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Straighter Teeth Are Healthier Teeth Oct 1st, 2019

Dr. Robert Wilcox, located in Butte, MT, is an expert in maintaining and improving smiles. Even more importantly, he wants you to have the healthiest teeth possible. Having your teeth straightened can do both.  Benefits of straight teeth Along with the cosmetic appeal, significant benefits of straight teeth include.  Healthy...

Using Veneers for Non-Cosmetic Purposes Sep 1st, 2019

Many only think of veneers as a solution for Hollywood stars in search of the perfect smile. And it’s true, many celebrities have cosmetically enhanced their smiles with veneers. But if you think dental veneers serve only cosmetic purposes, think again. In addition to cosmetic concerns, Robert F. Wilcox, DMD,...

How to Help Your Child Feel Comfortable at the Dentist Aug 6th, 2019

Dental anxiety is actually a common problem that prevents more than 20 million adults in the United States from receiving routine dental care every year. Some of these otherwise health-conscious men and women developed their fear of the dentist after an unpleasant experience, while others have felt worried and unwilling...

How to Extend the Results of Teeth Whitening Jul 16th, 2019

Teeth whitening allows you to achieve a whiter, brighter smile in a simple in-office treatment that doesn’t include removing stained tooth enamel or investing in applied porcelain veneers. At his comfortable dental clinic in Butte, Montana, Dr. Robert F. Wilcox delivers safe, convenient, and fast tooth whitening. He then encourages...

What’s Involved in a Smile Makeover? Jun 12th, 2019

Even if you take good care of your teeth with regular visits to the dentist and daily brushing and flossing, you can still be unsatisfied with the look of your smile. Tooth discoloration, misalignment, and chips in your teeth may make you so self-conscious that you do everything you can...

Why Dental Implants are the Best Choice for Replacing Missing Teeth May 15th, 2019

The impact of a missing tooth goes far beyond a goofy grin. When you lose a tooth, you jeopardize the health of your existing teeth and you also compromise your ability to speak and chew as you normally do. To restore your smile, and your dental health, we offer dental...

Dental Anxiety Remedies: Learn About our Sedation Options Apr 1st, 2019

As many as 6 in 10 Americans experience anxiety at the thought of visiting the dentist, so if you’ve ever put off a checkup because of feelings of dread, you’re far from alone. As many as 10% of people have full-on dental phobia, a condition prevalent enough to be listed...

Solutions for a Chipped Tooth Mar 2nd, 2019

The outer layer of your teeth — the sturdy, white enamel — protects the inner pulp from bacteria and injury. But sometimes the enamel itself can get damaged. If your tooth gets chipped, your tooth will be more susceptible to infection. That’s why Robert F. Wilcox, DMD, PC, a leading...

A Parent’s Guide to Kids’ Dental Care Feb 16th, 2019

You may be surprised to learn that dental caries is the leading chronic disease among children and teens. The good news is caries, or cavities, caused by a film of bacteria that collects on teeth, are almost entirely preventable. To ensure that your kids enjoy excellent dental health from their...

How to Get and Keep Your Teeth Their Whitest Jan 14th, 2019

Nothing makes such an immediate and dramatic change in your appearance as teeth whitening. But you won’t transform dull, yellow teeth into a brilliant, white smile when you use the products available in your local pharmacy. Here at Robert F. Wilcox, DMD, we take great pleasure in helping you get...