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

What’s Causing Your Tooth Pain?
added on: December 29, 2020
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Toothaches can happen at any time and they can happen to anyone. But that doesn’t necessarily make having a toothache feel any better. When it comes to finding out what’s causing your tooth pain, and how to treat it, there are few steps you can take. However, please note if… Read More…

Is It Healthy For Teeth to Be REALLY White? 
added on: December 28, 2020
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We’ve been programmed to believe that the whiter a smile is, the healthier it is. However, this isn’t always the case. In fact, your dentist in The Woodlands wants you to know that there is such a thing as a too-white smile, and a smile that’s over-bleached can actually lead… Read More…

How to Prevent Tooth Staining
added on: December 17, 2020
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Many everyday things can cause tooth staining, from your daily cup of coffee to your nightly glass of red wine. But don’t worry, your dentist in The Woodlands has some good news. You don’t necessarily need to stop enjoying all the things that can stain your teeth. In fact, there… Read More…

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