Tooth sensitivity is one of the most common forms of discomfort, and it can mean a lot of different things for everyone. The good news, though, is that many people can often find relief from tooth sensitivity by taking better care of their teeth and oral health at home, before it becomes serious enough to require professional attention and treatment. Today, we examine a few steps you can take to improve the strength and integrity of your teeth, and resolve one of the most common causes of sensitive teeth. (more…)
The main purpose of a good hygiene routine is to take care of your teeth. By cleaning them consistently, you help protect them from the harm that oral bacteria and food particles could do. However, your teeth can be threatened by more than just oral bacteria, and taking good care of your teeth means more than just keeping them clean. Today, we take a look at what it means to properly care for your teeth, and the different factors that can influence your success at it. (more…)
If you have ever wondered why your gums might bleed when you floss or brush your teeth, you are not alone. It happens to many people at different times in their lives, but that doesn’t necessarily make it normal. In today’s blog, your Conroe, TX, dentist will explain five main reasons that could be causing your gums to bleed.
For children, losing a tooth is just a part of growing up, and is nothing to be concerned about as it means their adult, permanent teeth are coming in. Unfortunately, if you lose a tooth as an adult, another tooth will not grow to take its place, and you are experiencing a dental emergency. In today’s blog, your Conroe, TX, dentist will share the ways in which we are able to replace a missing tooth when you have a dental emergency.
A chipped or cracked tooth may not always seem like an emergency situation, especially if it is minor, and there may be cases when it isn’t. However, any exposure of the softer layers of your teeth underneath the enamel leaves you much more susceptible to cavities and tooth sensitivity. So, in today’s blog, your Conroe, TX, dentist will discuss the reasons that you should fix your chipped or cracked tooth.
When your tooth begins to hurt or you experience sensitivity, you may be tempted to ignore it and see if it goes away. Unfortunately, there is usually a serious reason causing your tooth pain that could easily get worse if left untreated. So, in today’s blog, your Conroe, TX, dentist will discuss the causes of toothaches and the importance of visiting the Dental Centre of Conroe when you experience dental pain.
When you suffer a dental emergency, such as a broken tooth, especially at a busy or stressful time in your life, you may be concerned about the time it will take to fix the tooth. However, you should never put off emergency dental care and, at the Dental Centre of Conroe, we are always ready, able, and available to take care of you when a dental disaster strikes. In today’s blog, your Conroe, TX, dentist will share the ways in which we can restore your broken tooth and why you should never wait to call us when your teeth suffer physical trauma.
A dental emergency is defined as anything that negatively affects your oral health and cannot or should not be put off until tomorrow. However, it can be difficult to know if your problems are severe enough to qualify for this definition. So, in today’s blog, your Conroe, TX, dentist will explain some situations in which you might need emergency dentistry, and how we handle these cases in our office.
As we spoke about last week, oral health issues can affect your overall health in extremely negative ways. However, in this time of concern for our physical health, we at the Dental Centre of Conroe saw fit to write about ways that you can keep your smile healthy in order to keep your risk of associated illnesses lower. In today’s blog, your Conroe, TX, dentist will discuss the oral-systemic link, or how your oral health affects your overall health, and how to keep yourself healthy by maintaining proper oral hygiene practices.
Almost half of all Americans will experience advanced gum disease, called periodontitis, during adulthood, and most people will experience some form of it during their lifetime. While this may make periodontal disease sound normal, dental health issues should never be normalized, and can lead to other issues that can affect your whole body. In today’s blog, your Conroe, TX, dentist will discuss the recently discovered link between gum disease and a higher stroke risk, and what you can do to protect yourself against these issues.