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Great Oral Hygiene Tips for the Holidays

It’s that time of year again—we’re all gearing up for some amazing recipes, and a lot of them contain loads of sugar. Apart from that, they’re also naturally acidic—think of cranberry sauce. Nothing cuts through your teeth like acidity, and sugar, and this dish packs...

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Root Canals: Not as Bad as You Think!

There’s no doubt that root canals are notorious for being unpleasant procedures. However, they are vastly misunderstood. As your family dentist, we would like to let you know that there is nothing to fear, and in fact, a root canal is not an onerous experience as...

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Picking the Right Toothbrush

There’s no good reason why you should underestimate good oral hygiene, and this is not for dental health but your overall wellbeing. If anything, gum disease is a major risk factor for the development of serious health conditions that includes heart disease and...

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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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