What Does A Cavity Feel Like? 
added on: April 28, 2022

If you’re experiencing unexplained tooth pain, you’re probably wondering if you have a cavity. While any number of things can cause a toothache, it is one of the most common signs of a cavity and should be treated by your dentist in The Woodlands promptly. However, besides a toothache, there are… Read More…


Should You Use Mouthwash Regularly?
added on: April 25, 2022

Minty, refreshing, and cleansing – these are some of the ways you may describe how your mouth feels after rinsing it with mouthwash. But is it possible to have too much of a good thing? While mouthwash can help reduce the number of bacteria in your mouth, should you use… Read More…


Tips For Seeing Your Dentist For the First Time in a Long Time
added on: April 19, 2022

Oral health is a crucial part of your overall health, and it’s important to see your dentist in The Woodlands at least every six months to maintain a healthy mouth and healthy body. However, we understand that there are some things that can keep a patient from seeing us as often… Read More…


The Surprising Side Effect of Gum Disease
added on: April 6, 2022
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Your dentist in The Woodlands has known for quite some time that there is a strong link between gum disease and other whole-body concerns, such as an increased risk for heart disease and stroke. But recent research by the American Academy for Cancer Research has also shown a connection between… Read More…


Treat Your Teeth to a Spring Cleaning with Your Dentist in The Woodlands
added on: March 20, 2022
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Spring is the season of new beginnings when trees begin to blossom, the days become longer, and many people start to open up and clean out their houses after what always seems like a long winter. Anyone who “spring cleans” their home every year knows just how much of a… Read More…


How Can I Permanently Get Rid of Bad Breath? 
added on: March 16, 2022
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Bad breath is, well, quite frankly, bad. This condition isn’t only embarrassing, it can also be a sign of other problems happening in your mouth or throughout your body. If you have bad breath that doesn’t seem to go away no matter how much you brush your teeth, how much… Read More…


Post-COVID-19 Dental Complications
added on: February 28, 2022
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We’re nearing the two-year mark since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, and while the virus attacks the respiratory system, it can also affect other areas throughout the body, including the mouth. Those who have contracted COVID-19 and recovered may have little to no lingering side effects. However, others may… Read More…


What Causes White Spots on Teeth?
added on: February 22, 2022
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If you see white spots on your teeth, you might wonder what they mean and whether or not you should be worried about them. Rest assured that many times, white spots on teeth are harmless. However, white spots on teeth can occasionally indicate an underlying condition that could eventually cause… Read More…


How Do I Choose a Toothbrush? 
added on: February 15, 2022
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Buying a toothbrush can be a confusing process. Just consider how many rows and rows of brightly colored toothbrushes are at your local supermarket, each one claiming to give you the best clean or other promises of great oral health. If you’re not sure what you’re looking for, choosing a… Read More…


Do Dentists Recommend Using An Electric Toothbrush?
added on: January 27, 2022
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Do you use an electric toothbrush or do you stick with the manual kind? If you haven’t tried an electric toothbrush, you may be wondering whether the extra expense is worth it in the long run. Truthfully, there can be some pros and cons to each type of toothbrush, and… Read More…


Most Popular Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures
added on: January 25, 2022
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Cosmetic dentistry involves fixing any of the imperfections that you don’t like about your smile, such as cracked or stained teeth, or crooked or missing teeth. There are many different types of cosmetic dentistry procedures that can help fix a variety of dental concerns. In this blog, we’ll discuss some… Read More…


Is Fruit Destroying Your Smile?
added on: January 19, 2022
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If you ask any doctor or dentist in The Woodlands, you’ll probably hear them say that it’s important to eat a well-balanced diet, including fruits and vegetables. These healthy foods are high in nutrients that can help keep your body in tip-top shape. However, could it be true that something… Read More…


Reasons To Fix Missing Teeth
added on: December 30, 2021
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When we’re little, isn’t it funny how amusing it is when we have a missing tooth or teeth? It’s really not such a laughing matter when we’re older adults. Aside from taking a toll on your self-confidence, having a missing tooth or teeth can also negatively affect your overall health… Read More…


Post-Filling Pain: What’s Normal, What’s Not
added on: December 23, 2021
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Cavities are one of the most common dental issues your dentist in The Woodlands treats every day, especially for patients with a bit of a sweet tooth. Fortunately, fillings today are more convenient, comfortable, and affordable than ever. However, sometimes there’s a little sensitivity post-filling treatment. While the discomfort is… Read More…


What Are Tonsil Stones?
added on: December 21, 2021
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So you’ve probably heard of kidney stones, but what about tonsil stones? It’s actually a common condition that your dentist in The Woodlands can help you understand a little bit more about. For some patients, tonsil stones are a recurring condition; for other people, they might never experience them in… Read More…


What Are The Ways to Straighten Teeth? 
added on: November 29, 2021
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Most of us know that traditional metal braces can be used to effectively straighten teeth. While this treatment is most common in teens and young adults, braces can still be a great way for adults to transform the appearance of their smiles. However, if you’re looking to get straighter teeth… Read More…


Do Teeth Get Better After Quitting Smoking? 
added on: November 17, 2021
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According to the American Dental Association, quitting smoking has been shown to improve oral health in several important ways. Perhaps most importantly, your teeth and gums may become healthier. If you’re trying to kick the habit, join your dentist in The Woodlands as we share some ways quitting can help improve… Read More…


7 Healthy Habits for Stronger Teeth
added on: November 11, 2021
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Our teeth are essential to our health and well-being, but unfortunately, they can also be one of the most fragile parts of our bodies. Cavities, broken or missing teeth, and gum disease all weaken your teeth and can cause you serious problems down the road if they’re not taken care… Read More…


Is It Bad to Kiss Someone With Cavities? 
added on: October 28, 2021
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When it comes to kissing, it may be easy to tell if someone has bad breath, and you’d rather opt for a cheek kiss instead of locking lips. However, it’s not as easy to tell if someone has a cavity. But should you care if your smooching partner has cavities?… Read More…


The Pros & Cons of Veneers
added on: October 26, 2021
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There are so many cosmetic dentistry options to help you achieve the smile you’ve always wanted, and it can be hard to know which treatment will give you the best results. Perhaps one of the most popular and versatile forms of cosmetic dentistry is dental veneers. These thin pieces of… Read More…


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