Town Center Dental Blog

Transform Your Smile: A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Veneers

February 6, 2024

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3D render of someone getting veneers

Are you longing for that picture-perfect smile? Veneers might just be the solution you’ve been looking for. Veneers are thin shells made from porcelain or composite resin that are custom-made to fit over your teeth, providing a natural and beautiful appearance. If you’re considering veneers to enhance your smile, here’s a step-by-step guide to help you navigate through the process.


Boost Your Career with a White Smile

January 3, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentalgarland @ 11:49 pm

Smiling middle-aged businessmanDo you feel like your career isn’t progressing like it should? Maybe you’re not landing the job of your dreams? It might not be due to your resume. Instead, your teeth could be sending the wrong message. Although you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, stained teeth can be viewed as dirty or unhealthy. Not to mention, your self-esteem can be affected by tooth discoloration. Your teeth don’t have to hold you back. Teeth whitening is a simple, effective solution to boost your confidence and help you climb the ladder of success.


Preparing for Your Cosmetic Dentistry Consultation: Steps for Success

December 15, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentalgarland @ 9:07 pm
A dentist and his patient talking at their cosmetic dentistry consultation

Taking the big step of scheduling a cosmetic dentistry consultation to enhance your smile through cosmetic dentistry is exciting. However, many patients don’t know what to expect when they go in. The consultation is an important step to realizing your dream smile, so it needs to go smoothly!

Continue reading to learn some ways you can prepare for your cosmetic consultation to ensure a productive session.


I Want a Prettier Smile; Are Dental Crowns or Veneers Right for Me?

November 10, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentalgarland @ 12:02 am
Pretty smile

Many people have flaws in their teeth that can make it a little difficult to smile frequently. Fortunately, modern dentistry has treatments that can cover up extensive dental defects to help a patient achieve a beautiful smile. While dental crowns and veneers might sound like similar treatments, there are key differences between them that can make one a better treatment in certain situations. Here’s some information about veneers and dental crowns to help you get a better idea of whether either of them might be the right treatment for you.


Halloween Is the Scary Season, But Don’t Be Afraid of Your Dentist

October 13, 2023

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Dentist smiles

The Halloween season is that one time of year when we celebrate all things scary, creepy, spooky, and crazy. You might want to visit a haunted house or enjoy a marathon of horror movies to get into the spirit, but there’s no reason to be afraid of going to the dentist. Nearly one in five people have dental anxiety, but these fears are unfounded. Here are a few reasons why you should feel completely at ease when you go to the dentist, and a few tips on making the experience more enjoyable.


Hitting the Hay When Your Tooth Is in Pain: How to Sleep with a Toothache

September 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentalgarland @ 9:46 pm
Man has toothache

Everyone loves a good night’s sleep, but many people report that they don’t notice a toothache before they start winding down for bed. A nagging toothache can make a peaceful slumber almost impossible, and many people do not have a twenty-four-hour dentist available where they live. Here are some tips for getting some sleep before you can make an appointment with your emergency dentist in the morning.


How Could Ignoring a Toothache Be Fatal?

August 11, 2023

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Frightened woman

Toothaches are a miserable experience characterized by sharp, throbbing pain, but some people stubbornly refuse to see the dentist about it. Perhaps they are anxious about the dentist’s office, or the toothache seems to have gone away on its own. The bad news is that an untreated toothache can lead to serious long-term consequences such as tooth loss, blood poisoning, or death. Read on to learn just how serious your toothache can be and why you should see your emergency dentist as soon as possible.


Comparing a Root Canal and a Tooth Extraction

July 9, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentalgarland @ 6:40 pm
someone wincing in pain from a toothache

Any given dentist has dozens of restorative treatments in their toolkit, but when you’re dealing with a seriously infected tooth on the verge of failure, there are really only two you need to think about: root canals and tooth extractions.

Both of these treatments can offer serious relief if you’re dealing with a toothache, but the treatment you pick will have important ramifications that you ought to consider. Here’s what you ought to know in order to pick between the two.


How to Handle Root Canal Aftercare

June 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentalgarland @ 12:54 am
smiling patient in a dental chair

When patients talk to a dentist about the prospect of getting a root canal, they’re often corrected pretty quickly on some of the incorrect ideas that they have about the procedure. They usually discover that root canals aren’t nearly as scary as they’re made out to be and that the treatment itself is entirely painless.

But what about after the treatment? You thankfully won’t have a toothache anymore, but what will the weeks after the root canal itself entail? If you’re wondering, here’s what you should know.


3 Ways to Prevent Dental Emergencies on Summer Vacation

May 17, 2023

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Girls having fun on summer vacation

Summer is back again, so odds are you’re eager for a well-deserved vacation. After all, fun in the sun is a great way to relieve stress from work or school! Still, you’ll want to reduce the risk of urgent oral issues during your trip. Things like toothaches and broken teeth would derail your plans. Luckily enough, your Garland dentist can help out. To that end, here are three great ways to prevent dental emergencies on summer vacation.

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