Hillcrest Dental Care
7124 Woodway Drive
Waco, TX 76712
General Info: (254) 848-6696
If you're already suffering from overly sensitive teeth, there are products that can help. Toothpaste designed for those with sensitive teeth can reduce the pain associated with the condition after only a few days of use. Also, be sure to stick with a soft-bristled toothbrush - hard toothbrushes will only exacerbate the problem. Brush and floss daily to maintain healthy gums and protect dentin from exposure.
Call Hillcrest Dental Care today at (254) 848-6696 to schedule an appointment.
At Hillcrest Dental Care we believe that the good habits of effective daily brushing and a healthy diet will help the aging person adapt to changing conditions. Reduced salivary flow and addition of medications can affect oral health dramatically.
Teeth may darken because of long-term exposure to plaque and changes in the dentin within the tooth. The gums may recede and uncover the roots, making them more prone to decay. Poorly-fitting or poorly-cleaned dentures, illness, and some medications increase the severity of the problem. For more information regarding dental problems of seniors, please call our office at (254) 848-6696.
It's amazing how much variety you can find in dental floss. With conventional floss, you just tear off a piece at least 18 inches and wind it around your index fingers. If you find traditional thread-like floss is uncomfortable for your gums, try dental ribbon, its smoother counterpart. Dental flossers are often regarded as being easier to manage than conventional floss. There's no need to wrap any excess thread around your fingers, which some find uncomfortable.
If you have a fixed bridge in your mouth, nifty little floss threaders allow you to thread the floss between your teeth, under the bridge work. If you have questions about dental floss, just call Hillcrest Dental Care at (254) 848-6696 and we’ll be happy to make a recommendation.
We offer laser gum treatment at Hillcrest Dental Care. Learn more about Periolase/LANAP.
The goal for our practice is simply to help our patients retain their teeth all of their lives…in maximum comfort, function, health and esthetics…and to accomplish this appropriately by offering quality dentistry in a pleasant atmosphere.
* Complimentary New Patient Cosmetic Evaluation
* $40 New Patient Exam and X-Ray
* Whitening for Life, a one-time fee of $129
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Dental anxiety may be a problem for you, but you don't want to suffer from tooth decay and gum disease either - or even potential heart disease that may be linked to poor dental hygiene.
Sedation dentistry may be the answer for many people who struggle with dental phobia. Modern sedation options can make dentistry actually relaxing! Ask us about conscious sedation to help relieve the stress of some cosmetic dentistry procedures. We also provide dental implants, cosmetic dentistry and dentures.
Our friendly staff is very familiar with common dental phobia. At Hillcrest Dental Care, we provide caring, understanding service tailored to your safety and comfort. Whether you need to address a complex dental problem or just need a simple routine dental checkup, we have lots of experience in calming fears and anxieties associated with dental procedures.
Call us today at (254) 848-6696 for Gatesville area sedation dentistry and a healthy, more beautiful smile tomorrow. Or fill out the online form for easy scheduling. At Hillcrest Dental Care, we have several convenient payment options and flexible scheduling to fit your busy life.
Hillcrest Dental Care is proud to provide sedation dentistry in Waco, Woodway, Temple, Gatesville, Central Texas and McLennan County.
If you're looking for affordable sedation dentistry in Central Texas you don't need to look any further. Michael Thrasher, D.D.S., is the sedation dentist that Central Texas residents trust to deliver experienced and professional dental care.