Dental crowns protect compromised teeth while restoring much of their original strength and appearance. They may be placed after an injury, extensive tooth decay, or as part of a dental treatment like a root canal, and with proper care, they can last for up to fifteen years or more. Here’s what to do if your crown falls out before it’s due to be replaced.(more…)
Family Dental Associates Blog
October 13, 2023
September 8, 2023
If you’ve ever walked the halls of a museum, staring at the skeletons of ancient beasts and men, you might start to wonder how we know anything about how they lived. The truth is that many of the secrets of the past were revealed through archeologists studying the teeth of your ancestors.
But what kinds of stories can these discoveries tell? How will the present be remembered in the future through tiny bones? If you’re curious to find these answers, continue reading.(more…)
August 6, 2023
If you’re someone who is interested in completely changing the way that your smile looks, it’s hard to do any better than veneers. With just one procedure, and across just two appointments, you can dramatically alter both the look and the feel of your teeth.
You might have heard that getting your veneers will entail removing a small portion of your enamel. If you want to know why that is, and how much will need to be removed, here’s what you should know.(more…)
June 8, 2023
As it happens, qualified dentists view tooth-pulling as a last resort. They’ll only perform it when there’s no better option available. That said, the benefits of tooth extraction are actually many and varied. The treatment has a range of upsides despite its somewhat fearsome reputation. If you want to learn about them, your local Spring Hill dentist will happily explain. Here are four real but lesser-known benefits of the tooth extraction procedure.(more…)
April 7, 2023
If you’ve just received dental implants, you’re likely excited to have upgraded to the gold standard of tooth replacement. Although dental implants can last for many years, it’s essential to create a healthy environment for them to thrive. Making some lifestyle changes can help set up your new smile for lasting beauty and health, so continue reading to learn about three you should consider implementing.(more…)
February 10, 2023
There are quite a few people who would potentially benefit from a straighter smile, but think that getting one isn’t an option for them. They may not be a fan of braces, or worry that they can’t make time for a series of appointments with their dentist over the course of a year.
That said, there are a wide variety of ways that you can straighten your teeth that have nothing to do with braces. For one, veneers can give you a straighter smile in just two appointments! Here’s how.(more…)
December 27, 2022
With January almost here, you’re likely prepping for the new year. You may even be laying out your goals and aspirations! That said, consider adding an early dental checkup to this list of upcoming resolutions. Such a visit as the year begins has various perks to it. In fact, your Spring Hill dentist has the evidence to prove it. Here, then, is a summary of three major reasons to attend a dental checkup early in 2023.(more…)
November 27, 2022
A good dental insurance plan makes it easier to keep up with your biannual visits to the dentist. But do you know exactly what your plan covers? It’s important to be aware of your benefits so that you can use them to the fullest extent possible before they reset. Below is a brief outline of what you can normally expect your dental coverage to look like.(more…)
August 23, 2022
If you’re unhappy with the way your smile looks in the mirror, then you’ll want to consider getting veneers. By bonding these porcelain shells to the front of your teeth, you can conceal most dental flaws while creating your dream look! However, your dentist will need to remove a tiny portion of enamel to make room for your veneers. Will this cause sensitivity in the long run? Read on to learn what to expect from your cosmetic dental treatment!(more…)
August 18, 2022
Are you interested in getting veneers? You’re not alone! From Hollywood stars and social media influencers to the general public, there has been a massive uptick in patients who are interested in this smile-transforming treatment. With a 15+ year lifespan, the ability to address a wide range of dental imperfections at once, and a quick turnaround time, it’s not hard to see why! So, if you’re interested in this cosmetic dental treatment but want to learn more about what to expect first, then keep reading for a step-by-step guide on the process of getting veneers.(more…)