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Parkway Vista Dental Blog

What Will Happen at My Emergency Dental Visit?

August 29, 2022

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An emergency dental visit

If you’re having a dental emergency, you might think you should visit your local ER. After all, can you really trust your dentist to give you urgent care? You may think they’re better suited for preventing emergencies than solving them. However, the truth is that they really can help your dilemma. When you see them for an emergency dental visit, your dentist will follow set steps to heal your teeth and gums. As proof, here are three things you can expect to happen at your upcoming urgent care appointment.


What Affects the Cost of Dental Bonding?

August 17, 2022

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Dentist discussing the cost of dental bonding with a patient

If you have minor issues with your teeth, you may want to consider cosmetic dentistry. The field can make your smile beautiful and elegant! In particular, you should look into dental bonding treatment. Not only does it fix dental flaws simply and quickly, but it’s also highly affordable. In fact, your Plano dentist is here to prove its effectiveness. Read on to learn the cost of dental bonding and why its benefits more than justify the price.


Is a Broken Denture an Emergency?

July 18, 2022

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upper denture broken in half

When you break or knock out a natural tooth, it’s immediately obvious that you have a dental emergency on your hands. But what about when you break a denture? Even though a broken denture isn’t quite as urgent or painful as other dental emergencies, you still need to seek professional care right away. Read on to learn why it’s important to call your emergency dentist as soon as possible if your denture breaks.


Is There An Age Limit for Dental Implants?

June 15, 2022

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mature man smiling with dental implants and giving thumbs up

If you’re looking for a way to replace any missing teeth, then dental implants may be the best option for you. Not only are they natural-looking and long-lasting solutions for restoring your smile, but they’ll also preserve your jawbone health for a lifetime. However, you might be wondering if your age can prohibit you from undergoing the treatment. Read on to learn how you’re never too old to get dental implants and the essential benefits you can enjoy from them!


How to Know If Dental Bonding Is Right for You

May 10, 2022

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person wondering if dental bonding is right for their smile

Over time, your smile is sure to change. From chipped teeth to discoloration, many people have some issues with their pearly whites that they wish they could fix. Fortunately, dental bonding offers a solution to a range of cosmetic smile problems. Though this treatment is a great fit for a lot of people, how can you know if it’s right for you? Read on to learn more about dental bonding, why someone might need it, and some of its benefits.


Can Charcoal Safely Whiten Your Teeth?

April 3, 2022

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Woman holding toothbrush with charcoal toothpaste.

It seems like there’s always some sort of new trend floating around the Internet these days. One that you might’ve seen lately is people using activated charcoal on their teeth, claiming that it will help to whiten them. But can this grainy black substance safely and effectively whiten your teeth, or is it just another Internet myth that people falsely buy into? Here’s what your dentist wants you to know about using activated charcoal to whiten your teeth and why you should consider forgoing it.


What Should You Feel After a Root Canal?

March 10, 2022

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Man putting hand to his cheek

After your first root canal, it’s pretty normal to feel some relief. In the end, you realize the procedure wasn’t as lengthy as the stories made them out to be, nor was the pain as bad as what people said. Taken with the fact that the infected pulp is now gone, the time and effort for treatment seems pretty reasonable.

Unfortunately, there are times when the worst pain from a root canal shows up after the appointment, not during it. Rather than a normal aftereffect, experiencing extreme discomfort after a root canal could be a sign of a more serious issue. To find out if it warrants a dentist visit, here’s a guide to how best to respond to root canal pain.


Veneers vs. Crowns – Which One Is Right for You?

February 17, 2022

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Woman smiling

Are you eager to transform the appearance of your smile? There are all sorts of restorative and cosmetic options out there that can help to transform your pearly whites into a masterpiece, but how do you choose which one is right for you? Dental crowns and veneers are both ideal for covering up imperfections, but they are very different from one another. Continue reading to learn some of the pros and cons of veneers and crowns so you can decide which one can best help you.


6 Things You Should Know Before Getting Invisalign

January 11, 2022

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young woman holding an Invisalign aligner

Many adults are hesitant to seek orthodontic treatment because they don’t want to deal with metal wires and brackets. Luckily, there’s a discreet and comfortable alternative to get the straight smile you’ve always wanted – Invisalign! Even though it’s presented as a more convenient option than traditional braces, the process isn’t as seamless as you might hope. Before committing to treatment, here are a few things you should know about this modern orthodontic solution.


Find Out Why Early Detection Is Crucial for Your Oral Health

December 18, 2021

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older woman admiring smile in mirror at dentist's office

Have you heard the saying that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure? It’s a wise sentiment in most contexts, but especially when it comes to your oral health. Keeping on top of your routine preventive care can help you benefit from early detection of oral health problems – which will save you time, effort, and money in the long run. 

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