How To Choose A Dentist (Consider Convenience)

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The American Dental Association offers some counsel on how to choose a dentist, and when you do, please consider Distinctive Dental Services – Dr. Scott Elrod in the Lake Jackson, Texas region. Here are some things you should think about: Extended Hours? Life can be busy. Fitting in a dentist appointment shouldn’t upend your schedule…. Read more »

Live Better With Dental Implants

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Ill-fitting dentures can result in more problems for denture wearers than they solve. If you live with loose dentures, you probably regard them as a necessary evil. Though they certainly look more attractive than a toothless mouth, in practical terms they leave much to be desired because they impact two fundamental activities: eating and talking…. Read more »

Tooth Implants: The Role Of The Abutment

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The dental implant procedure involves three main components: The implant—also called a post or artificial tooth root The abutment—a connector piece The prosthesis—artificial tooth crown, dental bridge, or denture/partial denture In today’s post, we talk about the crucial connecting component: the abutment. What Is An Abutment? The abutment is the connector piece between a tooth… Read more »

Whitening For 3 Types Of Tooth Stains

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Hello Lake Jackson! If your smile could use some brightening, what are you waiting for? Professional teeth whitening and teeth bleaching are the easiest ways Angleton residents can dramatically improve their appearance. It is important to realize that not every Lake Jackson smile responds the same to teeth bleaching. The degree of whiteness attained and… Read more »

Tooth Implant Placement: Before, During, After

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Let’s talk about what to expect during tooth implant surgery. We will divide it into three parts: before, during, and after. An implant procedure goes like this: Before the Procedure We start with X-rays, an exam, and a consultation. We’ll take numerous X-rays of your teeth and jaw. Images are taken from numerous angles. It’s… Read more »

Affordable Teeth Whitening?

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If you are like most web users, you have probably spotted the multitude of ads for ‘free teeth whitening kits’. Some show a ‘real Angleton mom’ who discovered a ‘tooth whitening secret’. Others assure you that their system is the one that ‘Pearland dentists don’t want you to know about’. Many contain a link to… Read more »

Time To Upgrade Your Smile?

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The team at Distinctive Dental Services – Dr. Scott Elrod in Lake Jackson gets many questions about smile upgrades and makeovers. Have you ever thought about upgrading your smile? Cosmetic dentistry offers many fantastic possibilities for Lake Jackson residents. The quickest and least invasive procedure is light teeth whitening. The results are dramatic and teeth… Read more »