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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…


Why Do I Have Pain Following a Filling?
added on: December 28, 2021
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Thanks to our fantastic training and technology, when you see your dentist in Houston for a dental filling, you most likely won’t experience any pain or discomfort. However, all patients, their mouths, and pain tolerance levels are different, so what you experience or how you’re feeling post-filling might be different… Read More…


Protect Your Gums, Protect Your Heart
added on: February 12, 2021
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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…


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


Best Foods for Teeth
added on: March 12, 2020
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National Nutrition Month, which is celebrated every March, strives to help Americans better understand how eating right can help keep them healthy. While it’s certainly true that what we eat affects our overall health, your dentist in Houston wants you to know that our food choices also play a key… Read More…


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


Where’s Your Tongue Supposed to Rest in Your Mouth?
added on: January 22, 2020
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Have you ever heard of something called tongue posture? How about tongue positioning? Chances are you probably haven’t, but it’s a very real thing that can cause some very real problems if done incorrectly. In this week’s blog, your dentist in Houston covers what tongue posture is, why it’s important… Read More…


Why Are My Teeth So Sensitive?
added on: January 10, 2020
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Nearly 40 million American adults have sensitive teeth, according to the Academy of General Dentistry. It’s a very common problem that can keep people from enjoying the hot and cold foods they love. Your dentist in Houston understands how frustrating and painful having sensitive teeth can be. But what causes… Read More…