If you’re preparing for dental implants, congratulations! Not only are you making a worthwhile investment in your smile, but you’ll be able to enjoy it for decades or longer. But before you schedule your surgery, do you know what to expect? Have you talked to your dentist about the process and recovery time with an implant procedure? It’s important that you have no misconceptions prior to any type of surgery, which is why you should read on to find out how your new smile will be achieved and how long you’ll need to wait to reap the full benefits of it.
Mark Gray DDS Blog
October 21, 2019
October 7, 2019
Learning to live with dental implants will come easily after a short adjustment period. Although not as severe as traditional dentures, having a new prosthetic taking the place of your natural teeth will take some time to get used to. Fortunately, these tooth replacements feel and act so much like regular teeth, you’ll be accustomed to your new smile in no time at all. But what about eating? Are there foods to avoid? Find out which foods to eat after dental implant surgery and start enjoying everything your new smile has to offer. (more…)
September 17, 2019
If you’ve been seeing the dentist as regularly as you’re supposed to, chances are you’ve had an X-ray taken before. Traditional 2D X-rays are useful, of course; they can show areas of decay and bone loss that couldn’t be found just by looking. However, when it comes to planning surgeries or finding the source of the pain in your mouth, chances are your dentist prefers the precision of 3D X-rays in Memorial.
July 12, 2019
You broke a tooth while chewing on a peppermint. The dentist is recommending dental crowns in Memorial, but you’re not sure it’s worth the price. Sure, you’re having a little more trouble eating, but as long as you can still swallow his food, you’ll be able to get by, right? Unfortunately, this can be a huge mistake. Leaving a broken or missing tooth alone could make it harder to chew – and the ultimate result could be very painful.
June 26, 2019
You’ve been planning this trip for months, and you’re so excited that it’s finally here. Your bags are all packed, the flight is booked, and you’ve brushed up on the language of the locals. You get there and have a great time until you fall and chip a tooth. Now your mouth is bleeding and in intense pain. To top it all off, you’re in a different country and have no idea what to do! Let’s look at what you should do when you have a dental emergency while traveling.