Going to your routine dental checkups and cleanings helps detect problems early to keep them from progressing and being harder to treat down the road. Even though your dentist is professionally trained to examine your mouth in search of symptoms of oral health problems, some diseases and issues can’t be detected with the naked eye. Learn how dental X-rays could save your life by detecting issues early on. (more…)
Indianapolis Family Dentistry Blog
June 18, 2019
June 17, 2019
Dental insurance is a useful tool because it saves you money at the dentist’s office while allowing you to stay healthy. But what if you don’t have dental insurance? Dentistry sure can be expensive. Thankfully, Indianapolis Family Dentistry has an easy and affordable solution: an in-office membership plan. Now you can receive the quality dental care that you deserve at an affordable price. Keep reading to learn more about this membership plan, how it works, and how you can benefit from it.
May 15, 2019
If you don’t have insurance, your dentist offers in-office plans to help cover the cost! Between paying bills, rent, car insurance, and the list goes on — the last thing you need to worry about is having to wait and save up to get your dental needs taken care of. Indianapolis Family Dentistry offers 3 different in-office plans so that your whole family can maintain happy and healthy smiles without having to worry about paying a massive chunk of money out of your pocket each time you visit. Read on to learn about what services your insurance typically covers, and how these plans can help! (more…)
May 3, 2019
Cracked teeth are often a dental emergency, but it may surprise you to know that they’re not always easy to identify. You may assume the crack will be immediately visible and painful, but some cracks are extremely hard to see or might not hurt at all. Damage to the tooth can happen for all sorts of reasons, and your dentist’s response often depends on the severity of the problem. If you suspect you have a cracked tooth, here’s what you need to know about diagnosis and treatment.
April 6, 2019
Missing teeth can not only be a major source of embarrassment but have a negative impact on a person’s oral and overall health. That is why more than 5 million dental implants are placed each year by dentists in the United States, according to the American Dental Association. Many people with gaps in their smiles make good candidates for dental implants, but some cases can be more complex than others. If you are considering dental implants and want to know what makes a dental implant case complex, keep reading below.
Life is filled with rites of passage: wedding days, graduations, and even retirement. One tradition that should start as soon as possible is seeing the dentist for regular exams. The bacteria that cause tooth decay and gum disease don’t wait until adulthood to start causing trouble. They begin their dirty work as soon as we’re born.
March 15, 2019
You just don’t sit around waiting on a dental emergency to happen. Instead, it catches you when you least expect it to. If you don’t have dental insurance, the situation can be even more daunting. As you read on, an emergency dentist discusses some strategies that can be used to respond to dental trauma whether you have insurance or not.
March 5, 2019
There is one thing most dental emergencies have in common: they happen when you least expect them to. While it’s impossible to completely eliminate the chances of a dental emergency occurring, there are some preventive steps that can be employed. There are also steps that can be taken to encourage faster recovery if a mishap takes place. Read on as an emergency dentist provides all the details you need.
February 24, 2019
After years of wear-and-tear on your teeth, it’s no wonder you hide your toothy grin behind your lips. Between the chips in your teeth you got when you were a kid and the years of drinking coffee, you’re less than confident in your smile, and it’s completely understandable. There’s a permanent natural-looking solution to your problem that will give you the self-confidence you need to post those smiling selfies and step to the front of your family picture. Porcelain veneers could give you back your best smile.
February 12, 2019
When you’re suffering from a toothache, nothing may seem more obvious than to ask your dentist to perform an extraction. In most cases however, you’ll come out better by trying to save the tooth. That’s because your teeth are like a row of dominoes. When one falls, the others are likely to follow.