For patients who are prone to cavities and tooth decay, applying a sealant treatment can block bacteria to protect against threats to your dental health.
Are Tooth Sealant Treatments Expensive?
Our tooth sealant treatments are available for children and adults and are affordable. We may have payment options available, so call us for more information.
What Should I Know About Sedation Dentistry?
Sedation dentistry is designed to allow patients to relax during their treatments with us, and it comes in various forms. Sedation may be administered orally, through an IV or by the inhalation of gas.
Is Sedation Dentistry Expensive?
The cost of sedation will vary depending on the type of anesthesia used and the kind of procedure you need. We would be happy to provide an estimate when you come in for your consultation.
Is Sedation Dentistry Dangerous?
Most cases, sedation does not pose any issues. However, be sure to tell your dentist about any medications you may be taking, as this could interfere with your treatment.
Are Dental X-rays Dangerous?
The amount of radiation used to perform dental X-rays is relatively small. The benefit provided by these procedures far outweighs the small potential risk.
The Cost of Dental X-rays
Dental X-rays are affordable and are often covered by insurance. We will work with you to ensure that your treatment costs are as low as possible.