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How To Tell If You Need to See a Dentist in Houston
added on: April 7, 2022
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A common rule in the dental world is that all patients should see the dentist at least every six months for regular checkups and cleanings. However, according to researchers at the CDC, nearly 40% of American adults haven’t been to the dentist in the past year. The truth is, preventive… Read More…


Foods & Drinks High in Sugar
added on: August 13, 2021
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Sugar is a preservative, so it can be found in many of our favorite foods and drinks. The problem with this is that sugar can cause tooth decay when we consume it over a long period of time. In fact, according to the ADA (American Dental Association), one-quarter of adults… Read More…


5 Things All Men Need to Know About Their Oral Health 
added on: June 9, 2021
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From Father’s Day (on June 20th!) to Men’s Health Month, June is a time to recognize all the men in our lives. This month is dedicated to raising awareness of just how important it is for men of all ages to focus on their health and seeks to encourage them… Read More…


Do Women Have Different Dental Health Needs Than Men?  
added on: May 10, 2021
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There are a lot of differences between men and women, especially when it comes to healthcare needs. Dental health is no exception. During this year’s National Women’s Health Week, your dentist in Houston is here to share some key information about the importance of dental care throughout various stages of… Read More…


“Why Do I Get Cavities?” 
added on: March 11, 2021
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You brush your teeth every morning and before bed each night. Yet when you go to your dental appointments, your dentist in Houston still finds cavities. When this happens, you may be asking yourself, “Why do I get cavities even if I take good care of my teeth?”, which can… Read More…


Make 2021 The Year of Oral Health
added on: January 14, 2021
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We’ve officially turned the page into a new calendar year, and this year, we’ve never been happier to put the previous year behind us. Even though ringing in 2021 probably looked a little different this year, there’s one thing that remains the same year after year — New Year’s Resolutions…. Read More…


How White Should Teeth Be? 
added on: December 23, 2020
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There are plenty of advantages to having white teeth, including the confidence to smile in pictures, good self-esteem, and a pat on the back from your dentist in Houston. But sometimes, tooth whitening can be taken too far. Whitening your teeth too much or too often can actually damage your… Read More…


You May Catch More Than Feelings From a Mistletoe Kiss 
added on: December 11, 2020
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It’s a well-known fact that you can catch a lot of things from a simple kiss, such as a cold, or feelings for your fellow smoocher. But did you know that you may even catch a cavity from kissing? Before you pucker up under the mistletoe, your dentist in Houston… Read More…


What’s the Difference Between Plaque and Tartar? 
added on: November 20, 2020
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It’s not uncommon to hear your dentist in Houston toss around the words ‘plaque’ and ‘tartar’ almost interchangeably. In fact, we’ve realized that this could cause some confusion, and as always, we want to help our patients understand the difference between the two. Join us as we take a look… Read More…


Easy Things to Eat After Dental Treatment
added on: October 22, 2020
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What we eat not only affects our overall health but our oral health, too. It’s important to eat well-balanced meals, limit the sugary snacks, and choose fresh fruits and veggies whenever possible. But what exactly do you eat after dental treatment? You can’t chomp on a crunchy carrot very easily… Read More…


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