Does My Dentist Know That I Don’t Brush My Teeth? 
added on: November 24, 2020

We’ve all been there — sitting in the dentist’s chair, feeling a little bit guilty about our brushing habits (or lack thereof), and worrying about what our dentist is about to say. But is there anything to actually worry about? Can your dentist in The Woodlands really tell if you… Read More…


Are Plaque and Tartar The Same Thing? 
added on: November 20, 2020

There are many misconceptions about oral health. One of the more common misconceptions is that plaque and tartar are the same things and that the terms can be used interchangeably. While this isn’t completely false, it is a bit misleading and something that your dentist in The Woodlands wants to… Read More…

Posted In: Hygiene, Oral Health

Oral Health Tips for Diabetics 
added on: November 16, 2020

Diabetes is a disease that keeps the body from properly processing food into usable energy. If diabetes is not controlled or maintained, it can lead to overall health concerns such as heart disease, eye problems, kidney failure, and oral health complications. In fact, there is a known link between diabetes… Read More…


Why is Dental Care So Important?
added on: October 27, 2020

We all know that good dental care helps protect teeth against cavities. But did you know that maintaining good oral health can also help protect overall health? In fact, research continues to show us that dental care is key to a healthy body. Join your dentist in The Woodlands as… Read More…


What To Eat After Having Dental Work Done
added on: October 22, 2020

Having dental work isn’t like other procedures where you can eat whatever you want afterward. In fact, it can be difficult to find something you can easily eat after dental treatment. Whether you’re recovering from oral surgery, a dental implant placement, a root canal, or even a filling and are… Read More…


Celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month
added on: October 19, 2020

October is National Dental Hygiene Month, an entire 31 days dedicated to our trusted and caring hygienists. This year, like most things, the celebration is a little bit different and has an appropriate theme — Faces of Courage. Sponsored by the American Dental Hygienists’ Association and Colgate, National Dental Hygiene… Read More…


How Cancer Treatment Affects Your Mouth  
added on: September 28, 2020

As we head into the month of October, we tend to see pink ribbons everywhere in support of breast cancer research and breast cancer patients. Cancer is one of those scary words nobody wants to hear, and it can cause feelings of uncertainness and weariness of what treatment will bring…. Read More…


How To Brush Your Teeth When You Have Braces
added on: September 23, 2020

Many adolescents and teens (and even some adults!) go through some type of orthodontic treatment, and oftentimes traditional braces are the best way to straighten teeth. In fact, braces are almost a type of rite of passage for many teenagers as they transition from a child to a young adult…. Read More…


Why is My Smile So Gummy?
added on: September 16, 2020

Our gums are an important part of our oral health. After all, they help hold our teeth in place and protect the tooth roots. But that doesn’t necessarily mean we want to see them when we smile, no matter how important they are. Nonetheless, there are some people whose gums… Read More…


4 Things That Cause Teeth to Fall Out
added on: August 28, 2020

When many of us think about losing our teeth, we may assume that this is something that just happens as we get older. But, according to the American Dental Association, more Americans are keeping their teeth longer than ever before, which is great news! However, this doesn’t just happen naturally… Read More…


What’s the Best Milk for Teeth?
added on: August 26, 2020
woman with glass of milk

When you’re choosing the right milk for your family, you certainly have a lot of options to pick from these days. From milk made from almonds to milk made from coconuts, and from soy milk to cow’s milk, the dairy aisle is packed with so many different varieties of milk… Read More…


Should You Be Scared to Get a Root Canal?
added on: August 18, 2020

You’ve been told that you need what’s often referred to as the worst dental treatment out there — a root canal. Those two words can make any dental patient retreat in fear, and we understand why. However, while you may be feeling uneasy or flat out scared, it may help… Read More…


Top 4 Things That May Explain Your Discolored Teeth
added on: July 28, 2020
woman hiding her smile behind hat

Does your smile appear dull, dingy, and discolored? You’re not alone. In fact, Americans spend over a billion dollars on smile whitening products every year because they’re unhappy with the color of their teeth. But what if we could better understand what’s causing the discoloration in the first place and,… Read More…


Sun’s Out, Gums Out: How Sunshine Benefits Oral Health
added on: July 24, 2020
sun happy blocks in the sand

We’re heading into the dog days of summer, which typically means really hot days and a lot of sunshine. This can be great for enjoying some time in the pool, on the lake, or at the beach, but your dentist in The Woodlands wants you to know that all of… Read More…


Why Are My Gum Receding?
added on: July 20, 2020
woman with gum pain

When it comes to your oral health, it’s no surprise that your dentist in The Woodlands puts so much importance on taking proper care of your teeth. But did you know that your gums are another crucial aspect to overall oral health? In fact, our gums are just as important… Read More…


Why is Staying Hydrated So Important?
added on: June 24, 2020
drinking a glass of water

As we enter the hot summer months, it’s more important than ever to keep our bodies properly hydrated. After all, a well-hydrated body helps organs function properly, can improve sleep, and may even protect against infections. But as your dentist in The Woodlands knows, drinking enough water isn’t just good… Read More…


Does Flossing Cause Gum Pain?
added on: June 18, 2020
man examines his gums

It’s important to brush and floss your teeth every day to maintain good oral health. But what does it mean when your gums hurt afterward? Is it normal for gums to be sore or even bleed while flossing or shortly after flossing? Let’s check in with your dentist in The… Read More…


Why Men Are at Increased Risk for Oral Health Problems
added on: June 15, 2020
young man relaxing

Every June is recognized as Men’s Health Month and strives to bring awareness to just how important it is for men to keep up with doctor appointments, physicals, and routine procedures based on age. It’s also a time for your dentist in The Woodlands to encourage all men to seek… Read More…


How Often Should You Change Your Toothbrush?
added on: May 29, 2020
toothbrushes

There are some things in life that should last forever, or at least a really long time. Unfortunately, your toothbrush isn’t one of them. In fact, your dentist in The Woodlands recommends swapping out your toothbrush every three (maybe four) months. But why is it important to get several new… Read More…


“Why Is My Tongue a Different Color?”
added on: May 20, 2020
woman sticking out her tongue

Usually you’ll find your dentist in The Woodlands spending most of their time talking about teeth. But today, we’re switching it up a bit and focusing on another important area of oral health — the tongue. This amazing muscle helps us speak, chew, and swallow, but did you know that… Read More…


Next Page »