Everyone knows that for optimal oral health, you need to develop a good oral hygiene routine of brushing twice each day for two minutes and flossing. However, have you considered that the techniques you use could be harming your teeth and gums? Certain brushing habits that you may think are beneficial could cause you serious issues and pain down the road. Read on to learn about five patterns you’ll want to stop before they wreak havoc on your oral health. (more…)
August 17, 2019
June 17, 2019
If you have a damaged tooth, it can impact your smile as well as your oral health. That’s why many people choose dental crowns to protect their tooth from damage. With this cap that is placed over your tooth, it protects your tooth, and it looks completely natural. However, it requires regular care just like any other tooth. Let’s look at how you can prevent your dental crowns from breaking.
April 18, 2019
You’ve heard that the dental implant process is the “gold standard” for tooth replacement; thus, you’re considering it to restore your smile, functionality and confidence. You’re concerned about how painful the procedure will be, though. So before you move forward, you want to know how you can make your dental implant placement as painless as possible. Read on to get the answer!
March 4, 2019
Do you have one or several missing teeth that need replacing? If so, it’s time to talk to your dentist about dental implants. The natural look and feel of these artificial tooth replacements can give you the confidence you need and comfort of knowing you have a healthy smile. If you want to know more, here are some unexpected benefits of how dental implants can give you a new and improved smile.
February 5, 2019
One of the best things about dental implants is their low failure rate. In fact, they fail just 1.4% of the time. Unfortunately, however, this doesn’t apply to smokers, who have a much higher failure rate of 15.8%. There’s no question that dental implants in Texas City are a wonderful investment in your smile and overall health. But, like any investment, you want to help it perform as well as you can. Keep reading to learn how smoking affects implants and how you can increase your chance for success as much as possible!
January 8, 2019
Missing teeth impact more than just your looks. They can impact every aspect of your life, including your overall health. Fortunately, dental implants can undo much of the damage caused by this common condition. For the patient, the benefits include not only a restored smile but a happier, healthier life.
November 16, 2018
It’s the holiday season, and the last thing you’re probably thinking about is your teeth. But did you know that almost 1/3 of American adults have undiagnosed cavities? Unfortunately, most people don’t feel cavities until they’ve gotten bigger and need more extensive dental work to fix. And during the holidays, all the extra candy and desserts around don’t help matters. But that doesn’t mean you can’t indulge in festive food this year! Keep reading for 6 easy things you can do to enjoy yourself, and avoid needing work from a dentist in Texas City at the same time.
October 18, 2018
There are countless reasons that an adult may want to straighten their teeth. Many people simply didn’t have the opportunity to get braces as a teenager. Others actually did get braces, but found that their teeth shifted from not wearing their retainers. But despite wanting to straighten their teeth, many adults wouldn’t even consider getting braces because they didn’t want the embarrassment of wearing brackets and wires. Then clear braces came along about 20 years ago and changed everything! Now you can get the beautiful smile you’ve always wanted – discreetly. There are two main options for clear braces: Invisalign and ClearCorrect. Regardless of which one a cosmetic dentist in Texas City recommends, you’ll benefit from the many advantages this modern orthodontic option has to offer!
September 16, 2018
If you are missing teeth—whether one, several or even an entire arch—then replacement is very important for the sake of your appearance as well as your oral and general health. Today’s ideal choice for tooth replacement is a dental implant. This stand-alone prosthetic may cost a bit more, but its longevity and ease of maintenance could make the added expense worthwhile. Read on for more information about the advantages of dental implants, their cost, the role of insurance and other forms of financing.
August 6, 2018
It’s just before the crack of dawn, and your alarm clock is buzzing loudly. After turning it off, you crawl out of bed and proceed to the bathroom to brush your teeth and get your day started. Will this session of oral hygiene be enough to last until the next day? Your dentist in Texas City says, “No!” Learn why it’s vital to your dental wellness to brush before retiring for bed and discover the importance of using the right techniques.