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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Your Weatherford dentists, Dr. Deborah Romack and Dr. Garrett Mulkey, of Cosmetic & Family Dentistry maintain that your oral health either helps or hurts your overall health, well-being and self-image. So, they urge their patients to have twice yearly dental exams and hygienic cleanings as foundational to a long-lasting, attractive smiles and good systemic health.
What’s a leading reason for tooth loss among American adults? Is it oral injury? Is it tooth decay? Gum disease, or periodontal disease, is one of the biggest reasons why people lose teeth in the United States. Surprised? Don’t be. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta says that 50 percent of adults over the age of 30 have gum disease to one degree or other. What causes periodontal disease with those red, swollen gums, and how do Dr. Deborah Romack and Dr. Garrett Mulkey, dentists in Weatherford at Cosmetic & Family Dentistry, treat it?
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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Changing dentists can be distressing, particularly if you have been treated well by your previous dentist. Now you’ve relocated your family to Aledo. What questions should you ask a prospective family dentist? (more…)
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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…)
In the age of one stop shopping, we at Cosmetic & Family Dentistry of Weatherford know that our customers want a dental experience that can meet all of their oral care needs. That’s why Dr.s Deborah Romack and Garrett Mulkey have knowledge and experience in a wide range of dental specialties. We are truly your one stop oral health shop near Aledo. Our convenient Weatherford, TX office offers preventive and restorative dentistry, sedation dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, children’s dentistry and orthodontics. No matter what dental care your family needs, our dedicated dental team will put a smile on your face. If you’re new to town, need a new dentist after yours retired, or just need more dental care options, Cosmetic & Family Dentistry of Weatherford invites you to contact us today for an appointment. (more…)