As wonderful as it would be, your toothbrush won’t last forever. Even if you splurge on a top-of-the-line electronic brush, you will still have to replace the head regularly. In fact, doing so is more important than you might think. It is beneficial to think of replacing your brush as a key component of your at-home oral hygiene habit, along with brushing, flossing, and using mouthwash consistently. In today’s blog, your Conroe, TX dentist describes the signs that indicate it is time for a new toothbrush. (more…)
For many, visiting the dentist is stress-inducing. This is unfortunate for two reasons; first, any situation in which you feel anxiety isn’t great. Second, if you are dreading going to the dentist, you are less likely to schedule — and show up for — an appointment. Avoiding preventative treatment can directly harm your oral health, so we think it is important to mitigate your stress whenever possible. In today’s blog, your Conroe, TX dentist discusses ways to help you minimize your dental anxiety. (more…)
While you are surely aware that soft drinks can damage your teeth, it is important to understand how and why they do. Moreover, sports drinks can cause similar harm. We are by no means trying to get you from drinking them altogether. Rather, we just think it is important for you to fully understand the effects they can have on your smile. With this in mind, for today’s blog, your Conroe, TX dentist discusses the harmful effects these sugary beverages can inflict upon your teeth. (more…)
A worldwide pandemic aside, there is nothing that brings people together more than community, compassion and a love for music. Indeed, music is a universal language that everybody understands, and it has proven an effective medium for communicating stories, ideas, and a variety of important topics. Living deep in the heart of Texas, our city sees a lot of local talent, including through concerts, events, and more. In this week’s community blog post, your Conroe, TX dentist explores a few more amazing events taking place in the Conroe area this weekend that we encourage our patients to check out.
Though it may not be the first choice for most patients, dental extraction actually contains a number of benefits. Indeed, our ultimate goal is to preserve your natural structures, but sometimes, infection and disease may have other plans. In fact, some forms of significant infection may be so uncontrollable that mitigating the issue at the source is the best option. In today’s blog, your Conroe, TX dentist explains how our team can help restore your smile’s appearance and function following a tooth extraction with the help of dental implants.
Grinding your teeth at night, experiencing the effects of sleep apnea, and a host of other circumstances are just a few examples of nontraditional dental concerns. Indeed, there are more items than can be counted on two hands that you must attempt to protect your pearly whites from, and sometimes, infections can settle in without you knowing. In instances such as these, it is best to seek treatment sooner rather than waiting. In today’s blog, your Conroe, TX dentist takes a look at instances that may warrant the removal of a tooth, as well as how it can benefit your oral health.
It goes without saying that your oral health is heavily influenced by a myriad of different conditions. Indeed, oral bacteria and germs are constantly attempting to bombard your grin, and without effective preventive dental care, you are almost guaranteed to endure a concern. Still, nontraditional issues such as chronic teeth grinding or dental emergencies can arise at any time, and knowing the best ways to handle these issues matters significantly. In today’s blog, your Conroe, TX dentist takes a look at the dangers of sleep concerns such as obstructive sleep apnea, as well as what steps you can take to better prioritize your health.
Nothing is more concerning than enduring a dental emergency or injury as a result of an accident. Indeed, these occurrences can vary in terms of severity, and while some instances may be nothing more than a minor chip, others can result in dislodged teeth completely. Still, accidents and emergencies are far from the most common dental concerns to worry about, and an array of traditional and nontraditional concerns exist alike. In today’s blog, your Conroe, TX dentist takes a look at the way jaw dysfunctions such as TMJ disorder impact your oral function as well as your health.
We may only be a couple of weeks into 2022, but this year is proving much better than the previous one. Indeed, most businesses are open at full capacity, steps have been taken to keep ourselves and each other safe, and community can once again be enjoyed. Though the nation is at a higher capacity than it was about a year ago, it is still extremely important to remember to take steps to ensure your safety. In today’s community blog post, your Conroe, TX dentist shares some of the socially distant and safe events taking place in the area this weekend, and we encourage our patients to relax and enjoy what the city has to offer.
It goes without saying that preventive dentistry is the name of the game when it comes to caring for your smile’s health. After all, there are what seems like countless germs, bacteria, infections, and other issues out there that plague your structures daily, and unfortunately, there are significantly fewer natural defenses against them. As such, we must provide additional care to ensure our oral health is up-to-par. But how does this factor into emergency situations? In today’s blog, your Conroe, TX dentist takes a look at steps you should take to handle an emergency should it arise, as well as the importance of acting with efficiency.