Change Your Smile For The Better With Clear Aligners

While you should be aware that orthodontic work provides more than just cosmetic changes, no one would fault you for being excited to see how an adjustment improves your appearance! When you rely on clear aligners to make corrections to poorly aligned teeth, you can enjoy meaningful improvements to the way you look, while seeing minimal changes to your appearance during your correction. Unlike other orthodontic appliances that are hard to overlook, clear aligners make it possible for you to enjoy a more subtle approach to your adjustment. Your Bellaire, TX dentist’s office can welcome you to discuss clear aligners, and help you learn more about the benefits of a smile correction. (more…)

3 Things You Can Count On From Your CEREC Dental Crown

When you receive a dental crown, you can understandably wonder what, exactly, you can count on that crown to do. Is it safe to put your full bite pressure on this restoration? Will it look anything like a natural tooth? How long will its support last? Your Bellaire, TX dentist can provide an attractive, durable crown that serves your daily needs, and addresses common concerns. Because our practice crafts crowns using CEREC technology, you can enjoy an added benefit – your crown can be ready after just one appointment! This means no waiting for your tooth’s restoration, and no relying on a temporary crown that can be uncomfortable, or offer insufficient support. (more…)

Can Orthodontic Issues Make It Harder To Prevent Cavities?

If you are looking for a reason you have a hard time avoiding cavities, make sure you consider this – poorly aligned teeth can be harder to protect, because they can be more difficult to clean. If you have teeth that overlap in a way that makes it more difficult to effectively brush and floss, bacteria will pose a greater threat. Over time, those harder-to-reach bacteria can form plaque, and then tartar. When tartar forms, you will need a professional teeth cleaning to have it removed. Your Bellaire, TX dentist can discuss the benefits of orthodontic work with you. You can find that in addition to showing off an improved smile, you can be better protected against tooth decay at the end of your adjustment! (more…)

Check Out The Houston Greek Fest May 16-19!

From Thursday, May 16 through Sunday, May 19, the Houston Greek Fest will provide plenty of food and fun for everyone to enjoy! This event, which has entertained Houston residents and celebrated Greek traditions for more than twenty years now, provides education, and plenty of fun. Musicians, dancers, and other artists will be on hand to bring traditional Greek art and culture to life during this four-day experience. Tours of St. Basil The Great Orthodox Church will also take place during the fest. As summer approaches, your family will surely find plenty of great ways to spend time together. Remember that summer is also a great time for families to schedule dental appointments, particularly for kids. Your Bellaire, TX dentist’s office is ready to offer regular dental care for adults, and pediatric dental checkups for the kids. (more…)

Finding The Right Time To Start Orthodontic Treatment

While orthodontic treatment can be regarded as an experience that is largely meant for kids, particularly those in their tweens and early teens, people start their adjustments at varying times. In some cases, early orthodontic treatment can be recommended for a younger child who shows signs of malocclusion. In other cases, adults who never had the opportunity to have their teeth straightened in their youth can begin an adjustment. Your Bellaire, TX dentist’s office can work with individuals who can benefit from an adjustment. In addition to traditional metal braces, our practice can provide alternative appliances that can be more discreet. (more…)

Designing Your Dental Crown At Your Dentist’s Office

For a dental crown to offer the best experience possible, it should be perfectly sized for your tooth. To make sure that your crown provides you with such an exact fit, your Bellaire, TX dentist uses digital technology located in the office to measure it. This is one of the first steps in a larger plan to provide a tooth with a lifelike restoration. While other practices can take measurements in the office as well, we can use the information to digitally design, and produce, your crown on site! This means that you can have your restorative dental work done in less time, and enjoy valuable protection for a vulnerable tooth. (more…)

How Long Will It Take To Have Your Injured Tooth Restored?

The idea of a long wait for dental treatment can be particularly off-putting if you have an injured tooth. This is a situation people sometimes find themselves in, as they can be stuck waiting for their dentist to receive the dental restoration they need from a dental lab. However, your Bellaire, TX dentist can provide care for you without this frustrating delay. CEREC technology at our practice makes it possible to develop your lifelike dental crown in just one visit. That eliminates any requirement for you to rely on a temporary crown, and it means you can start showing off your restored smile in less time! Our practice can also start working on your smile promptly if you need emergency dental work. (more…)

Rely On An Orthodontic Appliance Without Brackets Or Wires

With traditional orthodontic appliances, you can see problems with smile gaps and overlaps corrected. Metal braces with brackets and wires are permanently affixed to your teeth, and gradually move them to their optimal positions. At the end of an adjustment, you can enjoy cosmetic improvements in addition to benefiting from positive oral health developments. While this can be exciting, people can still be uncomfortable with conventional metal braces, which are hard to ignore, and permanently set in place. If you want to look at an alternative treatment option, you can talk to your Bellaire, TX dentist about clear aligners for your orthodontic needs! (more…)

Explore The Chimney Rock Market This May!

Families will have two chances to check out the special Chimney Rock Market this May! On Sunday, May 5, and again on Sunday, May 19, Chimney Rock Plaza in Houston will welcome shoppers to look at a wide array of arts items, farmers market treats, and more! This is a great family-friendly destination that you can enjoy to find unique trinkets, fresh produce, and other great products that are hard to find elsewhere. A farmers market is a great destination for anyone who wants to pick up fresh, healthy food. Remember that your diet choices can play a big part in your oral health. If you want to keep your smile safe from harm, make sure you eat right, keep up with good brushing and flossing habits, and attend regular dental exams with your Bellaire, TX dentist’s office! (more…)

Starting Early Orthodontic Treatment For Young Children

People begin the process of straightening their teeth through orthodontic work at different times in their lives. While braces are often associated with teenagers, many individuals will not seek out an adjustment until they are adults. What you might not realize is that sometimes, there are benefits to starting orthodontic work at an unusually young age. There are occasions where children can benefit from early orthodontic work, which can make straightening their smile more manageable at a later date. If you are keeping up with pediatric dental care, your dentist can let you know if this is recommended for your child. Your Bellaire, TX dentist is prepared to take on orthodontic care for people in varying circumstances, and with several approaches to orthodontic treatment. (more…)