Sehnert Precision Dentistry

Have No Fear, Your Dentist is Here!

June 14, 2024

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Smiling woman in dentist chair giving a thumbs-up

According to the Cleveland Clinic, dentophobia, or the fear of dentists, affects roughly 36% of Americans. So you’re definitely not alone if you avoid dental appointments. But did you know your oral health can impact your overall health, and that your dentist knows several methods for helping you feel comfortable and safe?

That’s right, just as our title suggests, your dentist is here to save the day. Even when the problem is dentophobia!


30 Days with Dentures: A Beginner’s Guide to Your First Month

May 17, 2024

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Patient smiling with their dentures

Getting new dentures is a significant step towards restoring your smile, so if you just got your first pair, congratulations! Now that you have them, you may wonder if there are any pitfalls to look for in your first month. The adjustment period can be a bit challenging, but it’s nothing you can’t handle with a little foreknowledge. Continue reading to find a guide to help you navigate this important part of your denture transition.


Denture Danger: Avoid These Bad Habits with Your Dentures

May 1, 2024

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Your dentures are an important investment both financially and in your health and well-being. Naturally, you want to protect this investment and get the most from your new smile. But to do that, you need to properly care for your dentures and avoid causing them any damage. Thankfully, there’s plenty you can do to prevent accidents and extend their life for as long as possible. Here are a few bad habits you should avoid with your dentures to ensure they stay in great shape for years to come.


How Dental Implants Can Help You Restore your Confidence

March 8, 2024

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3D model of a dental implant

If you’re missing any of your teeth, you’re probably well aware that it can have a massive impact on your confidence. While a gap in your smile can certainly have an impact on how you come off to others, the real damage is how it’ll affect how you see yourself.

Thankfully, there are a variety of treatments that can replace teeth that you’ve lost, and chief among them are dental implants. This procedure is incredibly powerful; here are a few examples of how it can help you to restore your confidence.


Veneers or Dental Crowns: Which is the Better Choice?

February 15, 2024

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A woman weighing whether to get veneers or dental crowns

If you want cosmetic dentistry, you may find yourself looking at veneers and dental crowns. Both of these options are great at hiding smile flaws. That said, a question can arise: should you get veneers or dental crowns? You could easily struggle to tell which service is better. Still, your Lewisville cosmetic dentist is here to set things straight. Read on to learn about veneers, dental crowns, and which treatment would suit you best.


Not Just Seniors: People Who Can Benefit from Dentures

January 6, 2024

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young woman smiling

Dentures have a reputation for being associated with seniors. This is because dentures in particular are a method of replacing teeth typically reserved for those who are missing most or all of them. This is a condition that is certainly very common among older people, it’s not exclusive to them.

There are in fact plenty of other people who can seriously benefit from what dentures have to offer, but who might overlook them. Here are some examples.


Expense or Investment? Understanding the Value of Dental Implants

December 15, 2023

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an older man smiling with his dental implants

For a long time, dentures were the go-to treatment for patients who lost multiple teeth. They offered a total solution to patients who needed to restore the functionality of their mouth for eating and speaking. However, in recent years, there has been a shift. Dental implants are now the king of missing tooth treatments, offering many benefits over dentures.

But if you already have dentures, is the extra cost of dental implants worth it? Continue reading to learn all about the life-changing qualities of dental implants and decide for yourself!


Watch Out! 4 Dangers of the Holiday Season Putting Your Smile at Risk

November 16, 2023

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trays of food on a decorated table

Twinkling lights, nostalgic songs, generous giving—these are just some of the things that bring special joy to people during this season. In many ways, it truly is the best time of the year, but when it comes to your dental health, it is actually the worst.

What puts your smile at risk of tooth decay and damage? What seasonal trends contribute to dental trouble after the holidays are over? Keep reading to find out.


Celebrate Dental Hygiene Month This October with These Three Oral Care Habits

October 13, 2023

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This October is sure to be full of sweet treats and spooky fun, but it is also Dental Hygiene Month. Given all the candy being thrown around, it’s a great time of year to review and improve your oral hygiene routine. Here are a few dentist-recommended habits you should be sure to practice to keep your teeth safe from all the sugar you might be consuming this month.


Does It Actually Hurt to Get a Dental Crown?

September 6, 2023

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3D render of a dental crown

Whether you’re dealing with a nasty cavity, finishing up a root canal, or are just looking improve the aesthetics of your smile, dental crowns will be able to help you. However, as with any kind of dental treatment, people are a little bit concerned about whether getting a dental crown hurts.

If you want to know more about discomfort associated with the treatment, here’s some information that could be edifying for you.

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