Category: General Dentistry

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 »

Improving Oral Health In 5 Steps

Now that you’re spending a lot more time at home, and can’t see your Houston, TX, dentist for regular checkup and cleaning appointments, how do you keep your teeth and gums healthy and strong? In today’s blog, we’re going to look at how daily care, including proper brushing and flossing, is essential for lowering the… Read more »

Do You Have a Problem with Grinding Your Teeth?

Not every problem that threatens your oral health stems from excessive oral bacteria buildup. Therefore, not every problem can be prevented by simply keeping your teeth and gums consistently clean. For example, for many patients, one or more underlying dental issues can contribute to functional issues with their bite, such as chronic, subconscious teeth-grinding. Also… Read more »

Why Flossing Matters To Your Overall Dental Health

Last week, we shared with you some toothbrushing tips so that you can better keep up your good oral hygiene habits. However, brushing is just one part of your dental routine. The other one is flossing, you know, that thing we always ask if you are keeping up with it when you visit us. We… Read more »

Take Your Brushing Skills To The Next Level With These Tips

Your toothbrush is one of the more important things in your dental health toolkit. Along with at-home flossing and regular checkups and cleanings by your Houston, TX, dentist, using your toothbrush correctly is imperative to maintaining your oral health. While brushing at least twice a day is a good habit, maybe you are curious about… Read more »

Improving Your Bite Function With TMD/Bruxism Treatment

  TMJ disorder and bruxism are two very different, but related, jaw joint disorders. Unless treated, they can lead to severe discomfort and major complications for your oral health. In order to treat these concerns, your Houston, TX, dentist may suggest an oral appliance, which could improve smile health and bite function without relying on… Read more »

Don’t Lose Your Benefits Before You Use Them

Pretty soon, the holiday season will be upon us and that means finding time to see the dentist will be difficult, boosting the risk of losing your benefits before you use them! Now is the perfect time to schedule a visit with your Houston, TX, dentist and enjoy a personalized treatment plan to use your… Read more »

Does Your Jaw Pop Or Click?

If you routinely experience popping or clicking in the jaw, then you may need treatment for TMJ disorder, also known as TMD. A jaw joint disorder, this could lead to trouble eating and even difficulties opening and closing the mouth. Fortunately, your Houston, TX, dentist can identify and treat TMJ disorder, helping you avoid these… Read more »