How Restorative Dentistry Protects You

The doctor shows the model of a healthy tooth on blurred background.It goes without saying that dental decay is one of the most common dental concerns out there, affecting millions of individuals every year. Indeed, it is not a situation that should be taken lightly, as it can lead to severe complications if allowed to progress. Because of this, your dentist recommends practicing an effective preventive dental routine. Even still, it only takes missing one stuck food particle or skipping one dental exam for things to go awry. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX dentist discusses the important role restorative dentistry plays when it comes to salvaging your natural teeth.

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How Decay Damages Your Nerves

Oral care products, toothbrush, toothpaste and dental floss, pink background, nobody. Morning healthcare procedures conceptFor a number of individuals, the quality of their smiles is a top priority. This can include how bright it is, if it is even, and also how healthy it may be. Indeed, taking care of your oral health is a much more involved process than many individuals account for, and issues such as decay and infection become more likely. Fortunately, restorative dental treatment makes removing these issues and salvaging your natural teeth more effective. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX dentist discusses how decay can impact your inner tooth and cause damage to your nerves, as well as how a root canal treatment can help.

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When Dental Porcelain Address Discrepancies

Porcelain veneers dentaal designWe all know by now that there are many more threats to our oral health than there are factors that make a positive contribution to it. In fact, nearly everything is harmful to your smile in one form or another. Restorative procedures such as dental fillings, root canal therapy, and more have worked wonders when it comes to preserving the integrity of a natural tooth, even more so with the help of advanced dental technology. In other circumstances, however, damage can be purely cosmetic in nature and can draw significant attention to your noticeable blemishes. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX dentist takes a look at situations where your grin is plagued with multiple blemishes and how porcelain veneers can help.

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Reinforcing Your Strength With A Filling

Vector dental flat illustrationA variety of individuals experience dental decay in one form or another throughout their lives. After all, it is one of the most common dental concerns there are. Restorative dentistry helps to address decay through a number of stages in order to preserve your natural smile. In some cases, however, it can spread rapidly to the point that a tooth becomes entirely compromised, resulting in the need for extraction. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX dentist takes a look at the dangers and harm infection can cause, as well as how addressing it early on with a dental filling can benefit your health.

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Dental Crowns Protect Your Smile

young pretty latin woman smiling and looking friendly, showing number three or third with hand forward, counting down against purple wallBy now you are probably familiar with the notion that your smile endures significant wear and tear over the years. In fact, it is only natural that your appearance may dull in shine, or you may accumulate a number of blemishes. Still, these are only minor concerns compared to the structural and functional complications that arise from infections, decay, physical damage, and more. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX dentist wants to take a look at the way restorative dentistry helps to restore your function. Specifically, we will look at the way dental crowns offer versatility when protecting your grin.

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How Long Does It Take To Improve A Smile?

Are you a go-go-go person who is looking for a smile pick-me-up? Maybe you are more the “let’s not be hasty” type, who considers a decision for months, before deciding to collect more information and move forward. When it comes to cosmetic improvements to a smile in Houston, TX, there are timelines that may take just an hour or so, or several appointments, when making more extensive improvements. At your cosmetic consultation, we can help you determine the best process, and the timeline, to improve your smile. (more…)

Your Daytime Fatigue Might Be The Result Of A Sleep Disorder

Young woman yawning on a pink backgroundIt is true that preventive dentistry is the name of the game when it comes to keeping up with your oral health, and ensuring you have an involved preventive routine is necessary to accomplish this feat. Sometimes, however, the biggest threat to one’s health does not involve the damage caused by harmful oral bacteria, but instead by a sleep disorder that can impact physical health as well. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX dentist will look at the phenomenon known as sleep apnea and how a custom oral appliance might be able to help.

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How Long Has It Been Since Your Last Oral Cancer Screening?

A girl and a dentist in a dental clinic.A smile’s health should be a top priority for a number of individuals, especially if a lifelong grin is a major goal on their list. Indeed, great focus is put into how your smile appears, but bear in mind that its function is of major importance as well. In fact, part of excellent preventive care is acknowledging just how much goes into taking care of your smile, and it extends past the notion of healthy teeth. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX dentist will take a look at what really goes on during your routine checkup, specifically focusing on your oral cancer screening.

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A Natural Appearance With Inlays and Onlays

Inlay ceramic crown fixation over tooth. Medically accurate 3D illustration of human teeth treatmentIt goes without saying that decay caused by oral bacteria is often the biggest threat to an individual’s smile. What’s more, many people do not seek help in an efficient manner, often allowing these bacteria to wreak havoc on their oral structures and overall oral health before realizing that there is a significant problem. What’s more, appearance means a lot to a number of people, and there is a certain fear that accompanies dental treatment that lead individuals to believe their restorations will be extremely noticeable, tarnishing their vibrant grin. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX dentist will address the spread of decay and how inlays and onlays can help.

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When A Tooth Needs Replacing

Healthy white teeth and implant are smiling and the tooth is sick with caries sad on pink background. Dentist tools mirror, hookMany individuals believe that their biggest oral health concerns – decay and infection – can be put to rest by brushing their teeth routinely. While preventive care at home does play a factor, it really only represents a fraction of the standard routine. In fact, a normal dental regimen consists of brushing and flossing at home, attending routine exams and cleanings, and paying close attention to the types of foods and beverages consumed. If any one of these steps is not addressed properly, it could result in serious concerns such as decay, infection, and even tooth loss. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX dentist will address the negative effects of losing a structure and why it is necessary to have it replaced in a timely manner.

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