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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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.
The American Association of Orthodontists says straight teeth are a personal asset. Plus, good teeth ward off problems with speech, eating, gum disease, TMJ dysfunction and tooth decay. So, if you or a loved one face a crooked smile every time you look in the mirror, take heart.
You’ve seen how dramatically porcelain veneers can transform a smile, and now you’re curious if they’re the right choice for your teeth. But it’s a big decision — and where do you begin? Before you decide on veneers in Weatherford, as yourself these four key questions and feel confident you’re making the right choice.
Every good photo needs a strong, beautiful frame surrounding it. Your teeth are no different, though their frame should be light pink, healthy and whole. Yes, your gums play a vital role in your mouth. They hold your teeth in place, allowing you to eat, speak and smile, and healthy gums also keep your breath smelling fresh. So how do you make sure they stay beautiful? Keep reading to find four top tips for healthy gums from your family dentist in Weatherford!
If you or a loved one are dealing with the stressful, potentially damaging effects of crooked or misaligned teeth, don’t wait another day to seek orthodontic care in Weatherford. At Cosmetic & Family Dentistry, we offer a variety of options sure to fit your needs and lifestyle. Keep reading to learn more about your straightening solutions — including a special discount on traditional braces!
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!