Can you remember the last time you were in the office for a routine dental checkup? Here in the United States, an alarming number of people are missing out on these important visits, and this is an unfortunate statistic. Most people require these appointments every six months, but some can benefit from an accelerated schedule… Read more »
Category: Preventive Dentistry
When you brush your teeth, are you spending enough time taking care of your gumline? While your periodontal tissue may seem like a supporting cast member of your smile, your gums play a pivotal role in the success of your smile. But even though periodontal disease is routinely identified as the most common cause of… Read more »
Have you made big plans for Thanksgiving celebrations? If so, then amidst your feast and visiting, be sure to take steps to help safeguard your smile. Otherwise, you could end the holidays with smiles developing cavities. In today’s blog, your Bellaire, TX, dentist talks about protecting your smile and avoiding holiday-related cavities.
For people with dental insurance, there are a set number of benefits that can be used every year. You want to put them all to good use, as you paid for them, after all! In today’s blog, your Bellaire, TX, dentist talks about how to use your dental benefits before they expire, so you start… Read more »
When you have sore, red, or bleeding gums, this could be a warning sign of a serious issue, such as gingivitis or even the early stages of periodontal disease. To help reverse inflammation or manage gum disease successfully, your Bellaire, TX, dentist could offer a deep cleaning, known as an ultrasonic scaling and root planing.
At home, you should be consistent enough with your smile care efforts to thoroughly clean your teeth every day. You should also protect yourself by sticking with a diet that is low in sugar and less likely to create problems for your enamel. Consistency is important when it comes to seeing your dentist, too. At… Read more »
There are different threats to your smile that should be taken seriously. Cavities are certainly a concern, but you also need to worry about the risk of physical injury certain unresolved issues can pose. One of those issues is bruxism, as a tendency to grind your teeth while you are asleep can have a serious… Read more »
Your confidence in your smile can change over time. For many people, the unfortunate truth is that confidence can fall through the years due to issues like dental discoloration, problems with wear and tear, and issues with tooth injuries. Your Bellaire, TX dentist’s office can help you take care of these unwelcome changes. Our practice… Read more »
Have you been doing enough to keep your smile safe from the different threats to your oral health? When you think about your daily efforts to keep your teeth in good condition, you can focus on your diet decisions as well as your efforts to keep your smile free of plaque and tartar. As important… Read more »
Are you currently doing enough to make sure your gums are healthy? The answer to this question may be more important than you realize. Problems with your periodontal health can grow difficult to manage when they are not treated in time. This can lead to a higher risk for tooth loss, problems with your general… Read more »