Category: Preventive Dentistry

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 »

Could TMJ Disorder Cause Headaches?

When you suffer from frequent headaches, the cause could potentially be linked to strain on your jaw joints. Treating TMJ disorder, also known as TMD, helps improve the balance and strength of your jaw, offering relief and a stronger smile. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX, dentist will explain how we diagnose and treat TMJ… Read more »

You Need Exams And Screenings Every Six Months

We’ve been discussing how to care for your smile and avoid cavities from home. But you also need to see our team for routine checkups and cleanings to keep teeth and gums strong and disease-free. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX, dentist will discuss the value of a checkup and an oral cancer screening!

What Really Happens During Your Dental Visit?

By now you have established a consistent routine when it comes to taking care of your grin. From brushing and flossing regularly to paying attention to what you are ingesting, keeping up with your dental hygiene is a top priority and one that should not be taken lightly. That being said, ensuring that you have… 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 »

Stress And Unresolved Dental Problems Can Lead To Headaches

Is your dentist the right person to talk to you if you want to address chronic headaches? For many people, headaches are linked to problems with their dental health, or they may be part of a larger stress-related issue that also concerns your oral health. At our Houston, TX dentist’s office, we are prepared to… Read more »