September 2, 2020
You probably know by now that fluoride is often added in small amounts to community water sources in the United States and many other countries as a way to improve the dental health of the general public. There are people out there who view this as a bad thing, but the truth is that it’s actually keeping you from having costly dental problems. Continue reading to learn more about fluoride in drinking water and how it’s benefitting you.(more…)
August 6, 2020
Choosing to straighten your smile is a huge decision and you want to ensure that you are choosing the correct method for your individual needs. Both traditional metal braces and Invisalign clear aligners are great options, but there are advantages to both choices. Continue reading to learn more about these different teeth aligning options so you can pick the one that will benefit you the most.(more…)
July 12, 2020
A healthy smile takes quite a bit of upkeeping, but by implementing a good oral health routine as well as avoiding certain bad habits, you will be maintaining your healthy smile in no time. Continue reading to learn more from your dentist about what you should and shouldn’t be doing in order to keep your smile healthy and happy.(more…)
June 11, 2020
It’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 in their teeth or gums. Your emergency dentist can help you determine what is causing you to feel this discomfort and share how you can lessen it.
May 13, 2020
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.
April 27, 2020
The 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.
April 16, 2020
Did 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.
March 15, 2020
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.
March 5, 2020
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.
February 24, 2020
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.