Do Adults Really Need Dental Checkups?

The word “checkup” often makes us think about taking children to a doctor to monitor their health and growth. While it is incredibly important for the healthy development of little mouths that children visit the dentist every six months, it is just as important for adults. In today’s blog, your Conroe, TX, dentist will share the process involved in an adult checkup, and why these visits are important.

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2020 HERPS Conroe Exotic Reptile and Pet Show

While human teeth are of utmost importance to your Conroe, TX, dentist, you may find the teeth of other creatures to be more interesting. If you’re a fan of pets that slither, have scales, or qualify as “exotic,” then you won’t want to miss the HERPS Conroe Exotic Reptile and Pet Show coming to our Conroe community at the end of the month. If this blog makes has you worrying about your smile, then be sure to schedule a visit for a checkup and cleaning!

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Dental Implants: A Lasting Solution

If you want to face the new year with a new smile, but are wondering about your options for tooth replacement, dental implants may be the solution for you. If you have a healthy jaw and healthy gums, but are missing one or more teeth, you could qualify for implants. At the Dental Centre of Conroe, TX, Dr. Richards is prepared to consult with you about your goals and your best options for restorative dentistry.

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Anxious About the Dentist?

Going to the dentist is often depicted in the media as a frightening ordeal, depicting dentists as villains who use scary, painful tools. Though these portrayals are undeserved, they’ve still impacted how society views dentistry. At the Dental Centre of Conroe, we understand that many people suffer from dental-related anxiety and take steps to alleviate stress and create a more comfortable experience for you in our office, including the use of sedation dentistry.

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Smile Improvement When You Don’t Want To Wait

We are never in favor of hasty decisions, but if there is a smile issue that’s been on your mind, it can be helpful to know that some cosmetic smile issues can be improved in a single appointment. If you are already our patient, you know we’ve been helping you keep your gums and teeth healthy and in a good state for cosmetic improvements. If you are a new patient in Conroe TX, we can see you in consultation to make sure we address any underlying issues of oral health, and then talk solutions. If you are a candidate for bonding or contouring, you will enjoy your new smile before you know it! (more…)

Better Sleep In 2020: A Dentist Speaks

When talk turns to sleep issues, not everyone thinks of turning to their Conroe, TX dentist for answers. Many people are surprised to know that a wide variety of daytime discomforts, from tiredness, irritability, headaches and lack of concentration can come from the nighttime issue of obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA. Because OSA causes serious breathing disruptions hundreds of times a night, a person may think they have “slept” for the night, when in fact the rarely entered the restorative phase of sleep. (more…)