Are You At Risk For TMJ Disorder?

Chalk drawing of a tooth with medical term TMJ. Concept of learning stomatology.It goes without saying that many people place a great emphasis on the appearance of their smile. Indeed, it is one of the first physical attributes one notices about another, and a person’s smile can communicate their level of happiness, confidence, and more. In order to keep your grin bright and clean, however, you must take strides to practice a thorough preventive routine. Even still, nontraditional issues can complicate your health, and knowing what to do in these circumstances makes all the difference. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX dentist explores what is at stake when you leave teeth grinding untreated, and how our team can help with TMJ treatment.

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Cosmetic Treatment For Various Needs

Happy optimistic African American woman smiling isolated on yellow backgroundCaring for your smile is a lifelong endeavor. As a matter of fact, from the moment you are born, your grin must face a constant barrage of oral bacteria, germs, infection, and a variety of other issues that do not cease. Because of this, your dentist recommends attending routine checkups and taking strides to provide excellent care for your smile at home. Although your oral health is certainly the most important factor to consider when caring for your teeth, it is important to note that cosmetic concerns that arise should not go by untreated. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX dentist explains how cosmetic dentistry enhances your smile, as well as what your treatment options look like.

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Schedule Your End-Of-Year Visit

Consultation with doctor. Portrait of beautiful woman sitting in dental chair while stomatologist holding false teeth and toothbrushIt goes without saying that loving your smile is an empowering process. After all, your grin is often the first physical attribute a person notices about you, and more often than not, it can signify a heightened level of confidence and happiness. Bear in mind, however, that a gorgeous smile is nonexistent without considering basic oral hygiene practices, and attending your preventive visit is a must. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX dentist discusses the importance of scheduling your checkup before the end of the year as well as the role of dental prevention in maintaining a lifelong grin.

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Bonding & Contouring Offer Cosmetic Solutions

bonding and contouringCosmetic issues with our teeth can cause a lot of stress. It is easy to become self-conscious with how our smiles look; we focus on them not seeming white enough, having large gaps, or being inflicted with cracks and chips. If you do have insecurities about these particular cosmetic issues, bonding or contouring could provide a helpful solution. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX dentist describes both procedures and explains how they can help your smile. (more…)

Major Benefits of Restorative Dental Crowns

Tooth in the crown on a blue background. Happy Dentist's Day concept.At times, it can feel as though nothing is more frustrating than a noticeable chip, crack, stain, or other blemishes in your smile, especially if you put a lot of work into your regular preventive routine. Though how your smile looks is important, your overall oral health should be your top priority. After all, if your smile is not healthy, then no amount of cosmetic treatment will be helpful. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX dentist discusses the importance of restorative treatment, and how dental crowns can provide effective treatment for a variety of concerns.

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Effective Treatment For Cosmetic Concerns

The dentist selects a shade of tooth enamel using a special scale of the tableFrom a young age, we are often taught the value and importance of taking care of our teeth. While it might not have set in completely as we were children, ideally, we grew up and learned the truth about oral health: that countless factors can influence our smiles, and most of the time, it is not in a good way. What’s more? Nothing is worse than heeding this information and practicing a thorough routine just to have a physical accident or injury lead to a noticeable blemish such as a chip or stain. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX dentist explains the importance of cosmetic dentistry, and how porcelain veneers provide effective treatment for a variety of concerns.

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Treating Infection With Root Canal Therapy

Tooth model for classroom education and in laboratory.It goes without saying that your oral health is heavily influenced by a variety of factors. These can consist of the quality of your at-home preventive care, what foods and beverages you consume, how often you visit your dentist, and pretty much everything else in-between. As a matter of fact, a well-rounded routine is needed for proper care, but keep in mind that it only takes falling short in one or more areas for harmful bacteria to set in and begin causing trouble. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX dentist explains how tooth decay develops and spreads, as well as when root canal therapy might be your best option.

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Prioritizing Oral Health This Halloween

Closeup of smiling woman eating chocolate barNeedless to say, nearly everything out there can influence your smile in a negative manner. As a matter of fact, you may be interacting with threats that you had no idea were so! Because of this, cavities, gum disease, and other issues may develop before your very eyes and you are now having to make the decision about what treatment to pursue. In today’s blog, your  Houston, TX dentist explores how sugars contained in Halloween candy and other treats can be linked to tooth decay, as well as what your options may be for mitigating these concerns.

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It’s Time To Fill Your Cavities

Close-up of female with open mouth during oral checkup at the dentist.DentistThere are a variety of oral health concerns that threaten the integrity of your smile throughout your life, but none are as common as tooth decay and infection. Indeed, a well-rounded preventive care routine is often enough to fend off these threats and keep oral bacteria at bay, but it is important to keep in mind that it only takes falling short in this routine one time for infection to weasel its way in. What’s more? This does not account for any damage endured due to physical accidents and injuries. That being said, how do you keep your smile healthy? In today’s blog, your Houston, TX dentist explains why it is important to seek treatment sooner rather than later, and how dental fillings can extend your grin’s lifespan.

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How Involved Is Your Preventive Routine?

green toothbrush with striped toothpaste in front of a red backgroundIt goes without saying that a youthful and vibrant smile is a goal that many individuals strive for. What’s more? Treatment such as cosmetic teeth whitening or porcelain veneers offer a simple solution for surface-level concerns, but bear in mind that these practices are rendered useless if your grin contains underlying issues that impact your health. As a result, restoration must first be sought. In today’s blog, your Houston, TX dentist explores how preventive dentistry impacts your smile’s health, including how it serves as the main line of defense and protection against harm.

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