Teeth grinding, also known as Bruxism, can have severe detrimental effects on not only your teeth but also your jaw. Moreover, it can be caused by a variety of things — ranging from jaw alignment issues to emotional and environmental goings-on. While teeth grinding is a frustrating and sometimes painful ordeal, there are solutions that can provide relief. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX dentist discusses the causes of bruxism and how it can be treated.
If you aren’t happy with your smile, there are lots of dental solutions that could help. Whether you suffer from deep, intrinsic stains that just won’t go away, your teeth are chipped and cracked, or you have a gap that makes you feel self-conscious, porcelain veneers could be the solution to your cosmetic problems. Having them placed is a common procedure and is a relatively non-invasive procedure. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX dentist discusses everything that goes into creating, placing, and maintaining porcelain veneers.
Going to the dentist for routine checkups and cleanings is essential for maintaining good oral health, but these visits aren’t always events to which we look forward. They can be uncomfortable, especially if we haven’t been sufficiently taking care of our teeth and, in particular, gums. This potential discomfort is precisely why we offer ultrasonic scaling. This technique helps combat and prevent plaque buildup and gingivitis while providing a much more comfortable experience. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX, dentist discusses this process and how it can help improve the health of your mouth.
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 avoid issues like cavities and toothaches!
If you have lost one or more of your natural teeth, then your oral health could suffer. To avoid this, and enjoy a new tooth that lasts for a lifetime, you should consider dental implants. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX, dentist will explain how implants act as new roots, and provide a durable and lifelike solution for missing teeth.
Dentures don’t have to be removable. Instead, your Houston, TX, dentist could support them with multiple dental implants, providing secure and stable full and partial dentures. In today’s blog, we’re going to explain how we create and place them, and what benefits these custom prosthetics could offer your smile! Even if you’ve lost every tooth, a new smile is within your reach.
When you lose even one tooth, this could lead to serious trouble for your oral health. However, our team could replace your missing tooth with a lifelike and durable dental bridge. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX, dentist will explain how we design and craft them to ensure they look natural and blend with your smile.
If you catch yourself grinding your teeth reflexively during the day, or if you have reason to believe you are doing so while you sleep, tell your dentist! A problem with habitual teeth grinding, or bruxism, can lead to more trouble than you may expect if it is not properly managed. This issue could be linked to troubles with TMJ disorder, a problem that develops when your jaw joints and muscles no longer work in alignment. Grinding and clenching can also lead to enamel damage that puts you at risk for smile problems and oral health difficulties. At our Houston, TX dental practice, we are ready to help you deal with bruxism. We can also work with you to address related TMJ issues, or trouble with dental damage that has already occurred. (more…)
When you have a damaged tooth, this could mean cavities, infection, and even the loss of the tooth! To offer quality repair, we may cap the tooth with a lifelike and long-lasting dental crown. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX, dentist will talk about how we plan and complete the placement of your dental restorations.
If you have a cavity, you need a filling to avoid the onset of a painful infection, or the loss of your tooth altogether. To provide a lifelike and natural looking option, we could create and place a metal-free filling. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX, dentist talks about the benefits of our composite resin fillings.