Have you been living with a gap in your smile from a missing tooth? If so, then it can create more than an aesthetic issue, as the vacated space can lead to other challenges, like the surrounding teeth shifting and jawbone loss. Thankfully, there is a solution: the placement of an affordable dental implant. To learn why this is your best option and to discover why the cost of a dental implant shouldn’t prevent you from having your smile restored, continue reading!
Ten Mile Dental Blog
November 25, 2019
Thanks to All-on-4 (which is also sometimes called “Teeth in a Day”), the lengthy process that’s typically required when getting dentures supported by dental implants can be drastically sped up; you can enjoy new teeth with less waiting and fewer appointments. However, you may find yourself asking, “What do I need to know before getting All-on-4 dental implants?” Here are 4 facts that you’ll want to keep in mind before starting the process of rebuilding your smile from the roots up.
September 16, 2019
Most of us probably think that preventing strokes is as simple as eating right and exercising regularly. While those can certainly help, keeping from having a stroke also involves taking care of your dental health. Studies have found that people with gum disease in Frisco were up to twice as likely to have a stroke than people without gum disease. So, what’s the connection between the two? Let’s take a closer look.
August 12, 2019
Did you know that 1 out of 3 high school seniors have tried vaping in the last year? It used to be that smoking was the most common unhealthy behavior that teenagers and young adults engaged in. Then, about a decade ago, vaping became the “new thing” that many young people are tempted to try. But, while many believe it’s harmless, a family dentist in Frisco will tell you that there are consequences, including when it comes to oral health. Learn more below about the impact of vaping and get tips for how to talk to your kids about this important topic.
June 13, 2019
Summer is here, and that means your kid’s schedule is starting to change. But one thing that shouldn’t change is their dental hygiene routine. Just because your child isn’t in school doesn’t mean they should start slacking on brushing and flossing! Summer may be the best time for your kid to come into a family dentistry in Frisco. Let’s look at 4 ways to help your kid maintain proper oral hygiene this summer.
May 21, 2019
How often do you floss? For years, dentists have been advising patients to floss once a day, but according to one study by the CDC, about 37% of adults over age 30 floss less than daily, and about 32% never floss at all. You may not think it’s a problem as long as you continue brushing, but consider this: by not flossing, you could be at higher risk for painful gum disease. Your family dentist in Frisco, CO can advise you on how taking the time to floss can help protect your gums—and your health.
April 22, 2019
You may have heard about oral cancer in passing, but never bothered to investigate it. In 2017 alone, it was estimated that 53,000 Americans would be diagnosed, and about 11,000 would die from the disease. Every time you go to your family dentist in Frisco, CO for your routine checkup and cleaning, you’re getting an oral cancer screening in an attempt to spot signs and symptoms early and increase your chance of survival. The disease can manifest itself in multiple ways, so this Oral Cancer Awareness Month, take the time to continue reading to educate yourself on how oral cancer screenings could benefit you. (more…)
January 5, 2019
If you’re missing a tooth or two, you may feel embarrassed to show your smile. After all, it’s one of the first things people notice about you. But what can you do about it? You can replace your missing teeth using one of the advanced options available. Not only is tooth replacement good for your oral health and your appearance, but it will also restore your ability to chew and speak like you used to. It’s worth the time, effort, and money to replace your missing teeth and give you your smile back. (more…)
November 16, 2018
Con you believe it? It seems like yesterday that you were ringing in the New Year, and in the blink of an eye, you’re once again preparing for another fun-filled holiday season. That means there will be tons of delicious treats just waiting on you to indulge. Your family dentist in Frisco reminds you, though, to be mindful of your oral health. Is that possible? Continue reading to discover how to protect your mouth, teeth and gums while still enjoying the season’s delights!
August 28, 2018
It’s that time of the year again. Your kids have run and played all summer, and now it’s time to head back to school. As a parent, you’re busy buying clothes and supplies so that your children are ready for the upcoming year. Your family dentist in Frisco reminds you, though, that just as important as getting things in order to start the year is the oral hygiene of your children. Read on to learn some easy tips to keep them on track.