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Keeping Your Child’s Mouth Healthy All Summer Long

Back-to-school is right around the corner, and that means it’s time for health physicals, immunizations, and an equally important appointment – dental checkups. Until then, summer is the time when many kids slip out of their usual routines and perhaps even put their oral health at risk. Now is the time to zero in on […]

When is the Best Time for Braces?

Millions of people are undergoing orthodontic treatment at any given time, ranging in ages as young as 7 to adult. With so many different types of treatment and techniques that seem to evolve rapidly, many people wonder what age is best for getting braces. At Briter Dental, we help patients better understand the reasons for […]

Oral Health and Aging – What to Expect

By the year 2030, approximately 20 percent of the U.S. population will be age 72 or older. It is a number that is growing rapidly, meaning more and more of dental patients are and will be of advanced age now and in the years to come. While the risk of oral health problems tends to […]

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 […]

6 Steps to Prevent Gum Disease

Gum disease is a highly prevalent health condition in the U.S. and the primary reason most people lose their teeth. The majority of adults over age 18 have some form of gum disease, whether mild form of gingivitis or a more serious condition called periodontal disease. Symptoms may begin as reddened, inflamed gums that bleed […]