Can My Dentist Help Me Correct My Bad Bite?

If a problem develops with your bite function, you can find yourself dealing with chronic pain, as well as difficulties moving your jaw. A “bad bite” can be the result of improper movement, problems with certain teeth, or even misaligned teeth. Our Katy, TX dentist’s office has technology that can help us recognize what is happening with your bite function in order to make necessary corrections. That information can be used to plan treatment that can restore the equilibrium of your bite, allowing you to reduce pressure. If necessary, we may recommend additional restorative dental work in order to resolve problems that are affecting you. (more…)

Is This The Right Time To Start Your Invisalign Treatment?

The start of a new year often encourages people to take on large or intimidating tasks. If one of your goals for 2020 is to finally deal with poorly aligned teeth, our Katy, TX dentist’s office is here to help. You can find that an adjustment is easier to undergo than you previously imagined when you start to discuss treatment with Invisalign. Clear aligners can be used to discreetly move teeth that are too far apart, too close together, or otherwise appear to be out of place. A correction can give you a big boost in your confidence, and it can correct problems you might have with your bite function. (more…)

Is It Time To Look Into A Full Mouth Reconstruction?

Over an extended period of time without professional dental health exams, you may allow several problems to form over time that require treatment. If this occurs, the idea of restorative dentistry can become intimidating to the point that you feel tempted to continue avoiding the dentist’s office. Your Katy, TX dentist can help you take on the challenges that come with having multiple oral health issues. A full mouth reconstruction can be arranged to target the different concerns that have affected your smile and dental health. By working with you throughout this process, your dentist can help you feel comfortable with treatment, and also give you confidence that you can soon look forward to showing off an attractive, healthy smile. (more…)

New Year, New Smile? Find Out More About Cosmetic Dentistry

As the new year begins, this is a great time to think about the positive changes you might like to make. If you feel self-conscious about the way you look when you smile, 2020 could be the perfect time to commit to cosmetic dental work! Cosmetic dentistry at our Katy, TX dentist’s office has led to great smile improvements for many different people. We have services that can help you make your smile whiter, as well as treatment options for individuals who want to address problems with damaged or misshapen teeth. The right procedure can lead to great results with relatively little change to your tooth structure, and your results can be achieved in less time than you might think possible. (more…)

You Don’t Have To Live With Pain From TMJ Disorder

Have you been stuck in a situation where you feel you have no choice but to tolerate frequent headaches, jaw pain, and difficulties with biting and chewing? Unaddressed problems that affect your jaw joints and muscles like arthritis in your jaw, past trauma, or issues with your bite function can cause a person to suffer from TMJ disorder, which can lead to persistent discomfort. At our Katy, TX dentist’s office, we are prepared to relieve you of discomfort, and we can determine how your problem can be corrected so that this condition no longer affects your life. (more…)

Let’s Discuss How Dental Implants Can Benefit You

An individual who hopes to simply ignore the way tooth loss affects their life can quickly learn just how frustrating this problem is. In addition to finding yourself shy about showing off your smile, you can grow uncomfortable with the way your incomplete smile requires you to change your approach to biting and chewing food, or even the way you speak. At our Katy, TX dentist’s office, we can meet with you to discuss the benefits that come with using dental implants to help restore your smile. When dental implants are involved, restorative dental treatment can lead to cosmetic benefits as well as functional support for individuals who have suffered tooth loss. In addition to using dental implants to hold individual restorations, these posts can be effective at holding larger appliances. (more…)

Exploring Your Options For A Smile Makeover In 2020

Are you excited by the idea of a smile makeover for 2020? With the right cosmetic dental procedure, you can spend the new year showing off teeth that are brighter, more uniform, and generally more attractive. Our Katy, TX dentist’s office can work with you on a custom cosmetic treatment plan to help you see your ideal results from treatment. When planning your smile makeover, we can discuss what your goals are for smile improvement, and also how we can put you within reach of your goals with minimal changes to your tooth structure. In addition to helping patients improve the way they look through cosmetic dental work, we can provide smile improvements while also restoring the health of teeth that are in poor condition. (more…)

Jaw Problems Can Lead To Migraines – Your Dentist Can Help

A migraine can be debilitating enough to make you miss work, cancel social plans, and generally make it difficult for you to do much more than hope the discomfort subsides soon. If you have problems with migraines, you should know that problems with your jaw may be responsible. At our Katy, TX dental practice, we have helped many people who struggle with migraines and headaches, facial pain, jaw stiffness, and other issues by treating problems with TMJ disorder. We use modern technology to carefully examine your bite function, which can give us valuable information on how to address your ongoing troubles. (more…)

Are Dental Implants Really Used To Hold Dentures In Place?

People who are set to receive dentures sometimes fear that their appliance will be uncomfortable, or that it might slip loose at an inopportune time. While these restorations are carefully made to fit their wearer, and they can be supported with epoxies, loose dentures can make some people nervous that they will have a poor experience. What you should know is that our Katy, TX dental practice is prepared to provide patients with modern dentures that have support from dental implants. These implant-held dentures can stay secure, which can make it easier for you to speak, bite, and chew after tooth loss. The presence of dental implants is also beneficial because they stimulate the jawbone, and protect you from its deterioration over time. (more…)

When Is Disclusion Time Reduction Therapy Recommended?

People who experience problems with chronic jaw pain, facial soreness, and even recurring migraines can have their troubles traced back to an issue with their bite function. At our Katy, TX dental practice, we are ready to work with you if you struggle with TMJ disorder because of a flaw in the alignment of your bite. We use advanced pressure mapping technology to understand how you are applying pressure, and to see if imbalances occur when you close and release your bite. With this information, we can begin disclusion time reduction therapy to help you reduce ongoing discomfort. (more…)