Category: Preventive Dentistry

The Value of a Health History

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It’s important to recognize that our overall health plays a significant role in our susceptibility to periodontal disease. Your health history, including that of your parents, is a tool you can use to identify potential periodontal risk factors and act early before damage is done. For example, if you know you are prone to inflammation,… Read more »

Your Preventive Care Matters!

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Do you take the time to visit your dentist on a regular basis? If not, you could be placing yourself at unnecessary risk of serious oral health concerns such as tooth decay and periodontal disease. For the prevention of these conditions and more, be sure that you are sticking to a consistent schedule of cleanings… Read more »

The Benefits Of A Clean Smile

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One of the ways that you work to keep your smile safe is in your home hygiene regimen. This includes twice daily brushing to remove the bacterial buildup of plaque and tartar, so if you are holding back in your care, you could be giving these microorganisms the time they need to grow. This development… Read more »

Schedule Your Checkup Before The New Year!

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Taking care of your smile is a lifelong process and one that certainly could benefit from an update every now and then. Indeed, your oral health is a top priority, and while our ultimate goal is to help you maintain healthy natural teeth, sometimes smiles require the help of implant posts or other restorative treatments… Read more »

Don’t Let Cavities Ruin Your Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving is a great time to get together with your friends and family, and share a wonderful meal. However, often our holiday meals contain lots of starch and sugar, two ingredients that can cause tooth decay. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX, dentist talks about how to help safeguard your smile while enjoying your favorite… 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 »

Don’t Let Your Dental Benefits Vanish Unused!

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Do you have dental insurance or possibly a health savings account? If so, then you could have benefits or funds that may disappear at the end of December unless used. Don’t let this happen! In today’s blog, your Houston, TX, dentist talks about how you can use these benefits before they’re gone.

Does Jaw Pain Mean You Need TMJ Treatment?

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When you have an issue like TMJ disorder, you could experience jaw pain or a headache. To bring relief, you may need treatment from our team. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX, dentist wants to discuss how to recognize issues like TMD, and how we offer treatment with a comfortable and custom-made oral appliance.

You Can Avoid Cavities During The Holidays

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During the holiday season, we’re seemingly inundated with sugary foods and drinks or favorite dishes with a high amount of starch. These ingredients are part of what makes these foods delicious, but they can also lead to tooth decay. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX, dentist talks about how to help avoid cavities during this… Read more »

Use Those Benefits Before You Lose Them

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Can you believe that 2021 is coming to an end in a few weeks? Which means if you would like to see us and use your dental benefits before they expire in December, then you should contact us soon. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX, dentist talks about how we can help you use your… Read more »