Patient Appreciation Day 2015 at Designer Smiles
Our Designer Smiles Patient Appreciation Day on October 15th was a tremendous success! It is important to us that our patients know just how much we appreciate them and this celebration, which occurs biennially, is our way to give back. It was our pleasure to host a free fun-filled evening complete with food, drinks, prizes, and all sorts of activities[…]
Am I a Good Candidate for Dental Implants?
A missing tooth can turn out to be much more than merely a cosmetic concern. If you have one or more missing teeth, you may have an increased risk for more serious dental problems, including crowding of the teeth or additional tooth loss. Dental implants are an advanced method of tooth replacement that can offer a more durable, comfortable, and[…]
Utilizing Your Dental Insurance Benefits Before End of Year Expiration
Dear Patients of Dr. Ann Haggard, With less than two months left until the end of the year, each of us here at Designer Smiles want to remind you to utilize any unused insurance benefits before they expire. Many patients participate in Flexible Spending Accounts or Health Savings Plans with their employers and, quite commonly, these insurance benefits do not[…]
How Much Do Dental Implants Cost?
If you have a missing tooth, a dental implant is one of the most advanced techniques for tooth replacement available. Using a titanium rod as an artificial root and a custom-made porcelain replacement tooth, dental implants can mimic the form and function of a natural tooth. In addition, since dental implants both look and feel like natural teeth and require[…]
Houston Dentists Reveal How Porcelain Veneers Can Create Life-Like Results
Dr. Ann Haggard and Dr. Marcus Haggard use porcelain veneers to conceal a variety of tooth imperfections for a natural looking, youthful smile. Houston, TX – At Designer Smiles, Ann Haggard, DDS and Marcus Haggard, DDS are committed to helping patients achieve healthy teeth and gums as well as a beautiful smile. Porcelain veneers are one of the most popular[…]
What Affects The Cost Of Porcelain Veneers?
At Designer Smiles, we want to give each patient the opportunity to attain a healthy and beautiful smile. For many people, porcelain veneers can be a very effective method of rejuvenating the appearance of their teeth. By applying thin layers of porcelain to the affected teeth, veneers can cover imperfections for a seamless, youthful, and natural looking smile. The exact[…]
What Are The Advantages Of Porcelain Veneers?
Porcelain veneers can quickly – and dramatically – improve the appearance of your teeth. At Designer Smiles, our patients have used porcelain veneers to address a wide range of cosmetic concerns, including: Chips Cracks Stains Worn teeth Uneven teeth Mild tooth misalignment By adding thin layers of porcelain to the natural structure of your tooth, the veneer can conceal imperfections[…]
Houston Dentists Introduce Advanced Technology for Bite Alignment Analysis
Dr. Ann Haggard and Dr. Marcus Haggard of Designer Smiles recently acquired the innovative T-Scan® device to improve dental occlusion evaluations and facilitate subsequent treatment. Houston, TX — Whether performing a diagnostic oral evaluation or a complex restorative procedure, Ann Haggard, DDS and Marcus Haggard, DDS are devoted to providing patients with an exceptional level of care at Designer Smiles,[…]
What is Dental Occlusion, and Why Is It Important?
Have you ever heard a dentist use the word “occlusion,” but you weren’t quite sure what it meant? In the dental field, occlusion refers to the position of your teeth when your jaw is closed, or more simply, your bite. Unknown to many, the alignment of your bite contributes greatly to your oral health, as well as your overall wellbeing.[…]