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.
There are many benefits to veneers from a cosmetic dentist. Understanding more about what dental veneers are and how they help address imperfections can be beneficial, especially when considering different treatment options. Dental veneers are often suggested to patients that have broken, chipped, cracked, worn-down, stained or short teeth. They improve the patient's smile and often…
For those who want whiter, straighter teeth, a natural smile makeover can offer beautiful results with a patient's existing teeth. Those who choose this route can often enjoy less invasive procedures for a more desirable look.Before committing to a specific treatment plan, patients should communicate openly with the dentist to express expectations and concerns. Asking…
Dental Botox® has many purposes when used in dentistry. Some of these purposes are cosmetic, like the removal of smile lines and the correction of a gummy smile. However, other purposes focus on therapeutic treatments like pain management.Want to know how dental Botox® can be used to manage and relieve pain; specifically facial pain? Read…
Teeth whitening has become immensely popular in the United States. Its popularity shows the desire for people to have whiter teeth. There are several teeth whitening methods that can help you obtain a bright, white smile. One effective option is laser teeth whitening.Laser teeth whitening is a common cosmetic dental procedure. It is ideal for…
Dental bridges are used in cosmetic dentistry to fill up the spaces between teeth. These restorations do as their name implies; they bridge spaces created by missing teeth right next to each other with artificial teeth called pontics. These artificial teeth create the appearance of a full set of teeth and restore the function of…