Find Out What To Expect From Life With Braces

For many people, orthodontic work will have an important role to play in the development of their smile, and their long-term oral health. If you have issues with poor dental alignment, straightening your teeth can lead to more confidence in your appearance, and it can improve your dental function. Your Bellaire, TX dentist’s office is ready to meet with you to discuss your orthodontic treatment. While traditional metal braces are beneficial for many patients looking to correct their crooked teeth, you can look into alternative appliances. If you are reluctant to move forward with an adjustment, you should know that uneven teeth put you at higher risk for developing TMJ dysfunction, and needing restorative dental work. (more…)

Fighting Plaque And Tartar With Every Dental Cleaning

Plaque and tartar are capable of doing real harm to your teeth and gums. When it comes to protecting yourself against the effects of these substances, you need to maintain a smart oral health care strategy. On a daily basis, that means removing oral bacteria consistently by brushing and flossing thoroughly – doing an effective job can stop plaque and tartar from gathering. While you can remove plaque deposits through daily care, tartar will require a professional dental cleaning. Your Bellaire, TX dentist’s office is ready to meet you, and provide you with this service during a routine dental exam. (more…)

Look Into Improvements Offered By A Gum Contouring Procedure

By undergoing a gum contouring treatment at your Bellaire, TX dentist’s office, you can correct a range of flaws that have prevented you from showing off your best smile. In fact, you can be surprised at just how beneficial work on your periodontal tissues can be when it comes to improving the way you look. You can lengthen teeth that appear to be on the short side, or that appear to be squat. You can also reduce the prominence of your gum tissues, meaning you can do something about what people often refer to as a “gummy smile.” This is one of many cosmetic dental services available at our practice – you can schedule a consultation to find out more about the improvements available to you. (more…)

Enjoy Earth Day Activities At Discovery Green April 14

On Sunday, April 14, families can gather at Houston’s Discovery Green to take part in special Earth Day celebrations! During this day-long event, you can look at various displays, exhibits, and booths to learn more about modern recycling efforts, developments in alternative energy, and more! You can also check out a special farmers market, live music, and kids’ activities. Keeping the planet clean can help keep our living spaces in better health. If you want your teeth to be healthy, cleaning them will be important. In addition to taking care of your smile at home, see your Bellaire, TX dentist’s office for regular dental checkups so you can make sure your smile is in top shape! (more…)

You Can See Exciting Smile Improvements With Clear Aligners

Orthodontic work is intended as more than just a way to improve someone’s confidence in their appearance. By fixing flaws concerning the alignment of your teeth, you can lower your risk for experiencing issues with TMJ dysfunction, and you can have an easier time managing your risk for dental decay. Of course, that does not mean you should discount the effect orthodontic treatment can have on your appearance. With clear aligners, you can make meaningful smile improvements without a period spent with metal braces. Your Bellaire, TX dentist’s office can meet with you to discuss treatment with these modern appliances, and what to expect during – and after – your adjustment. (more…)

Worried About Gum Disease? Your Dentist Is Ready To Help!

The symptoms of gingivitis, the early stage of a periodontal infection, can be uncomfortable. Your gums can look swollen, and bleed easily. You can also develop an embarrassing problem with chronic bad breath that makes you eager for treatment. What you should be aware of is that if nothing is done about your periodontal infection in time, the problem can grow more significant, and more alarming. Gum disease in its advanced stage can cause the destruction of tissues supporting your teeth, which can result in tooth loss. Your Bellaire, TX dentist’s office is ready to help you combat periodontal problems, and avoid the unpleasant effects of poor gum health. (more…)

Seeking Relief From Ongoing Problems With TMJ Dysfunction

While TMJ problems center around issues with your jaw joints, their effects can be felt in several places. For instance, you could be experiencing frequent headaches because of an unaddressed problem with TMJ dysfunction. This symptom can be felt in addition to experiencing limited or painful jaw movement, neck pain, and facial soreness. In addition to causing discomfort, and intruding on your ability to bite and chew, your problems can also make you grind your teeth at night, which can do serious damage to your teeth. Your Bellaire, TX dentist can offer a custom oral appliance to correct your issue. (more…)

Putting A Stop To Tooth Pain Caused By Advanced Decay

If your ability to put pressure on a tooth while biting and chewing is affected by pain, you may be experiencing the effects of a serious cavity. When decay reaches the point of causing active discomfort, you should seek our professional dental care. Your Bellaire, TX dentist can review the problem, and let you know what kind of care might be required. The development of persistent pain can mean that your tooth is suffering from an internal infection, which can require a root canal procedure to properly treat. (more…)

Take Advantage Of Bellaire’s City Wide Garage Sale April 27!

On Saturday, April 27, Bellaire families are encouraged to take advantaged or the City Wide Garage Sale event! During this day only, there will be no permit required to set up a garage sale at your home. That means you can take out those old goods taking up too much space in your garage, your drawers, or your bookshelves, and make some extra money. If you are not interested in selling, you can always explore the community and meet with many people who are! This yearly City Wide Garage Sale can help people remove clutter, and find great deals. At your semiannual dental checkups, your professional teeth cleaning helps you by removing the “clutter” (plaque, tartar, and food debris) gathering on your smile. Your Bellaire, TX dentist is ready to offer you advanced care during a checkup. (more…)

Restoring Your Quality Smile By Placing Porcelain Veneers

Large and small changes can take place over time that affect your smile. Some of those changes can be memorable, and unpleasant – for instance, you can recall the discomfort you experienced upon chipping a tooth. Other changes can take place gradually, and may be hard to notice until they become significant. This could be a slow buildup of wear and tear, or an accumulation of stains in your enamel. Your Bellaire, TX dentist is ready to help you if you are interested in addressing these frustrating problems. Thanks to porcelain veneers, it is possible to make a remarkable difference in how you look with a single cosmetic dental procedure! (more…)