Month: December 2020

The Long-Term Impact of Gum Disease

Gum disease consists of a number of different stages with varying impact on your oral health. You may have heard of “gingivitis,” which is the most basic form of gum disease. Identifying gingivitis when it forms allows you to combat the condition and prevent further damage from occurring. Why is this important? Because gum disease… Read more »

Has Your Teeth Whitening Experience Worked?

Everyone wants a beautiful smile that they feel comfortable showing off in photographs and public settings. Small blemishes can get in the way of you feeling your best about your own smile. One of the most common smile imperfections is teeth staining. That’s because teeth staining is actually a totally natural phenomenon that happens to… Read more »

Choose Tooth Extraction When It’s Necessary

Tooth extraction may feel like an extreme or overwhelming treatment. It may feel particularly confusing when it comes as a recommendation from your dentist. Your dentist’s goal is to use preventive and restorative treatment to keep your teeth healthy, vibrant, and functional throughout your lifetime. Why, then, would your dentist recommend removing a tooth? In… Read more »

Seeking Periodontal Treatment in Houston

Periodontal health falls under the umbrella of oral health, but it’s something you might not think about often. Periodontal health refers to the wellbeing of your gum tissue. While your gums may be distinct from your teeth, the necessity to keep them clean, and the potential health issues that can befall them, remain the same…. Read more »

Could Prosthodontics Rebuild Your Smile?

Tooth loss can be a deflating, upsetting experience. Of course, there’s the initial physical pain that comes with losing a tooth. Beyond that initial pain though, there’s also a psychological and emotional pain that comes with tooth loss. You may feel embarrassed and self-conscious about your own smile. No one deserves to dislike the smile… Read more »