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Oral Hygiene: How Our Ancestors Did it

Since the beginning of civilization, dental care has been changing, something we have seen from archeological evidence exposing how people used to solve dental problems like dental filling. The first evidence of dental practice ever recorded was in 500 BC in the...

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Flossing: A How-To Guide

Cleaning your teeth with your toothbrush is just one small part of proper dental practice; cleaning the spaces along your gums and between your teeth using dental floss completes your routine for great oral hygiene. Flossing should be as basic as brushing your teeth,...

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Things to Avoid After Oral Surgery

Fortunately, in Houston, oral surgery is available for all types of tooth, jawbone or other types of oral problems. And then there’s the recovery period. Following oral surgery, exactly what are the best practices when it comes to proper healing? Specifically, what...

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How to Keep Your Breath Fresh

The sense of smell is one of the strongest of all the five senses, which is why our breath should be a constant consideration when assessing our overall look and appeal. There is nothing worse than meeting a date, a new boss, an old friend or neighbor, and, “liking...

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Crowns Explained

Crowns are permanent dental restorations that improve your ability to chew food. They distribute the forces of chewing. By protecting the tooth structure underneath, crowns allow you to keep your natural teeth for as long as possible. Types of Crowns Dental crowns are...

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Dental Implant

Losing one or more of your natural teeth may cause you to feel embarrassed when opening your mouth to smile, talk or eat. It can also affect your ability to chew and may cause other nearby teeth to shift out of their proper positions. A dental implant can restore...

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Botox & Juvederm

Routine dental care, including check-ups and cleanings, is very important. But non-invasive cosmetic treatments are also growing in popularity, and they can ensure a brighter smile and improved confidence. Acadian Family Dental is happy to offer a range of cosmetic...

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Tooth-colored Fillings

A tooth-colored filling is used as an alternative to an amalgam or gold filling. It is used when you have an area of decay or a chip in your tooth that needs to be restored. Tooth-colored fillings are made of composite resins that form a strong chemical bond with your...

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Veneers

Dental veneers are permanent cosmetic procedures that are designed to improve the look of your smile. A veneer is shaped like an artificial fingernail and is usually made of a thin layer of porcelain. The process of getting a dental veneer is simple and usually takes...

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Teeth Whitening

Why Whiten Your Teeth? Teeth can become yellowed or darkened for various reasons. Many people find that this takes a toll on the way they feel about their appearance and thus opt for teeth whitening for a brighter smile. Reasons for teeth discoloration can include...

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