3610 Shire Boulevard Suite #200, Richardson, TX 75082 | (214) 572-8633
4323 North Josey Lane, Professional Plaza 1, Suite 103 | Carrollton, TX 75010 | (972) 394-2114

FAQs


Are Dental Implants Right for Me?


The popularity of dental implants has increased in recent years. Many people utilize dental implants as a tooth replacement option because they can be crafted to look and feel like your natural teeth. The effectiveness of dental implants is dependent on the structure of your jawbone. Our team will help you select a tooth replacement solution based on your mouth’s structure and your individual needs.

Preliminary procedures, such as bone grafting, can be undertaken to greatly increase the number of people that can receive dental implant placements. We invite you to schedule an appointment with our team for an examination. Dr. Phan and Dr. Chan will help you reach a viable tooth replacement solution.


What is All-On-4?


All-On-4 dental implants are a combination of dental implants and permanent dentures. All-On-4 is a solution for people missing several or all their teeth. Our team places 4 dental implants as an anchor to secure a complete set of dentures.

You may be a candidate for All-On-4 if you currently wear dentures or are missing all your teeth. Dr. Phan and Dr. Chan will help you decide if All-On-4 is right for you.


Should My Wisdom Teeth Be Removed?


Impacted wisdom teeth can lead to significant dental problems. Additionally, because of their location in the back of your mouth, they can be hard to properly care for, leaving them susceptible to decay and infection. Approximately 80% of all adults have their wisdom teeth removed. Consult our team to learn more about the extraction of wisdom teeth.

Is Sedation Dentistry Available?


We offer sedation dentistry with many treatments. Depending on your treatment plan, nitrous oxide, oral conscious sedation, or intravenous sedation may be utilized. We will discuss the availability and effectiveness of sedation dentistry in relation to your specific treatment plan.

How Long Does Recovery Take for the Removal of Wisdom Teeth?


For most patients, a full recovery will only take a few days. Our team will provide you with postoperative directions following your treatment to help prevent complications that could extend your recovery time.

What Can I Expect After the Wisdom Tooth Removal Procedure?

You may notice discomfort and bleeding following extraction. Gauze can be used to stop any bleeding that may occur in the first 24 hours, and ice can be used to reduce swelling. In the following days, a warm washcloth can be used to manage discomfort. Talk to our team regarding over-the-counter medications that can be used to manage discomfort following your procedure.