Oral Health Archives - Fantastic Smiles of Houston
Warning Signs of Oral Cancer
added on: April 9, 2021

Every April is recognized as Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Oral cancer is one type of cancer that can be difficult to diagnose, especially in the first stages. However, oral cancer can often be treated successfully if it’s caught early. This is why your dentist in Houston puts so much emphasis… Read More…


How To Fix A Broken Tooth
added on: March 22, 2021

Our teeth are designed to chew and crunch on some pretty tough things. But even though tooth enamel is one of the strongest materials in the human body, teeth aren’t invincible and can break. In fact, broken teeth are one of the most common dental emergencies. Breaking a tooth can… Read More…


“Why Do I Get Cavities?” 
added on: March 11, 2021

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…


Are Dental X-Rays Really Necessary? 
added on: February 19, 2021

There are certain things you expect when you visit your dentist in Houston — to get a cleaning, a thorough exam, perhaps a filling or two, and occasionally some x-rays. But are dental x-rays actually necessary? After all, if nothing looks wrong or feels wrong, do you really need to… Read More…


Protect Your Gums, Protect Your Heart
added on: February 12, 2021
heart health month

February is the month of hearts. Candy hearts, chocolate hearts, flower hearts, and yes, even our actual hearts. In fact, February is American Heart Health Month, a time when health professionals come together to raise awareness of heart disease and talk about some habits to change to reduce the risk…. Read More…


Before You Open That Bag With Your Teeth, Read This Blog 
added on: January 26, 2021

Just like you can buy sushi from a gas station, you can also use your teeth as tools. However, neither comes highly recommended. And for good reason. While your dentist in Houston isn’t an expert on local sushi, we are experts on teeth. Our teeth are designed to help us… 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…


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…


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


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