Does Vaping Cause The Same Oral Health Problems As Cigarettes? 
added on: July 27, 2021

You might think that vaping is a safe alternative to smoking — and you wouldn’t be alone. Many former smokers, and even never-smokers, are turning to electronic cigarettes as a safer smoking option. But just how much safer is vaping than cigarettes? As it turns out, not much safer at… Read More…


How Long Does a Filling Last on a Tooth? 
added on: July 21, 2021

Your dentist in The Woodlands uses dental fillings to repair an area of tooth decay and keep any damage from progressing. This type of restoration is incredibly common, so common that over 90% of American adults have had a cavity, and we’re willing to bet that most of them were… Read More…


4 Things That Can Happen If You Don’t Brush Your Teeth Regularly
added on: July 15, 2021

The American Dental Association, along with your dentist in The Woodlands, recommends brushing your teeth for at least two minutes, twice a day, every day. However, many people don’t brush their teeth as often as they should. This can increase the risk of developing some serious oral problems.  1. Cavities… Read More…


3 Things You Should Do If Your Filling Falls Out
added on: June 25, 2021

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 90% of American adults have had at least one cavity in their lifetime. Most of the time, these cavities will be fixed with a filling from your dentist in The Woodlands. While dental fillings are tough restorations, there is a… Read More…


Why Your Dentist Cares About Snoring
added on: June 22, 2021

Getting a good night’s sleep is important for our overall health. But there are numerous things that can keep us from sleeping soundly, especially snoring. In fact, if you or your bed partner snore, there’s a good chance that you’re not getting enough sleep. But why does your dentist in… Read More…


How Sports Drinks Can Damage Teeth 
added on: June 14, 2021

As the weather warms up and we’re spending more time outside in the heat, we tend to get thirstier than normal. Many of us may turn to our favorite sports drinks to rehydrate after a day in the sun or after a tough workout. While these beverages can help replace… Read More…


What Causes Sudden Tooth Discoloration? 
added on: May 25, 2021

Tooth staining can seem to happen overnight, but chances are, something has been introduced to your teeth over time that slowly darkened your teeth. With the exception of dental trauma, tooth discoloration is mostly caused by repeated exposure to staining ingredients or because of something health-related. So what can you… Read More…


Seasonal Allergies & Your Dental Health
added on: May 18, 2021

The sun is shining. The flowers are in full bloom. Your allergies are on high alert. This could only mean one thing — it’s springtime. Even though this season brings the outdoors to life, it can also kick-start your body’s response to some allergens in the air. The symptoms of… Read More…


Including Oral Health in National Women’s Health Week
added on: May 12, 2021

Did you know that besides Mother’s Day there’s an entire week dedicated to women each and every May? Known as National Women’s Health Week, this U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health sponsored week is celebrated from Mother’s Day through Saturday and strives to encourage girls… Read More…


How to Protect Teeth From Acid Reflux
added on: April 29, 2021

Acid reflux, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD, is an incredibly common problem associated with the digestion process. So why in the world is your dentist in The Woodlands writing about something that’s typically seen as a stomach problem? The truth is, acid reflux can wear down tooth… Read More…


4 Things You Can Do If You’re Feeling Self-Conscious About Your Smile
added on: April 19, 2021

Whether you have an important event coming up or you’re just tired of seeing your tired smile every day on work video calls, there’s a cosmetic dentistry solution for you. Thanks to advancements in technology, cosmetic dentistry is more affordable than ever before and is no longer only for celebrities…. Read More…


Early Signs of Mouth Cancer
added on: April 16, 2021

Mouth cancer, also known as oral cancer, affects more than 50,000 newly diagnosed people every year. It’s scary, it’s serious, and it can be deadly. However, it’s not all bad news. In fact, oral cancer can be treated successfully if it’s caught early and treatment begins quickly. To do this,… Read More…


What Is Gingivitis? 
added on: March 29, 2021

Gingivitis is a type of gum disease and is the mildest stage of gum disease. At its core, gingivitis means that there is an active infection in the gum tissue, but it can be treated and cured if it’s caught and treated by your dentist in The Woodlands before it… Read More…


What To Do If You Crack A Tooth
added on: March 22, 2021

Anyone can crack a tooth at any time and anywhere. If this happens, you should schedule a visit with your dentist in The Woodlands as soon as you can. But there are a few things you can do at home to help protect your tooth and relieve any pain that… Read More…


What You Eat Matters to Your Teeth
added on: March 16, 2021

Your dentist in The Woodlands is a key part of your healthcare team, and while we’re dedicated to protecting teeth, we know that there’s a strong connection between oral health and overall health. In fact, when we talk about good oral health, we need to look beyond the bathroom sink… Read More…

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What Are Dental X-Rays Used For? 
added on: February 19, 2021

We’re all used to showing our teeth off for photographs. But when it comes to your dentist in The Woodlands, we’re more interested in you smiling for a different kind of picture — dental x-rays. Chances are you’ve experienced these diagnostic images at your dental appointments, but what exactly are… Read More…


Pandemic Stress & Oral Health Problems
added on: February 15, 2021
stressed man with mask

As we head into the one-year mark of this pandemic, there are still several unknowns. But one thing has remained constant the whole time — stress levels are high, and rightfully so. Stress isn’t the best thing for health, especially at times like these. Prolonged periods of high stress can… Read More…


Masks & Oral Health
added on: January 28, 2021

Over the past several months, seeing facemasks everywhere we go has become the norm. For the foreseeable future, these facemasks will continue to be a part of our lives to help stop the spread of COVID-19. But this change in our daily routines can have a side effect that directly… Read More…


Teeth Are Not Tools 
added on: January 26, 2021

Fun fact: tooth enamel is the hardest substance in our bodies which helps make our teeth super-strong and resistant to damage. But just because our teeth are incredibly durable doesn’t mean that they’re immune to injury. Additionally, unlike other parts of the human body, teeth can’t heal or fix themselves,… Read More…


Celebrate The New Year With a New Smile
added on: January 20, 2021

We have officially rung in the new year, which means all of the resolutions are in full effect. During this time, many people commit to transforming their lives. Whether they’ve resolved to eat healthier, lose weight, or stop smoking, the new year provides a fresh start and gives people a… Read More…


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