Dental crowns are durable tooth-shaped caps that are custom-made to fit snugly over the top of a tooth to improve its strength and appearance. This common restoration is an excellent, long-lasting solution for teeth that are broken, misshapen, weak, or stained. However, with such a wide variety of uses, it can be difficult to predict when it will need to be replaced. Here’s how long you can expect your new dental crown to last, what influences its lifespan, and what you can do to help it stay firmly in place for years to come.(more…)
July 7, 2020
June 22, 2020
The friendly ding of your phone alerts you of the notification you’ve been waiting all week for: your outfit has arrived! You rush home, put it on, and take a good look in the mirror. It’s everything you envisioned, until your eyes fall to your missing tooth. The excitement in your stomach turns into a ball of doubt as you realize even this outfit can’t overshadow your insecurities from the gap in your smile.
For those who have experienced tooth loss, dental implants can help restore both your smile and your confidence. However, there are a few risks to consider as well. Below is everything you need to know about the risks and benefits of opting for a dental implant.(more…)
November 14, 2019
Every year, millions of Americans lose billions of dollars in dental insurance benefits, often without even realizing it. This is because the majority of dental insurance plans operate a system of “use it or lose it,” meaning if you don’t utilize your benefits by the end of the year, they’re gone forever. Do you want to save money and keep your mouth healthy? Then continue reading to learn how to maximize your benefits with a dentist in Frisco.(more…)
September 15, 2019
Do you seek to maintain optimum oral health or the prevention of future dental problems? Then preventative dental care is what you need! This type of dental care focuses on keeping the teeth and gums in their healthiest state.
Reasons why preventative dental care is vital for your oral health:
Your healthy smile will last for a lifetime(more…)
August 20, 2019
Missing teeth can be terrible for a person’s self-esteem. It makes them draw away from social events, and they also get self-conscious when they smile or laugh. Unfortunately, the idea of getting dentures is uncomfortable for some people. Surgery to get implants may be a scary concept for them as well. For those people who want neither of these options, we at Archway Dental can offer a solution in the form of a dental bridge!
Dental bridges are composed of two or more crowns for the teeth on both ends and false teeth in between. These anchoring teeth are called abutment teeth while the false teeth are referred to as pontics. For patients to get natural-looking dental bridges, we take the necessary steps to ensure the best fit as well as the natural look and feel of the prosthesis.