Category: Preventive Dentistry

Treatments For TMJ Disorder

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TMJ disorder, sometimes referred to as TMD, is a jaw joint disorder that can lead to major discomfort with your smile, and could even alter how you open and close your mouth! But we can offer treatment for issues like TMD and bruxism, such as an oral appliance. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX, dentist… Read more »

A Preventive Approach To Dental Care

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When was the last time you received a routine dental cleaning and examination? If it has been a while since your last checkup, forming a semiannual attendance habit can strengthen your smile by addressing common problems such as tooth decay and gum disease. By focusing on a preventive approach to dental care, you can avoid… Read more »

Taking Care Of Your Dental Business

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Placing an appointment with the dentist (and actually following through with it) can be a struggle for patients. For younger people, this can be particularly difficult. After all, you are testing the waters of adulthood, and so you might not see the immediate need. A dedication to your preventive care, however, gives you the tools… Read more »

Periodontal Disease And Pregnancy

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If you are expecting, you know that it seems that everywhere you turn, there is some new concern that you have to consider. For some, the idea of keeping their oral health in check during this time may fall behind on their list of priorities. Do not let this be you, however, as it can… Read more »

Preventive Dentistry And Your Gum Health

When you think about the importance of preventive dentistry, you should think about more than just what you can do to prevent cavities. You also need to think about how your oral hygiene routine protects you against gum disease, a condition that can have more impact on you than you realize. When your periodontal health… Read more »

Problems Dental Cleanings Help You Prevent

You should carefully and thoroughly clean your teeth each day. If you do so effectively, you control tartar buildup and prevent problems with dental decay and gum disease. As important as it is to do this, remember that you are not the only person who can protect your smile through preventive care. At our Houston,… Read more »

Committing To Preventive Dental Care

If you want to protect yourself against threats like tartar formation, the development of cavities, and gum disease, your approach to preventive care should depend on your dentist as well as your daily routine. Preventive dental services provide an important type of care for your teeth and gums. At these appointments, you enjoy both routine… Read more »

Dental Cleanings And Effective Tartar Control

While tartar buildup does not require restorative dental work, it does call for care in the dentist’s office. This substance forms when plaque deposits harden, creating accumulations of harmful materials that remain on your teeth until they are cleaned by your hygienist. Without the right in-office care, this can lead to more issues with dental… Read more »

Has It Been Six Months Since Your Last Exam?

Even if you are thoroughly brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing every evening, you are still likely seeing a build-up of plaque and bacteria in your mouth. While tooth brushing certainly helps, you can never really get a full cleaning at home. This is precisely why seeing your dentist regularly is so important…. Read more »

Keep Brushing And Flossing During Summer

Do you have any plans to travel this summer? Will you and your family be planning a staycation? However you plan to relax during these warm summer days, you should make sure you don’t forget about your smile. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX, dentist explains what you and your family should do to help… Read more »