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What Foods Will Help My Teeth Whitening Treatment Last?

November 4, 2021

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woman eating strawberries

When you invest in professional teeth whitening treatment, you want to ensure that it lasts as long as possible. You may be aware of foods you shouldn’t eat that can ruin whitening, but did you know there are foods you can choose to extend its effectiveness?

Keep reading to learn about foods that are beneficial for teeth whitening treatment.

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Simple Ways to Keep Your Halloween Sweet Tooth at Bay

October 21, 2021

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bucket of Halloween candy

The temperature is dropping, the leaves are changing colors, and October is officially upon us. Do you know what that means? Halloween will be here before you know it! Most families are excited to dress up and go trick-or-treating around the neighborhood, collecting piles of Halloween candy that will (hopefully) last through winter. Unfortunately, all those sweets lying around the house may fuel your urge to snack on them all day. If you have an irresistible sweet tooth during this time of the year, here are a few ways you can keep it at bay.

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How to Know When Your Veneers Need to Be Replaced

September 16, 2021

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dentist holding veneer in Houston

Your smile hasn’t been looking it’s best lately, and you’re concerned that the veneers you got 15 years ago might be the culprit. Though they can last for up to a few decades, veneers don’t last forever. Replacing veneers in a timely manner can keep your smile looking and functioning as it should. To help you understand how to know when it’s time to look into veneer replacement, here are a few signs to keep an eye out for.

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3 Reasons Dental Implants Don’t Set Off Metal Detectors

August 26, 2021

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People walking through an airportIf you’re among the 120 million Americans missing at least one permanent tooth, you know firsthand the attention an incomplete smile can draw from strangers. Thankfully, you’re beginning a more confident chapter in your life because you’re ready to invest in dental implants. They closely replicate your natural teeth, so no one will ever know they aren’t real, but will dental implants set off metal detectors? Whether you’re going through airport security or entering a sporting event, here are 3 reasons you don’t need to worry about your smile causing unnecessary negative attention anymore.

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I’m a Smoker – Am I Still Eligible for Dental Implants?

July 25, 2021

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woman thinking about smoking and dental implants

If you have teeth missing, having dental implants placed can open the door to a brand-new chapter in your life. Not only will you achieve a smile that you can be proud of, but you’ll also be able to once again eat all the foods you love. One of the many perks of dental implantation is that it has a 95% success rate, but that is greatly dependent on the post-surgery care. Still, you’re wondering can smoking and dental implants co-exist? Continue reading to find out!

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Could Your Love of Pickles be Harming Your Teeth?

June 8, 2021

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dental checkup for oral health

Do you love crunching into salty and tangy pickles? While they may make your tastebuds dance, they can wreak havoc on your tooth enamel. Is there a way to enjoy them and still prevent oral health issues? As you continue reading, a local dentist provides some important insight!

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Dental Adhesive: Signs You Need It and How to Use It

May 13, 2021

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dentures and denture adhesive

When you have missing teeth, there are numerous options to help replace them. Many people opt for full or partial dentures because of their ease of use—they’re removable and are a wonderful solution for those wanting to improve their bite, speech, and appearance.

Some people choose to use denture adhesive for a variety of reasons, even though it’s not always necessary. Are you considering it? Read on as we discuss signs you may need it and tips for using denture adhesive.  

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5 Myths About Dental Implants – Debunked!

April 15, 2021

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Dental implant

Are you missing teeth? One of the great things about living in the 21st century is the fact that missing teeth can be a thing of the past. You no longer need to settle for gaps in your smile. There are several different tooth replacement options to choose from, including dental implants. They have all sorts of benefits, but there is plenty of misinformation circulating as well. Here are some common dental implant myths that you shouldn’t let fool you.

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How to Know When It’s Time to Replace Your Dental Crown

February 1, 2021

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A broken tooth next to a healthy-looking tooth wearing a gold crown

Dental restorations are cavity-resistant resolutions for damaged or missing teeth. They look as natural as your own teeth but they’re much more durable. A dental crown can last anywhere from 5 to 15 years, but their lifespan depends on many different factors. Your dental hygiene, your diet and the use nicotine products or alcohol can all affect their longevity. Keep reading for 5 signs that it’s time for a dental crown replacement.

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3 Reasons to Schedule Your Dental Checkups Early in the Year

January 7, 2021

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Woman at dentist in Houston

2021 is finally here, and you’ve been waiting patiently for quite a while. In addition to all of the exciting things in store for the year, as well as implementing some new resolutions, you should consider giving your dentist in Houston a call to set up your dental checkup. Having this fresh start is a great time to take steps to better yourself, and that includes your oral health. Now that the new year has arrived, there’s no better time to schedule an appointment. Continue reading to learn why.

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