Murphy Family Dentistry Blog
January 20, 2019
You know you’ve found a good dentist in Murphy when they want to get to know you during your appointments. They ask questions about your life and your family. But did you know that there are things that the dentist can tell about you simply by looking in your mouth? It’s true. Your mouth gives away clues about your habits and your health. Check out these 5 traits that the dentist can easily know about you by conducting an oral exam. (more…)
December 18, 2018
Did you know that 80% of Americans wish they had a whiter smile? It’s no wonder why teeth whitening has become so popular. However, Zoom! teeth whitening provides faster, more effective, and longer lasting results than any other whitening service. In just one 45-minute visit, you can leave the dentist’s office with a smile that is up to 8 shades brighter. Keep reading to see how you can maintain your white smile using these Zoom! aftercare tips from your cosmetic dentist in Murphy.
November 4, 2018
Ever gotten an unexpected close-up look at the color of your teeth in broad daylight? It can be quite a surprise to see what your friends see. With all the holiday parties and family photos you’ve got planned, you don’t have time for the at-home whitening kits that take weeks. And Zoom in-office teeth whitening sounds fast, but you don’t have a cosmetic dentist in Murphy.
If you’re not sure where to begin – and quickly finish – your whitening journey, start with these five questions for the fastest route to a brilliant, holiday-worthy smile. (more…)
October 4, 2018
Americans are in love with teeth whitening. Around 80% say they wish their teeth where whiter, and it’s for good reason too. Pearly white teeth make you look younger, healthier, more successful, and more confident. There are so many products out there that claim amazing results, but do they really work? Keep reading to learn why many patients are receiving Zoom in-office whitening instead of using at home kits from your cosmetic dentist in Murphy.
September 8, 2018
For years, you endured misaligned and imperfect looking teeth, but wearing traditional braces has corrected your bite issues. There’s one problem, though. The metal brackets left white spots and stains on your teeth that are impacting the look of your smile. Thankfully, your cosmetic dentist has an answer – teeth whitening in Murphy. As you read on, you’ll learn how it can deliver beautiful, gleaming teeth!
August 13, 2018
Have you recently gotten your braces in Murphy removed? Congratulations! You invested a lot of time and effort into your smile – and now you get the payoff. But, as with any type of dental treatment, it’s important to maintain your new smile so that it looks and feels great for many years. After all, it’s safe to say that most people don’t want to go through orthodontic treatment twice! Below, you’ll get 4 tips for how to make sure your smile not only stays straight, but healthy and beautiful as well.
July 7, 2018
Braces are often associated with teenagers in high school, but that doesn’t mean it’s not worth it to get your bite or teeth corrected. Straighter teeth are much easier to clean and a healthy bite will prevent issues related to temporomandibular joint disorder later! Therefore, having braces for a couple years is more than worth the long-term cost of dealing with other issues later in life.
To keep your spirits up and stay on track, take note of these tips when you start wearing your braces in Murphy.
June 5, 2018
With more and more orthodontic options available today, it’s understandable that you may be asking “Why do I need to wear traditional braces when clear aligners are available?” Your child may want to use clear aligners over metal braces since they are transparent, but according to your orthodontist in Murphy, you’ll definitely want to reconsider.
Traditional braces are not like the braces you may have learned about decades ago. They can be customized to match your look and offer results you won’t find anywhere else.
May 31, 2018
If you’re like most, there’s practically no perfect time to get braces. Traditional braces can put a bit of a dent your self-esteem when your mouth is full of metal brackets and wires. This doesn’t mean you’re your orthodontic treatment isn’t any less necessary! If you’re trying to decide when you should get your straightening treatment, consider the summer time as the best time to get braces for adults in Murphy. We’ll explain why here in this week’s blog post!
April 7, 2018
Your little one is just about to get into middle school—they’re not so little anymore, huh? Now that they are starting their preteen years, you are beginning to think about orthodontics and how they might need braces to straighten their teeth. You’ve asked around to your friends and they’ve all referred you to “the best orthodontist in Murphy.” However, you can’t imagine having to schedule separate appointments for one child’s braces while having to bring the rest of the family to a different dental practice—including your child—for their preventive care appointments.
Although it’s true that picking your general family dentist to be your orthodontist is a huge time saver, it can also benefit your child’s oral health. Learn more about why making your family dentist your orthodontist can actually optimize your little one’s oral health and save your time and money in this week’s blog post.