Genuine Smiles Blog

Can You Replace Prior Restorations with Dental Implants?

July 27, 2023

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A dental patient holding an enlarged model of dental implant

If you’ve ever suffered tooth loss, you likely know about dental implants. (That’s only natural – these prosthetics are excellent replacement teeth!) Still, you might think they’re off-limits now that you have dentures or bridges. Truthfully, though, you can replace existing restorations with dental implants. It’s just a matter of receiving the proper procedures. In fact, your local Trophy Club dentist can even give you the details. To that end, here’s how implants can replace your existing dentures or bridges.


How Can You Protect Your Lips from the Sun?

June 22, 2023

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A smiling young woman wearing a bikini and straw hat

Now that it’s summer, you’re probably looking to beat the heat. You could suffer from pretty nasty sunburns otherwise. However, don’t just look after the traditional spots – your face, neck, torso, limbs, etc. It’s vital that you also protect your lips from the sun. They can get sunburnt, too, and even develop other sun-related issues. To learn the details, let your Trophy Club dentist explain. Here’s a primer on why lips need sun protection, including tips on preventing and treating sunburnt lips.


Are Dental Implants Stronger Than Teeth?

May 26, 2023

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Older man biting into an appleYour teeth are incredibly strong because they are protected by the hardest substance in your body–your enamel. Although it is harder than some metals, most dentist’s agree that dental implants are stronger than real teeth. Here’s why their strength and longevity can’t be matched by your natural smile. 


Bad Habits to Avoid with Dental Implants

April 25, 2023

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Man’s hand holding a cigaretteA dental implant is the next best thing to a natural tooth because it’s the only method capable of replacing both the root and the crown. With over a 95% success rate, dental implants can last for decades. Although they are the most reliable solution for tooth loss, here are 5 bad habits that can cause your new smile to fail.


Experiencing Facial Pain? It Could Be One of These 3 Dental Emergencies

March 9, 2023

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a woman experiencing facial pain due to a dental emergency

Dealing with any level of physical discomfort is never fun but even more so if it is occurring throughout your face! Facial pain can not only keep you from everyday functions like eating and speaking, but it could also be a sign of an oral health issue that needs attention right away. If you have pain in or around your mouth, cheeks, or forehead, you may want to visit your emergency dentist to get to the root of the issue. Here are three common oral health issues related to facial pain.


4 Freedoms of Invisalign

February 9, 2023

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person smiling while holding Invisalign aligner

Braces were once the only way to correct bite and alignment issues as well as close gaps in your smile. That all changed when Invisalign was introduced to the market, giving patients an alternative way of beautifying their beams. If you are considering undergoing this orthodontic treatment, there are several benefits you’ll be able to enjoy. Continue reading to learn about four freedoms of Invisalign.


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