Patient EducationDallas, TX
A very important part of our practice philosophy is to educate our patients on their choices of treatment, as we believe an informed patient is a better patient. This applies both to procedures necessary to regain and maintain oral health as well as for cosmetic options. We have prepared this section for potential patients to become better informed, since we believe a well-informed patient will take ownership of their oral health and better understand the value of treatment options discussed with the doctor.
The following videos will briefly explain topics selected by us as those most frequently requested. Below the videos you'll find additional topics in .pdf format that you can read and learn about. If you don't find the specific topic of interest to you, just let us know - we probably have information on it that we can direct you to.
Digital Panaromic X-Ray
Oral Cancer Exam
Full Mouth Debridgement
Scaling & Root Planing
Andy’s First Dental Visits
Kirby’s Cool Brushing
Kirby and Sealants
Kirby Visits the Dentist
Why Brush and Floss
Kirby’s First Tooth Loss
Kirby’s Healthy Diet
Wally’s Brushing Tips
The following topics are in “pdf” format, and require an Adobe Acrobat viewer to open, read, and print.
Invisalign® offers many benefits that traditional braces do not offer, such as the ability to remove the aligners, shorter treatment times, and a more discreet solution to orthodontic care. The results with Invisalign treatment are also proven, and the aftercare process is designed to keep your smile straight long-term. By understanding the advantages that Invisalign can…
There are times that making a visit to a dentist’s office is not possible or practical, so knowing that a virtual smile consult can be done from one’s own home is a definite plus. For those who suffer from broken or missing teeth, it can be hard to visualize just how great a restored smile…
Headache dentists have started using botulinum toxin, also known as Botox®. It has traditionally been used to smooth out wrinkles in the face, but now it can treat migraine headaches.Now that Botox has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat chronic migraine headaches in adults, people dealing with migraines have another…
A chipped tooth can lead to tooth decay. Bacteria are always inside your mouth. A chipped tooth is a portal to decay. To understand how your damaged tooth can lead to tooth decay, here is some inside information.When the tooth chips off part of it, the enamel layer becomes weak. The enamel is the tooth’s…
If you were to type “dentist near me” into a search engine, you would probably get many options. However, you need to choose a dentist who can provide the right care for you and your family. This article talks about ways to find a qualified dentist nearby.Before searching for a dentist, patients need to be…