Dental Bridges: Bridging the Gap In Your Smile

smilematurewomanblueblouseWe often find that patients missing one or only a few teeth feel like they should be able to be tough and just deal with the problem. This is sometimes the result of worrying about finding a cost-effective solution, sometimes because patients simply are not aware that they have many options, and often because some people don’t recognize that there are health drawbacks to avoiding tooth replacement. Fortunately, dental bridges provide patients missing one tooth or up to three teeth in a row a wonderful solution to enjoying a complete smile. Wondering if you should consider this restorative option? Consider the following:


Snoring Treatment Can Help Your Spouse

SnoringIf you snore, your spouse may complain about it with some regularity. Your loud nighttime breathing may even have driven a wedge between the two of you. There is good reason for this; studies have shown that snoring can affect your partner just as much as it can affect you. Snoring is often the result of obstructive sleep apnea, a chronic condition that can have serious consequences for your overall health. Fortunately, we offer sleep apnea and snoring treatment to give you and your spouse a more restful night’s sleep. (more…)

Dental Care during Pregnancy

Smiling Pregnant WomanExpecting a child? Congratulations! We know this is an exciting and somewhat nerve-wracking time. You are doing everything you can to protect your baby’s health, but you may have a lot of questions about dental care during pregnancy. Unfortunately, the connection between oral health and the health of an unborn baby often goes overlooked. However, pregnancy can have a significant impact on your oral wellness. In turn, your dental health can greatly affect your baby. We are ready to provide the gentle care you need, and we can also guide you in the best ways to care for your teeth at home throughout the course of your pregnancy. (more…)

How Your Saliva Can Stop Cavities

Saliva can stop cavitiesYou probably don’t give much thought to your saliva. However, if you suffer from dry mouth, it may be all you can think about! Saliva is actually vital to your dental health. If you have dry mouth, your salivary glands are not able to produce enough saliva, and you will face a much higher risk for decay and gum disease. At the Dental Center of Conroe, we may be able to treat your dry mouth to stop cavities and protect your smile. We can also provide preventative care to further minimize the risks of dry mouth. (more…)

Indulge at The Woodlands Taste of the Town

Taste of the TownTry new foods and enjoy an evening out with your friends at The Woodlands 29th Annual Taste of the Town. The event takes place this Friday, January 29 at The Woodlands Waterway Marriot. You can enjoy tasty appetizers, entrees, desserts, and drinks from restaurants, caterers, and other area businesses. You will also have a chance to vote for your favorite restaurant to win the People’s Choice Award. Adult General Admission Tickets are $25, and they include food, drinks, and entertainment. You can purchase them on the event webpage. (more…)

How Tea Affects Your Teeth

How Tea Affects Your TeethThis time of year, it’s great to curl up with a hot, steaming mug of your favorite beverage. Unfortunately, many of your favorite winter drinks are not exactly good for your smile. Coffee causes significant discoloration, and hot chocolate is packed with harmful sugar. With health care experts touting the benefits of tea, you may be wondering how tea affects your teeth. Multiple studies have confirmed that tea can have significant benefits for your smile. However, you must be wise about the ways you consume this winter drink. (more…)

The Importance of Sleep Apnea Treatment

Sleep Apnea TreatmentHave you been diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), or do you suffer from the symptoms of this condition? If so, it is important to seek treatment as soon as possible. Not only can the condition affect your overall health and quality of life; it can also have serious consequences for your physical health. If left untreated, OSA could even shorten your life. Although you may not think about visiting your dentist for sleep apnea treatment, we offer custom-made mouthguards that can help you control your condition and improve your overall wellness. (more…)

5 Surprising Ways to Prevent Cavities

Prevent CavitiesYou know the best ways to prevent cavities. Brush at least twice a day, floss at least once, and visit the dentist every six months or more. However, it turns out that there is a lot more you could be doing to protect your healthy smile. Cavities are the result of two things: bacteria and sugars. Bacteria work with sugars to form acids, which will begin to erode your dental enamel. As the acids wear through your tooth, they will create cavities. By cutting back on the harmful cavity-causing substances, you can significantly reduce your risk of decay. (more…)

FAQ’s about Sedation Dentistry

Relaxed Man in Green GrassSedation dentistry can be a great way to receive the care you need if you suffer from dental anxiety or dental phobia. We offer two types of sedation: oral sedation and IV sedation. Oral sedation uses prescription sedatives, such as Valium or Halcion, to help you relax. IV sedation uses more powerful medications, administered directly into your blood stream. If you suffer from dental anxiety, please let us know at your first appointment. We will explain both options and help you choose the type of sedation most suited to your needs. (more…)