Month: September 2019

Ignoring The Signs Of A Bad Bite Can Lead To Daily Pain

If something feels “off” when you bite, you should not just ignore the matter. An awkward bite motion, or biting and chewing functions that are compromised by a toothache, can tax your jaw. This ongoing stress can put you in a situation where you are dealing with daily pain because of TMJ disorder. Individuals who… Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry Can Correct Damage From Teeth Grinding

Teeth grinding can be an involuntary response to stress during the day, but for people who have issues with TMJ dysfunction, it can become a recurring problem during sleep. Over time, the wear and tear on teeth from habitual teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, can lead to noticeable changes to your appearance. If this… Read more »

Are You A Good Candidate For All-On-4 Implant Dentures?

Experiencing advanced or total tooth loss can be a frustrating or even demoralizing experience. With that said, you can be happy to know that modern prosthetic dental care can help you regain your smile, and even dramatically improve your dental function! Our Katy, TX dental practice can provide All-On-4 implant dentures, a full denture held… Read more »

Trusting A Dental Implant To Keep Your Restoration Stable

How easy will it be for you to adjust to life with a dental prosthetic in place of a lost tooth? Life with an incomplete smile can be frustrating for many reasons. You can find yourself giving up on certain foods because they are difficult to chew, and hiding your smile because the gap between… Read more »

Addressing Pain With Disclusion Time Reduction Therapy

Are you spending each day in pain because of an uncorrected problem with your bite? How often do you struggle with headaches, or find it difficult to move your jaw? Disclusion Time Reduction (DTR) Therapy can help you correct flaws with your current bite function that are putting stress on your jaw, and leading to… Read more »

Commit To A Smile Makeover Before The Holidays Begin

The holiday season may seem far away today, but you may find yourself preparing for different family gatherings and other social events sooner than you expect! While we may be close to the end of the year, you can still find time to have cosmetic dental work done before you start catching up with old… Read more »

Using Invisalign To Correct Tooth Movement Later In Life

Because people who have alignment issues often have treatment in their tween or teen years, it can feel odd to think about orthodontic treatment later in life. After all, the adjustment process is meant to make permanent corrections. What you might not realize is that you can be susceptible to tooth movement as an adult…. Read more »

Your TMJ Pain Could Be The Result Of Flawed Bite Movement

The pains that stem from TMJ dysfunction can include migraines and headaches, jaw stiffness, facial discomfort, and even neck and shoulder pain. While these symptoms occur in a number of different spaces, they could be connected to an untreated problem with your bite! A flawed bite motion can create stress that negatively impacts your jaw… Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry Offers Several Teeth Whitening Options

The field of cosmetic dentistry includes several procedures that can help with dental discoloration. If you feel that your smile is starting to look dull, or if you have a tooth that no longer matches its neighbors, our Katy, TX dental practice can help you see meaningful improvements. Teeth whitening treatments are commonly recommended to… Read more »

An Untreated Dental Issue Can Cause Jaw Pain And Migraines

Daily life with TMJ issues that you are not managing can become difficult, and unpleasant. A problem with your jaw joints and/or muscles can obviously make jaw pain a concern. You may feel it throughout the day, or specifically when you try to bite, chew, or speak. What you should know is that this problem… Read more »