If you’re thinking about starting an orthodontic treatment plan to align your smile, you want to take the time to consider all of your options. While a straighter smile usually leads to improved confidence and better oral health, getting there can be a real struggle if it means dealing with the hassles of bracket and wire braces. For many people, Invisalign alignment tray orthodontics just makes more sense. In this post, we’ll talk about some of the many benefits of treatment with Invisalign and factors that can impact the cost of your treatment plan. For most people who choose treatment with an alignment tray system over traditional braces, the cost of either orthodontic plan will be comparable. Best of all, most dental insurance providers now offer the same coverage for bracket and wire braces and Invisalign, giving you the freedom to choose an orthodontic solution that fits your lifestyle. (more…)
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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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…)
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…)
As general and family dentists, Dr. Deborah Romack and Dr. Garrett Mulkey of Cosmetic & Family Dentistry in Weatherford, TX, are delighted to provide quality dental care for children. It should come as no surprise that children are susceptible to the same dental and oral health problems as adults, including tooth decay, gum disease, teeth grinding and clenching and even sleep apnea. We can treat all of these concerning conditions right here in our office. (more…)
Researchers have discovered that between 30 to 40 percent of couples sleep apart at night. And not because they are falling out of love—they are in love, but just need their sleep! If your better half snores to beat the band at night, then you know what we’re talking about. But rather than drag your blanket and pillow to another room, perhaps you should look into the reason you’re loved one snores. For some people, snoring is a symptom of a more serious condition called sleep apnea. At Cosmetic & Family Dentistry in Weatherford, TX, Dr. Deborah Romack works with top-notch physicians in the area to develop a plan that considers every aspect of sleep apnea therapy. (more…)