Arranging A Root Canal To Stop A Serious Cavity

By performing a root canal, your Katy, TX dentist can make sure an advanced cavity no longer poses a threat to your tooth, or your overall well-being. This procedure is not always necessary when taking on decay. With that said, it does become an important part of your restorative dental treatment when a cavity is serious enough to cause problems for your pulp, located in the center of your tooth. If you have spent time away from the dentist’s chair, and have several issues with your oral health, this may be an early part of a larger plan to rehabilitate your smile. (more…)

Making An Effort To Address Dental Wear And Tear

Your teeth are protected by layers of enamel, an incredibly hard substance that allows us to bite and chew through tough foods. Unfortunately, while this material is tough, it is not invincible. Over time, you may have noticed a gradual change in the quality of your smile, as your teeth start to show the effects of wear and tear. Some of this wear and tear can be inevitable, but it can develop more quickly due to issues like habitual teeth grinding. If you want to improve your smile by addressing wear and tear, talk to your Katy, TX dentist about your cosmetic treatment options. (more…)

Receiving Dental Treatment To Improve Your Quality Of Life

Untreated problems with your oral health can lead to issues for your appearance, and your well-being. An untreated issue can even lead to persistent aches and pains that make it harder for you to deal with your daily routine. If you have fallen out of the habit of regular dental exams, or if you have been ignoring signs that something might be wrong with your smile, the process of restoring your oral health could involve multiple procedures. Your Katy, TX dentist is ready to take on the task of fully rehabilitating your oral health. That care can involve work to fix cavities, as well as care to address problems like TMJ dysfunction. (more…)

Fully Restoring Your Dental Arch With Implant Support

Losing all of your upper and/or lower teeth can feel devastating to your appearance, to your oral health, and to your ability to enjoy some of your favorite foods. You can cover up the cosmetic effects of major tooth loss by receiving a denture, but how much difference can that prosthetic really make for your life? Thanks to All-On-4 dental implants from your Katy, TX dentist’s office, you can enjoy more than just esthetic benefits from your denture. The implants keep your denture stable, and allow you to bite and chew with more confidence. You can also speak, smile, and laugh without worrying that your denture might come loose and embarrass you. (more…)

Completing Important Work To Improve Your Smile

After undergoing dental work in the past, you may be happy with how your smile has improved. With that said, people sometimes achieve some of the improvements they want when they receive treatment, but fail to reach their full goals. Your Katy, TX dentist is ready to help you complete the changes to your oral health and smile that you are interested in. During a consultation, you can discuss the issues that affect you, and learn about how your dentist can work to dramatically improve your smile. Our practice can also provide help if you are dealing with chronic discomfort due to unaddressed issues like TMJ dysfunction. (more…)

Treating Jaw Pain With Disclusion Time Reduction Therapy

That chronic, seemingly constant pain in your jaw can cut into your quality of life, and make biting, chewing, and speaking unpleasant for you. These aches and pains can be particularly frustrating because you can be unsure of what you did to cause them. You might not realize just how much of an effect your bite function can have on your oral health, and your quality of life. Disclusion Time Reduction Therapy can help you improve your bite function, and stop creating problems that can result in TMJ dysfunction. In addition to helping reduce difficulties with biting and chewing, this can be done to put a stop to recurring headaches. (more…)

Addressing Smile Flaws Can Give You A More Youthful Look

You might not realize how much your perceived age can be affected by your smile. However, that can change quickly if you happen to notice how much it has changed over time, and how different it might look from your smile when you were younger. Problems with wear and tear, and a buildup of teeth stains, can make your teeth look less healthy, and generally cause you to appear older. Fortunately, there are solutions available to these issues. Maintaining healthy teeth can limit those changes that occur over time. You can also discuss cosmetic dental work with your Katy, TX dentist. (more…)

3 Benefits From Using Dental Implants To Hold Dentures

Life with dentures can certainly feel like an improvement over life with an entire row of teeth missing. After all, advanced tooth loss can have a devastating effect on your confidence and appearance. It can also shrink the number of options you have for meals, as biting and chewing can be decidedly difficult. Of course, when dentures are only secured by epoxies or suction, it can be harder for you to enjoy functional advantages from your prosthetic. Fortunately, your Katy, TX dentist can use All-On-4 dental implants to hold your denture secure. Dental implants provide patients with a better experience because they can make your restoration more secure, and more reliable. (more…)

Straightening Your Teeth Can Help Address Oral Health Issues

People who have crooked teeth can experience problems with biting and chewing, as their bite can be uneven. Poorly spaced teeth can also make your cavity risk go up, as certain spaces may be harder for you to effectively clean. With advanced tools to examine your oral health, including the means to thoroughly examine your bite, your Katy, TX dentist can determine if poor dental alignment is affecting you. The right orthodontic treatment can result in lasting oral health benefits, while also improving your smile! (more…)

Sedation Can Make Your Planned Dental Work More Comfortable

If your smile is affected by several issues, you may need several restorative dental procedures to properly address your oral health needs. If you struggle with anxieties about dental treatment, you may have a hard time setting up needed treatments, or even seeking a consultation when you think something might be wrong. Some people feel more severe feelings of anxiety than others – fortunately, dental sedation can make your time in the dentist’s chair easier. Your Katy, TX dentist can talk to you about your options for sedation during a dental procedure, so that you can move forward with the kind of work that can deliver valuable improvements to your oral health. (more…)