October 6, 2018
Some people hate going to the dentist, while others enjoy getting their teeth checked up on. But, do you know something everyone can agree on? No one wants to pay more to see the dentist than they have to. If you have dental insurance, you could actually save hundreds of dollars by using your benefits by the end of the year. Keep reading to find out why it’s important to use your benefits before New Year’s with your dentist in Grapevine.
October 2, 2018
A sedation dentist in Grapevine can provide the dental care you need while sparing you from needless discomfort and unease. Modern sedation dentistry uses safe, effective medications to relax the patient and help him or her to rest comfortably throughout the procedure.
August 5, 2018
Dental crowns are one of the most common devices used in dentistry. When you’ve got a chipped tooth, a deep cavity, or root canal therapy to get done, dental crowns work to restore your smile and keep you protected.
But in order to do that, the dentist in Grapevine needs to make use of materials that he knows will last a very long time. He also needs to design and fabricate it to cover your natural tooth exactly. These are the materials you can expect him to use.
July 22, 2018
Studies show that the first thing most people will notice at an initial meeting is the condition of your teeth. Thus, if yours are gapped, crowded or misaligned, it could have a negative impact on the first impression you make. Thankfully, there’s a way to turn things around in a very efficient manner with Invisalign in Grapevine. Before you commit to the process, though, let’s discuss whether you’ll be vulnerable to staining while wearing the clear aligners. Find the answer as your read on.
June 5, 2018
When you learn you need orthodontic treatment, you groan at the idea of wearing cumbersome braces for many months at a time. Your dentist tells you that you’ll need to make dramatic changes in your diet, as well as your brushing technique. In response, you might just say you’d rather skip orthodontic treatment altogether. That’s why your dentist offers Invisalign in Grapevine as an alternative to traditional braces.
One of the most common questions your dentist hears regarding Invisalign is treatment time, so he’ll be addressing that today!
May 22, 2018
A dentist’s job is to help their patients achieve and maintain a healthy smile, but a good dentist does more than that. They go above and beyond the duties of their profession, build strong relationships with their patients, and actively participate in local events. That’s why, as your friendly dentist in Grapevine, Dr. Greg Martin goes out of his way to show that he cares about his patients and the local community.
December 10, 2017
Going to the dentist is not so easy for everyone. Patients could be anxious for an upcoming procedure, find it difficult to hold still, or have a sensitive gag reflex. This makes it more difficult for the dentist to provide them the best care possible.
Fortunately, you can rest easy knowing that dentists won’t blame you for feeling nervous. That’s why your sedation dentist in Grapevine has provided options to make it easier to get the dental treatment you need.
November 7, 2017
Brace face. Metal mouth. Tinsel teeth. Zipper lips. Braces are great at straightening teeth, but they also provide plenty of material for teasing. While you might be able to laugh at yourself as your teeth move into their proper places, you may not want to put up with the preconceptions that go along with braces. If you are an adult, you don’t want to look unprofessional. If you’re a teenager, you probably don’t want braces to show up in your yearbook photos. Fortunately, traditional metal braces aren’t the only way to get a healthier, more attractive smile. Invisalign in Grapevine can deliver results without many of the drawbacks of their old school counterparts.
September 13, 2017
Having straight teeth not only enhances your appearance, but there are proven health results directly related to a straight smile. You can look better and feel better when you have an aligned smile.
Don’t think that you only have one traditional option available to straighten your teeth. That’s right, you do not have to rely on braces! Learn more about the benefits of straight teeth from your Grapevine dentist and the best ways you can achieve your dream smile in a modern way.
July 31, 2017
Does your jaw hurt or make a noise every time you open it wide? If so, listen to what it’s trying to tell you. A clicking, popping jaw is a big indication of TMD, or temporomandibular joint dysfunction — but it’s not the only warning sign of this troublesome condition. Your dentist in Grapevine, Dr. Gregory Martin, diagnoses and treats jaw problems at Smiles By Martin. Keep reading to learn more about the warning signs of TMD and how we can help you find relief with occlusal therapy. We know you’ll be glad you did!