Adult tooth loss is a phenomenon that many do not think about on a daily basis, but you may be contributing to a deteriorating structure without knowing. Indeed, when teeth become diseased to the point that restorations fail and leaving a structure intact will only cause further harm, considering an extraction may be the only step for saving your grin. Even still, simply removing a tooth is not enough for keeping your grin in tip-top shape, which is why your Houston, TX dentist at Healthy Smiles Family Dentistry wants you to know about the benefits of lifelike implant restorations and how they can help you.
What have you planned for your Thanksgiving holiday? Due to pandemic concerns, many people will be forgoing the usual large holiday gatherings. However, that doesn’t mean we’ll also be forgoing our favorite dishes, many of which are high in sugar and starch. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX, dentist has a few tips for protecting your smile during the holiday season.
When you have chronic headaches or migraines, the cause could be linked to the bite function and balance of your smile. The result of stress and strain on your jaw joints, TMJ disorder, also known as TMD, could mean painful headaches and more. Fortunately, your Houston, TX, dentist has treatment options to restore health, balance, and comfort to your smile.
Bruxism, in which we grind and clench our teeth frequently as we sleep, could lead to damaged smiles and a host of potential complications. To treat the issue and protect your smile from chips and cracks, your Houston, TX, dentist may suggest treatment with a bruxism nightguard! In today’s blog, find out how a comfortable mouthguard can help safeguard your smile.
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 concerns prevents the onset of cavities or infections down the road!
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 can do to stay safe and protect your smiles this Halloween.
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 and ensure better oral health.
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.
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 some valuable at-home dental hygiene tips.
When you have chronic headaches and jaw pain, or difficulty sleeping well at night, you could suffer from common disorders like TMD, bruxism, or even sleep apnea. Instead of relying on medication and surgery to correct these concerns, your Houston, TX, dentist may employ advanced technology with the TruDenta® system.