Don M. Chaney DDS Blog
February 15, 2019
As you may notice on TV or social media, mail-order clear aligners have become incredibly popular. Of these mail-order companies, Smile Direct Club stands out as the most heavily advertised and used. These clear plastic aligners promise amazingly straight teeth in a discreet way, at a price that is less than Invisalign with a professional dentist. However, these mail-order aligners come with some risks that you should be aware of. Keep reading to learn why you should always see a dentist for Invisalign in Fayetteville.(more…)
August 10, 2018
The long, sunlit days of summer are fast coming to an end. As you are preparing this year’s back-to-school checklist, be sure to ask yourself: will your son or daughter be smiling on their first day back to class? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, tooth decay is the most common chronic disease for children ages 6 to 19. Including a trip to a dentist in Fayetteville as part of back-to-school preparations can help ensure your child is ready for the new school year. To learn more about the importance of regular dental checkups, take a look at the blog post below.
July 7, 2018
Have you had any teeth that have been badly damaged by large cavities, fractures or other injuries? If so, you’ve probably had a crown placed to restore the tooth’s strength, function and appearance. Just like your real teeth, dental crowns in Johnson require basic care and maintenance to help them last as long as possible. No matter how well your crown has been done initially, your habits will have a big impact on its longevity. So how can you care for your dental crowns, both in the short-term and the long-term? Keep reading to find out!
June 13, 2018
Despite the convenience of modern life, people are more fatigued than ever. From waking up tired in the morning to falling into bed (exhausted) at night, it’s easy to spend the whole day feeling tired! But in recent years, a new kind of beverage came out that seemed like the perfect solution: energy drinks. Kind of like a cup of coffee on steroids, energy drinks promise to give you all the energy you need to get through your day. But are they as benign as they make themselves out to be? Not according to a recent study, which found that they increase the risk for cavities. If you want to learn more about how these beverages affect your oral health so you can avoid major work with a dentist in Fayetteville, you’ve come to the right place. Keep reading to learn more!
March 3, 2018
We understand if you couldn’t pursue orthodontic treatment for many years. We also understand if you already had braces placed many years ago but didn’t wear your retainer often enough to keep your teeth straight. Regardless, we know you may have questions about your eligibility to use Invisalign in Fayetteville. To put you at ease, just know that it’s not so much age that affects your ability to use Invisalign. While the treatment may be slightly different than what your teenage son or daughter must go through, it can still work just as well.
February 5, 2018
If you’ve had teeth whitening done in the past, you’re probably familiar with the sensitivity that’s pretty common afterwards. Maybe you weren’t as satisfied with the results you received at a previous office. As it turns out, not all in-office or take-home whitening treatments are created equal. However, today that changes with the new teeth whitening in Fayetteville your dentist provides. Introducing, the GLO Whitening treatment!
Once you arrive, you’ll quickly find out that GLO Whitening works harder and better to give you a smile many shades whiter, even for the toughest stains! To learn how you, your friends, and your family can benefit from GLO Whitening’s treatment, take a moment to hear your dentist out!
January 25, 2018
We hope you are having a nice and warm start to the new year! With that in mind, we’d you like to ask something. Would you like to be less stressed and more confident in 2018? Of course you would. Skip resolutions that won’t stick anyway in favor of something that can help you achieve real confidence — schedule a visit to your cosmetic dentist in Fayetteville! With services ranging from porcelain veneers to teeth whitening, Invisalign, and more, a great smile with close within your reach this year.
December 17, 2017
Dentists are not exactly hard to come by. Sure they provide all the usual functions like regular cleanings, dental checkups, X-rays, etc. But what if you’re looking for a dentist with specific qualifications? Maybe you want one who’s gone the extra mile and earned a specialization in a specific treatment. Is your dentist truly keeping up-to-date with the constantly evolving technology in the dental world?
Your dentist in Fayetteville agrees, finding the dentist that works the best for you is the only option. Keep reading to learn how to pick the best.
November 24, 2017
In the past year, researchers in the field of dentistry have uncovered a number of innovations. In this post, we’ll explore a few of the most notable discoveries that could be changing dentistry in the near future. From basic general and preventive dental care to more advanced restorative and cosmetic dentistry solutions, you may be surprised at the changes in store for your smile.
September 10, 2017
Dental implants are fast becoming the premier solution to missing teeth. According to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, about 3 million Americans currently have dental implants, and that number is expected to rise by 500,000 next year alone. Of course, no treatment is perfect, as 5-10% of them tend to fail for a number of reasons. However, recent research performed by the University of Plymouth may have discovered a way to make this number much lower. Your dentist in Fayetteville explains this exciting new advancement. (more…)