If you go to the dentist and hear you have a cavity or gum disease, you’re dealing with a problem that’s been around for literally tens of thousands of years. A study out this year reveals that Neanderthals, our now-extinct human relatives who lived some 40,000 years ago, had some of the same dental issues we’re now struggling with today — and that they self-medicated using plants and even antibiotics.
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September 10, 2017
July 5, 2017
After spending a few extra moments in the mirror this morning, you’ve finally decided that it’s time to get your crooked teeth straightened. They’ve bothered you for years, and finally, you want to do something about it. While you might resign yourself to getting metal braces, the fact is that there are a multitude of alternative orthodontic options available today that are great for working adults who don’t want to alter their professional image while undergoing treatment. The two most popular are Invisalign and ClearCorrect, which you’ve likely heard of. How do they compare to braces? Which one would be right for you? Today, we’re going to discuss all three so you have everything you need to know to make a confident decision! (more…)
June 16, 2017
You’ve had a partial denture for about a year and you’re still not a fan of it – although the tooth you lost is in the back of your mouth, you just can’t get used to the wiggling that sometimes happens when you speak, and you haven’t been able to enjoy your favorite treat – chewy caramels – in what feels like a lifetime. You’re curious about dental implants in Canton, but you have questions about how much they cost. Luckily for you, the team at Legacy Dental Group are here to answer your inquiries and provide the details you need to improve your smile and make removable dentures a thing of the past.
May 17, 2017
Although you knew it would happen eventually, it came as a shock when your problem tooth finally fell out. You’re embarrassed by the blank spot in your smile, even if the gap is on the side of your smile, and you wonder how you can best address the missing tooth. Since you’re not even forty yet, a partial denture just doesn’t seem right for you, but what other alternatives do you have? With dental implants and dental bridges in Canton from the team at Legacy Dental Group, we can restore your smile to its former glory. Learn about the benefits of each upgrade option in this post.
April 16, 2017
When you think of straightening your crooked teeth, what comes to mind? If you’re like most people, you think of metal braces that are expensive, time-consuming, and call attention to your smile flaws. But what if there were a better way to get the perfect teeth you’ve been longing for? With Invisalign in Canton from Legacy Dental Group, you can afford to get the winning smile you deserve. In this post, find out why this effective, invisible option is a better investment in your smile than traditional orthodontics.
March 24, 2017
Veneers have been around for decades, providing perfect smiles for movie stars and celebrities alike. Nowadays, more and more people are seeking perfection as well—but with a twist. In this advanced age of cosmetic treatments, subtlety is prized. We can recall patients stating, “I don’t want my teeth to look like someone else’s teeth are in my mouth. I want them to look like I’ve had them all my life.” That’s an achievable goal! Legacy Dental Group offers porcelain veneers in Canton that vary in shape, size, and color all depending on the original smiles of our patients. We can make your new smile blend seamlessly among your natural teeth and still correct your unwanted flaws.
February 28, 2017
Are you hiding your smile due to gapped, crowded, or otherwise “crooked” teeth? It’s time to find a solution — life is short, but it’s too long to live with imperfect teeth. With Invisalign in Canton, your dentist can help you realign your smile without the need for visible metal wires and brackets. It’s a comfortable, convenient, and, best of all, discreet alternative to traditional orthodontia!
January 28, 2017
At Legacy Dental Group, Drs. Bratcher, Stern, Macy and Hackney offer dental implants in Canton for patients missing one, two or even all of their teeth. Stable and lifelike, these prosthetics are anchored in the jaw bone. Could they replace teeth that you’ve lost and return your smile to excellent stability, function and aesthetics?
January 23, 2017
You can get pretty much everything you need off of the internet these days. Previously, you were only able to get fun things like movies, books, and pizza, but now the only limit is your imagination. With just a few key strokes, a battalion of people getting their master’s degrees will instantly be at your door with groceries, toiletries, and probably a hot meal. One thing, however, that you can’t get through the internet is dental care. You still need to venture out into the world to take care of you and your family’s teeth. The question then is, how should you choose a dentist in Canton? You’ll literally find thousands of practices online, and it can be a bit overwhelming. Today, we’re going to make that choice nice and easy for you. Here are the 4 big things you should consider when choosing your family dentist. (more…)
December 13, 2016
When you think of the South and Texas, what do you think of immediately? Along with cowboys, blue skies, and wide open spaces, you definitely remember the idea of Southern hospitality. With this in mind, the Legacy Dental Group would like to say hello and offer you a very warm, Southern welcome to our blog. Whether you’re a new patient searching for the right dentist in Canton, TX, or a patient who’s been with us throughout the years, we bring this blog to you to offer insight on our practice and services, general and specialized dental health information, and how to keep your smile radiant.