What Foods Ruin My Tooth Enamel?

Tooth Enamel

You probably think a lot about how the foods you eat affect your body. But, do you ever consider how what you eat and drink impact your teeth? A hard substance called enamel covers the visible portion of your teeth, protecting them from decay and damage. While tooth enamel is the hardest mineral substance in […]

What Is Considered A Dental Emergency?

Dental Emergency

If your tooth hurts, you’ll want to get in and see a dentist as soon as possible. But, is your tooth pain truly an emergency? Can it wait until the next business day? Or should you call the practice’s after-hours emergency line? Factors To Consider There are certainly times when you need to seek dental […]

DIY Tooth Whitening VS. Professional Teeth Whitening  

DIY Tooth Whitening

If you’re thinking about teeth whitening, you’re probably wondering whether DIY tooth whitening is just as good as professional teeth whitening. The answer is actually pretty simple: professional teeth whitening is definitely the more effective option. Keep reading to learn more about the differences in DIY tooth whitening and getting your teeth whitened by a […]

The Importance of Early Preventative Dentistry for Children  

Preventative Dentistry

When kids have healthy teeth and gums while they’re young, they’ve got an excellent foundation for adult teeth to come in later. You can help your child get a great start by teaching them good oral care habits, and by taking advantage of early preventative dentistry treatments recommended by your dentist at Bonham Dental Arts. […]

How Long Does it Take to Get Dental Crowns?  

Dental Crowns

When a tooth is severely damaged by dental decay, it may need a dental crown. These crowns are porcelain, ceramic, or metal dental caps securely placed over a severely damaged tooth. A crown can only be placed on the tooth after all the decay has been removed and the cavity has been sealed. The cap […]

Am I A Good Candidate for Dental Implants?  

Dental Implants

Dental implants are one of the most popular types of teeth restoration procedures today. You may love the idea of permanent, fully functional teeth replacements, but yet feel unsure about whether they’re the right option for your particular situation. Who is a Good Candidate For Dental Implants? The best way to know whether you’re a […]

How Dentists Use Botox

Syringe in mouth

Plastic surgeons administer Botox to prevent wrinkles. Doctors also inject Botox to treat certain health conditions, such as neck spasms, excessive sweating, and even migraines. But, did you know dentists use Botox in cosmetic dentistry for dental health and wellness? A growing number of dentists are now offering Botox procedures for both cosmetic and therapeutic use. […]

Advantages and Disadvantages of Clear Aligners

clear aligners

If you are looking for a minimally invasive, nearly invisible way to straighten your teeth, clear aligners may be for you. Clear aligners, like Invisalign, are designed to invisibly correct crooked and irregularly gapped teeth. The aligners also have the ability to correct underbites on teenagers and adults. As with all choices, it’s important to […]

What To Do In A Dental Emergency

Emergency Dental Services

When a dental emergency occurs, the extreme pain, stress, and frustration you experience can make it difficult for you to know what to do. Taking the time to learn some basic things, such as what to do and where to go in the event of a dental emergency, can not only make things less stressful, […]

Caring for Dental Implants  

Dental Implant Patient

Many patients looking to replace missing or severely damaged teeth choose dental implants. This is because of their relatively long lifespan; between 25 to 30 years compared to the 15 to 20 years of other tooth restoration options. What they don’t realize is that dental implants will only last a long time if they are […]