1. Misaligned Teeth? Consider Fastbraces®!

    Do you have crooked teeth or a misaligned bite? Perhaps you have noticed crooked teeth when you brush in the morning, or maybe you noticed that your child’s teeth have become misaligned as they have grown. Nobody wants to live with an underbite, overbite, or misaligned teeth. That said, most people don’t want to wear braces for years to correct crooked teeth. Luckily, Fastbraces® offers a sol…Read More

  2. A dentist explaining dental implants to a patient

    Are Dental Implants Right for You?

    Dental implants have quickly become a common solution used by dentists to help people with missing, damaged, or broken teeth. Implants look and feel like real teeth, which is one of the best parts of using them to improve your smile. This also makes them a viable option for patients who dislike the feeling of wearing dentures. If you are missing a tooth or dislike dentures, then you may be wonderi…Read More

  3. 5 Signs You Have Gum Disease

    Many people find it surprising that up to 80% of Americans have some form of periodontitis, also known as gum disease. At our dentist office in Mesquite, we often have patients come in who have signs of gum disease, and in many cases, they did not realize that they were at risk! Whether you realize it or not, you may have some form of gum disease, and it is crucial to seek treatment as soon as pos…Read More

  4. Treating Dental Anxiety With Sedation Dentistry

    Are you afraid to go to the dentist? Does the mere thought of a dentistry appointment increase your heart rate and make your hands start to shake? If so, then you may be suffering from dental anxiety. Thankfully, the Mesquite Dental & Implant Center can offer sedation dentistry as a solution for you. In today’s post, we will discuss dental anxiety and sedation dentistry. Read on to learn how…Read More

  5. Preparing Your Child for Dental Checkups

    Dentists recommend bringing your child in for their first dental appointment about six months after their first tooth erupts. This will give the child enough time to acclimate to the new sensation of having teeth in their mouth, and it will also give more teeth a chance to come out. Because this first appointment usually occurs when the child is around a year old, most kids won’t remember this f…Read More

  6. Dentures or Dental Implants: Which is Best For Me?

    In today’s blog entry, we will discuss one of the most common questions we are asked at the Mesquite Dental & Implant Center: “should I get dentures or dental implants?” While we will do our best to provide you with as much information about the benefits of each option, the best way to decide which is right for you is to speak with the dentist directly. Making a decision based on your in…Read More

  7. Stopping Dental Anxiety

    According to recent studies, between nine and 15 percent of Americans (30-40 million people) avoid the dentist because of their dental phobia or dental anxiety. This statistic shows just how serious of a problem dental anxiety really is. Without visiting the dentist, one runs the risk of developing a multitude of dental problems, or existing problems can become worse over time. If you are one of t…Read More

  8. Dental Implant FAQs

    If it has been a long time since you last visited the dentist, or you have never needed to have one or more teeth replaced, dental implants may sound confusing. In this blog entry, we will discuss some of the basics you need to know about these incredible new developments. If you think that you may be a candidate for dental implants, or you need any other kind of dental care, including an exam, X-…Read More

  9. Good Dental Health Over the Holidays

    The holidays are a wonderful time of the year. We get to spend time with our family and friends while enjoying delicious foods, exchanging gifts, and appreciating how lucky we are. This time of year can also be quite stressful. Between planning for parties, recitals, and shopping, it is easy to feel overwhelmed or to let some things slip through the cracks. During the holidays, it is easy to let y…Read More

  10. 3 Critical Ways To Keep Your Teeth

    Dear Santa, We here at Mesquite Dental are concluding our series of dental care tips for this holiday season today. Hermey, your misfit toy-making elf, turned aspiring dentist to the North Pole, asked that we put our vast insight with dentures in Mesquite to work to create tips for avoiding dentures, implants, and bridges later in life. However, should you or your toy making staff need any these s…Read More