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You Have an Impacted Tooth. Now What?

After weeks of off-and-on jaw discomfort, you decide to visit the dentist to find out the source of your symptoms. After a few x-rays and a quick exam, the dentist informs you that your wisdom teeth are impacted and will need to be surgically removed.

>How did this happen? Could you have done anything to […]

Regular Dental Visits

Haven’t Been to the Dentist in Years? Here’s What to Expect
Despite recommendations for dental check-ups every six months, we often see people in our Katy dental office who have not been to the dentist many years – sometimes decades! Chock it up to dental anxiety, no insurance, embarrassment, or perhaps just life getting in the […]

Tips for Coping with Sensitive Teeth

It’s that searing pain that shoots through your mouth when you bite into a cold Popsicle or drink a cup of hot coffee. You have sensitive teeth and the seemingly normal foods that other people seem to enjoy making you cringe at the thought of consuming them. Approximately 1 in 8 people suffer from the […]

Tooth Replacement Options

Tooth Replacement Options – Which is Right for You?
Most adults are missing at least one permanent tooth, and many are missing several or even all of their teeth. Whether you are completely edentulous or still hanging on to most of your natural teeth, your options for tooth replacement are many. Some require more upkeep than […]

Tips to Overcome Your Dental Phobia

It’s normal to feel a little nervous about a visit to the dentist – particularly if you are visiting an office for the first time, about to undergo a new treatment, or concerned about a particular symptom you’ve been experiencing. However, your apprehension should never keep you from visiting your dentist’s chair. If it does, […]

What to Expect During Your Root Canal

If you’ve been told you need a root canal, don’t fear; despite their bad reputation for pain and discomfort, today’s advanced dental technology and sophisticated procedures make the process generally pain-free – similar to what you might experience getting a dental filling instead. So why do people still wince at the thought of getting one? […]

Should You Replace Your Lost Tooth?

There are approximately 323 million people living in the U.S. Of them, about 120 million are missing at least one tooth and 36 million are completely edentulous. There are many reasons why someone could lose a permanent tooth, whether due to decay, periodontal disease, or even a trauma. If you lose an adult tooth, you […]

5 Secrets to a Million-Dollar Smile

If it seems like everyone but you has a great smile, you aren’t alone. Millions of people hope for a more attractive grin, but many are unsure how to make that dream come true. The truth is a great smile is made up of many different features – alignment, tooth shape, and color, just to […]

5 Foods that Could be Damaging Your Teeth

February is officially here; are you still sticking to your resolutions? For many people, the New Year brought a commitment to making better food choices for the purpose of improving personal health, but the scale isn’t the only thing that can be affected by diet. Did you know the foods you eat could also be […]

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Oral Health and Your Heart – What’s the Connection?

You know good hygiene and regular dental visits are important if you want to have healthy teeth and gums for decades to come, but there may be more to it than meets the eye. Would you believe us if we told you the results of a quick mouth exam could indicate an increased risk of […]