Friendswood Dental Blog
November 20, 2017
Dental implants have long been recognized as one of the best ways to replace missing teeth. They are extremely sturdy, they can last for a lifetime, and they look like natural teeth. Besides that, they’re easy to take care of. They even have the potential to reduce or stop the bone loss in the jaw that is often associated with missing teeth! But what if a woman has osteoporosis, a condition that weakens bones? Are dental implants still a good option for women who suffer from this disease?
August 11, 2017
Back to school time brings with it a flurry of activities focused on getting the necessary supplies, clothes, and new shoes! You’re probably not thinking about your child’s oral health right now; however this is a great time to schedule their routine cleaning and checkup. Your dentist in Friendswood offers tips on how to protect your child’s oral health during the upcoming school year.
April 13, 2017
Your teeth play a vital role in your ability to eat and speak; however, they also impact your quality of life in other areas as well. The appearance of your smile has a significant influence on your confidence and how others view you. If you do not love your teeth, you are likely to avoid certain situations and may even feel limited in social and career aspects. With two-thirds of adult Americans concerned about the appearance of their teeth, many are now turning to their cosmetic dentist in Friendswood. Various advancements in cosmetic dentistry promote high-quality results to quickly transform your smile.
March 16, 2017
Spring has sprung! The grass has ris! We wonder where your smile is! Okay—we may not be the greatest poets, but we do know a thing or two about bringing out your best smile. And if the smile you have right now isn’t the best, then perhaps you should consider porcelain veneers. You can give your smile a springtime perk up with these lifelike tooth coverings from your Friendswood dentist. Read on to learn more about veneers and the difference they can make in your smile and your life.
February 14, 2017
You’ve made a monumental decision, to confront your insecurities. Even Vin Diesel stated, “It’s insecurity that is always chasing you and standing in the way of your dreams.” Now that you have decided to face the very thing that is always holding you back—your own smile—you’re prepared to fix it with the help of a cosmetic dentist in Friendswood. Finding the right dentist to take on a tremendous task like that needs to understand the root of where your insecurities come from and provide the services that can help to fix them for good. Either Dr. Sierra or Dr. Taylor are great comprehensive dentists with special practice in cosmetic dental care. They both truly understand the art of reestablishing your confidence through a natural-looking, beautiful smile. We just ask that you ask yourself these quick questions before choosing your perfect cosmetic dentist.
January 7, 2017
Were you one of many children that had dental anxiety growing up? It’s understandable to be apprehensive when it comes to your child’s first dentist appointment, as they probably are, too. As a parent, your little one’s comfort and safety is a main priority. We understand that and take it to heart at Friendswood Dental Group. Our children’s dentist in Friendswood keeps the office as an inviting place for your child to warm up to. Instead of transitioning from a pediatric dental office, begin here with us. Your family can avoid a stressful transition period and begin their oral health care journey by meeting one of our dentists, Dr. James Sierra or Dr. Carmac “Mac” Taylor Jr.
November 4, 2016
You wake up and immediately go into 5th gear. You need to get the kids ready for school, and your partner usually needs a little help getting out of bed as well. Once everyone else is out the door, you can finally throw on your own clothes and head to work. Suddenly you’re cooking dinner, and before you know it, you’re back in bed. If most of your days fly by like this, it can seem impossible to find time to get your damaged teeth fixed. You’re too busy thinking about everyone else. People like you need dental care that fits into your packed schedule, and this is why Dr. James Sierra and Dr. Mac Taylor now offer a one visit dental crown in Friendswood. (more…)
October 27, 2016
October is National Dental Hygiene Month—a month dedicated to raising awareness to the importance of oral hygiene. As your family dentist in Friendswood, we proudly support the cause to create a lifetime of healthy smiles. Now in its seventh year, National Dental Hygiene Month was first created by the American Dental Hygienists’ Association and the Wrigley Oral Healthcare Program to start the conversation about oral hygiene. In addition to home care, it is essential you visit your dentist twice a year for a dental checkup and dental cleaning in Friendswood to ensure your smile stays healthy and beautiful.
September 13, 2016
Everything seems to get more complicated as time goes by. Your life used to just consist of school, work, and friends, with the occasional meal thrown in. Now you have your own kids who have their own school, work, and friends, and eventually they will have their own kids and so on. One of the simple pleasures you enjoy is seeing your family smile. You only wish you could smile back. Age has given you plenty of things, but it hasn’t given you healthy teeth. Your old habits don’t seem to be enough these days. Should you be doing something else? Your dentist in Friendswood, TX has some simple tips for your oral health.
September 10, 2016
If you have always wanted a straighter smile but did not want to deal with the hassle or appearance of metal braces, you now have an alternative option. You can get a straight smile without the use of traditional braces using Invisalign. Invisalign has quickly become the preferred orthodontic treatment among teens and adults because it offers an invisible treatment that does not require metal brackets or wires. At Friendswood Dental Group, we offer Invisalign in Friendswood to give you a straight smile.