How do you fix a tooth that can’t fix itself? Unlike other parts of your body, your teeth’s aren’t able to repair their damaged or infected structure. Even after treatment, the tooth won’t automatically return to its former appearance. To address the many different issues that could afflict a tooth, Houston family dentist, Dr. Amy… Read more »
Month: August 2014
A Disturbing Look at Dental Plaque
Since we were young, most of us have been taught to protect our teeth from dental plaque by brushing and flossing them at least twice every day. Yet, if asked, would you be able to explain what, exactly, dental plaque is? Or, why the sticky film is such a threat? Understanding what plaque is made… Read more »
If Your Teeth Look Great, Do You Still Need a Checkup?
If you follow your dentist’s advice closely, you should brush your teeth at least twice every day (and after meals, whenever possible), and floss between them at least once. You would also attend a dental checkup and cleaning appointment as often as your dentist recommends for a thorough teeth cleaning and examination. Unfortunately, many people… Read more »