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Are Dental Implants Better Than Dentures? 
added on: September 15, 2020

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

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

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

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…


June is National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month
added on: June 9, 2020
exasperated woman

Every June is recognized as National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month and serves to increase awareness of migraines and headaches, as well as to recognize them as truly neurological diseases that are often debilitating. But what, exactly, is your dentist in Houston doing talking about a neurological disease? Aren’t dentists… Read More…


The Benefits of Xylitol
added on: May 22, 2020
sweetener

You’ll always hear your dentist in Houston talk about the importance of brushing and flossing your teeth to maintain a healthy mouth. But it may come as a surprise to you to hear your dentist talk about the benefits of chewing gum. That’s exactly what we’re here to do. However,… 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…


Reduce Your Risk of a Dental Emergency
added on: April 17, 2020
emergency room sign

Dental emergencies can be scary and painful. Most often, these emergencies are a result of an unexpected accident, but other times they can be avoided by taking certain preventive measures. Join your dentist in Houston as we share some easy ways you can reduce your risk of a dental emergency.  … Read More…


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