Why Is Restoring My Tooth Important?

Why Is Restoring My Tooth Important?After you lose your baby teeth as a kid, your permanent teeth emerge and that’s it. You only get those same teeth for the rest of your life. If a tooth is lost as an adult, another will not grow back in its place. If a tooth is broken or damaged, it will not heal up on its own like other parts of your body. A damaged or decayed tooth should be restored with some form of restorative dentistry to keep your smile healthy. Restoring a tooth will allow it to keep biting, chewing, and being an important part of your smile. If the tooth is lost, replacing it is also important. Your dental team in Fort Worth, Texas can help you restore a tooth if you need it.  (more…)

Easing Your Mind About Root Canal Therapy

Easing Your Mind About Root Canal TherapyDue to the portrayal in movies and television, root canal therapy can have an unsettling connotation for many people. Whether you know it as root canal therapy or root canal treatment or endodontic treatment or just a root canal, the should have your mind at ease over this helpful procedure. With the technology and training of modern dentistry, root canal therapy is often on the same experience level for the patient as getting a filling. Most importantly, root canal therapy can save your tooth from loss, severe pain, or necessary extraction. If you live in Fort Worth, Texas, talk to your team at 7 Day Dental if you have more questions about root canal therapy.  (more…)

Eating For Your Smile’s Health

Eating For Your Smile's HealthWe all know the types of foods and drinks that we should avoid for our smile. That list is one that contains candy, soda, anything loaded up with sugar, anything too hard and crunchy, etc. A lesser known list, however, is a list of the types of foods that can be beneficial to your smile’s health. Certain foods can provide important nutrients to your teeth and gums, while others can perform functions that can benefit your smile. Mindful and purposeful eating is one important way that you can help keep your oral health is a good place. Your dental team at 7 Day Dental in Fort Worth, TX wants to help be a resource for you and your smile.  (more…)

Be Sure To Use Your 2018 Dental Benefits

Be Sure To Use Your 2018 Dental BenefitsThe end of the calendar year is filled with things to think about: the holidays, taxes, New Year’s Resolutions, etc. Depending on where you work, you may be thinking about using those vacation days you have saved up. You also may be thinking about your 2018 dental insurance coverage. Most dental insurance plans run on the fiscal year and many do not have benefits that roll into the next year. If you live in or near Fort Worth, TX, please feel free to contact 7 Day Dental with any questions about dental insurance or any type of financing. Money should not keep you from good oral health.  (more…)

Smile-Friendly Tips For Halloween Candy

Smile-Friendly Tips For Halloween CandyCandy on Halloween seems inevitable. The grocery store aisles seem to be overflowing with it, offices just have it sitting out on the counter, the kids keep coming home with it, etc. If you have kids that are the age to go trick-or-treating in Fort Worth, TX, then you know that there will be an endless amount of candy in their hands. So, how do you keep Halloween friendly to the smile? Moderation can be the first way to balance out candy’s affect on the smile. Drinking water and keeping up with an oral hygiene routine are also super important ways to keep the smile healthy. When it comes to the candy itself, there can be some candy that is a little more harmful than others.  (more…)

Celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month!

Celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month!The entire month of October is National Dental Hygiene Month! The month is a great time to celebrate and spread awareness of the importance of dental hygiene. Good dental hygiene is one of the most important parts of strong oral health. It helps keep your smile feeling clean, looking good, and most importantly, feeling good. October is also a great month to consider your dental insurance benefits. Most plans have benefits that expire at the end of the year, which gives you these last few months to use them. If you are in or near Fort Worth, TX, schedule a checkup and cleaning with 7 Day Dental. (more…)

3 Important Facts About Tooth Decay

3 Important Facts About Tooth DecayYour teeth may look simple from the outside with their hard shell of enamel, but they are quite complicated on the inside. Under the outer layer, teeth have complex layers of blood vessels, connective tissues, and nerve endings. Tooth decay can harm these systems to cause permanent damage. Today, however, your dental team in Fort Worth, Texas does not want to untangle the complexities of tooth decay for you. We want you to walk away with three simple and important facts about tooth decay: it is preventable, treatable, and potentially dangerous to your oral health.   (more…)

Recognizing Erosion Of Tooth Enamel

Recognizing Erosion Of Tooth EnamelYour teeth are protected by a strong outer layer known as enamel. It is the hardest substance in the human body, but it is not invulnerable. Unlike your soft tissues, skin, or bones, your enamel cannot regenerate itself after damage or injury. Once enamel is compromised, it will not grow back or heal. Enamel can be restored through dentistry with a composite resin material. Enamel is not always lost in one swoop like a chip or crack. Enamel can erode over time and there are situations where enamel can erode at too fast a rate. Enamel erosion leaves the teeth susceptible to decay, damage, and loss. If you notice the following signs of eroding enamel, talk to your dentist in Fort Worth, Texas. (more…)

Q & A: Dental Sealants

Q & A: Dental Sealants It is never too early in life to start protecting your smile. Keeping the smile healthy during childhood can set a solid foundation for oral health throughout life. Dental sealants can be one way to help protect a child’s smile. Dental sealants are very thin biocompatible material applied directly to the surface of the teeth to add a layer of extra protection against decay. Along with good nutrition and strong dental habits, sealants can be part of a healthy smile. If you live in Fort Worth, Texas, talk to your dentist about ways to provide extra protection to your family’s smiles.  (more…)

Busting Myths About Dentures

Busting Myths About Dentures Archaeologists have found evidence that some form of dentures have been around since the Ancient Roman times. Being something that has been around for thousands of years means being something that has a lot of misconceptions surrounding it. There are many myths about dentures that may not apply to the modern forms of dental prosthetics. Your dental team at 7 Day Dental in Fort Worth, Texas is here to help bust some of these myths and misconceptions about dentures(more…)