May 5, 2018
One of the most common reasons patients don’t see the dentist regularly is because they don’t think it’s necessary to go every six months. This way, they believe they’re saving money by only going when a dental emergency appears. Unfortunately, practicing this doesn’t save patients money in the long-term. In fact, it only increases the chances of spending money on more expensive treatments later. It also increases the chances of a dental emergency occurring.
According to your dentist, here are three reasons why having regular checkups saves you money.
March 3, 2018
To most people, dental implants are considered an advanced form of tooth replacement. However, the purpose of dental implants is actually straightforward. What’s more complex is the method in which you have them placed. Dental designers are working hard every day to help dentists and patients alike reap the benefits that dental implants have to offer. That’s why they’ve included both endosteal and subperiosteal implants for patients to choose from.
How do these dental implants differ from each other you ask? Your cosmetic dentist can answer that clearly and determine which dental implant would work best for you. Once you know, you’ll be better informed to make your decision during your dental implant consultation.
February 14, 2018
There is no doubt that dental implants are the best way to replace missing teeth. They’re much sturdier than other options, they look fantastic, and they’re easy to take care of. They also have the potential to prevent bone loss and last a lifetime. But what if they don’t last a lifetime? While the vast majority of implant cases are successful, complications may crop up that require your cosmetic dentist to fix the issue and get your smile back on track. Here are a few situations that might mean you need to have your implants restored.
January 30, 2018
Is cleaning your dental implants the same as cleaning your natural teeth? This is a common question that many patients who are thinking about getting dental implants ask their cosmetic dentist. It may sway people to choose another dental prosthetic if they can’t keep up with the maintenance. The good thing is—there aren’t too many differences that come with maintaining healthy dental implants! Learn more here.
December 15, 2017
According to Alliance for a Healthier Generation, an organization dedicated to educating Americans on healthier lifestyles, 1 in every 3 children and adolescents are overweight or obese. That’s triple the rate compared to just a year prior to the study!
Today, it’s so easy to find unhealthy things to eat—and they aren’t just unhealthy for your body. They’re unhealthy for your mouth, too. In fact, studies have proven that if you actively educate your children about their oral health, you can help prevent your child from becoming overweight. Your dentist is here to help you understand why.
November 26, 2017
Properly aligned teeth are not just important for your self-esteem, but for your oral health as well. Now that you have made the choice to invest in your smile, you are ready to experience the difference with Invisalign. The clear aligners have quickly become the preferred treatment because they are virtually invisible while offering a more convenient and comfortable solution. You have already chosen the most preferred orthodontic treatment. Now, make the most of your journey to a straight smile with some simple tips you can follow to promote the experience.
October 28, 2017
If you are missing or on the verge of losing teeth, you need to find a good replacement ASAP. The best option is dental implants, which offer unrivaled security and stability for your smile. Dental implants are offered by more and more dentists each year — so how can you be sure you are choosing the right expert for the job?
September 28, 2017
Are your teeth sensitive? There could be several reasons why.
You don’t have to put up with dental pain. Let’s explore tooth sensitivity and how you may have got there so that your dentist can help you relieve your tooth sensitivity.
August 27, 2017
There are so many options for a dentist in Fairfax, we know choosing one to call your dental home can be difficult — but committing to a dentist couldn’t be more important. People who have a dentist to call their own are more likely to visit frequently, and receiving regular dental attention is the key to enjoying a healthy smile for life.
July 18, 2017
Dental technology is advancing at the speed of light, and with all the modern tools, we can complete common restorations at that same speed — or just about. Your dentist in Fairfax, Dr. Malcolm J. Murray, offers crowns, inlays, and onlays with CEREC technology! But just how much faster is CEREC compared to the traditional method? Well, it cuts the treatment time in way less than half — in fact, with CEREC, crowns, inlays, and onlays can be created in a single visit to your dentist’s office. Keep reading to find out how same day dentistry works!