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 […]

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 […]

The Difference Between Bridges and Partial Dentures

Partial Dentures vs Bridges

The gaps caused by missing teeth can cause you to experience a number of problems, ranging from difficulty speaking or eating, to changes in the positioning of your teeth or bone loss. In order to avoid experiencing problems from missing teeth, you will want to fill in the gap. There are two dental treatment options […]

What are Dentures? The Drawbacks and Advantages

Dentist with dentures

Living with missing or severely damaged teeth is something that many people just learn to accept as a fact of life, but it doesn’t have to be like that. A common dental appliance known as dentures can be created to replace missing or damaged teeth. If you have gaps in your mouth from missing teeth, […]

Solve Jaw Pain with Botox

solve jaw pain with botox

Botox injections are no longer purely used only for cosmetic purposes. They can be used to relieve pain associated with an often difficult to treat a medical condition known as TMJ. Learn more about how this once cosmetic-only procedure is now being used by dentists to help patients find relief from extreme jaw pain. What […]