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.
Botox® for TMJ might be recommended if a dentist determines you have problems with your temporomandibular joints that are being caused by overactive muscles or if other treatments have failed. A TMJ disorder is a problem that affects the temporomandibular joints. These are the joints that connect the lower jaw to the rest of your…
An award winning cosmetic dentist can help you create the smile that you have always wanted. These are oral professionals who spend most of their time addressing problems that affect the way that a person’s teeth look. These dentists develop an artistic sense for spotting imperfections on teeth and coming up with ways to fix…
Do you have a "gummy" smile and want to fix it? Continue reading to learn more about laser gum contouring and how it can help resolve this condition. A dentist will reshape and contour your gums during this procedure to give you the smile you have always desired.Oral surgeons and dentists had to resort to…
If the dentist thinks your damaged or infected tooth can be saved, they will probably recommend a root canal. It would help to learn all that you can about the procedure, including how it is done, so you know what to expect. This article explains how a dentist performs root canal therapy.The root canal treatment…
Cosmetic dentistry offers myriad choices when it comes to teeth whitening. These treatments are for patients who have sensitive teeth or intrinsic staining. You achieve a brighter smile without using commercial whitening agents. If you want to rejuvenate your smile soon, cosmetic dentistry presents these options.Dental bonding is an effective teeth-whitening alternative. This cosmetic dentistry…