Don M. Chaney DDS Blog
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…)
July 25, 2017
A person’s confidence has to come from somewhere, and for many, it all starts with their smile. When someone meets you, it’s your smile that makes the first impression before you even say a word. However, if your teeth have noticeable flaws such as stains, chips, or gaps, they may feel more like a liability and prevent you from really showing the world who you are. Fortunately, there is a specific kind of dentist that knows exactly how to give you a gorgeous smile. A cosmetic dentist has a variety of treatments they can use to enhance your teeth’s appearance in just about every way imaginable, and we’re going to discuss some of them today. (more…)
June 4, 2017
Tooth loss causes significant challenges to your daily life while decreasing your self-esteem. An incomplete smile often stops you from enjoying your favorite foods while negatively impacting your dental health. To restore your oral functions and confidence, you need an effective form of tooth replacement. Now, new advancements in dentistry provide you with numerus options to fill the space. Dr. Don M. Chaney offers the most effective solutions to replace your missing teeth, including dentures and dental implants in Fayetteville.
May 23, 2017
There are many patients that miss their regular dental appointments for various reasons—one of them being that they don’t know what to expect from their Fayetteville dentist. For instance, when a college student moves away from their parents, it becomes their responsibility to take care of their healthcare, including dental care. Many college students will skip their dental appointments because they don’t believe their dentist is actually doing anything productive, especially if they feel as though they don’t have any oral health issues. In fact, it’s the opposite—missing appointments at the office of Don M. Chaney, DDS is the quickest way to develop dental problems. If you have a dental appointment with Dr. Chaney coming up, you can expect to receive these caring services from our dental expert.
April 25, 2017
It can be more difficult to eat without having all your functioning teeth. Sometimes, when you eat chips they can stab your gums when your tooth would have normally protected them. Not to mention, you feel completely embarrassed missing one of your front teeth. If you’ve lost a tooth or on the verge of losing teeth, you must face several issues like these plus your jawbone can begin to deteriorate before its time.
There are several ways that you can replace teeth at DMC Dental, but dental implants in Fayetteville is one of the most popular and recommended procedures. There’s still hope! You can totally save your smile with a simple three-piece restoration (dental implant post, abutment, and attached dental prosthetic). So, why should you consider getting a dental implant from Dr. Don M. Chaney?
March 1, 2017
Your health is important to you. However, despite your best efforts, you may be among the 35% of adults who are overweight or obese. While you work to maintain a proper weight to reduce your risk for health complications, like heart disease, there is another motivator that can help you reach your goal. The health of your smile can be negatively impacted by an improper weight. According to new research, obesity can increase your risk for periodontal disease (gum disease). As your dentist in Fayetteville, Dr. Don Chaney discusses the connection between the two to promote your dental health.
February 27, 2017
Too often, the importance of oral health for children is underestimated. A child’s dental health is vital to setting the right foundation for caring for their teeth as an adult. With the health of the teeth and gums directly linked to overall health, maintaining a child’s oral care is critical to ensuring their dental health throughout all stages of life. To raise awareness about the importance of dental care for children, February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. As a children’s dentist in Fayetteville, we support the cause to educate parents and caregivers to properly care for their child’s teeth.
January 1, 2017
It’s a new year, which means one thing to many people: New Year’s Resolutions. What do you want to be better in 2017? Your health? Your appearance? You could always improve both, and all you need to do is take better care of your teeth. These 5 healthy habits from your dentist in Fayetteville, Dr. Don M. Chaney, can enhance the look of your smile while making it healthier than ever. (more…)
December 15, 2016
This is your favorite time of year as the entire city gets covered in lights and holiday music. However, it can also be a bit stressful. Gifts and trips can be expensive, and it can be easy to forget to take care of yourself. One of the most basic things you can do is take care of your teeth by seeing your dentist in Fayetteville, Dr. Don M. Chaney . In fact, you could save yourself thousands of dollars by doing so before the end of the year. (more…)
November 10, 2016
You were finally able to make it out to a Cardinals game and the team has been polite enough to play well for you. The game is humming along when all of a sudden, your phone starts ringing. You pick it up and one of your friends it talking a mile a minute. From what you can gather, they can currently see you on TV at home. Rather than excitement, your first reaction is to instantly cover your smile. You’ve been self-conscious about your teeth for years, and the last thing you want is for them to be broadcast everywhere. You wish you could make them look better, but there are just so many things wrong with them, what can you possibly do? Dr. Don M. Chaney can give you that perfect, enduring smile with porcelain veneers in Fayetteville. (more…)