March 14, 2021
No matter where you are in your dental implant process, knowing how to take care of your new teeth is vital to ensuring the lifespan of your smile. While these prosthetics are designed to last a lifetime with proper care, it is up to you to make it happen, which is why a dentist is here to provide insightful tips on dental implant aftercare. Although your investment in time and money is high in the beginning, you can make it worth your while by doing all you can to keep your fully restored smile looking and feeling its best.(more…)
January 30, 2021
Dentures have come a long way since they were first invented, especially in the past decade or so. This once obvious, clunky tooth-replacement solution is now known for being extremely lifelike in both look and feel. With that being said, they can still be a bit uncomfortable and embarrassing when they accidentally slip or move unexpectantly. Fortunately, there is a solution: implant dentures. Keep reading to learn more about this modern solution to tooth loss and why you should consider attaching your dentures to dental implants in Houston!(more…)
January 16, 2021
According to the American College of Prosthodontists, nearly 180 million Americans are missing at least one tooth. Fortunately, that’s where solutions like dental bridges and dental implants in Houston come in. All too often, however, patients struggling with one or more missing molars neglect to fill the gap in their smile. After all, if no one can see it, it doesn’t really matter, right? If you’ve found yourself wondering something similar, keep reading to learn the dangers of not replacing missing teeth.(more…)
December 17, 2020
With all of the new and improved streaming services out there, any and every TV show you could possibly want to binge-watch is at your fingertips. If you’re like most people, you likely ended up with a lot more time on your hands during the pandemic, and there’s a good chance you took some of it to catch up on your favorite shows. From 2019 to 2020, subscriptions to a popular streaming platform skyrocketed from 5 million to 167 million! With all this binge-watching, have you stopped to think about how your oral health is being affected? Your dentist on Vintage Park shares the surprising way that binge-watching could be connected to oral issues.(more…)
September 30, 2020
While it’s only September now, before you know it, Thanksgiving and Christmas will be here. As soon as the new year hits, your dental insurance plan will renew, which is why it’s important to schedule your routine checkup and cleaning or necessary treatment before then. Read on to learn five reasons why there’s no better time to visit your dentist nearby than now, before the holidays are here.(more…)
August 31, 2020
Dentures are a classic, affordable, and quick way to regain a full set of pearly whites. Modern dental technology and high-quality materials have made this traditional tooth replacement option more reliable, lifelike, and resilient than ever. Unfortunately, they don’t last forever. You’ll need to replace them eventually to keep both you and your mouth healthy. Here’s how to tell if it’s time for a new set of dentures and what your replacement options are.(more…)
August 10, 2020
Are you avoiding your favorite warm beverages or cold snacks because you know they’ll make your teeth hurt? Tooth sensitivity is a unique type of toothache that impacts nearly 40 million adults in the US alone. Not only is this uncomfortable sensation distracting and inhibiting, but untreated sensitive teeth can sometimes lead to a dental emergency. Read on to learn what might be causing that pain in your smile and what you can do to get your oral health back on track.(more…)
July 30, 2020
Summer is already halfway over, but the weather forecast says the heat isn’t going anywhere anytime soon! To get some much-needed exercise in and blow off some steam, you and your friends decide to schedule a quick game of frisbee before work. All is going well until a rogue throw sends the frisbee straight into your front teeth. In near disbelief, you touch your mouth and realize you are missing a tooth!
Although this situation is anxiety-inducing, it is more common than you think. In fact, 5 million teeth are avulsed annually in sports-related incidents alone. To save your tooth and get the emergency dentistry treatment you need quickly, read on for the five steps of what to do with a knocked-out tooth.(more…)
May 18, 2020
If you found yourself with a knocked-out tooth or intense toothache, where would you go for treatment? Recent studies indicate that an overwhelming number of people spend unnecessary time and money taking their dental emergencies to the ER. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s more important than ever to know where to go if your smile needs immediate help. Here are four reasons you should call your Houston emergency dentist if you need urgent dental care during quarantine.
April 10, 2020
Now more than ever, hygiene is crucial. With so much of the world still in quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic, every precaution should be taken to keep you and your family safe, including practicing even safer oral hygiene. Though your oral hygiene regimen may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of spreading or contracting the virus, our oral hygiene appliances get covered in germs daily. This is especially true if you live with others.