Are you looking for an emergency dentist but you have no insurance? If you can’t afford a trip to the dentist, don’t worry, you’re not alone. Over the past half century, the cost of dental care has … [Read More...]
Can You Get Braces if you Have Missing Teeth?
We get a lot of questions at our McAllen orthodontic practice, A Perfect Smile Orthodontics, from patients asking if they can get braces, even though they have missing teeth. The answer is a resounding YES! How Braces Can Help With Missing Teeth There are several situations where orthodontics can help with missing teeth. For example, children can have malocclusions that can disrupt their jaw growth or delay eruption of their adult teeth. In a case like this, early orthodontic treatment can … [Read more...]
Smile like a Secret Agent
Your mission, should you choose to accept it...is to give yourself a perfectly straight bite and smile. It is a completely straight-forward mission, allowing you to straighten your teeth in complete comfort and secrecy using a groundbreaking cosmetic dentistry tool called Invisalign invisible braces. What if someone were to tell you that it is possible to correct bite alignment problems without the use of bulky metal braces? Would you think it were possible, or just some sort of trick? Well, … [Read more...]
How to Prevent your Smile from becoming Scruffy Lookin’
“She might not seem like much but she's got it where it counts, kid.” You might remember this line coming from the mouth of Han Solo, or rather Harrison Ford, in Star Wars: A New Hope. But what would it mean in relation to dental hygiene or San Antonio cosmetic dentistry? When read in context these words are meant to illustrate that the appearance of Solo's ship does not match up to the ship's hidden value beneath the surface. This quote can be applied to a lot of things—including your smile. … [Read more...]