Think You May Have A Cavity?

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Hello, Lewisville friends of The Lewisville Dentist! Teeth take a lot of tender, loving care. And even when we do our best to practice daily dental hygiene, bacteria can still sneak in and cause tooth decay – the common cold of oral health. The Lewisville Dentist, we have been filling cavities for years and would…

How Do Implant Dentures Work?

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Many people know that a dental implant is an ideal tooth restoration. Some don’t realize, however, that two or more can support a partial or full denture. This can be a more affordable option than having multiple implants while still providing many improvements as compared to conventional dentures. Today’s message answers the most frequent questions…

What is Dental Sleep Medicine?

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What is dental sleep medicine? It’s a relatively new branch of dentistry that treats sleep apnea and other sleep-related breathing problems. Don’t confuse dental sleep medicine with dental sedation or sleep dentistry. Dental sleep medicine treats sleep apnea. What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a disorder where you have frequent, recurring pauses in breathing…

Do Kids Get Periodontal Disease?

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Most Lewisville moms and dads are concerned about cavities. And rightly so. Tooth decay in children is a serious and widespread disease. What about kids’ gum disease? Are kids at risk for an oral ailment that is prevalent in the adult population? Short answer: yes. Let’s discuss it. Children and teenagers are at risk of…

Advanced Dental Technology At The Lewisville Dentist

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Today’s post highlights how behind-the-scenes dental technology helps us serve our patients. CAD/CAM CAD (computer-aided design) and CAM (computer-aided manufacturing) are used for many restorative services. These include same-day inlays/onlays and crowns. Dentists who offer dental implants can use CAD/CAM technology in every phase of the dental implant procedure. CAD/CAM is also used in dental…