At La Costa Dental, we see patients of all ages who want to straighten their smiles. For years, orthodontics was considered a purely cosmetic field. That means, it was believed that straightening teeth didn’t improve oral health at all – it just made you look better. Today, we know that a straighter smile looks [...]
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At every age and stage of dental development, you need to receive dental services as unique as your smile. In this post, we’ll review some of the ways families in Corpus Christi, Port Arthur, and Beaumont can care for their oral health at every stage of dental care. Our La Costa Dental team has [...]
What is IDD? Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD) is a mental and adaptive functioning disorder, this means that the affected people face challenges in their everyday life skills. Despite what many people might think, intellectual disability is not a mental illness or any other kind of disease; it is a developmental disability that brings [...]
Dental implants refer to artificial roots of teeth that dentists put in your jawbone. They do this surgically, placing them below your gum. Implants hold teeth in place. Many people prefer them to dentures, crowns, or bridges because they are firm and they do not become loose easily. These implants are also popular because [...]
Many people think that orthodontics is all about appearance but in reality, a straight smile can enhance not only your oral but also the health of your entire body. Here are three reasons why straight teeth improve overall health from our knowledgeable and experienced Port Arthur Orthodontist: […]
Navigating through the array of Medicaid dental insurance plans and related programs available today can be confusing and stressful at times, especially to those who are unfamiliar. Medicaid is a federal and state sponsored program to help provide dental and healthcare services to seniors, children, and families living below the poverty line as well as people [...]
Have you lost one or several teeth from severe tooth decay or periodontal gum disease, or had teeth removed for other reasons? Your Beaumont dentist has likely recommended dentures to replace your original equipment and regain a healthy oral environment. However, if you are new to dentures, you probably have many questions about them and [...]
Here is an alarming fact to consider: Did you know that nearly 30 million people, roughly 9.5 percent of the population, in the US have diabetes and close to 2 million more cases add to that every year? And many of which belong to people who are unaware they have the disease. The food we eat [...]
Dental checkups are an invaluable part of oral wellness that serve multiple purposes. They provide maintenance while also acting as a preventative measure to help you avoid exacerbating current issues. For some people, a trip to your Port Arthur dentist can be a source of anxiety, but if you know what to expect going in, you’ll see there’s [...]
Dentures are an eventual reality for many of us. The need for such measures can leave people feeling defeated. But if you’re prepared for what’s to come, you can limit your concerns and make the transition relatively seamless. Eventually, your dentures will become a more natural part of your daily life. Choices and Paperwork The [...]