As a periodontics office, Price & Associates Family Dentistry receives questions every day regarding how gum disease develops, the symptoms, and how smiles can be improved after they have been damaged by gum disease. We care about our patients and their questions, and we gladly provide answers to help educate patients on periodontal disease. Listed below are just a selected number of questions we receive and our answers to them. How do I know if I have Periodontal Disease? When your gum disease is first developing it may be hard to tell. This is one reason why it is so important to keep up with regular dentist visits. Price & … Continued


When you are planning for healthcare, be sure to add an emergency dentist for kids in LaFayette to your list. Having children brings about many changes. The need to find a pediatrician, daycare providers, and a children’s dentist. As a dentist, we know many parents are confused about when and if they actually need to take their kids to the dentist. If you are a first-time parent, the confusion is completely understandable – there is a great deal to learn! Just know that you definitely do need a dentist for your child, you should bring them in around one year of age, and you need a dentist you can call … Continued


You, or your child, may need dental fillings in order to protect your tooth and to keep it safe after damage or an infection. Fortunately, there are several options available for people needing a filling and they now come in tooth-colored materials that make it difficult to tell that dental work had ever been completed. At Cute Smiles 4 Kids of San Antonio, we are experts at providing the care your family needs while keeping smiles beautiful. Most often, a filling is used when treating a cavity. If you, or your child, has a cavity the infected or decayed area will need to be removed. This will leave a small … Continued


As crown dentists, we are experts at dental restorations. Patients that have infected teeth or teeth damaged in an accident turn to us for a restoration that looks and feels completely natural. By creating dental crowns in an all-ceramic or ceramic-on-metal material, we can customize the shade to be a perfect match for surrounding teeth. Crowns are used for a variety of reasons. One of the most common is to restore a tooth that has been damaged. When a person gets into a car wreck, has a sports injury, workplace accident, or falls, it can be incredibly easy to damage a tooth. While teeth are made of strong enamel, they … Continued


If you have difficulty breathing at night, visiting a sleep apnea dentist can be incredibly important. We understand how critical getting rest can be to your overall health and quality of life.  Those that struggle to get enough air at night may find that they live in a constant state of exhaustion that makes it difficult to engage in normal daily activities. Some people find that they cannot stay awake even in the afternoon or evening but are constantly dozing off or fully falling asleep. If this sounds familiar, you may have obstructive sleep apnea. This condition, unlike many health issues, has a fairly straightforward cause and solution. Many patients … Continued


In our dental office, we complete a tooth bonding procedure on a regular basis. This is a fairly common dental treatment, and we can use it on both children and adults.  In fact, this is a solution that is often preferred by children that are in need of a dental restoration after cracking or chipping their teeth because it is less invasive than other restorative methods. In fact, it is not invasive at all.  Here is how it works – When you have a tooth bonding procedure, we will need to prepare your teeth slightly by using an abrasive solution to roughen up your tooth. We will not need to … Continued


A visit to the emergency dentist is never something that people plan for or see themselves needing. The vast majority of people never even realize that such a thing, as an emergency dentist, even exists until they have a dental emergency. Unfortunately, many people have a sense of invulnerability when it comes to their teeth. The belief that taking care of teeth, engaging in good oral hygiene, and not taking unnecessary risks will save teeth is fairly common.  It often leads people to the belief that they will never need emergency care for their teeth. While it is true that your lifestyle directly impacts how healthy your teeth are, and … Continued


As a sleep apnea dentist, we work with a lot of patients that have difficulty sleeping at night.  This condition is fairly common as both external environmental conditions and physical problems can make it difficult to sleep. Unfortunately, without sleep health can deteriorate, and dangerous accidents can take place.  For example, driving while tired is just as dangerous as driving while intoxicated.  This makes it important to solve your sleep problems and start getting a good night’s rest. Some common reasons people don’t get a good night sleep are: Stress.  If you are going through a stressful time at home or work, it can be difficult to shut down your … Continued


By visiting our dentist office, you can help to keep your dental crowns in good condition for a longer period of time.  Crowns are an excellent option in restorative dentistry because they surround your damaged tooth like a cap. They provide complete coverage and protection so that your tooth can remain in place even after becoming cracked or chipped.  We use this procedure on a regular basis and are experts at creating crowns that look natural. It starts by taking an impression of your mouth.  When creating a crown in the dental lab, it must be a perfect fit for the shape and size of your tooth. Additionally, the ridges … Continued


Being a kids dentist can be greatly rewarding. It also comes with its own unique set of challenges, mostly springing from the fact that a children’s dentist works with young, wiggly patients. Though often more compliant than their adult counterparts, children have an intrinsic fear of the things they do not understand, making it even more important that we take the time to explain each step of the process to them. Additionally, parents can be overly frightened of having their children’s teeth worked on, making for a sometimes tense situation. All of this is challenging enough but is made even more complex by the fact that children’s teeth are unique … Continued

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