January 12, 2024
Invisalign is a fantastic way to approach your orthodontic treatment, offering a discreet and convenient alternative to traditional braces. However, many patients wonder if wearing the aligners will affect their speech. If you’re curious about Invisalign’s effect on how you talk, continue reading.(more…)
December 13, 2023
If you have a wedding, graduation, gala, or some other sort of special event coming up, you’re probably interested in looking your best for the occasion. However, stains or discoloration in your teeth might make you a little worried about smiling for the photographers who will be there. Luckily, your local dentist provides teeth whitening treatments that can remove stubborn stains and dental discoloration. Here’s a brief guide to how long these treatments take and when you should start them so your teeth can be white and bright for the big day.(more…)
October 13, 2023
A dental bridge is a line of dental restorations that replaces a few consecutive missing teeth in a gap by being anchored to the teeth on either side of it. This allows it to restore your smile and help preserve your face’s natural shape. While a dental bridge can last for years, it will eventually need to be repaired or replaced. Here are a few factors that can lead to your dental bridge failing as well as a few ways to prevent that from happening.(more…)
August 6, 2023
With a new school year underway, you probably don’t expect a dental emergency to interrupt your child’s learning experience, but accidents can happen. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 51 million school hours are lost annually from dental issues. Here are 5 tips to safeguard your little one’s smile to ensure a dental emergency doesn’t keep them out of the classroom.
July 5, 2023
Dentures can be an investment, and while they aren’t your natural teeth, it’s imperative you take care of them the way you would your own. If you don’t clean or protect your dentures, they can lose their shape, warp, or even stain. Damaging your dentures can affect your oral health. Taking proactive measures to make sure your dentures are in good shape preserves your smile for the long haul. Here are 6 bad habits that can hurt your dentures.(more…)
May 13, 2023
If you’ve lost most (or all) of your teeth and are trying to get back your old smile, dentures can do that quickly and easily. Their quality and convenience have made them incredibly popular, but for some reason, dentures are still most often associated with older people.
While seniors who’ve lost teeth can certainly benefit from dentures, they aren’t the only ones. Here are some other types of people who may get some use from an oral appliance.(more…)
March 17, 2023
If you’ve been living without teeth, nothing is more exciting than getting your new set of dentures. They’ll fit your mouth like a glove and look stunning, instantly restoring your confidence. Although they’ll look and feel great, don’t expect to chomp into a cheeseburger right away. It can take a few weeks to adjust to your new teeth, but don’t worry. Here’s what you can expect during the first month and a few tips to make the transition easier.
January 20, 2023
Even if you have clean teeth, your smile may not look too good. After all, it might suffer from stains, chips, cracks, or worse. That said, you could fix such issues with the power of cosmetic dentistry! Its treatments are excellent at making pearly whites live up to their nickname. To know more, let your Friendswood dentist here tell you the details. Read on, then, to learn about cosmetic dental work and how its procedures transform smiles.(more…)
November 24, 2022
Teeth are meant to last for a lifetime, but that’s not the case for many Americans. If you’ve experienced significant tooth loss, you can enjoy a complete, beautiful smile again with dentures. Despite what you might have heard, dentures are affordable for everyone. Since every mouth differs, various factors affect the cost of dentures. Here are 3 things you can expect when budgeting for a new set of teeth.
September 16, 2022
Thanks to All-on-4, your dentist can replace all of your teeth at once with a minimal number of implant posts. Placing implants does involve surgery, but fortunately, the healing process won’t be nearly as uncomfortable as you might think. That said, being prepared can help ensure that All-on-4 recovery goes smoothly so that you’re ultimately able to enjoy your new smile. The following post gives a brief overview of what you can expect after getting All-on-4 dental implants.(more…)