Dental Library

Does Dental Insurance Cover Cosmetic Dentistry?

Dental insurance will usually cover some or all of your restorative procedures, but will not cover purely elective procedures. Here at the Texas Center for Cosmetic Dentistry, we believe that EVERY restorative procedure should be done with cosmetic appeal in mind.

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How Can a Smile Lift Make You Look Younger?

Aging is a natural part of life for both men and women, but that doesn’t mean it’s always pleasant. If you are concerned about losing your youthful looks, then you are not alone. Thankfully, you can knock years off your appearance without going under the knife or getting a face lift. A Smile Lift from Dr. …

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The Dentist of Champions

In this exciting Olympic season, The Texas Center for Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry believes that YOU should go for gold! Whether it’s for world-renowned athletes or their fans, Dr. Guy M. Lewis is known for creating gold medal smiles. For a healthy, confident, custom smile that shows off the best you, trust the precision, the skill, …

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Braces and Invisalign, A Comparison

The desire to straighten teeth without the general public noticing has created a huge debate about the benefits of using Invisalign vs braces. Braces and Invisalign essentially perform the same function: to straighten your teeth and improve oral health. Both use incremental movements to adjust teeth little by little over the period of six months to …

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Types of X-Rays

To achieve the most accurate, intricate depiction of a patient’s mouth, it is common to use a combination of impressions and x-ray types. Below is a list of the different types of x-rays used at The Texas Center for Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry, their reason for use, and needed frequency.

X-Ray Type: Panoramic Radiography

Panoramic radiography, also called …

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How Long Do Dental Crowns Last?

The mouth is a complex system, and there are many factors that can affect the longevity of a crown. When taken care of properly, however, you could be looking at a lifetime investment.

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Smile Makeover: Changing Quality of Life for the Better

Are you unhappy with your smile? Do you feel embarrassed by imperfections in your teeth? Dr. Guy Lewis may have a solution for you–it’s called a smile makeover.

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Understanding Dental Phobia

Do you suffer from dental phobia or have severe anxiety about going to the dentist? If so, here are some common dental fears and how you can overcome them.

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Oral Sedation for a Relaxing Dental Visit

If you’re afraid of going to the dentist, then oral sedation dentistry can help make your visit a relaxing — and maybe even an enjoyable — experience.

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What Is a Root Canal?

A root canal is a common procedure that treats infected areas inside teeth. In this article, we discuss the dangerous of bacterial infection and how root canal treatment can improve your dental health.

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