Oral surgery can be anxiety-inducing for many patients. It is not an exciting task to have teeth removed, but it can prevent the need for more extensive dental work in the future. If you have been told your third molars are ready to be removed, the team at Sunny Smiles Family Dentistry in El Paso, TX, can perform this procedure. You may notice that your wisdom teeth are developing if your mouth feels sensitive, swollen, or irritated. Today, we are here to explain why this is necessary and what to expect from this surgery.
A sudden toothache or mouth pain can be worrisome. While you may be tempted to take over-the-counter pain relievers and wait it out, if the problem persists, you should have the area examined as soon as possible. Your El Paso, TX, family dentist offers emergency visits for situations like these. Seeking immediate care can help determine the problem and treat it before it can develop into a worse situation.
When a bridge isn’t enough to treat your tooth loss, you may need a more substantial dental prosthetic. With a set of dentures, we can take on more severe cases and restore function, health, and beauty to your smile. In today’s blog, your Sunny Smiles team looks at our full and partial dentures, and explains the difference.
When you sustain a missing tooth, or as many as three in a row, then you need a prosthetic to protect your smile from major complications. To offer a lifelike solution to tooth loss, we could place a bridge. In today’s blog, your Sunny Smiles team talks about our traditional and implant-secured bridges!
We recommend seeing the dentist every six months for a checkup and cleaning, keeping your smile healthy and strong. But in between these visits, what are signs that need dental care? In today’s blog, your Sunny Smiles team talks about possible warning signs of poor oral health and what they could mean!
Even with the best of care, your pearly whites may still suffer harm. If you have broken, chipped, or cracked a tooth, it is important to have this looked at as soon as possible. Sunny Smiles in El Paso, TX, offers dental crowns to repair your smile after injury. This can prevent the damage from worsening and reduce the risk of infection. Today, we’re here to talk about when this restorative method is used.
If you have decay, you must have your tooth restored promptly with a filling. This treatment will stop the development of a cavity and repair the area. Cavities that are left untreated can continue to deteriorate the layers of your pearly white and could result in a painful infection. Root canal therapy (RCT) may be necessary if you begin to feel persistent discomfort, sensitivity, or swelling. In today’s blog, Sunny Smiles Family Dentistry in El Paso, TX, is here to break down what to expect from this treatment.
If you have a toothache, your teeth feel more sensitive than usual, or it feels like the area has changed texture, you may have a cavity. This common dental problem happens when plaque begins to wear away your enamel. Treatment for this can stop the progression of decay and repair your tooth. Sunny Smiles Family Dentistry in El Paso, TX, offers composite resin fillings that blend in with your pearly whites.
When you have several visual concerns throughout your smile, it can be difficult to know where to begin corrections. You can start by whitening your teeth, bond composite resin to blemished areas, or you can contour jagged and unsymmetrical teeth to create a more balanced look. Instead of having several cosmetic enhancements done, use an option that can correct several imperfections at once. Sunny Smiles Family Dentistry in El Paso, TX, offers porcelain veneers that can improve the look of your grin.
In recent blogs, we have discussed several ways to enhance your appearance. Professional teeth whitening can erase stains from your enamel, bonding can disguise blemishes, and prosthetic options can replace missing teeth. If the problems you have with your smile stem from having uneven or excessive gums, there is a way to help this as well. Today, your Sunny Smiles Family Dentistry in El Paso, Texas, is here to discuss gum contouring.