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Dr. William H. Miller, D.M.D. has been practicing dentistry in Texas since 1985. For over 30 years, he has had a passion for personalized, quality care dentistry. He has been in the DFW area his entire career and is conveniently located on Walnut Hill Lane across from Presbyterian Hospital in North Dallas. His office offers a wide range of dental services that include crowns, bridges, implant services, dentures, root canals, fillings, cosmetic dentistry and other restorative procedures. [more]

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Dallas TX Dentures, Root Canals and Dentistry

» 30 June 2015 » In Dallas Texas Dentist, Dentures, Root Canals » Comments Off on Dallas TX Dentures, Root Canals and Dentistry


Dentures, Root canals…. Dentistry!

Dentistry has many different procedures that can be used to help patients achieve a healthy and beautiful smile.  Dentures and root canals are only two of the many procedures that a dentist may use to improve a patient’s smile.  Many people wear dentures to chew and maintain their smile.  Root canals are also used as procedures to enable someone to keep their tooth that may be painful or that has broken or cracked.

Other resources that a dentist may use as procedures in a dental office are examinations, x-rays, fillings, crowns, deep cleanings and a variety of procedures to replace missing teeth. If someone is missing a tooth or just a few teeth, a dental implant is a viable option and is widely used today in the United States and internationally as well.  Fixed bridges are also an option as well for replacement of missing teeth.  Removable devices or prosthesis can also be made to replace a missing tooth or teeth.  These are commonly known as dentures or partial dentures.

Dentistry today is very exciting and has much to offer patients.  Teeth are very important to one’s smile, self-esteem and digestion of food for our bodies.  Keep and maintain a healthy smile and seek regular dental visits throughout your life! Dentistry is a health profession of which a doctor-patient relationship is paramount to good dental health.  Choose a dentist that is willing and able to spend time with you, the patient.  The better the dentist knows and understands you, the better the dentist and staff can assist and help you attain your best for your mouth and your smile!

 

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About William Miller

Dr. William H. Miller, D.M.D. has been practicing dentistry in Texas since 1985. For over 30 years, he has had a passion for personalized, quality care dentistry. He has been in the DFW area his entire career and is conveniently located on Walnut Hill Lane across from Presbyterian Hospital in North Dallas. His office offers a wide range of dental services that include crowns, bridges, implant services, dentures, root canals, fillings, cosmetic dentistry and other restorative procedures. [more]

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Dentures and Chewing

» 08 April 2012 » In Dental News, Dentures » Comments Off on Dentures and Chewing


Full dentures are a prosthetic replacement of a person’s missing teeth.  Many people in the United States and throughout the world have full upper and lower dentures.  Dentures may have the “look” of natural teeth but they don’t function the same as one’s natural teeth.

Natural teeth are secured within the bone of the patients mouth and can be considered as “fixed” within the oral cavity.  Dentures are totally removable by the patient and therefore are always subject to movement when in mouth and chewing.  Teeth also are anatomically made and suited for chewing food.  Dentures have processed “plastic” teeth and have a much flatter look to them than naturally occurring teeth and are made to chew much differently.

When someone with natural teeth chews food it is moved around the oral cavity and easily digested.  Chewing is very dynamic with the jaw moving in multiple directions with various pressures exerted while chewing.  One can exert great amounts of pressure with natural teeth while chewing without any issues.

Dentures are not anything like natural teeth in regard to chewing.  With dentures food is basically “mashed” while eating.  Chewing is accomplished by the jaws moving in more of an up-and-down motion as the food is mashed between the upper and lower denture.  There is much less dynamic movement of the jaws when chewing with dentures.  The pressure exerted by dentures is far less than that of natural teeth.  If one attempted to exert too much pressure the dentures would move dramatically making chewing very difficult.

Therefore, chewing with dentures is not anything like natural teeth and this should be a major consideration when thinking about tooth replacement choices.  Another option would be that of something more secure within the mouth as that of a fixed bridge(s) or an implant related treatment plan.

Please feel free to view our page on dentures for more information.

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Dallas Dental Office News Update, By Dallas Texas Dentist, William H. Miller
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Dr. Miller

About William Miller

Dr. William H. Miller, D.M.D. has been practicing dentistry in Texas since 1985. For over 30 years, he has had a passion for personalized, quality care dentistry. He has been in the DFW area his entire career and is conveniently located on Walnut Hill Lane across from Presbyterian Hospital in North Dallas. His office offers a wide range of dental services that include crowns, bridges, implant services, dentures, root canals, fillings, cosmetic dentistry and other restorative procedures. [more]

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