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  • Dozing Off Behind The Wheel? Time To Test For Sleep Apnea

    If you’ve ever dozed off at the wheel, it can be a terrifying experience. But what causes people to fall asleep while driving? It could be the monotony of highway driving or long travel times, but there’s something else that could be to blame: obstructive sleep apnea. It’s estimated that millions of Americans are living with undiagnosed and unmanaged obstructive sleep apnea, a condition marked by repeated blockages of the airway during sleep.These “episodes” can [...]

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    Improve Your Smile And Your Life With Dental Implant Dentures

    Dentures have come a long way in the past couple centuries, since the first dentures were fashioned from human or animal teeth. Heck, dentures have come a long way since George Washington sported his set of false teeth, which were made of ivory, gold, and lead — not wood, as is popularly believed. Today, even the stereotype of dentures as awkward sets of artificial teeth is outdated. Thanks to advances in restorative dentistry, the dental implant denture has become sort of the “gold [...]

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    How To Keep Your Teeth Healthy While Losing Weight

    With New Year's Resolutions being made throughout the world, many people make the effort to lose weight and get in shape without the thought to the health of their teeth. With these resolutions, people purchase gym memberships and completely change their diet with great enthusiasm for at least a short while. If you're one of those that are dedicated to this new life of fitness and health, our family at Pickett Family Dental is proud to support you and offer some advice in your new healthy [...]

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    Welcome To Pickett Family Dental's Blog!

    For nearly 40 years, our dental office has remained at the forefront of dental technology. With new ownership, Dr. Pickett now invites you to our new site and blog to easily receive the most current info! It’s through our blog that we will provide you with the latest news and innovations in dentistry to help you in our office and also at home. We’ll address many questions you may have about our services, such as: Same-day dental crowns, which repair and protect your teeth [...]

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    Preventing Gum Disease By Flossing [VIDEO]

    Dr. Pickett at Pickett Family Dental provides honest dental care and advice on how to prevent gum disease and other oral diseases caused by improper self care. While brushing your teeth at least twice a day is a must, regular flossing can offer better protection against gum disease. Flossing is the most effective way to remove food that gets wedged between your teeth which rapidly leads to bacteria growth in your mouth. As bacteria grows in your mouth and then becomes infected, [...]

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    Enjoy A Healthier Future With Dental Implants

    Sometimes, dental care isn’t just a means to making your smile look great. Good dentistry can actually completely change your life. A single missing tooth can affect the way you feel, both mentally and physically. Missing teeth can dramatically impact your diet and head-to-toe health. You need a smile full of functioning teeth to truly be at your best – both in the present and in the future.Dr. Pickett provides dental implants at Pickett Family Dental for these very [...]

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    What To Do If Your Little One Lost A Tooth [Video]

    If your child has naturally lost a baby tooth, Pickett Family Dental is here to provide expert advice while your son’s or daughter’s smile heals. We’re also here to help if a tooth has been knocked out because of an accident, in which case you should call us at 817-431-5514 right away so we can help.Our dental office has provided family dentistry for over 40 years and continues to provide comfortable treatment for you and those who matter[...]

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    Sedation Dentistry: Relaxing At The Dentist

    For too many people, visiting the dentist is a nightmare come true. The sights, the sounds, the smells … they can all contribute to severe levels of dental anxiety. You are certainly not alone if you fear the dentist. An estimated 9 to 15 percent of Americans avoid dental care due to anxiety and fear. That’s approximately 30 to 40 million people!This is largely due to fear of pain while being in a dentist’s chair. The other common issue is that patients who have been[...]

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    Same-Day Dental Crowns: Fast And Lasting Solutions

    A dental crown can help your smile so much if you have a damaged tooth. Sometimes, a cracked or broken tooth can be saved by a dental crown instead of needing to be replaced. Anytime a natural tooth can remain in your smile, it’s a good thing. However, some dental crowns can’t be provided in one day, which means you could be fitted with a temporary crown. Temporary crowns may shield your tooth while your actual crown is being created, but they can also lead to unforeseen dental [...]

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    Protect Your Family’s Smiles With Custom Mouthguards [VIDEO]

    Pickett Family Dental’s mouthguards are beneficial for a variety of reasons, including protecting your smile during activities and even preventing damage done by grinding your teeth at night. We’ve got a brief but insightful video for you to check out today regarding our custom mouthguards. Dr. Pickett creates your custom mouthguard right in our Keller, TX dentist office for your convenience. Call 817-431-5514 or use our online form to make an [...]

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