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Is It Worth Having Dental Insurance?

You may be asking yourself, “Is it worth having dental insurance?” Here at My Time Dental, we care about our patients over insurance companies. Therefore, this question can be determined by who your dentist is ...

Jan 31st, 2020
Why Do People Get Veneers

Why do people get Veneers? People get Dental Veneers for one reason. They are unhappy with the appearance of their smile. The reasons they are unhappy with their smile are usually related to the color or shape of their front teeth. Gaps between teeth or m

Jan 30th, 2020
Difference Between Inlay and Onlay

Your dentist has told you that you need a tooth restored either because of a cavity or trauma. You also don’t know what the difference between inlay and onlay is. There are five different types of restorative procedures ...

Jan 15th, 2020
What is a Root Canal and Crown Procedure?

When a tooth has decay that has reached the pulp chamber, the tooth can no longer be restored with a simple filling. Decay is a progressive bacterial infection that is not self-correcting. The only way to stop decay is to remove ...

Dec 18th, 2019
What are Athletic Mouth Guards For

The common denominator of winning athletes is an “ALL IN” attitude. Whether they are training, practicing or competing for the big win; the mindset is “ALL IN”! That kind of attitude takes of razor-sharp focus. The key is ...

Dec 12th, 2019
When You Need a Filling

Fillings restore the tooth, prevent further damage, and allow the tooth to function as normal. This is done by removing decay and repairing the affected tooth. Some situations when you need a filling are dental decay, tooth sensitivity ...

Nov 18th, 2019
Are Dental Cleanings Necessary?

Are dental cleanings necessary? The short answer is, yes! The more important question is how often you need to have dental cleanings. How often you should go to the dentist depends on your teeth, gums, health conditions, medications, and ...

Nov 4th, 2019
Types of Cosmetic Dentistry

Higher self-confidence and self-esteem are benefits of a great smile. Patients who have had cosmetic dentistry done by Dr. Schmelter have reported greater success in their work, family life, and social life. These are just a few of ...

Oct 23rd, 2019
What Are Implant Supported Dentures?

When deciding to replace natural teeth, there are some important differences between traditional dentures and implant supported dentures. So, what are implant supported dentures? Having all the facts about both options can help you ...

Oct 15th, 2019
Reasons for Dental Bone Graft

Wondering what the reasons for dental bone grafting are? Bone resorption or bone loss of the jawbone can be rebuilt with a surgical procedure known as bone grafting. Bone resorption will affect your oral health and change your facial appearance ...

Sep 18th, 2019
What are the Different Types of Dental Implants

Wondering what are the different types of dental implants? Teeth restored with dental implants look, feel and function just like natural teeth. You brush, floss and visit your dentist for regular check-ups and cleanings, same as you would to care ...

Sep 11th, 2019
Dental Sedation Options

At My time Dental Centers, you can relax while you get the dental care you need. It begins with receiving the time needed to fully understand your dental conditions, treatment options, and having all your questions answered. We want you to feel at ease.

Sep 3rd, 2019
What’s the Difference Between Plaque and Tartar?

What’s the difference between plaque and tartar? Although the words plaque and tartar are sometimes used interchangeably, there are some distinct differences. There are differences in how plaque and tartar form. Health consequences of ...

Jul 9th, 2019
How Does Sugar Cause Cavities?

Wondering how does sugar cause cavities? Sugar itself is not the cause of dental cavities. However, in combination with poor dental hygiene it does produce cavities. The process of dental decay that causes cavities is a process that is ...

Jun 27th, 2019
How Dental Health Affects Overall Health

Wondering how dental health affects overall health? Some healthcare professionals even refer to the mouth as a window to the rest of the body. The first signs of AIDS or diabetes are often mouth lesions or other signs of ...

Jun 17th, 2019
Why Wisdom Teeth Should be Removed

The least needed teeth in your mouth can cause you the most trouble. Most dental professionals agree that it is a question of “when” not “if” wisdom teeth will eventually be a problem. Before the invention of utensils and modern cooking techniques ...

Jun 3rd, 2019