Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

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In-office teeth whitening benefits

The Benefits of Professional In-Office Teeth Whitening

In-office teeth whitening (bleaching) is one of the most popular cosmetic dental procedures performed today. At Hamptons Dental, experienced North Dallas dentist Dr. Darian Hampton regularly meets with patients who are embarrassed by dull or yellow teeth and wish to brighten their smile with teeth whitening. Many of these patients are curious to find out what benefits an in-office whitening session holds over at-home whitening treatments. Dr. Hampton breaks down the benefits of professional in-office teeth whitening in this blog post. Continue reading

Benefits of Ceramic Dental Crowns

The Benefits of Ceramic Dental Crowns

In past years, dental crowns were made using only gold or metal amalgam. But thanks to advances in dentistry over the years, dentists are now able to offer ceramic dental crowns, which are designed to match the look and feel of natural teeth. North Dallas dentist Dr. Darian Hampton is pleased to offer patients ceramic dental crowns for an attractive and long-lasting smile. In this blog post, he discusses some of the benefits patients can expect with ceramic dental crowns. Continue reading

Placing dental implants

How Many Dental Implants Can You Have Placed at One Time?

Considered to be the most long-lasting solution to missing teeth, dental implants are titanium posts that work as roots to support artificial teeth. Dr. Darian Hampton has treated countless patients with dental implants in North Dallas. Many of his patients, particularly those who are missing several or all of their teeth, wonder how many dental implants can be placed at one time. Here, Dr. Hampton discusses the answer in detail. Continue reading

Causes of Gingivitis

What Causes Gingivitis?

Have you noticed your gums bleeding lately or feeling tender or sore? If so, you may have gingivitis, the earliest (and most common) stage of periodontal (gum) disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately half of all American adults age 30 and older have periodontal (gum) disease. There is no one cause of gingivitis, but rather several factors that can increase one’s risk of developing the condition. Continue reading to learn about some of the most common risk factors. Continue reading

North Dallas Veneers Patient

Veneers vs. Crowns: Which One Is Right for Me?

Dr. Darian Hampton offers North Dallas patients several options to improve their smiles. Two of the most popular options are dental crowns and porcelain veneers. But which one is right for you? Both options offer their own set of benefits. In this blog post, North Dallas dentist Dr. Hampton discusses the applications of dental crowns and veneers, as well as how they differ. Continue reading

Benefits of Teeth Whitening

The Benefits of Teeth Whitening

Have you been contemplating an in-office teeth whitening procedure but are unsure if it’s right for you? Perhaps you are wondering if whitening your teeth at home with an over-the-counter product is the way to go. At the Hamptons Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we have helped countless patients restore their confidence and willingness to smile with teeth whitening at our North Dallas office. In this blog post, we share some of the benefits you can expect with in-office teeth whitening. Continue reading

Foods to Avoid if Your Teeth Are Sensitive

Foods to Avoid if Your Teeth Are Sensitive

Tooth sensitivity may have many different causes. Worn tooth enamel, tooth decay, receding gums, teeth grinding and restorations like fillings, bridges and crowns may all cause one to experience hypersensitivity. One other very common factor is tooth erosion due to highly acidic foods. The foods and beverages one chooses to consume can also aggravate sensitivity caused by the factors listed above. In this post, Dr. Darian Hampton of The Hamptons Family & Cosmetic Dentistry discusses the types of food someone suffering from tooth sensitivity should avoid. Read on to learn more. Continue reading