Category: Patient Education

Don’t Lose Your Head…Or Your Tooth

Dental emergencies can pop up when you least expect them. Maybe there was a slight pain nagging at the back of your consciousness that finally progressed into a full-blown problem. Maybe you bit into a bagel and your crown fell out. It can be any of a number of things that happens suddenly. That’s why… Read more »

Questions About Veneers? We’ll Answer Them Here!

Have you been considering a smile makeover but you’re not quite sure of the expense, the procedure, what treatment modalities to choose? There is a lot to think about when improving your smile. A smile is a very important thing. Smile improvements will last for years bringing you joy and self-confidence, and according to research,… Read more »

The Benefits Of Laser Dentistry

Does the sound of laser dentistry remind you of Star Wars? The dental field is constantly advancing: new materials, new techniques, shorter procedures, painless dentistry, and advanced technology. Do you know what laser dentistry is and what it can do for you? The word laser is actually an acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission… Read more »

Why Straight Teeth Matter, and How Clear Braces Help

Besides the fact that they look better straight, your teeth benefit in more than just appearance when they’re symmetrical and in their proper positions. When they’re crooked, your upper and lower teeth won’t meet properly when you bite down, which can place a strain on your jaw in addition to excessive pressure on your teeth…. Read more »

Discreet Braces that Work in Six Months!

As a teen or adult, straightening crooked teeth can help improve your smile’s look and your overall confidence, but you might hesitate at the prospect of wearing traditional metal braces for a couple of years. The good news is that, with our six months braces system, you can not only correct misalignment in less time… 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 »

Sedation Dentistry Makes Dental Appointments like a Dream

Many people suffer from severe dental anxieties and phobias. Sedation options in dentistry have evolved over the years to help the most nervous patients get through the dental work they’ve been putting off. Extensive training in dental sedation is required in order for a dentist to provide varying sedation options to their patients. Katy TX… Read more »

True-or-False Questions about Aging Teeth

Aging doesn’t mean your body has to deteriorate rapidly. When you’re inching up towards the 100 year mark of your life, however, you may feel less healthy than you once were. Your teeth, just like the rest of your body, are certainly subject to gradual aging over the years. If you drink too much coffee,… Read more »

Test your Dental IQ

The American Dental Association tested a sampling of Americans on their knowledge of oral health a couple of years ago, to somewhat embarrassing results. The series of true or false questions regarding some basic oral hygiene information were posed to almost 1,500 adults representing a wide range of the population in the United States. Unfortunately, the… Read more »

Understanding the Parts of a Tooth

The importance of your teeth is certainly obvious. Beyond the role of breaking food down into digestible pieces, your teeth provide the structure for your smile. Confident smiles can affect job performance, relationships, and general life quality. The part of a tooth that people can see when you talk or smile is called the crown…. Read more »