Better Teeth Replacement With Dental Implants [VIDEO]

Whenever anyone talks to Gil about dental care, he always recommends they visit Hillcrest Dental Care. That’s because Dr. Thrasher and his compassionate staff helped Gill replace missing teeth with durable dental implants — and we provided him with comfortable, personalized care every step of the way. And as a result, Gil is eating all his ...

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3 Ways You Can Overcome Dental Anxiety

It could be the unnerving whir of dental tools, the aggressive air conditioning, or a bad past experience in the dental chair. Whatever the reason for it, fear of the dentist is a real thing! An estimated 15 percent of adults suffer from dental fear and anxiety that prevents them from getting the care they need. At Hillcrest Dental Care, we get ...

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5 Ways Dental Veneers Can Improve Your Smile [INFOGRAPHIC]

If you’re embarrassed to smile because you don’t like the way your teeth look, it’s time to do explore your cosmetic dentistry options. And here's some good news: The “holy grail” of cosmetic procedures, dental veneers — frequently requested by Hollywood celebrities — is within your reach! Dental veneers allow you to conceal your ...

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A Stronger Smile With Dental Veneers [VIDEO]

Maegan had weak teeth all her life, and as a result, she had lots of problems with her smile. When your teeth are weak, they’re more prone to decay and damage. So, Maegan sought the help of Dr. Thrasher at Hillcrest Dental Care, and she heeded his suggestion that she improve the health and appearance of her teeth with custom dental ...

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Schedule Your Spring Dental Cleaning

Spring is just around the corner, and you’re likely preparing your home for the new season. Dusting, mopping, and decluttering are probably on your to-do list — but what are you doing for your smile? Even if you brush and floss regularly, it’s still important to see your dentist twice a year for dental checkups. These routine appointments ...

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4 Great Ways Cosmetic Dentistry Can Improve Your Smile

On a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the best, how would you rate your smile? If your rating is lower than you would like, then it’s time to schedule a consultation at our dentist office in Waco, TX. Dr. Michael Thrasher has helped more patients than we can count with cosmetic dentistry at Hillcrest Dental Care. If you are interested in a ...

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A Second Chance At Dental Health [VIDEO]

After letting his teeth go 20 years without any dental work, Curtis found himself with a mouthful of missing and damaged teeth. But thanks to Hillcrest Dental Care, he now has a second chance at dental health! Our compassionate team helped him with a series of restorative dental procedures — largely dental crowns and bridgework — on his ...

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TruDenta Treatment For Your TMJ Troubles

Try to imagine waking up for the third day in a row with a headache. This seems to be happening more frequently. You grab the pain relievers from your medicine cabinet and take a few before starting your morning routine. You debate making breakfast, then decide to run through a drive-through on the way to work. You order a coffee and bagel ...

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How To Tell If You Have Gum Disease [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that roughly half of all Americans are living with gum disease? This bacterial infection of the gums, often caused or aggravated by poor dental hygiene, is easily preventable, but many people miss the early signs. In honor of Gum Disease Awareness Month, we wanted to help you understand the common signs of gum disease so you know ...

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Boost Your Confidence With Dental Veneers [VIDEO]

Like many people, Carrie had braces as a kid but didn’t wear her retainer regularly to maintain her straight smile. So, she trusted Dr. Thrasher of Hillcrest Dental Care to improve her entire “smile zone” — the teeth that are visible when you smile — with dental veneers. “They just make you feel better about yourself,” Carrie said ...

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