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 a punch as a double-whammy. When it’s time to kiss [...]

Picking the Right Houston Family Dentist For Your Kids

There’s one thing that children are afraid of above all else, and that’s visiting the dentist. It’s spawned out of many adults’ fears of the dentist office and continues like a treadmill. Picking the right Houston family dentist comes with a lot to consider. Scout Out Recommendations Parents won’t hold anything back in private conversation [...]

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 people make it be. What is a Root Canal? [...]

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 diabetes. From the time we are children we are taught that using [...]

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 Sumerian text. There have been references to diseases of the teeth even in [...]

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, and yet it is not practiced often. What is a dental [...]

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 should a person avoid after oral surgery to heal as quickly and as [...]

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 what you see,” only to discover [...]