A Lost Filling Might Need a Crown

When a restoration or filling is adapted to a prepared cavity to remove bacteria and decayed tooth, it is intended to repair that area of tooth for a long time. Restorations or fillings can fail due to recurring decay (a dental cavity that develops at the margin of a filling), coming debonded from the tooth (in the case of a... read more »

How Much Do Veneers Cost?

Why Veneers? Before we jump into the cost of veneers, let's first understand what they are. Dental veneers are thin, tooth-colored shells that are attached to the front, sides and top surface of teeth to improve their appearance and shape. They're often made from porcelain, glass-ceramic or resin-composite materials and are permanently bonded to your teeth. Veneers can be used... read more »

Show Love to Your Toothbrush, Show Love for Your Smile

Take a look at your toothbrush. Do you take care of it? Your toothbrush is your key to a healthy smile, and it is important to care for it well. Toothbrushes only last for 3-4 months. If you have had yours longer than that, you need to replace it. But don’t worry! There are lots of fun colors and styles,... read more »

Learning About Dental Crowns

Are you interested in learning more about dental crowns? If so, you have come to the right place! Dental crowns are used for many reasons in the world of dentistry. To help you understand more about dental crowns, our team here at Brent A. Spear, DDS in Fort Worth, Texas, is happy to give you more information about them and... read more »

Water Picks vs. Floss

Everyone knows that they are supposed to floss their teeth once a day. However, some may wonder if using a water pick can be just as effective as flossing. Here we analyze the benefits of water picks and their role in dental health. What Are Water Picks? Water picks are also known as oral irrigators, dental water jets, and water... read more »