How Do You Fix a Food Trap Between Your Teeth?
added on: June 22, 2022

Noticing a piece of food stuck in your teeth can be embarrassing, but it can also be uncomfortable. Even though it’s normal for food to get wedged between teeth on occasion, it’s a whole other story when this happens time and time again in the same spot. These areas are… Read More…


3 Steps to Take If Your Dentures Don’t Fit Properly
added on: June 20, 2022

Dentures can be a game-changer for many people. They can help restore appearance as well as confidence. Dentures can even help people enjoy the foods they were once unable to eat. Many patients find their dentures a comfortable solution to missing teeth, but there are times when a denture can… Read More…


Are Dental Implants Painful?
added on: June 10, 2022

If you’re missing one or even several teeth, you may be considering dental implants from your dentist in The Woodlands. After all, dental implants are an excellent way to replace your natural tooth as well as the tooth root. They’re permanent, secure, and can transform your life. But just how… Read More…


Why Do I Need a Root Canal?
added on: May 26, 2022

Are you struggling with a painful tooth? Are you at your wit’s end trying to get it to go away, but there’s always discomfort no matter what you do? Maybe it’s time you talked to your dentist in The Woodlands about having a root canal. We know those two little… Read More…


What Should I Do About My Nighttime Teeth Grinding?
added on: May 24, 2022

You wake up at least a few times a week with soreness in your jaw and a dull ache in your head. Are you dehydrated? Did you bite down too hard on something? Did you sleep in an awkward position? While all of these things are entirely possible, did you… Read More…


Oral Health and Women: What You Need to Know
added on: May 17, 2022

May is Women’s Health Month, so your dentist in The Woodlands thought it was an excellent time to learn more about the connection between women, hormone levels, and oral health. Women have a unique set of issues that we wanted to shed some light on during this important time of… Read More…


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…


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