Does Asthma Affect Oral Health?
added on: May 12, 2023
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Asthma affects an estimated 25 million Americans. This lifelong respiratory disease can be found in both kids and adults and can make it hard to breathe, causing wheezing, coughing, and chest tightness. But outside of these scary respiratory symptoms, could asthma also affect oral health? Let’s check in with your… Read More…

Top 4 Dental Problems
added on: April 28, 2023
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The truth is, most people will experience at least one dental problem in their lifetime. While all dental problems can range in seriousness, severity, and frequency, there are a few dental conditions that are more common than others. So if your dentist in The Woodlands tells you that you need to… Read More…

How To Tell If You Have a Bad Bite 
added on: April 21, 2023
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During checkups with your dentist in The Woodlands, you may be asked to bite down as your dentist takes a closer look at your teeth. What exactly is the purpose of this examination? They’re looking at your bite or the way your top teeth meet your bottom teeth when you’re… Read More…

Is Oral Cancer Painful? 
added on: April 13, 2023
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Any type of cancer diagnosis is scary. Oral cancer is no different. Oral cancer often affects the lips, tongue, and top and bottom areas of the mouth. It can also affect the tonsils and throat. During the month of April, healthcare professionals focus on raising awareness of head, neck, and… Read More…

50th Anniversary of National Nutrition Month
added on: March 27, 2023
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Every March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics sponsors National Nutrition Month to raise awareness about how eating a well-balanced diet can lower the risk of developing health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes, and obesity. This year, we celebrate our 50th anniversary. But did you know that eating healthy… Read More…

Side Effects of Green Beer
added on: March 13, 2023
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St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, which means we’ll be seeing a lot of green everywhere we look, from putting on our best green outfit to sipping on festive green drinks. March 17th is one of the largest drinking days of the year, and your dentist in The… Read More…

Gum Disease May Lead to Colon Cancer
added on: March 8, 2023
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Gum disease may seem like a condition that only affects oral health and should only be a concern for your dentist in The Woodlands. But the truth is, gum disease can impact several other areas of the body. In fact, the whole-body complications associated with gum disease, including heart disease,… Read More…

How Much Do Dental Implants Hurt? 
added on: February 28, 2023
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If you’re considering getting dental implants to replace missing teeth, you probably have a lot of questions for your dentist in The Woodlands ranging from what’s involved with the procedure to how much it’s going to hurt. The truth is, the procedure for getting dental implants is a surgery, so some pain… Read More…

5 Tips to Help You Find The Best Dentist For Your Needs
added on: February 21, 2023
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Finding the best dentist in The Woodlands depends on what you’re looking for in a provider. The truth is, your dentist is a key part of your healthcare team and you need to feel comfortable, confident, and trust in their care. After all, you will be seeing them at least twice… Read More…

How Long Does It Take To Get a Whiter Smile?
added on: February 14, 2023
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There’s nothing quite like having a bright, white smile. But many things in our lives can cause teeth to appear discolored or yellow. Thankfully, there are many different ways to whiten teeth. However, if you’re wondering just how long it will take to get whiter teeth, there is no one… Read More…

4 Reasons to See Your Dentist in The Woodlands Regularly
added on: January 30, 2023
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When life’s busy, it’s easy to overlook your dental health. But the truth is, seeing your dentist in The Woodlands regularly can help catch and treat small concerns before they have a chance to develop into more serious problems. Maintaining dental visits every six months should be an important part of… Read More…

What Are Some Signs of a Cavity? 
added on: January 23, 2023
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Cavities are not only common in kids, but they can also affect adults in large numbers. In fact, according to the  CDC, 90% of adults over 20 have had a cavity in their lifetime. Additionally, one out of every four adults between the age of 20 and 64 currently have… Read More…

What Not to Do After a Wisdom Tooth Extraction
added on: January 17, 2023
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An estimated 85% of Americans will have their wisdom teeth extracted in their lifetime. While this procedure usually takes place in the late teens or early twenties, your dentist in The Woodlands may recommend it at any time, especially if they’re starting to cause problems. Even though wisdom teeth surgery is… Read More…

Mouth Ulcers: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments
added on: December 26, 2022
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Mouth ulcers are small, often painful sores that can develop inside your mouth in various places such as your cheeks, tongue, gums, or lips. While having one can certainly be an inconvenience and cause a few days of discomfort, they’re usually no cause for concern. In fact, most ulcers heal… Read More…

What Happens During a Routine Dental Visit? 
added on: December 25, 2022
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We all know how important it is to see your dentist in The Woodlands at least twice a year for routine dental visits. These check ups allow your dentist to monitor your oral health and keep an eye out for any changes such as cavities, gum disease, and other concerns. Seeing… Read More…

Why Do Teeth Hurt When You’re Sick? 
added on: December 17, 2022
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Cold and flu season usually spikes between December and February, which means we are just entering peak season for these illnesses. Along with the typical symptoms of fever, cough, and body aches, there can occasionally be signs that affect oral health, too. Thankfully, your dentist in The Woodlands is here to… Read More…

4 Stages of Gum Disease
added on: November 27, 2022
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Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is a common infection that affects the gum tissue. It’s so common, in fact, that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that nearly half of Americans over the age of 30 have some form of the disease. In the early… Read More…

Are Whitening Strips Bad For Your Teeth? 
added on: November 25, 2022
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One of the most popular ways to whiten teeth nowadays is through the use of whitening strips. This form of smile whitening can be purchased at almost any store and even conveniently online. Your dentist in The Woodlands wants you to know that while whitening strips may be easy to… Read More…

Sinus Pressure vs. Toothache
added on: November 17, 2022
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Any type of tooth pain can be unbearable, just ask your dentist in The Woodlands. We’re all too familiar with toothaches and will do everything we can to help alleviate the pain. However, sometimes tooth troubles aren’t the actual cause of tooth pain. In fact, sometimes a toothache may be… Read More…

Is Xylitol Good For Your Teeth? 
added on: October 27, 2022
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Sugary sweets can mean bad news for your teeth. But your dentist in The Woodlands wants all of our patients to know that there is a way to enjoy those sweet cravings without all of the damage of sugar.  We’re talking about xylitol, and choosing it over sugar may benefit your… Read More…

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