West End Dental Group Blog
December 22, 2016
If you’ve noticed blood in the sink recently as you’ve brushed your teeth, take a moment to check and see if your gums appear red and swollen? These symptoms are all early indicators of periodontal (gum) disease, and if you noticed them, now is the time to be proactive and call West End Dental Group. Dr. Michael Olson, your dentist in Beaumont, explains why your gums may be bleeding.
November 30, 2016
Think gum disease, cavities, and bad breath are the worst that can happen when you neglect your dental health? Think again. As your dentist in Beaumont, Dr. Olson at West End Dental Group sees the link between your oral and overall health every single day. What goes on in your mouth can affect or be affected by a number of other factors in the body — especially the gums.
October 31, 2016
You came here looking for the five secrets for a healthy mouth. We’ll go ahead and give you a spoiler — they’re not really so secret. You already know the basics of good oral and dental health are found in regular brushing, flossing, and six month visits to the dentist in Beaumont. We haven’t reinvented the wheel here, we’ve just thought of some helpful hacks for making these habits easier. Learn more about how to keep your mouth happy and healthy in five simple steps!
September 13, 2016
Your smile is a powerful tool that creates the first impression you make when you meet other people. What is your smile saying about you? Is it making the right impression, or are there aspects of it you’d like to change? Did you know that whitening your teeth is a great way to give your smile a quick boost? Your trusted team at West End Dental Group can help you enhance your smile with teeth whitening in Beaumont.
August 14, 2016
If you’re struggling with damaged or missing teeth, daily activities can be challenging. Eating is difficult when you’re missing teeth, and it can be painful if your tooth is damaged. When your smile is not 100% you may feel embarrassed about your teeth, which diminishes your confidence. A dental crown or bridge may be the right option for you, and Dr. Michael Olson can help! Your dentist in Beaumont discusses restoring your smile with crown and bridge therapy.
July 15, 2016
For more than 50 years, West End Dental Group has been a fixture in the Beaumont community. With a passion for our patients and our community, we provide caring and comprehensive dental care to families in Beaumont. We believe in treating each and every one of our patients with the highest level of respect while treating your family as our own. Through the relationships we build with our patients, we create a lifetime of healthy, beautiful smiles as a family dentist in Beaumont.
June 18, 2016
Imagine opening your mouth to speak to a friend or colleague and having your teeth fall down! This would be most people’s worst nightmare, but it’s actually a reality for some denture wearers. When your dentures don’t fit properly, it becomes difficult to talk, chew, eat, and even smile without them moving or shifting. This can lead to some frustrating and embarrassing situations! We’re going to discuss the importance of properly fitting dentures in Beaumont, and what some of your options are for a better fit.
May 6, 2016
While dental crowns and porcelain veneers can make similar changes to teeth, they’re separate treatments used for different reasons. Crowns restore the form and function of a damaged tooth, while porcelain veneers enhance only the form of cosmetically flawed teeth. What does that mean for you and your smile? Your dentist in Beaumont, Dr. Michael R. Olson, explains.
April 25, 2016
Now, dental implants are the preferred form of tooth replacement when compared to dentures. While both are effective forms of tooth replacement, the benefits of implants far exceed those of dentures. With implants, you’ll not only benefit from a permanent solution, but an amazing smile the functions and acts natural. Not to mention, you’ll help stimulate new bone growth to promote your oral health while protecting your facial structures. At West End Dental Group, we have the information you need to know about implants in Beaumont, TX.
December 30, 2015
It’s been awhile since you were taught the basics of oral hygiene, and you’ve learned a few things since — how to drive a car, for example. That’s why we think it’s about time you had a little oral hygiene refresher, just in time for the New Year. Are you leaving these important oral hygiene tasks out of your morning and night time routine? If so, your overall health could suffer as a result. Keep reading to find out more from your dentist in Beaumont, Dr. Michael Olson.