Category: General Dentistry

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 »

Is There a Way to Stop Grinding Your Teeth?

Bruxism, or chronic teeth-grinding, can often be the source of several different oral health concerns, and that’s largely due to the fact that not everyone who has it realizes what a problem it is. Until they do, the constant grinding of their teeth can gradually wear down, damage, and threaten your teeth to increasingly more… Read more »

How Worried Should I Be If My Gum Line Is Receding?

There are issues that can cause your gums to gradually recede over time. You may notice that this issue has changed the look of your smile, or made certain teeth look uneven or long. This change can also lead to issues like dental sensitivity, as the portion of a tooth below your gum line has… Read more »

Be Sure To Schedule Your Next Checkup

We’re finally ready to start resuming care for patients in need of general treatments, such as checkups and cleanings. With our new health and safety measures, we can protect our patients and make sure they receive the care they need. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX, dentist will look at the benefits of an exam,… Read more »

Reduce Your Risk Of Gum Disease

Did you know that poor oral health doesn’t just make the onset of tooth decay more likely, but could also cause issues like gingivitis and even gum disease! Fortunately, there are steps you and your family take to help reduce the risks of gum inflammation and periodontal disease, including picking healthier foods and even flossing…. Read more »

Picking Out Snacks That Don’t Promote Cavities

We get it, in times of stress, bingeing on your favorite sugary treats can be nice. However, too much of a good thing could also mean a higher risk of tooth decay and even gum disease. Fortunately, your Houston, TX, dentist has a few ideas for picking out snacks and meals that don’t promote the… Read more »

Stress, Bruxism, and You!

Are you experiencing a higher level of stress at the moment? If so, you’re definitely not alone! With everything happening in the world, everyone seems to be on edge and as your Houston, TX, dentist knows, stress could often lead to teeth grinding. In today’s blog, we look at the warning signs of teeth grinding… Read more »