When asked about your oral health, most individuals first think of teeth as the primary concern. After all, your teeth play a major role in day-to-day function as well as appearance. Whether you are aware of it or not, however, your health is actually comprised of all aspects contributing to your oral cavity, including the teeth, gums, tongue, lips, throat, and other structures and tissues. What’s more, decay may be the most common concern but it is far from the only one. In today’s blog, your Conroe, TX dentist discusses the importance of checking for oral cancer, as well as what you can do to ensure a healthy smile.
Flossing and brushing your teeth is only a small contribution to your overall oral health, but its frequency and consistency matter tremendously. Indeed, we face a myriad of concerns daily that can significantly impact our oral health, so it is up to us to ensure the safety of our teeth through consistent care. Still, life may have other plans and your condition could worsen significantly in a small amount of time, so it benefits you to know what your options are. In today’s blog, your Conroe, TX dentist will explain the way in which periodontal concerns arise, and how you can manage your condition through a few important steps.
For many, school and classes have let out and summer is upon us, which means soaking in the warm sun and relaxing a bit through the weekend is a goal many are aiming to reach. Indeed, the past year and a half has been a rough time for many, and a number of people were not able to get out and enjoy the warmest season of the year due to the threat of COVID-19. That being said, getting out and enjoying a few events in the Conroe, TX area while staying safe could benefit a number of people, and our team wanted to provide a few events that might interest you.
Preventive dental care is the name of the game when it comes to taking care of your oral health. It consists of practices aimed at cleaning your teeth and removing potential harm such as bacteria. Where most people falter, however, is by leaving preventive care to just coming in for their routine checkup and brushing their teeth as needed. While these certainly do help with keeping your grin healthy, it is not enough to stop there. In today’s blog, your Conroe, TX dentist discusses the common threat of gingivitis, and how you can mitigate its effects through consistent flossing.
In our previous blog, we discussed the ins and outs of your professional cleaning when you come into our office, including removing harmful deposits of bacteria-laden plaque. Whether you are aware of it or not, a well-rounded preventive routine consists of a healthy balance of brushing and flossing at home, paying mind to the negative effects of foods and beverages you consume, and attending routine examinations and cleanings. In today’s blog, your Conroe, TX dentist will take an in-depth look at just how important your dental examination is and what we look for when caring for your gorgeous smile.
One of the most common shared sentiments about one’s smile involves its appearance. Indeed, there seems to be a universal understanding that a vibrant grin is indicative of heightened levels of happiness and self-confidence, just as a misaligned, dull, or blemished appearance results in a negative perception of one’s sense of self. While this is true, it is also important to stay on top of your preventive health and ensure your teeth are healthy and strong. In today’s blog, your Conroe, TX dentist discusses how a professional cleaning can result in both a healthier smile and a beautiful one.
Making sure your oral health is at its best can be a difficult task to accomplish at times, especially since preventive care is a lifelong commitment. Indeed, it makes sense that this is the case considering the myriad of factors that negatively impact your grin, as the negatives far outweigh the positives. Still, sometimes a concern is only surface-level in nature and may not require extensive treatment, but what does that mean for your appearance? In today’s blog, your Conroe, TX dentist details how cosmetic dentistry benefits most smiles, including how porcelain veneers can address a variety of different concerns.
With Mother’s Day just around the corner and the country gradually re-opening its doors, many families are preparing to celebrate the wonderful women in their lives. Indeed, the city of Conroe is hosting a myriad of events in celebration of all the moms out there, and we want our patients to enjoy the holiday while also staying safe. In today’s blog, your Conroe, TX dentist takes a look at a few specific events you may be interested in and provides some information about how to attend.
It goes without saying that dentistry in and of itself can range in purpose. For instance, preventive dentistry aids in keeping your teeth healthy, while restorative measures serve a purpose in preserving your natural teeth by doctoring them and eliminating infection that has already set in. Even still, cosmetic practices strive to enhance the quality of your grin’s overall shine, and your oral health is affected by it all. In some situations, however, a major infection or other factor may cause you to make difficult decisions and sacrifice one area for another. In today’s blog your Conroe, TX dentist will take a look at times that extraction is your only hope and how it may benefit your health.
Your teeth are one of the strongest parts of the human body with the ability to withstand great pressure to help you accomplish daily tasks such as biting, chewing, and eating. Preventive dentistry helps to strengthen these structures and increase their durability as well. While strong, however, they are not indestructible and can actually suffer significant damage depending on the situation. In today’s blog, your Conroe, TX dentist talks about what happens when you chip or crack a tooth significantly and how you should react during a dental emergency.