Researchers estimate that over 40,000 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year, while more than 10,000 will succumb to the disease. Unfortunately, the numbers don’t seem to be going down. Thus, your dentist in 77070 encourages you to maintain preventive care visits to ensure your health well into the future. Learn how your dental care impacts your chances of developing oral cancer as you continue reading.
Dr. Cher Rich's Blog
May 15, 2018
May 3, 2018
If you want to take the best care of yourself as possible, you should be optimizing your dental routine. Believe it or not, your oral health is connected to many different parts of your overall health. Like how gum disease has a direct correlation to heart disease and even strokes!
That’s why your dentist in Houston is such a “stickler” about brushing and flossing on a regular basis—and one isn’t more important than the other! You must take your brushing and flossing seriously in order to maintain a healthy, strong smile for a lifetime. Learn more about how you can optimize your dental routine with better flossing habits in this week’s blog post.
March 6, 2018
The old saying, “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder,” always holds true – no matter the time or place! Some people have a gap in their smile and wouldn’t dream of changing it, but other people have always been bothered by the space between their teeth.
If you fall into the latter category, you may have assumed that the only way to correct your gap was getting braces, but you’ll be glad to know that modern dentistry offers an easier and simpler solution! As a dentist in Houston, we’ve corrected many gaps with porcelain veneers and thought we would write a blog that answers some common questions about the procedure. Keep reading to learn more about it!
February 3, 2018
These days, there’s a powered version of just about everything. From your thermostat to your cat feeder, automated gadgets are everywhere – all promising to make your life better and more efficient. But does an electric toothbrush really deliver on all the claims that it will give you better checkups, fewer cavities and a whiter smile? Your dentist in Houston will answer that question and discuss both the potential and limitations of this hygiene tool. You’ll also learn why your brushing technique actually matters more than what type of brush you’re using, as well as some tips and tricks that will help make the most of your hygiene routine.
January 2, 2018
Lots of celebrities have turned to porcelain veneers to help them have smiles that are worthy of the red carpet, but this dental treatment isn’t just for the rich and famous. Almost anyone can witness their teeth go from flawed to fabulous thanks to these thin pieces of porcelain. You might wonder, though, if porcelain veneers in Houston are right for you. Exactly what problems can they fix?
December 21, 2017
Are you faced with one of the most difficult dental problems: tooth loss? Losing your natural teeth can be hard to deal with, but you don’t have to have missing teeth forever.
In fact, your dentist in Houston offers dental implants to help you replace one, two, three—even all teeth if needed! Learn more about dental implants here.
October 27, 2017
While six-month dental checkups and cleanings can sometimes feel like an inconvenience, they are truly your first line of defense against many dental issues such as periodontal (gum) disease, tooth decay, oral cancer, and cavities. Your dentist in Houston explains what happens at your routine visits and why they are so critical to your oral health.
September 29, 2017
The health and appearance of your smile is important to your quality of life and confidence. To promote your dental health, you maintain your oral hygiene routines at home. However, even with the best methods, brushing and flossing are not enough to protect your teeth and gums from damage. You need a dentist in Houston by your side over the years to ensure that you reach and maintain your oral health goals. While there are many excellent options in the area, not all are right for you. If you need a great dentist who can meet your individual needs, Dr. Cher Rich provides the services and care you deserve. Now, she is accepting new patients to help you keep your oral health a top priority.