Will People Notice My Dental Crown When I Smile?

While you might be impressed by the convenience and durability of a CEREC dental crown, you can be happy to know that it will NOT call attention to itself when you smile. You may be perfectly happy to tell people about your crown, but you can be understandably less excited to have a restoration drawing unwanted attention on its own. At your Bellaire, TX dentist’s office, CEREC crowns are carefully crafted to provide functional and cosmetic value. This means that in addition to having important support after restorative dental work, you can feel confident that your treatment will not be disruptive to the way you look. (more…)

Preserving Your Smile By Placing A Crown After A Cavity

You may be well aware of how a cavity’s effect on your tooth is permanent, but you might not realize just how harmful decay can be if it is not properly addressed. Your tooth structure can be seriously impaired, which can leave you at risk for biting troubles, and future infections. When the damage to your tooth structure is more than a dental filling can properly address, your Bellaire, TX dentist can provide you with a modern, one-visit dental crown. Our CEREC crown completely covers your tooth, so it is fully protected against new infections, and also supported for better biting and chewing. You can be happy to know that because a lifelike ceramic material is used to make these crowns, your smile can also be expertly preserved. (more…)

Take Part In Bellaire’s End Of Spring Pickleball Bash

On Wednesday, May 29, you can head out to Bellaire’s special Pickleball End Of Spring Bash! This event, hosted at the Bellaire Recreation Center, will welcome people for drinks, snacks, and fun activities – including FREE games of Pickleball. If you want to learn more about this fun game, or if you are looking for more players to meet, this is a great opportunity for you, and a nice way to enjoy the end of the spring season! Physical activity can provide important benefits for your well-being. What you should know is that protecting your smile is also important if you want to stay in good health. In addition to providing care for your own smile, make sure you visit your Bellaire, TX dentist’s office for routine dental checkups! (more…)

3 Benefits To Straightening Your Teeth That May Surprise You

The goal of orthodontic work is always to give you a better smile, right? There are clear benefits to having your teeth straightened when it comes to cosmetic improvements. With that said, this is not the only reason people seek treatment, and it is not the only reason your Bellaire, TX dentist’s office might recommend orthodontic care. There are several oral health issues that you can face as a result of poor dental alignment. The problems can affect your ability to prevent problems, and they can make you more vulnerable to developing certain issues. Of course, caring about your appearance is certainly valid. In addition to providing great cosmetic smile improvements after your adjustment, you can actually count on clear aligners to provide fewer issues with the way you look during treatment. (more…)

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…)