Garza & Associates Blog

How Does a Dentist Prep a Tooth for a Crown?

March 22, 2024

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Dental model showing how a crown worksDental crowns are diverse restorations that can be used for many situations, like after root canal therapy or to protect a weakened tooth. No matter the reason, a crown can rehabilitate your tooth using a method that looks and feels natural. However, your dentist must alter your tooth before placing the restoration. Don’t worry. Here’s what you can expect when prepping for your dental crown.


How Long Would It Take for Me to Get Dentures?

February 13, 2024

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Today’s dentures are incredibly lifelike so that other people won’t notice them and so fantastically comfortable that the wearer may forget that they’re wearing them at all. This makes them an attractive way for many people to enjoy having a complete smile after tooth loss. Since each set of dentures is customized to fit the mouth of each patient, it can take some time to manufacture them to ensure the best possible fit. Here’s a brief overview of how long it can take to get dentures.


Benefits of a Dental Checkup Early in the Year

December 20, 2023

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Toothbrush and dentist appointment on calendar The new year is almost here! As you work on your New Year’s resolutions list, don’t forget to schedule an appointment with your dentist for a cleaning and checkup. Although brushing and flossing reduce your risk of tooth decay, they aren’t enough to keep tooth loss at bay. The American Dental Association recommends visiting your dentist every 6 months. While you have all year to make an appointment, here are 5 benefits of scheduling a cleaning and checkup early in 2024.


Threats to Your Teeth This Holiday Season That You Might Not Have Suspected

November 9, 2023

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Holiday dinner on a table

As fun as the holidays can be, it’s common for people to regret some of the food choices they made in December once January rolls around.

This is especially true if you’re someone who is conscious of the state of your oral health. Many of the most common holiday foods aren’t the healthiest for your teeth, so if you want to make life easier for your dentist in the new year, here are some treats you may want to be cautious around.


Do Regular Teeth Cleanings Hurt?

August 24, 2023

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You may hesitate to get a checkup if you’ve never seen a dentist. In that situation, it’s easy to assume that teeth cleanings hurt. Fortunately, the truth is a relief: dentists strive to make their cleansing work painless. You can also take steps to make the process comfier. In fact, your Sinton dental provider can explain if you’d like to learn more. Here’s a primer on why teeth cleanings shouldn’t hurt, how to make them smoother, and why to attend them at all.