When is the Best Time to Visit the Dentist?

Let’s face it: we realize that you might not always be thrilled to come see the dentist. However, when you do make it in to see us, we want you to have the best experience possible. One way to do … Continue reading

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Softly Scrumptious: Healthy Recipes for When Your Teeth Hurt

Unfortunately, toothaches are quite common. Most of us have experienced that sensitive, stinging sensation. The discomfort can spread throughout your entire mouth, making it difficult to speak, smile, and even eat. The only thing worse than a toothache is struggling … Continue reading

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Why is There a Lump on the Roof of my Mouth?

Finding a lump on the roof of your mouth can be quite unnerving. No matter the circumstances, it can be difficult not to imagine the worst. However, there are many different disorders that can lead to lumps. At our Houston … Continue reading

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Cancer of the Mouth: Symptoms & Signs

Unfortunately, oral cancer is all too common, and far too often fatal. The Oral Cancer Foundation reports: “close to 49,750 Americans will be diagnosed with oropharyngeal cancer this year…of those 49,750 newly diagnosed individuals, only slightly more than half will be … Continue reading

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Mouth Acne: What Causes It & How Can I Get Rid of It?

It happens to the best of us: dealing with blemishes around your smile can be uncomfortable, embarrassing, and unhealthy. When pimples pop up around your grin, it can be difficult to determine their source and what you should do about … Continue reading

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Tooth Tools: The Instruments Dentists Use to Clean Teeth

Every profession has its distinctive tools of the trade. Artists know they produce their best work with the finest pens, teachers search out the highest quality textbooks, and scientists scour stores for unbreakable beakers. Dentists are no different. In caring, … Continue reading

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Should My Dentist Be Board Certified?

When you put your health in someone else’s hands, you need to have confidence in their capabilities. You wouldn’t take your car to an ill-qualified mechanic or hire a tutor for your child without the proper credentials, so why would … Continue reading

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Common Cold Weather Problems: Top 3 Oral Health Issues

‘Tis the season! While we’re past the holidays and a few weeks into the New Year, we’re still experiencing the magic of winter. Fortunately, in Houston, it doesn’t get too frosty, but it’s still notably chillier than our balmy summers. However, along … Continue reading

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Why Do the Corners of My Lips Crack?

We all want to start the New Year off with a smile, but you might be embarrassed to show yours off if the corners of your lips are cracked. In addition to making you self-conscious about your mouth, having cracked … Continue reading

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What Does Flossing Actually Do?

Most dentists will tell you that you absolutely must floss every day, but very few Americans actually follow through with this. According US News, only “30 percent of the population…floss daily,” and, even worse, “slightly over 32 percent say they never floss.” … Continue reading

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