Category: Family Dentistry

Responding To Common Dental Emergencies

If you have pain in one or more teeth, or have chipped one, this means you need to see the dentist for emergency care. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX, dentist will look at how we treat these issues, and what you can do to ease discomfort until we can see you. Remember, treating these… Read more »

The Terror Of Tooth Decay!

Halloween is a fun holiday, with a chance to wear cool costumes and of course, watch scary movies. But this holiday also encourages a lot of candy consumption, which could mean a higher risk of cavities in children and adults alike. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX, dentist looks at what you and your family… Read more »

When Do Children Need To See The Dentist?

When was the last time you made an appointment for your child to see the dentist? Routine visits every few months are essential for keeping little smiles strong and free of issues like cavities or gingivitis. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX, dentist will look at what we do to protect smiles of all ages… Read more »

Schedule Your Checkup And Cleaning

Every six months, we want to see our patients for a checkup and cleaning. Even if you brush and floss and enjoy a good diet, your teeth could still be vulnerable to poor oral health without these regular visits. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX, dentist will look at how we treat checkups and cleanings.

3 Important Dental Hygiene Tips

While at home, people of all ages need to practice good oral hygiene. The steps you take to care for your smile at home are often essential for avoiding not just bad breath and stained teeth, but also protecting your teeth and gums from decay and disease! In today’s blog, your Houston, TX, dentist offers… Read more »

Protecting Your Smile’s Health With Ultrasonic Scaling

A routine cleaning removes plaque and tartar to help protect the health of your smile. However, sometimes you may need more than just a regular dental cleaning. For a more substantial cleaning, your Houston, TX, dentist may suggest a scaling and root planing, also known as a deep cleaning, with an ultrasonic scaling device. Find… Read more »

Dehydration Can Hurt Your Efforts To Maintain Healthy Teeth

Is there a chance that your current diet is making it hard for you to protect yourself against oral health problems? While some people hurt their smile by consuming too many sugary, unhealthy products, others may have a harder time fighting problems because of dehydration. During periods where you are dehydrated, your body may have… Read more »

Prevent Cavities With Better Flossing Habits

With a good brushing routine in place, you can keep your smile safe from tartar buildup, cavities, and gum disease. If you are committed to fighting the accumulation of bacteria and food debris that can lead to oral health troubles, you should brush for at least two minutes twice a day, and work to clean… Read more »

Daily Oral Health Care Tips For People Of All Ages

How important is it to keep a healthy smile? Healthy teeth can make a person appear younger, it can give them a confidence boost, and it can even impact their ability to bite and chew without discomfort. At any age, oral health care should be a priority. While many aspects of your health and appearance… Read more »

What Steps Should You Be Taking To Avoid Dental Problems?

Are you really doing enough to stay safe from problems like tooth decay and gum disease? It is hard to overstate the value of good oral health habits if you want to avoid problems that might require restorative dental treatment. The right approach to hygiene is just one of several factors that can determine your… Read more »