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Sleep Apnea Solutions that Actually Work

May 6, 2024

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Woman in bed but unable to sleep at 3:41 am

Your sleep apnea disrupts the circadian rhythms of you and those around you. When everyone in the house wakes up cranky, it’s hard not to feel like you’re cursed. So you decide to look into sleeping pills. Should be a pretty straightforward solution, right? Except others say you’re still snoring, and now you’re even more irritated than before!  

You’re not crazy, and your housemates aren’t hearing things. Studies show that sleeping pills could make your sleep apnea worse!  Keep reading to find out why, and how to solve the root of your problem.


Talk the Talk: Will Invisalign Affect My Speech?

January 12, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — friendswood @ 9:53 pm
Woman smiling with her Invisalign aligner

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.


I Have a Special Event Coming Up: When Should I Start Whitening My Teeth?

December 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — friendswood @ 10:46 pm
Woman shows pretty smile

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.


A Smile Derailed: What Can Cause a Dental Bridge to Fail?

October 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — friendswood @ 10:09 pm
Woman has frightened expression

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.


Back-to-School Tips to Prevent Dental Emergencies

August 6, 2023

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Young girl with a toothacheWith 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.


6 Bad Habits that Hurt Your Dentures

July 5, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — friendswood @ 8:12 am
Hand holding a glass of water with dentures floating in it over blue background

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.


Dentures: Not Only for Seniors

May 13, 2023

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young person with a beautiful smile

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.


Your First Month with Dentures

March 17, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — friendswood @ 12:52 am

Dentist discussing denture care with female patient
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. 


Just What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

January 20, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — friendswood @ 8:27 am
A cosmetic dentist treating a patient

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.


3 Factors Affecting the Cost of Dentures

November 24, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — friendswood @ 2:01 am

Black piggy bank on pile of coinsTeeth 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.


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