Why Are My Teeth Transparent at the Bottom?

Paying close attention to the appearance of your teeth is extremely important. Ensuring that your smile is bright and clean could save you from arriving at your business meeting with spinach wedged between your teeth. Furthermore, shining up your pearly whites … 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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How to get popcorn out of your teeth

We’ve all been there: you’re sitting in a dark movie theater, munching on delicious popcorn, and you feel the irritatingly inevitable occur—a corn kernel gets lodged between your teeth. While it is especially common with this particular treat, getting food … Continue reading

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Thankful Thoughts on Thanksgiving

The day is finally here! According to The History Channel, “the most familiar story of the first Thanksgiving took place in Plymouth Colony, in present-day Massachusetts, in 1621.”  Today, nearly four centuries later, we’ll sit down to bountiful meals with our favorite … Continue reading

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There’s a Sore on the Tip of My Tongue- How do I Heal it?

Your tongue is one of the most important parts of your mouth. You use it to speak, swallow, taste, and much more. So, when something goes wrong with this oral organ’s sensitive tissue, you’re likely to notice right away. Even … Continue reading

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Why Are My Teeth Small? Sizing Up Your Smile

Your smile is one of your most fundamental features. According to a recent survey by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, “close to one in two (48%) people believe that a smile is the most memorable feature after first meeting someone—more … Continue reading

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6 Halloween Treats That Won’t Ruin Your Teeth

Bright orange pumpkins, paper mache skeletons, and ghastly costumes: Halloween is just around the corner. While Dr. Craig Armstrong and our Houston dental team are always fans of festive fun, the sweets you tend to munch on during this holiday often aren’t … Continue reading

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Properly Treating Sensitive Teeth

Chances are, you suffer from tooth sensitivity. News Medical Life Sciences reports: “almost 50% percent of the population suffers from tooth sensitivity to cold, sweet, and hot foods and liquids, according to a nationwide survey of 1,056 adults age 18-65+.” This … Continue reading

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4 Foods That Whiten Your Teeth

There are lots of reasons to brighten your smile. According to Statistic Brain, 74 percent of adults “believe an unattractive smile can hurt chances for career success” and, conversely 96 percent “believe an attractive smile makes you more appealing to … Continue reading

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