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Dementia & Dentistry: Decoding the Connection
added on: November 11, 2020

It may seem odd to hear your dentist in Houston talk about dementia. However, recent research suggests that your dentist may be the person to do just that. According to a study conducted by the National Institute on Aging, gum disease may play a key role in the development of… 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…


Can Facemasks Cause Bad Breath?
added on: October 13, 2020
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Has wearing a facemask caused you to change the way you breathe? Unless you’re a professional painter or a doctor, you’re probably not used to wearing a facemask at all, let alone for extended periods of time. As a result, you’ve probably accidentally started breathing out of your mouth instead… Read More…


Current Stress & Oral Health
added on: September 23, 2020
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Over the past couple of months, you may have been feeling more stressed out than usual, and rightfully so. Our lives have changed, some dramatically, and there’s a lot of uncertainty about the future and a bigger focus on staying healthy than maybe ever before. But believe it or not,… Read More…


Are Dental Implants Better Than Dentures? 
added on: September 15, 2020
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Nobody wants to experience tooth loss, but the truth is, millions of Americans are missing one or even all of their teeth, according to the American College of Prosthodontists. While tooth loss can be caused by any number of things such as gum disease, trauma, or decay, your dentist in… Read More…


Is Soy Milk Good For Teeth?
added on: August 26, 2020
woman with glass of milk

It probably comes as no surprise to hear your dentist in Houston talk about all of the oral health benefits associated with drinking milk. But not all milk is created equal when it comes to building strong and healthy teeth. In fact, one of the most popular alternatives to cow’s… Read More…


What Causes Dry Mouth?
added on: August 11, 2020
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Nobody enjoys the feeling of a dry mouth or all of the side effects that go along with it. The desert-dry feeling, the stickiness of your tongue against the roof of your mouth, and of course the bad breath are all related to a dry mouth. But dry mouth is… Read More…


A Dose of Summer Sun Can Help Protect Our Teeth  
added on: July 27, 2020
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There’s something comforting about getting outside and soaking up the summer sun. After all, it’s warm, it helps improve our mood, and, as your dentist in Houston knows, it can also help protect our teeth. It’s true. The overall and oral health benefits of getting out into the sun every… 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…


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