Month: September 2014

Celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month

For the fifth year, the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) and the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company are collaborating to celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month. The two organizations hope to promote awareness about dental hygiene and the significance of good oral health. Your Katy dentist Dr. Lathrop supports the four pillars of National Dental Hygiene Month:… Read more »

3 Ways Dental Implants Improve Your Replacement Teeth

Made from realistic-looking materials and highly-advanced diagnostic technology, today’s modern replacement teeth aspire to look and perform like healthy, natural teeth. To do so, however, they must restore a lost tooth’s entire structure, including the root that was embedded within your jawbone. Dental implants, which are root-shaped prostheses made from biocompatible titanium, are innovative anchors… Read more »

Questions You Should Ask About Teeth Whitening

Even if you’re proficient enough with your toothbrush, floss, and dental checkups that you avoid tooth decay and gum disease, you might not be able to prevent your teeth from losing their youthful exuberance. Fortunately, you don’t have to settle for a duller smile. With professional teeth-whitening, you can restore your smile’s pearly appearance, and without the… Read more »