Byron McKnight, DDS, MAGD Blog
What’s the Difference Between Crowns and Fillings?
February 9, 2023
Do you have a cavity that’s in need of treatment? if so, it’s time to make a visit to your dentist. They will be able to remove the decay and seal the tooth off with a dental crown or filling. Both of these treatments are used to repair damaged smiles, so how are they different? Continue reading to learn about the ways that dental crowns and fillings differ from each other.(more…)
Why Should I Replace a Missing Back Tooth?
August 17, 2022
You may not see why it’s a big deal if you have a missing back tooth. After all, it’s not visible to the people around you or making your smile look less pleasant. However, the problem goes deeper than mere cosmetics. Left untreated, your missing tooth could cause long-term harm to your oral health. If you’re interested in learning more, your Mesquite dentist can help. Here’s a summary of risks surrounding a missing back tooth and why to replace it with a dental implant.(more…)
Dental Bridge VS Partial Denture – Which Is Best for Me?
November 4, 2021
If you’re in search of replacement options for one or more missing teeth, you’re in luck! There are many ways to replace missing teeth, including dental bridges and partial dentures. Though both restorations are great ways to fill out your smile, how do you know what to get? Since it can be difficult to know which one is the best option for you, here’s the difference between partial dentures and dental bridges in Mesquite.(more…)
Dr. McKnight Is Nominated for the Texas Dentist of the Year™ Award!
July 31, 2021
When we first created our blog all those years ago, our goal was to provide new and existing patients with information on everything from trending dental topics to important office updates. Today, we are excited to share some extremely exciting news: Dr. McKnight has been nominated for the Texas Dentist of the Year™ Award! Keep reading to learn more about this prestigious recognition from the Dallas Academy of General Dentistry and the Texas Academy of General Dentistry.(more…)
How to Enhance Your Smile on a Budget
March 26, 2021
Are you wanting to enhance your smile? Unfortunately, we aren’t all born with those perfect, movie star teeth that we have always dreamed of. The good news is that there are a variety of different cosmetic dentistry options that can help you to feel more confident when you show off your pearly whites. You don’t need to be rich to afford them either! Continue reading to learn about some of the more affordable cosmetic dental procedures and how dental financing in Mesquite can help you to get your dream smile!(more…)
Are Dental Implants Vulnerable to Decay?
January 5, 2021
Natural teeth are beautiful when they’re healthy. Unfortunately, they can be vulnerable to decay. When left untreated, decay can cause cavities, pain, infection or tooth loss. Enter dental implants! Getting dental implants in Mesquite is an investment in your smile and your ability to chew, but many wonder how durable they are. Can they develop cavities? Do they require special care? Keep reading to learn the answers to these questions and learn the benefits of getting implants.(more…)
Factors Influencing the Cost of Dentures
November 23, 2020
The latest advancements in dentistry make it possible to preserve natural teeth for longer than ever. Unfortunately, tooth loss is still a common problem. In fact, at least 35 million adults don’t have any teeth left in one or both arches. Dentures are a popular choice to treat missing teeth because they are affordable, functional, and customized to look natural. There are several factors that influence the cost of dentures in Garland, but don’t let that deter you from replacing your teeth. Your dentist offers the affordable, stress-free solutions you need to invest in a functional smile.
Is My Child Too Young for Cosmetic Dentistry?
October 22, 2020
With a high-quality camera at their fingertips and a nearly constant presence on social media, children today are more image-conscious than ever. So, when your teen shares their desire to straighten, brighten, or otherwise perfect their teeth, what do you say? If you are initially hesitant to give consent for cosmetic dentistry in Mesquite, it is important to remember that removing unsightly stains, fixing a chipped tooth, and straightening their teeth can have emotional, mental, and physical benefits. With this in mind, read on for four ways a cosmetic dentist can help boost their confidence!(more…)
5 Helpful Tips for Selecting the Best Cosmetic Dentist
August 13, 2020
Do imperfections in your teeth make you cover your mouth when you laugh? Do you often think that a straighter, brighter smile would improve your overall quality of life? Then you are not alone! In fact, 33% of Americans are unhappy with their teeth and 22% of adults believe their love life would improve from a better smile! If these statistics sound all too familiar, then you may be considering cosmetic treatment options, like Invisalign, cosmetic bonding, porcelain veneers, and teeth whitening. However, it is important to remember that there is no room for error when it comes to your smile. So, it is beyond crucial to select the right cosmetic dentist. If you are unsure where to start, here are five tips!(more…)
A Brighter Smile Can Help You Land Your Dream Job
July 7, 2020
A dazzling set of pearly whites can improve your quality of life in a variety of ways. Not only will it boost your appearance, but it can change how others perceive your personality as well. In fact, research indicates that a less-than-stellar smiles can negatively influence your chances during a job interview or when asking for a promotion. Find out how teeth whitening in Mesquite can help you achieve a beautiful smile and land the job you’ve always wanted.(more…)