Category: Preventive Dentistry

Could An Oral Appliance Treat TMD And Bruxism?

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When you have issues like TMJ disorder or bruxism (chronic teeth grinding), you could experience a host of uncomfortable symptoms, and risk damaging your smile. To bring relief from chronic pain, your Houston, TX, dentist will treat these concerns, and often with a noninvasive and custom-fitted oral appliance.

The Purpose Of Your Checkup And Cleaning

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How long has it been since you and your family attended a checkup and cleaning visits? Even if you brush and floss properly, you still need to have your Houston, TX, dentist examine your smile and remove plaque buildup with a cleaning. In today’s blog, we talk about the purpose of these visits, and how… Read more »

Keep Brushing And Flossing Your Teeth This Summer

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With summer break, many families will be relaxing, heading out of town, and just enjoying themselves. Amidst all the summer fun, kids and adults alike may begin to become lapse in their oral hygiene routine. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX, dentist will discuss how to brush and floss daily, and why keeping these habits… Read more »

Treating Your Smile With Advanced Technology!

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Our team strives to offer Houston, TX, residents and their families enjoy healthy smiles that function properly and look great. To ensure we do, our team employs advanced technology, from digital imaging systems to advanced 3D printing. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX, dentist will discuss the system we use to keep your smile healthy!

Does Your Smile Need A Periodontal Cleaning?

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When serious plaque and tartar buildup occurs, this could lead to gingivitis, and eventually, even the onset of gum disease. To protect the smile from sore, bleeding gums and even tooth loss, management is needed with a periodontal cleaning. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX, dentist talks about the importance of our scaling and root… Read more »

Improving A Smile Hurt By Bruxism

Over time, nightly teeth grinding and clenching can make serious trouble for your smile. The friction from bruxism can lead to serious concerns about your appearance, as enamel wear and tear can have a visible effect on the way you look. MMC Dental can help you deal with bruxism by providing a custom appliance to… Read more »

Creating Custom Restorations With 3D Printers

With advanced technology, we have the ability to streamline and improve your treatments, addressing issues like decay and infection, and even improving the beauty of your smile. To create restorations with precision and accuracy, and to do so quickly, your Houston, TX, dentist will employ advanced 3D printing technology.

What It Means to Prevent Tooth Loss

When it comes to preserving your smile and keeping it healthy for life, one of the primary goals is to preserve all of your healthy, natural teeth. This means preventing tooth loss, which some people may not even realize is possible. The key to preventing tooth loss is to understand what could potentially lead to… Read more »

Why Checkups & Cleanings Have to Be Consistent to Work

For many people, it’s common knowledge that regular checkup and cleaning appointments are an important part of their routine dental care. However, despite knowing this, not everyone adheres to the advice of their dentists and schedules their visits as routinely as they should. Unfortunately, this is a significant factor in why many common, highly preventable… Read more »

Schedule Your Last Checkup And Cleaning Of 2019

The end of 2019 is sneaking up on us! Which means time to arrange a visit with your Houston, TX, dentist is running out. A routine exam is crucial for safeguarding your teeth against common oral health issues, such as tooth decay and gum disease. By scheduling one now, you can see us and enjoy… Read more »