If you come in to see our Conroe, TX team and we determine that you need root canal therapy, it’s because it’s the most effective option we can provide you to save your tooth. It means other restorative treatments just aren’t intensive enough to work but it also means that you’re potentially just one step away from the next possible means of treatment: An extraction! So, since preserving your natural teeth and quickly getting your oral health back into lovely condition is always our goal, we would like to make sure you follow through, see us, and feel good about your decision. We can help make that a reality with a do-and-don’t list!
You may think you’ve got the world of dental care all sorted out and neatly categorized in your brain. That is, until you start thinking about porcelain veneers versus porcelain crowns and you realize you cannot quite fully distinguish one from the other. Then again, you start to realize there may be some overlap between what the two treatments can do for you. How to tell what’s what, you wonder? While it may seem a little daunting at first glance, our Conroe, TX team can happily report that you’ll be quite clear on the differences, similarities, and more in a jiffy.
Are your kids always ready to get out of the house, soak up the sun, and spend as much time in the park as is humanly possible? If so, then you’ll be so pleased to enjoy the reminder that our Conroe, TX community’s Kids Day At The Park is back and ready for 2019! Enjoy this family-friendly annual event, as you step away from the computer, tablet, TV, and phone screens and welcome in some outdoor fun.
There’s treated bruxism disorder, which includes a patient who deals with grinding and clenching but who is wearing an oral appliance that addresses the issue! As a result, teeth are cushioned, jaw joints are protected, and a whole slew of other potential issues are avoided. “What types of issues?” you might be asking our Conroe, TX team, as you start considering the fact that you have untreated bruxism that you should probably get a bit more serious about! Let’s take you on a quick tour of the “bad stuff” so you can gather up that motivation to see us soon, so your smile remains safe.
Fall! It’s coming! It brings the promise of cooler temperatures, cozy gatherings with friends and family, the chance to bundle up and enjoy the start of a long string of cool-weather holidays, and more! With that said, have you ever realized that many of the enjoyable things that come with autumn can actually act as some not-so-friendly enemies of your oral health? What’s headed your way that you need to give your full consideration and how can you enjoy yourself in the process? Our Conroe, TX team is on hand to ensure you can experience a fun fall that doesn’t put your smile at risk!
You might not really think too much about your nail biting. This is particularly true if you have done it for a long time and it’s often something you’re barely even aware of! When nibbling on your nails is a habit in your life, however, our Conroe, TX team wants you to keep in mind that it’s always better to do what you can to curtail it, both for your overall health and your oral health, too! What’s the underlying problem, you wonder, that has us concerned for your teeth, gums, and more? Actually, there are many of them! Let’s explore.
What happens when you think about restorative care that you’ve recently discovered you need? Do you immediately cringe just hearing the topic mentioned? Do you get an uncomfortable sensation in the pit of your stomach? While this is certainly something our Conroe, TX team has heard time and time again, we would really like to remind you that everything is okay. Everything is going to be okay, too! When you better understand the reality (versus any myths you have heard) about this repair-it field of dental care, you can learn to smile and look forward to the wonderful results restorative dentistry offers instead!
If we were to ask you to grade the way you feel about your dental hygiene at the moment, what would you say? Would you immediately give it an A or an A+? If your answer is no, then our Conroe, TX team reminds you that there is always room for improvement if things aren’t going quite as well as they could. Even better? Making changes to enjoy more successful, more enjoyable dental care at home is something that’s extremely easy to accomplish! So, if you feel like your brushing and flossing could use some sprucing up, don’t be a stranger: Ask us for help (and get started with some helpful info!).
If you think about the general state of your emotions in terms of your reaction to cavities, there are really only two categories. There’s the bad, which may include feelings of guilt, upset, etc. Then, there are the good, which may include feelings of motivation, understanding, reflection, and more. Since it’s natural to feel disappointed initially, our Conroe, TX team would like to offer you up some help when it comes to your long-term perspective on tooth decay. When you consider new ways to look at a cavity, it can actually help you take even better care of your smile!
Of course, there’s nothing but pleasant thoughts that come about, when you think about the benefits that come with deciding to receive cosmetic dental care. With that said, you may still find that there’s a little part of you that feels slightly anxious when you ponder these esthetic improvements. If you’re like many of our Conroe, TX patients, then what you’re dealing with is probably a particular worry about the unknown that, once answered, will stop bothering you! Today, we cover the always-worried-about topic of longevity. How can you keep the results of your treatment looking lovely, you wonder? Let’s break down the details!