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Hey Parents Invisalign Is Affordable

Invisalign is affordable – more affordable than you may think. Invisalign is affordable for parents! The cost of Invisalign clear aligners is similar to braces. Plus, if you have orthodontic insurance, it may cover up to $3,500 of the treatment costs....

Teeth Shift As You Age

Fact is that all teeth shift as you age. You can’t prevent shifting teeth unless you’re willing to wear a retainer or a mouth guard every night for the rest of your life. Regardless of the cause of shifting teeth, whether it’s continual sleeping on...

Things to Do in Fort Worth Texas

There is a lot of tourist attractions and things to do in Fort Worth, Texas to make a memorable trip and get to know the city at the same time. The variety of things to do starts with great shopping and museums that all large cities have to offer. One of the most...

Directions From Wedgwood TX to the Dental Offices of Brit Phillips DDS

Wedgwood is a neighborhood in Fort Worth, Texas, located on the southwest part of the city. It is bounded by Granbury Rd on the northwest, Altamesa Blvd on the south, McCart Ave & Westcreek Dr on the east, and Interstate 20 on the north For a qualified dentist in...

Directions From Arlington TX to Dental Practice of Brit Phillips DDS

Arlington is a city in Texas, west of Dallas. It’s home to the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), whose campus has a modern planetarium. In River Legacy Parks, trails cut through hardwood forest rich in wildlife. The park also has the River Legacy Living...

Driving Directions From Denton TX

Denton is a city in Texas within the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area. In its center, the striking Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum explores local history. Nearby, the Bayless-Selby House Museum is a grand Queen Anne–style home with Victorian interiors....

Driving Directions from Fort Worth Alliance Airport TX

Fort Worth Alliance Airport Get on I-35W S – Head southwest on Alliance Blvd toward Aviator Way – Turn right onto N Fwy Service Rd E – Use the left lane to take the ramp onto Continue on I-35W S. Take Chisholm Trail Pkwy to Oakmont Blvd. Take the...

Driving Directions From DFW Airport

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Take International Pkwy, TX-183 W, TX-121 S and Chisholm Trail Pkwy to Oakmont Blvd in Fort Worth. Take the Oakmont Blvd exit from Chisholm Trail Pkwy Head south on International Pkwy – Continue onto TX-97...

Teeth Whitening for the Holidays

Texas may not have a white Christmas this year, but you can have a bright white smile to dazzle the holidays! Mira Vista Smiles teeth whitening services offer a quick and cost effective way to improve your smile. Ask about your teeth whitening treatment options, like...

Looking Your Best with Dental Implants

Looking your best with dental implants Teeth keep the jawbone strong and give it shape. When teeth are missing, your jawbone structure is affected by bone loss, called “resorption.” Your face will age as sagging skin creates more wrinkles around your...

Get Your Smile Holiday Photo Ready

ZOOM! Whitening can instantly brighten your smile for those holiday photo opportunities! Brit Phillips DDS Fort Worth uses the Philips Zoom Whitening treatment for his patients. You can choose from our in-office or take-home treatments. If you have discoloration of...

Dental Contouring Gives Instant Results

Tooth reshaping, also called dental contouring or enameloplasty, is a cosmetic dentistry technique that removes small amounts of tooth enamel (the outer covering of the tooth) in order to change the shape, length, or surface of one or more teeth. If minor cosmetic...

Straighten Your Teeth at Any Age

Invisalign for Adults There’s never been a better time to get the smile you’ve always wanted. And there’s never been a better, easier way to do it. Invisalign® treatment is the most advanced orthodontic system in the world, with innovations no other clear aligner can...

Gum Recession and Aging

We’ve done plenty of articles on gum recession and the causes and prevention; however one aspect that we wanted to note is gum recession as it relates to aging.  As we get older, the everyday wear and tear of life takes a toll on our oral health. That said, it...

Implants Substitute Original Teeth Root

Dental implants are fixed titanium posts that act as teeth roots and are used to permanently replace missing teeth. They are the new leading standard for replacing the loss of teeth. Dental implants are root-form endosseous implants which substitute original teeth...

Dentures Versus Implants

Are dentures a good solution? You may be or may know one of the many denture wearers unhappy with the fit of dentures. Unsecured, they can move in your mouth while you eat and speak, creating pressure on your gums and jawbone causing painful inflammation. Even worse,...

What Is Causing Your Tooth Problems

You’ve lost a tooth? Learn more about possible causes of your tooth problems. Dr. Phillips also shares tips on how to avoid these types of problems in the future. Your tooth died Plaque is a biofilm that forms on your teeth. If it’s not washed away by saliva or...

Invisalign Is The Clear Choice For Teen Braces

Made For Teens Your teen is unique. Their treatment should be, too. That’s why Invisalign® clear aligners use the most advanced technology to uniquely design a treatment around your teen to reveal their best smile. Plus, your teen is two times more likely to have...

Why Do My Gums Itch?

Itchy gums can be irritating especially if you don’t know the cause. Itchy gums can be the sign of many different oral conditions including allergies, gum disease, or even a dry mouth. Stop the itching using home remedies to relieve inflammation, but see your dentist...

Hormonal Changes Affect Gums

Believe it or not, changes in your hormones can actually result in sensitive gums. Gums become more sensitive, according to the American Dental Association (ADA), because hormone fluctuations – such as those common during pregnancy – can change the way your body...

Teeth Change With Age

As we age, everyday wear and tear takes a toll on our teeth and teeth change with age. They may shift in position or change in shape, pull apart, but there’s plenty we can do to keep them in good shape. Teeth change with age Top Rated Dentist Brit Phillips Fort...

Check Your Mouthwash and Toothpaste Ingredients

Check Your Mouthwash and Toothpaste Ingredients We’ve noticed some patients coming in with brown spots on their teeth. Some mouthwashes can cause this type of staining. This is due to a chemical called chlorhexidine gluconate — an antiseptic designed to reduce...

Prevent Tartar Buildup

Plaque contains bacteria that cause cavities and gum disease. As plaque forms and is not removed by proper brushing and flossing, it can harden into tartar. Tartar is sometimes called calculus which is calcified plaque that attaches to the enamel on your teeth. It can...

Harmful Habits That Can Lead to Oral Cancer

Brit Phillips DDS is looking for cavities during regular check-ups, but you may not realize he can also screen for cancer at the same time. It’s estimated that approximately 49,750 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer and cancers of the throat, tonsils and back...

Pulp Fiction

A patient has a terrible tooth ache. They had a root canal at a local periodontist and several months later, they are experiencing severe pain and sensitivity in that tooth. What happened? It’s pulp fiction. Let’s start with tooth anatomy. The dental pulp is the part...