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5 Signs That You Need Dental Fillings

May 4, 2021

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Dentist looking at teeth with dental fillings

Are you currently experiencing tooth discomfort? Have your teeth been in pain for a prolonged period of time? You may be suffering from tooth decay, and this can become a serious issue if left untreated.

But worry not, tooth fillings are a wonderful solution and can help you achieve a perfect, healthy smile! They help restore cavities, repair cracks, and fill small holes caused by dental decay, bringing your grin back to full functionality.

In the early stages, it can be difficult to tell that your teeth are in trouble because dental decay does not show many symptoms. However, there are common signs that can alert you of teeth that may require fillings.

Consult with your dentist in Trophy Club about dental fillings if you experience any of the following:

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Changing Your Lifestyle Could Improve Your Dental Health

March 30, 2020

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Just like your mental and physical health, your dental health is dependent on your lifestyle choices. Our lifestyles determine how our bodies respond to the environment and vice versa. Here are a few practices which, if incorporated into your routine, will help to completely alter your dental health.

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What Are the Three Most Common Causes of Dental Cracks?

March 20, 2020

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The chipping and cracking of teeth are generally avoidable if you can stay away from these pretty common causes. Listed below are the most common causes of these dental cracks.

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Caramel is Not a Good Food When It Comes to Dental Health

February 28, 2020

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Many people know to stay away from sweets in order to take care of their teeth. Because of this, you may know that caramel isn’t the greatest food for dental health. However, you may be wondering exactly why it isn’t. Sure, you know that sugar is bad for your teeth, but did you know the other reason?

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Can You Boost How Effective Your Tooth Whitening Is?

February 15, 2020

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Many people these days are very particular when it comes to the appearance of their smiles and why shouldn’t they be? After all, it is the first impression that we make when we meet someone for the first time, as well as the fact that it says a lot about how we present ourselves to the world.

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How To Treat Malocclusions and Sleep Disorders

August 31, 2019

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Learn about this combination therapy with clear aligners and the Aligner Sleep Appliance

In recent years, our practice has been actively screening all our patients for known dental signs and symptoms associated with sleep disorders. These include patients who brux or grind their teeth,1,2 report they feel tired throughout the day, have a retrognathic mandible3 and suffer from malocclusions, 4, 5 among other signs.

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Replace A Missing Tooth With A Dental Implant

April 28, 2019

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Have you lost a tooth due to accident, injury, or illness? If so, a dental implant might be a good solution to replace the missing tooth. It is important to “close the gap” between missing teeth to prevent bacteria and other germs from forming in the open gum.

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February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

February 1, 2018

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Every February, the American Dental Association promotes children’s dental health awareness. The goal is to educate parents about the importance of establishing good oral hygiene habits for their children. Trophy Club family dentist David Crumpton, DDS, is committed to helping our younger patients understand why establishing good dental habits is so important.

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No Dental Insurance? No Worries!

May 1, 2017

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Are you one of the millions of Americans that don’t have dental insurance? For patients without dental insurance, David Crumpton, DDS, offers In-House Dental Plans for individuals and families. These plans can help patients save a significant amount on dental care by eliminating the high costs and hassles associated with billing insurance companies. We offer a primary plan, benefiting anyone with standard dental care and a Periodontal Plan for individuals with a diagnosis of gum disease that requires more frequent visits.

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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

March 31, 2017

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There is a lot of attention on cancer – lung, breast, and skin are three that receive a lot of attention in the media. But did you know you can get cancer of the mouth? Oral and oropharyngeal cancer (cancer of the mouth and upper throat) is just as deadly if not detected early. The American Cancer Society estimates that nearly 50,000 Americans will get oral and/or oropharynx (throat) head and neck cancers in 2017. At David Crumpton, DDS, we want to make sure your patients are aware of the warning signs and that oral cancer screenings are an important part of keeping you healthy.

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