July 26, 2018
When it comes to replacing missing teeth, dental implants are often the ideal solution because they restore the entire lost tooth – roots and crowns. What many patients don’t know, is that there are a number of different materials available to create the implant posts. In this post, we’ll discuss some of the most popular implant materials to help you make an informed choice in partnership with your skilled Sunnyvale dentistry team.
June 4, 2018
More patients than ever are replacing missing teeth using dental implant supported tooth replacement. Dentists recommend these solutions because they look, feel, and function more like healthy, natural teeth, ensuring patients maintain the optimal level of oral health for life. While dental insurance doesn’t typically cover the cost of dental implant posts or their placement, your dentist may be able to use insurance coverage for other aspects of your tooth replacement plan. In this post, we’ll review the ways that dental insurance impacts the costs of implant supported tooth replacement.
February 8, 2018
If you keep up with your twice a year dental appointments, you likely know how important a dental hygienist is to your biannual dentistry visits. However, you may not be taking full advantage of all your hygienist has to offer. Dental hygienists are skilled professionals who are invaluable resources for helping patients with their preventive dentistry needs and oral hygiene goals.
December 23, 2016
For your teeth and gums to stay healthy, you know you and your family need regular oral care. The American Dental Association recommends twice daily brushing for two minutes and daily flossing to prevent decay and gum disease. But what if you or a loved one has dental implants in Sunnyvale? Do different rules apply? Learn how to care for these state-of-the-art tooth replacements from implant expert, Dr. George T. Philip.
September 11, 2016
The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research indicates that 92 percent of Americans between the ages of 20 and 62 have had at least one dental cavity. That’s a lot of decay. What’s the best way to treat it? Dr. George T. Philip places tooth-colored fillings in his Sunnyvale, TX practice. Strong and lifelike, these fillings restore health and aesthetics to damaged teeth.
January 21, 2016
Dental implants provide a wonderful, sturdy replacement for people who are missing one, a few, or all of their teeth. One major requirement for dental implants, however, is having enough jawbone structure present in the first place — news which can come as a big disappointment for adults who have already experienced a significant amount of bone loss due to their missing teeth. Fortunately, Dr. George T. Philip can perform All-on-4 dental implants, an option which allows just about anybody to enjoy the stability to dental implants! Keep reading for more on All-on-4 dental implants in Sunnyvale.
November 25, 2015
You try hard to look your best. Clean clothes, new hair cut — but what about your smile? If you’ve got one or more damaged teeth, they’ve probably taken a real toll on your smile confidence. Did you know there’s an excellent cosmetic dentist in Sunnyvale? Learn more about Dr. George Philip today. Then contact us to schedule your appointment, right in time for the holidays!
October 19, 2015
Close to 45,750 Americans will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year. The disease kills roughly one person every hour, 24 hours a day. These are shocking statistics, but do you know what else? When caught early, oral cancer is much easier to treat. That’s why Dr. Philip, your dentist in Sunnyvale, TX, recommends regular oral cancer screenings. He knows that with oral cancer and so many other things, early detection truly is key.
September 3, 2015
Missing teeth do more than inhibit our ability to chew and speak with ease. As people who are dealing with gaps in their smile know, missing teeth take a huge toll on our self-confidence. When you can’t smile or laugh without feeling embarrassed, life becomes a lot less fun.
August 3, 2015
If you’ve always wanted a white smile but never knew how to go about receiving one, you’ve come to the right place! There are millions of patients throughout the country who have smiles that they wish were much brighter. Dull, discolored teeth can be detrimental to anyone’s confidence. A confident person always smiles confidently, and you should do the same. Our office in Sunnyvale, TX is happy to assist each one of our patients in whatever way possible, and teeth whitening treatment is just one of the many cosmetic dentistry services we offer. It’s important to note that receiving teeth whitening treatment at our office isn’t the only way you can whiten your teeth. There are ways you can whiten your teeth that you never thought possible. We’re about to blow your mind…hope you’re ready! It’s the best teeth whitening Sunnyvale residents can learn about!