• Despite popular belief, a root canal procedure actually doesn’t hurt at all. If pain is felt, the root cause is actually an infection in the tooth. The purpose of the root canal therapy is to eliminate that pain. At Nielsen Family Dental we take extra care to make sure you are comfortable and [...]

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    Just a small amount of fluoride can help prevent cavities and even assist in repairing teeth that are at the very earliest stages of decay. While you can get fluoride from some water supplies and supplements, to optimize the effects it is best to also have topical fluoride treatments. Nielsen Family[...]

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    The purpose of a dental sealant is to create a protective barrier on your teeth to help prevent decay. Since back molars tend to have grooves that are difficult to clean, sealants can be used to help safeguard them from cavities. Whether you are a child who has never had a cavity or an adult who is [...]

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    Date of Last Revision:  August 11, 2016 Overview This practice and its affiliates, partners and vendors (“Business”, “we”, “us”, or “our”) is providing this Privacy Policy to explain our online information practices regarding our websites and mobile applications (“Site(s)”).  [...]

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    Composite resin fillings can be used to fill small or midsize cavities. Since they are tooth colored, they look more natural than other types of fillings. What are composites? Composites are tooth-colored fillings. While amalgam fillings are made up of different metals and have a silver look to [...]

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    When you have several teeth that need to be replaced you may want to consider having a dental bridge installed. Nielsen Family Dental works with leading dental bridge specialists around Port Lavaca, TX to ensure your smile is restored to a healthy and great looking state. What is a dental bridge? A [...]

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    What Are Dental Implants? Dental implants are synthetic teeth roots. They are used to create foundations for replacement teeth. When teeth need to be replaced due to an accident or disease, give Nielsen Family Dental a call at (361) 552-6814 or send them an email to plfamilydentistry@yahoo.com to [...]

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    Adults and children alike who have not been introduced properly or at all to a good, professional, and comforting dental team have a hard time going to the dentist. This is due to anxiety and fear of not knowing what to expect. If a patient old or young tends [...]

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    Whether some or all of your natural teeth are missing, we may be able to restore the functionality of your mouth and aesthetics of your smile with dentures. Since our office is conveniently located in Port Lavaca, TX, you don’t have to go far to get great professional denture service. What is a [...]

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    If you have a tooth that is cracked, worn down, or just doesn’t look right, then a dental crown might be exactly what you need. For years Nielsen Family Dental has been placing dental crowns on patients in Port Lavaca, TX using an expert team to generate beautiful and healthy smiles. What is a [...]

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