When you were a child you may have looked up in wonder as your grandparent removed their teeth – how did they do that? As you grew up, you probably associated dentures with old people. Now that you’re in need of dentures yourself, you feel conflicted. You’re not ready to see yourself as an “old … Read More Can Dentures Make You Look Younger?
Our Concord, CA dental office is your partner in protecting your smile. If you participate in athletic activity, Dr. Hlavac can fit you with a custom athletic mouthguard to protect your teeth from sudden impact. Sports-related activities account for 13-39% of all dental injuries. Save yourself the pain, embarrassment, and money and invest in an … Read More Get A Custom Athletic Mouthguard From Dr. Hlavac
We know, we know … this post may seem a little early for Christmas. But, cosmetic dentistry is a gift you can give yourself now to create a nice smile in time for get-togethers with your family, friends, and co-workers. You know lots of pictures will be taken and posted on social media over the … Read More Create A New Smile For Christmas With Cosmetic Dentistry
You may have heard someone mention “having TMJ.” You may not realize what it is, much less if you could have a similar issue. In this post, we will tell you more about TMJ disorders, their causes, and the treatment available at the dentist office of Robert I. Hlavac, D.D.S., in Concord, CA. We’re just … Read More Teeth Grinding, TMJ Trouble, and The Right Treatment
Every now and then, it’s a good idea to revisit the basics. For us, that means stressing the importance of preventive dental care. And there’s is no better time to do that than just before Halloween candy arrives. October is also National Dental Hygiene Month. Take a moment to refresh your memory on the basics … Read More Keep It Clean With Preventive Dental Care
People will spend weeks or even months planning a costume they will wear for one night on Halloween. In that same time, dental veneers could change your smile for decades. What are dental veneers? How can you get them? Where can you find them? We’ll answer each of those questions and maybe a few more … Read More Disguise Your Smile With Dental Veneers
You have a lot of choices for whitening your teeth, but your best bet is professional teeth whitening. Where should you go for this service? If you live in or near Concord, CA, then you should make an appointment at the dentist office of Robert I. Hlavac, D.D.S. To schedule your visit, fill out our … Read More The Path To Whiter Teeth
A beautiful smile has a way of lifting your spirits. When you are a feeling good, you can’t help smiling. And sometimes when you are feeling down, you just need to see someone else’s smile — your spouse’s, your children’s, a close friend’s — to help you feel better. That’s why it’s unfortunate that some … Read More Three Ways To Reclaim Your Smile
Imagine that you have hired a painter to repaint your house. The outside is starting to look worn from weather damage., and the existing paint isn’t as vibrant as it used to be. How would you feel if the painter removed the old, chipped, faded paint with a pressure washer, then applied a coat of … Read More How Much Time Is A Dental Crown Worth?
The first day of school is quickly approaching. You’ve started shopping for back-to-school clothes. You are checking items off your supply lists — pens, pencils, notebooks … check, check, check. And you’ve scheduled your children to visit Robert I. Hlavac, D.D.S. for a dental cleaning and exam, right? If not, now is a great time … Read More Make Your Kids’ Smiles Are First-Day Ready