Category: General Dentistry

How To Stop Grinding Your Teeth

If you often wake up with earaches, headaches, or pain in your jaw, you may have bruxism. This condition causes you to grind your teeth, usually while you are asleep and unaware. Not only can cause discomfort, but it can also be a sign of other problems. In today’s blog, MMC Dental in Houston, TX… Read more »

Want A New Smile By Next Year? Start Now

Did you know it can take anywhere from 21 to 66 days to build a habit? If your New Year’s resolution for 2024 is to improve your dental health, you should start now. The end of the year is coming closer than you think. At MMC Dental in Houston, Texas, we have several options to… Read more »

Open A Dialog With Your Dentist

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The maintenance of your smile is something that you take with you wherever you go. Throughout each day, you interact with your mouth. Even with adequate home health care, you still need to see a dentist for your routine examinations and cleanings. Your semiannual checkup serves as a way to bring new strength to your… Read more »

Turn The Tables On Your Sleep Disorder

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Rest issues are a common concern for Americans, causing both immediate discomfort and long-term health complications. Two of the most prevalent sleep disorders in this country are related to the structures of the throat and mouth. The first of these is known as bruxism. This refers to the overnight grinding and clenching of the teeth…. Read more »

Avoiding Diabetic Tooth Loss

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In the United States, one of the most common conditions is diabetes. Currently, at least 29 million Americans have this auto-immune disease, and it can lead to health effects all through the body. Whether you’ve been recently diagnosed or this is something you have lived with for years, it is important to keep yourself informed…. Read more »

We Can Help If Bruxism Has Hurt Your Smile

Once you begin to have problems with bruxism, the nightly teeth grinding and clenching issues you experience can cause alarming discomfort. Unfortunately, this condition can lead to more than just pain. In time, you can begin to suffer noticeable wear and tear on your enamel that hurts the quality of your smile. This can even… Read more »

Examining Your Smile With Digital Technology

Every six months, we want to see kids and adults alike for a routine checkup visit. Dental exams help us address trouble in the early stages, and protect smiles from major issues. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX, dentist will explain how we examine and diagnose your smile with advanced CBCT technology.

Using A Mouthguard To Stop TMJ Pain

  TMJ disorder, also known as TMD, could lead to serious discomfort, including persistent headaches or jaw pain. The disorder is also linked to chronic teeth grinding, known as bruxism. To help bring relief and correct imbalance in your smile, your Houston, TX, dentist may recommend treatment with a custom-made oral appliance! In today’s blog,… Read more »

Your First Checkup Of 2021

Every six months, we urge people of all ages to see us for care. These checkup and cleaning visits could help protect your smile from issues like tooth decay and even gum disease. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX, dentist will explain how we help keep smile strong and healthy with a checkup and cleaning!

Is Bruxism Wearing Your Teeth Down?

Bruxism, or chronic teeth-grinding, can become a serious problem for your teeth and oral health when it goes untreated long enough. Unfortunately, many people who have bruxism don’t realize that they do at first, and this can sometimes allow the condition to cause significant wear and damage to their teeth by the time they seek… Read more »