Dental Hygiene – Fantastic Smiles of Houston
What’s the Difference Between Plaque and Tartar? 
added on: November 20, 2020

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…


3 Risks Associated With Oral Piercings 
added on: July 13, 2020
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Oral piercings have been popular for years and are a way that many people choose to express themselves. Most commonly, oral piercings are found on the tongue, lip, or cheeks. While many may consider these piercings cool or trendy, there are several reasons why your dentist in Houston is wary… Read More…


4 Causes of Gum Pain
added on: June 18, 2020
man examines his gums

Many people think that it’s normal for gums to hurt or bleed during brushing or flossing. However, that’s a pretty big misconception. Whenever your gums bleed or are painful, whether this occurs while brushing or not, it’s usually a sign that you should see your dentist in Houston. Even though… Read More…


Does Asthma Cause Cavities?
added on: May 13, 2020
asthma inhaler

Asthma is one of the most common diseases in America and affects approximately 25 million Americans. While asthma mainly affects the lungs and respiratory system, your dentist in Houston knows that there is also a lesser-known connection between asthma and problems with oral health.    A Look at the Research… Read More…


Why You Should Always Brush Your Tongue
added on: February 18, 2020
tongue scraper

Your dentist in Houston may spend a lot of time talking about the health of your teeth and the best way to take care of them. After all, dentists are responsible for doing everything they can to make sure your pearly whites stay strong for a lifetime. But there’s another… Read More…