R. David Brumbaugh, DDS Blog

5 Instances That Warrant an Emergency Visit to the Dentist

From sudden pain to an accident, there are a variety of reasons why you might need an emergency visit to the dentist. Just like with any emergency, the sooner you act, the quicker your dentist can step in to help heal your dental issues and restore your oral health. If you’re not sure if it’s an emergency or not, these common instances help clarify things. 1. Tooth Knocked Out One of the frequently occurring and

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What Should I Do If My Veneer Falls Off?

What Should I Do If My Veneer Falls Off?

Veneers are one of the most popular and effective cosmetic treatment options available! These awesome little sheets of porcelain can completely revamp and restore your compromised smile—but despite that, they aren’t invincible! Sometimes your veneers can fall off without warning, even while you’re eating, talking, or sleeping! But when this happens, there’s no need to panic! Keep reading to learn more about why your veneers can sometimes fall off and what you can do to handle

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Cosmetic & General Dentists: What’s The Difference?

Cosmetic & General Dentists: What’s The Difference?

Many people these days are opting to enhance their smiles with cosmetic dentistry; which might make you wonder: “What exactly is cosmetic dentistry?” You’ve heard of general dentistry, pediatric dentistry, and orthodontics—but what constitutes a cosmetic dentist and why are so many people visiting them? Here’s what you need to know about cosmetic dentistry compared with general dentistry, and how and why cosmetic dentists can do what they do so you’re able to find the right one for

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5 Complications of Ill-Fitting Dentures

5 Complications of Ill-Fitting Dentures

While using dentures takes some adjusting, you wouldn’t normally view them as a dental problem. After all, dentures function to restore oral health by replacing missing teeth, right? How could a mere prosthetic become a source of concern? Unfortunately, dentures cause real health problems when they fit poorly.  To see how that’s the case, read this guide to five common complications of ill-fitting dentures by your local Dallas dentist. Take note of the relevant symptoms and

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5 Full Mouth Reconstruction Treatment Options

5 Full Mouth Reconstruction Treatment Options

Some people don’t need convincing to see their dentist for much-needed smile improvements. On the contrary, they might believe they need treatment so comprehensive that they don’t know where to start. They want a complete overhaul, in other words, but aren’t sure what that might entail. Fortunately, many dentists offer full mouth reconstruction, a service in which they incorporate several treatments to rebuild or replace all the teeth in a patient’s mouth.  For those interested

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How Are Failed Dental Implants Removed?

How Are Failed Dental Implants Removed?

It can be difficult to complete daily tasks, like eating, speaking, and smiling, when you are missing one or more teeth. Fortunately, losing a tooth doesn’t mean that you need to go the rest of your life without it. There are a variety of tooth replacement options out there. Dental implants are a preferred option because of their numerous benefits, including their success rate of over 95%! However, it’s still possible for them to fail. Here are

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What Are Some False Perceptions About Dental Sedation?

What Are Some False Perceptions About Dental Sedation?

For various reasons, many people have a hard time relaxing when they are at the dentist. It’s a common issue, considering a recent study by DentaVox found the majority of respondents worldwide admitted to some degree of dental fear. But since oral health and your overall health are intertwined, avoiding dental treatment forever is not a viable option. Fortunately, sedation dentistry is a great way to get the treatment you need while being able to relax in

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How Long Will You Need to Get Used to Implant Dentures?

How Long Will You Need to Get Used to Implant Dentures?

When your dentist is recommending implant dentures in Dallas, they might mention how dental implants are more comfortable than other forms of tooth replacement. This is very true, as many patients are happy to talk about how natural their new teeth feel. However, like with traditional dentures, your mouth will need some time to get used to implant dentures. Here’s what you can normally expect from the process and what you can do to make

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What Do Dental Implants in Dallas Feel Like?

What Do Dental Implants in Dallas Feel Like?

If you’re a longtime denture wearer, you may be considering the move to dental implants. It makes sense, as they are the most permanent method of tooth replacement and enable patients to eat, speak, and smile more confidently. Before you move forward, however, you must be wondering how they are going to feel. Fortunately, your dentist can explain what it’s like to get dental implants in Dallas and their benefits. What Is a Dental Implant? Normally made

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Sedation Dentistry 101: Varieties, Benefits, and Candidates

Sedation Dentistry 101: Varieties, Benefits, and Candidates

Are you ready to leave your dentures behind and take your smile to the next level? Contact your implant dentist in Dallas and schedule a consultation. It’s the first step to a return to teeth that feel natural. About the Author Dr. David Brumbaugh has been working hard to provide high-quality dentistry to his patients for more than 25 years now. He earned his dental doctorate at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Dr. Brumbaugh

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