In recent years, more dentists and orthodontists have seen the benefit of providing both phase 1 and phase 2 orthodontic treatments. This combined approach to orthodontics allows our team to eliminate many jaw and skull bone shape and alignment issues while children still have their baby teeth, allowing patients to achieve their desired bite positioning more quickly and comfortably. In this post, we’ll discuss the benefits of a combined phase 1 and phase 2 orthodontic plan to help your child get a flawlessly aligned smile with minimal pain or discomfort. (more…)
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What can I do to make my orthodontic treatment take longer? Said no patient ever. When patients are embarking on a complex and lengthy orthodontic treatment plan, it’s no surprise that they want to do everything they can to make the process go more quickly. Thanks to the innovative Propel accelerated orthodontic system, your dentist can now speed up the orthodontic process for those patients who choose traditional bracket and wire braces or Invisalign and other alignment tray systems. In this post, we’ll discuss how the Propel accelerated orthodontic system and tools can help you achieve the flawless, healthy smile of your dreams more quickly. (more…)
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When you look in the mirror, do you see a brilliant white smile that’s sure to make a great first impression? If not, you’re in good company. Every year numerous patients who are unhappy with the yellow, stained, or discolored appearance of their smile, and we can help! However, many of our patients believe in-office teeth whitening is as ineffective as the store bought whiteners they’ve tried. At Cosmetic & Family Dentistry, our Weatherford cosmetic dentist uses the Zoom! teeth whitening system to quickly and comfortably deliver brilliantly white smiles. If you want to see fast teeth whitening results, contact our office to schedule your cosmetic dentistry consultation today. (more…)
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Gum disease is Weatherford is an all-too-common oral health issue. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) estimate that more than half of Americans over the age of 30 suffer from bleeding gums–or worse. Dr. Deborah Romack and Dr. Garrett Mulkey, Weatherford dentists, treat gum disease and show patients how to take care of their mouths for best oral health.
Dentists in Aledo, Dr. Deborah Romack and Dr. Garrett Mulkey, offer dental services to care for the preventive, cosmetic and restorative needs of their patients. From hygienic cleanings and all-porcelain crowns to Invisalign clear aligners and mini dental implants, no dental team serves patients better than Cosmetic & Family Dentistry. (more…)
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The Bruxism Association says that morning headaches, facial and ear pain, jaw joint problems and damage to teeth and gums are symptoms of a common dental disorder called tooth grinding, or bruxism. Dr. Deborah Romack and Dr. Garrett Mulkey, Weatherford dentists, diagnose and treat bruxism at Cosmetic and Family Dentistry. They work to make patients more comfortable and to stop adverse dental health effects of bruxism. (more…)
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Big city benefits with a small town feel? It may sound too good to be true, but you can find all that and more with your dentist in Aledo at Cosmetic & Family Dentistry. Our team combines the latest in technology with the top in comfort to ensure your visit is the best it can be, from start to finish — because we know when you feel good about visiting the dentist, your oral health greatly improves. Keep reading to learn what sets our dental office apart from the rest, then schedule your appointment today.
We love the holiday season — especially the foods and special beverages that are unique to this time of year. But if you’ve got really sensitive teeth, you’re probably not looking forward to hot pumpkin pie or a nice, steaming cup of apple cider. Did you know there are some steps you can take at home to help strengthen your teeth against pain and sensitivity? Your Weatherford dentist wants your teeth to be strong and ready for the holiday season. Learn about what you can do to stop sensitivity today!
In recent years, fluoridated water has come under attack for being unsafe, but 70 years of research by the American Dental Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says otherwise. Areas where water has the recommended .7 mg/L fluoride concentration see a reduction in the number of adults and children with cavities. In fact, children who do not drink fluoridated water have three times more cavities. At Cosmetic & Family Dentistry of Weatherford, we emphasize preventive dentistry to help patients keep their natural smiles for life, and the best preventive plan includes drinking fluoridated water, brushing and flossing, and visiting our office twice each year. Call to find out more or to schedule your appointment today. (more…)
Do you know what the most common fear in adults is? I was surprised to learn it’s not a fear of the dentist — it’s actually a fear of spiders. I’m not sure how they got these results, though… with years and years of experience working on people’s mouths, we’d argue pretty confidently that the fear almost all adults share is a fear of having their teeth worked on. (more…)