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Why Are My Teeth Temperature Sensitive?

June 11, 2020

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Woman with sensitive teeth eating ice creamIt’s a common enough occurrence. You bite into your ice cream or take a sip of your morning coffee and feel that dreaded pain around your teeth. It constantly makes it difficult for you to enjoy some of your favorite treats. This is a condition that affects millions of Americans. According to a study done by the American Dental Association, approximately 12% of adults experience frequent sensitivity to their teeth or gums. Your emergency dentist can help you determine what is causing you to feel this discomfort and things you can do to lessen it.


Lather Up: Practicing Good Hand Hygiene During the Pandemic

May 13, 2020

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Dentist in Katy washing hands Excellent handwashing technique has always been a staple of the dental office. It’s a crucial tool for the prevention of disease. During the COVID-19 pandemic, proper hand hygiene is more important than ever. Handwashing is the number one recommendation to limit the spread of the virus. It’s vital to make sure that you are using the right products in the right way to keep your hands clean during the pandemic. Your dentist in Katy has some recommendations to keep you healthy during the pandemic and beyond.


Keep Your Smile Fresh & Clean During COVID-19 with Mouthwash

April 27, 2020

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Smiling man about to use blue mouthwash as recommended by his Katy dentistThe best way to keep yourself and your loved ones safe from the current COVID-19 pandemic is to practice regular handwashing and social distancing. As you make the necessary changes to your everyday life, are you taking extra steps to protect your oral health as well? While taking care of your teeth may not be the first thing on your mind, it’s more important than ever to keep up a thorough dental routine. In fact, now is the perfect time to boost your oral health and start using mouthwash regularly. Here’s what your Katy dentist wants you to know about oral hygiene and using mouthwash during COVID-19.


5 Excellent Reasons to Choose a Family Dentist

April 16, 2020

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Smiling family visiting their Katy family dentistDid you know that adults have 12 more teeth than children do? In fact, there are numerous ways your mouth changes as you grow. That’s why it’s so important to find a dentist who understands oral health at every stage of life when choosing where to go for your family’s dental care. Here are five excellent reasons to see a Katy family dentist for your loved ones’ happy, healthy smiles.


What Should You Do in a Dental Emergency?

March 15, 2020

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If you’re like most people, you probably don’t know what to do during a dental emergency. The last thing you want when your tooth is broken, knocked out, or in pain is confusion. That’s why your dentist has written this handy guide on what you should do in various dental emergencies. As always, the first thing you should do is call your dentist, but here’s what to do until you can reach their office.


Ask a Dentist: Why Do I Always Have Cavities?

March 5, 2020

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You always seem to end every dental checkup with at least one cavity while your partner usually ends each appointment with a clean bill of health. Why is this? The truth is that, just like people, no two mouths are created equal. Some people always remain cavity-free when they visit their dentist, while others are more prone to tooth decay. Let’s examine some of the reasons why some people get more cavities than others.


How to Change Your Diet to Help Prevent Gum Disease

February 24, 2020

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Eating healthy foods can have a positive effect on more than just your waistline. Did you know that certain foods can even promote healthy gums? Since February is Gum Disease Awareness Month, now seems like a perfect time to discuss some healthy foods that will help you avoid gum disease. A dentist is here to discuss a few ways you can change your diet to keep gum disease at bay.


Dental Checkups Aren’t Expensive—Neglect Is

February 7, 2020

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One outstretched hand holding tooth model, another holding coinsIf your teeth look and feel fine, do you really need to get a regular dental checkup every six months? If you brush your teeth every day and even occasionally floss, it may seem silly to spend money on a preventive dental visit. Although skipping your biannual dental checkups and cleanings may feel like saving money, it could cost you a lot in the long run. Let’s take a look at how spending a little on preventive dentistry can save you a fortune in repairing your smile.


How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Improve Your Confidence

January 21, 2020

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woman smiling in the sunlight

Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you when they meet you. Because of this, it makes a good first impression if you have a smile you can be confident in and proud of. You might be wondering “can my smile improve my confidence?” And the answer is yes, it can, especially if you invest in treatment from your cosmetic dentist. Keep reading to learn a few ways that cosmetic dentistry can revitalize the appearance of your smile and your confidence in it.


4 Reasons Why You Should Make Seeing a Dentist Your New Year’s Resolution

January 2, 2020

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woman at dental checkup

Are you having trouble coming up with a New Year’s resolution? While most people are resolving to hit the gym more or quit smoking, you want yours to be a little more unique yet still beneficial to your health. Fortunately, there’s a great way to do that – by visiting your dentist. Here are four reasons why you should make it your resolution to see your dentist more in 2020.


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