Posts Categorized: General Dentistry

How We Treat Internal Infection

Overview of dental caries prevention

Our smiles endure a significant amount of wear and tear over the years. Indeed, virtually everything can cause developmental complications and potentially lead to tooth loss. For this reason, we encourage you and your family to get as early a start as possible on your preventive care routine. After all, a well-rounded plan is much… Read more »

It’s Oral Cancer Awareness Month!

For many individuals, the biggest threat to their oral health consists of harmful bacteria eating away at their teeth in a process known as decay. For others, however, a mutation to cells in the mouth poses a much larger threat. Indeed, oral cancer is not a concern that should be taken lightly, and in lieu… Read more »

Putting a Value on Long-Term Oral Health

Everyone values their health. Your health is important, and it’s something for which you can be grateful, even when other things in life might not be going as planned. Your health isn’t something you play a passive role in, however. You can have a major impact on your own health with the choices you make…. Read more »

Steps You Can Take to Improve Your Oral Health

From a young age, everyone is told to brush regularly, floss, and maintain good habits to keep your smile in tip-top condition. While the majority of individuals do this, it is important to note that there are more steps you can take. The fact of the matter is, unfortunately, there is a myriad of threats… Read more »

Help Your Teeth Avoid Cavities Naturally

Keeping your teeth consistently clean and healthy isn’t complicated, but the level of consistency required to make it effective can make it seem tedious. Because of this, many people might be surprised to learn that healthy teeth actually have several natural defense mechanisms designed to help them fight off common concerns like cavities. The less-obvious… Read more »

Bruxism, TMJ Disorder, and Your Bite’s Ability to Function

Making sure your smile stays healthy doesn’t often require much. For the most part, being sure to consistently brush and floss your teeth every day can help you largely prevent the plaque and tartar buildup that leads to conditions like tooth decay, gum disease, and more. However, not every part of your oral health is… Read more »

Is Your Dental Hygiene Routine Missing Anything?

These days, choosing the right dental hygiene products from entire aisles full of different options can seem impossible. The good news is that, in most cases, the difference between them boils down to personal preferences, unless you experience difficulties with motion and require products like electrical toothbrushes. While many hygiene products may be the same,… Read more »

A Few Notes About Chronic Bruxism

Under normal conditions, your teeth rely on each other for support, and to help promote healthy, proper bite function. However, bruxism (or chronic teeth-grinding) can turn your teeth against each other, literally. When you constantly grind your teeth together, the immense amount of pressure and friction that your bite generates can cause significant harm. Today,… Read more »

How Well Do You Take Care of Your Teeth?

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… Read more »

A Healthy Mouth Helps A Healthy Body

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… Read more »