Are All-on-4 Dental Implants Right for You?

Categories: Dental Implants
All-on-4 Dental Implants in Hot Springs, AR

When it comes to dental implants, dentists have traditionally utilized an implant for each individual tooth. Then came implant-supported dentures that attach larger sets of teeth to a patient’s jaw via six or eight implants. Over time, doctors introduced the All-on-4 variety, which expands a patient’s options by getting the job done with just —…

4 Frequent Misconceptions About Porcelain Veneers

Categories: Veneers
Porcelain Veneers in Hot Springs, AR

Some people have misperceptions of porcelain veneers due to misinformation that has been passed around. Though they are popular, they are not well understood. Don’t let myths or misunderstandings hold you back from realizing the full potential of a gorgeous smile! Naturally, the best source of accurate information on veneers is the experts themselves —…

The Incredible Benefits of a Dental Crown

Categories: Dental Crowns
Dental Crowns in Hot Springs, AR

At Porter Dental Health Clinic, one of our team’s preferred methods of reinforcing a damaged, decayed or infected tooth is to cover it with a dental crown. Crowns have been widely used for many years and are attractive, reliable and durable. Read on to learn more about the many benefits of a dental crown. Restores…

Consumer Overview: Denture Products

Woman smiles after getting dentures from her Hot Springs, AR dentist

Dental Consumer Products Overview: Denture Products If you have dentures, or even if you haven’t, chances are you’ve seen TV advertisements for denture products. Because dentures and teeth loss can be emotional topics, it’s no surprise that the advertisements try (let’s call them) unconventional approaches. Sometimes they try too hard to be funny, sincere, or…

Four Foods That Can Damage Your Teeth

Categories: Dental Health
Multi-colored gumballs

Last month, we looked at foods and drinks that can stain your teeth, but whiteness isn’t the only measure of healthy teeth. There are lots of foods that can chip your teeth or damage dental work in your mouth when you eat them. What are some of these problem foods? Your Hot Springs, AR dentist…

Foods and Drinks That Stain Your Teeth

Categories: Dental Health
Close-up of woman pointing to her white teeth

By this point, it’s pretty clear that people want white teeth. As a country, we spend $1.4 billion on consumer teeth whitening products, and the teeth whitening industry generates over $11 billion a year in revenue. We’re not complaining that people are willing to pay to have white teeth, but it does beg the question—what’s…

Toothpastes

Categories: Dental Hygiene
Woman shopping for toothpaste at local store

Do you ever stand in the oral care section at a store—maybe your local supermarket, maybe a general retailer or a pharmacy—and wonder why there are so many different types of toothpaste? Think about how many brands there are—and then how many different types of toothpaste there are for each brand! Crest 3DWhite, Pro-Health, Pro-Health…