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    Use Flex Account Funds For Dental Care

    Use Flex Account Funds for Hurst Dentistry If you have money in your Hurst flexible spending account you may want to schedule some cosmetic dentistry before the deadline. Remember, you lose any funds left over after the plan year ends. Why not improve your smile with tax-free dollars?

    Even a small change can make a big difference in the appearance of your teeth. You might consider getting a veneer for a chipped tooth or replacing a broken crown. Maybe you want to straighten your teeth with braces or replace amalgam fillings with ones that blend with your natural teeth. Tooth whitening is quick and easy and benefits even the most attractive smiles.

    Perhaps aesthetic dentistry is not your first priority. Maybe you have a more pressing dental need such as a cavity that is bothering you or swollen gums. Don’t let these problems get worse and possibly more expensive to treat.

    Call 817-500-4228 to book a consultation at Hyatt Family Dental in Hurst. We are located at 8711 Bedford Euless Rd.

    Clinton Hyatt is one of the most sought-after Hurst dentists and stays at the forefront of cosmetic dentistry techniques and technology. A radiant smile is possible for anyone in the Hurst area, regardless of issues such as tetracycline stains, periodontal disease, or missing teeth.

    If you are planning to use flex account funds for Hurst dentistry, make sure you check your employer’s guidelines for eligible cosmetic or restorative dental procedures.

    With a smile makeover at Hyatt Family Dental, what will your “after” photo look like?

    Contact Hyatt Family Dental:

    817-500-4228

    Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

    8711 Bedford Euless Rd
    Hurst, Texas
    76053


    Root Canal vs Dental Implant

    Euless root canals vs tooth implants

    Hello Mid-Cities dental blog visitors. I am doctor Clinton Hyatt of Hyatt Family Dental. When a tooth’s nerve and pulp becomes infected, a dentist and patient must make a choice of whether to attempt to save the tooth by performing a root canal or to extract the tooth.

    There are several factors that influence this decision. These include whether there is infection in the surrounding bone, the amount and condition of the remaining tooth structure, the strength of the supporting bone, and the presence of periodontal disease.

    During a root canal procedure, the nerve and pulp of the tooth is removed. This tissue contains veins, arteries and lymph vessels. The dentist or endodontist uses files of various sizes to clean out the canals. Once the roots are cleaned out and widened, they are filled with a special rubber material that seals them off.

    The root canal is the first step in the complete tooth restoration. After the root canal, without a crown, the tooth will probably become dry and brittle. The final steps are the core build-up and crown. This protects what’s left of the tooth and allows normal function.

    A root canal is generally the most conservative treatment when a root is infected or a tooth has severe decay or damage. Root canals have been performed with success for generations and have a very low failure rate.

    But there is always a slight possibility that a tooth with a root canal can have complications down the road. If there was a tiny crack in the treated tooth, it can become re-infected. Teeth with curved roots are more difficult to fill and they can also become re-infected. Occasionally, the tip of a file can break off in a root during the procedure and cause problems.

    Because there is always a slight risk that a root canal can fail and eventually require extraction, some Hurst patients wonder if they should just get a dental implant in the first place. This is not a black and white decision. Like root canals, dental implants have a high success rate. But there are risks with dental implants, as well.

    If you have been told that a root canal or a dental implant is required, talk with your dentist about the pros and cons of each procedure. If you do not currently have a dentist, I invite you to schedule a consultation at Hyatt Family Dental. You can trust Clinton Hyatt for vital, unbiased information so you can make an informed decision about your dental treatment.

     

    Contact Hyatt Family Dental:

    817-500-4228

    Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

    8711 Bedford Euless Rd
    Hurst, Texas
    76053

     


    You Can’t Afford Cheap Dental Work

    Hurst teeth whitening

    Have you ever gotten a bargain on a used car that turned out to be a lemon? After a couple years of never-ending repairs, you realized that it ended up costing as much as a new car would have. And after spending all that money, you still have a a clunker.

    The same is true of deficient dental work. You have probably received glossy postcard ads that publicize amazing deals on cosmetic dentistry: porcelain veneers, crowns, white fillings, and dental implants. The prices may be tempting, but be sure you do plenty of research before committing. We aren’t trying to imply that all dental practices that publicize low procedure prices in their ads furnish poor quality work – we are just cautioning patients not to decide on a cosmetic dentist based on price alone. Unlike an automobile, you can’t sell your smile and buy a new one.

    We will use porcelain veneers as an example. What can go wrong if you end up with substandard porcelain veneers?

    • The dentist may be inexperienced and make mistakes: improper placement, inadequate color matching, bite complications.

    • The materials may be deficient: unnatural color, prone to breaking, veneers pop off.

    • The lab techs that create the restorations may turn out low quality work: unnatural color, poor fit.


    If you are considering a smile transformation, talk to doctor Clinton Hyatt at Hyatt Family Dental first. During your consultation, you will learn about doctor Hyatt’s years of experience, techniques, specialty training, number of procedures performed, the most appropriate materials for the restorations, and information about the dental lab we use. We can also provide references if requested. And, of course, we will consider how much each process will cost. We are certain that you will find that our prices our competitive for the excellent dentistry doctor Hyatt delivers.

    Don’t compromise your smile in an attempt to save some money. You really do get what you pay for.

    Contact Hyatt Family Dental:

    817-500-4228

    Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

    8711 Bedford Euless Rd
    Hurst, Texas
    76053


    3 Behind-The-Scenes Dental Advances For Texas

    Crown lengthening Bedford

    Bedford dental patients who have undergone a smile redesign are probably aware of the latest cosmetic dental procedures popular in the Hurst area. These include metal-free fillings, porcelain veneers, invisible braces, implant-anchored dentures, and inlays/onlays.

    Today’s Bedford dental post focuses on some nifty dentistry advances that are used behind-the-scenes to benefit Bedford dentists and dental patients alike.

    Digital imaging is not just for Instagram, Tumblr and Pinterest, many cutting-edge Texas dental offices use digital X-Rays. Realtime digital images help Hurst dentists more easily spot and treat oral problems including emerging cavities and bone recession. Digital X-Rays require far less radiation exposure and are easier to store and access.

    Pinpoint-precise Diode lasers are used in myriad procedures including crown lengthening, root scaling, biopsies, root canals, teeth whitening, oral lesion removal, and treatment of dental decay. Laser procedures are easier on the patient and require shorter healing times.

    CAD (computer-aided design) and CAM (computer-aided manufacturing) are used for many restorative procedures in Bedford including in-office inlays/onlays and same-day crowns. Hurst dentists who offer dental implants can use CAD/CAM technology in every phase of the dental implant procedure. CAD/CAM is used in Texas dental laboratories to fabricate crowns, bridges, veneers, and ceramic braces.

    The future of dentistry is here today. I’m doctor Clinton Hyatt. Hyatt Family Dental is located at 8711 Bedford Euless Rd in Hurst. We can be reached at 817-500-4228 . Ask us about:

    porcelain veneers
    dental implants
    dental crowns
    dental bridges
    teeth whitening

    Contact Hyatt Family Dental:

    817-500-4228

    Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

    8711 Bedford Euless Rd
    Hurst, Texas
    76053


    Hyatt Family Dental Takes Care Of Plaque, Calculus, And Cavities

    Hurst Guide To Plaque, Calculus, And Cavities

    Hi. I’m doctor Clinton Hyatt. Welcome to my Hurst dental blog! I find that many of my patients in the East Euless, North Richland Hills, and Bedford areas get a couple of dental terms mixed up. Today, I would like to clarify the differences between plaque, calculus, and cavities.

    Plaque is a film that covers teeth – a sticky layer of bacteria. You can remove plaque through daily brushing and flossing. However, if it isn’t removed it can build up and harden into calculus.

    Calculus, also known as tartar, is hardened plaque that also accumulates minerals from food and saliva. Regular check-ups and cleanings with your Hurst dentist are necessary to remove tartar as well as hard-to-reach plaque.

    Plaque and calculus are not cavities, but they can lead to cavities. A cavity is basically a hole in the tooth caused by decay. Because plaque and calculus contain bacteria, the bacteria release acids which accelerate tooth decay and eventually lead to more cavities.

    A good rule of thumb for Hurst dental patients is this: Avoid plaque to avoid calculus and tartar to avoid tooth decay to avoid cavities. Got it?

    I hope you’ve found this helpful, and if you’re in the East Euless, North Richland Hills, or Bedford area and are in need of quality dental care, call our office at 817-500-4228 to schedule an appointment today.

    Our friendly staff would love to answer any questions you have about our services, including cosmetic dentistry, teeth whitening, and veneers.

    Contact Hyatt Family Dental:

    817-500-4228

    Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

    8711 Bedford Euless Rd
    Hurst, Texas
    76053


    Your Perfect Smile Is Only A Few Dental Visits Away

    Hurst lowest price teeth bleaching

    What does it take to really change the way you look? Hours upon hours at the gym? Expensive trips to the most cutting-edge salon in the Hurst area? What about a routine trip to your dentist?

    You may not love going to the dentist, but you will love the results when they help you find the best way to whiten your teeth. Teeth whitening in Hurst is a simple cosmetic dentistry procedure, but the dramatic results never cease to impress.

    Your East Euless, North Richland Hills, or Bedford dentist can work with you to develop a teeth whitening regimen that will be most effective. This may include any of the following three methods:

    1. Bleaching done in-office. Sometimes called chairside bleaching, a special light is used while a bleaching agent is applied to the teeth. A rubber shield or protective gel is used to keep your tender gums safe from the whitening agent.

    2. Bleaching at home. Even though this is done at home, the peroxide-containing whiteners used do have potential side effects, so it’s a good idea to discuss this with your dentist. Also, there are many at-home whiteners available in Hurst, Texas drug stores, and your dentist can direct you to the best ones.

    3. Toothpastes with whitening properties. When a toothpaste carries the ADA Seal of Acceptance, it means that it contains special chemical or polishing agents. These will provide additional stain removal which complements the surface stain removal offered by all toothpastes.

    My name is doctor Clinton Hyatt of Hyatt Family Dental in Hurst. Helping my dental patients establish good habits is important to me, as is helping them achieve the smile they want using cosmetic dentistry procedures such as veneers, teeth whitening, bonding, and complete smile makeovers.

    My practice, Hyatt Family Dental, is currently accepting new patients, so give us a call at 817-500-4228 to make an appointment!

    We hope to hear from you soon!

    The following website was used as source material for this blog:
    http://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/az-topics/w/whitening, accessed on September 4, 2013

    Contact Hyatt Family Dental:

    817-500-4228

    Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

    8711 Bedford Euless Rd
    Hurst, Texas
    76053


    What Can Veneers Do For Hurst Smiles?

    porcelain veneers cost Hurst

    Hello, and welcome to our Hyatt Family Dental cosmetic dentistry blog. Today we are taking the time to answer a common question that many dental patients have. The question is, “What exactly are veneers and how are they used in cosmetic dentistry?”

    Veneers are thin shells made from durable, translucent porcelain or composite resin. They are custom-made for each patient and are used to improve the appearance of teeth. Unlike a dental crown which covers the entire visible portion of a tooth, a veneer covers just the front part of the tooth. They are commonly used to correct teeth that have been chipped, stained, decayed, or that are slightly crooked.

    If you visit your dentist for veneers, he or she will first make a model of your teeth. Next, a dental technician will use the model to create the veneers, so you can be sure of a custom fit.

    Since a small portion of the enamel on the tooth has to be removed so the veneer can be placed, this process is usually irreversible.

    I hope that this blog entry has helped you to understand a little more about veneers and how they can help you to improve your smile. Hyatt Family Dental offers all the services you need to create your very best smile. Ask us about gum contouring, smile redesigns, teeth whitening, dental implants, and invisible braces.

    If you are looking for a dentist with know-how creating beautiful porcelain veneers, give Hyatt Family Dental a call. My name is doctor Clinton Hyatt and I have been practicing dentistry since 2011.

    Please call 817-500-4228 and a member of our friendly staff can schedule an appointment for you and answer any questions you have about cosmetic dentistry.


    The following website was used as source material for this blog:
    http://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/az-topics/v/veneers.aspx, accessed on September 4, 2013

    Contact Hyatt Family Dental:

    817-500-4228

    Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

    8711 Bedford Euless Rd
    Hurst, Texas
    76053


    Is Your Smile In A World Of Hurt?

    full mouth reconstruction Hurst

    Do you have severe tooth damage, bone loss, or few or no teeth still intact? This post is for Hurst area residents whose mouths are in a world of hurt.

    First off, we feel for you. We understand how severe dental troubles influence you every day of your life.

    Whatever the cause of the condition – chemotherapy, recreational drug use, eating disorder, severe mouth injury, disability, inadequate oral hygiene, or simply poor overall health – there is hope.

    Full mouth reconstruction can restore your previously healthy, pleasing smile or give you the beautiful smile you never had. Patients who undergo full mouth reconstruction regain their confidence to smile, eat, and speak normally. How would that impact your life?

    Replacing missing teeth and adding bone through grafting restores underlying facial structure, improving or preventing that “sunk-in” look that develops when teeth are gone and the jawbone recedes.

    Full mouth reconstruction (sometimes called full mouth restoration) is a term which refers to a combination of dental procedures that restore a smile for people with several damaged or missing teeth. Treatment may include any combination of the following procedures: crowns, inlays/onlays, dental bonding, white filling replacement, tooth implants, porcelain veneers, implant-anchored dentures, gum contouring, soft tissue grafts, bone grafts, and tooth whitening.

    Dental implants are frequently the best tooth replacement for Hyatt Family Dental patients with missing teeth. A dental implant consists of a titanium post surgically inserted into the jaw bone to replace the root of the missing tooth. If there is not enough bone to anchor an implant, bone grafting may be completed to augment existing bone. The post integrates with the bone to provide a strong foundation for the abutment and beautiful crown. Dental implants are indistinguishable from previous teeth in both form and function.

    If you currently have dentures, communicate with us about implant-anchored full or partial dentures. Significant improvements can be made even if you only get two or three tooth implants.

    Crowns (sometimes called caps) are used when there is enough viable tooth structure that the tooth doesn’t need to be extracted. A crown adds strength to a tooth that has a large filling or has been injured. A crown can fix a bite misalignment and is usually required after a root canal. In a dental implant procedure, attaching the crown to the abutment is the final step.

    Hyatt Family Dental offers a full menu of cosmetic dental care including total mouth reconstruction. Cosmetic dentistry may be more reasonably-priced than you think. Talk to us about financing or a multi-procedure treatment schedule that allows you to pay as you go. Restoring a healthy smile may be the best investment you ever make.

    Contact Hyatt Family Dental:

    817-500-4228

    Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

    8711 Bedford Euless Rd
    Hurst, Texas
    76053


    Can I Objectively Evaluate My Smile?

    esthetic smile design East Euless

    It is no secret that a beautiful, pleasing, healthy smile can be your most esteemed physical attribute. After all, people notice your smile first thing. How do you know if your smile is detracting from your appearance?

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder; if you look at your smile in the mirror and believe it is unattractive, it doesn’t really matter what anybody else thinks. But what if you are not sure?

    There are many troubles that are generally considered to detract from beautiful smiles. Missing teeth is a biggie. People who are missing teeth in the back of the mouth may mistakenly believe that the gap doesn’t show. They are usually wrong. When smiling, talking, laughing, or eating, a missing tooth definitely shows – even if the missing tooth is the very last molar.

    Yellow or gray teeth diminish the appeal of a smile – even one that is perfectly healthy and aligned – and crooked teeth are ordinarily considered unattractive.

    There are a few unique smile characteristics that some people proudly show off and others wish to change. For instance, a gap between the two front teeth can become your trademark. True Blood star Anna Paquin, actor Woody Harrelson, and singer Seal have retained their spaces. Perhaps the most famous gap-toothed smile belongs to seventy year-old model Lauren Hutton who has proudly flashed it throughout her fifty-year career. Other celebrities such as Zac Efron, Tom Cruise, and Keith Urban weren’t happy with gaps so they transformed their smiles with unprecedented cosmetic dentistry.

    If you want an objective aesthetic evaluation of your smile, how can you do this? You can’t see your smile from every angle when you look in the mirror. If you want an expert opinion on the attractiveness of your smile, talk to a cosmetic dentist. There are a surprising number of design principals that are used in cosmetic dental smile makeovers. These include size, shape, alignment, proportion, color, and translucency. Additionally, cosmetic dentists also consider the characteristics of the gums, lips, and facial features.

    When you have a cosmetic dental consultation, you will be able to see how the vital elements work together to create a natural-looking, compelling smile. Bottom line? If you want to change your smile, you can! Schedule a consultation today by calling 817-500-4228 .

    Contact Hyatt Family Dental:

    817-500-4228

    Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

    8711 Bedford Euless Rd
    Hurst, Texas
    76053


    Infant And Toddler Teeth Care

    Infant and Toddler Teeth Care Though most parents know the basics of children’s dental care, Hurst dentists continue to see cavities in young children.

    Caring for your infant’s teeth should begin even before they erupt. To prevent bacteria growth, parents can wash their baby’s gums with a wet washcloth after feedings.

    Babies should never be put to bed with a bottle, no matter how tempting it is for tired Hurst parents. The sugars in milk or juice that stay in contact with teeth for hours can damage the enamel. When your child gets his first tooth, it is time to brush. Parents should use non-fluoride toothpaste until the child is two years old. Then, use only a tiny dab. Young children often swallow toothpaste while brushing. If a child ingests too much fluoride, teeth can become stained.

    When a child is old enough to brush his own teeth, it is critical that an adult go over them after the child finishes to make sure they are clean. Many children thoroughly clean the chewing surfaces, but often fail to clean the backsides and gumline. Consult the child-friendly staff at Hyatt Family Dental about dental sealants – an extra protection against decay.

    Monitor your child’s meals and snacks. We all know that sugary snacks are not only bad for growing bodies; they are also bad for teeth. Scheduling set times to drink anything other than water during the day can also help prevent cavities for Hurst children.

    To schedule a dental consultation, call Clinton Hyatt at 817-500-4228 . I provide quality general and cosmetic dental care for Hurst area patients of all ages.

      Transform your self-image with your best smile!

        Contact Hyatt Family Dental:

        817-500-4228

        Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

        8711 Bedford Euless Rd
        Hurst, Texas
        76053


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