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The Castleberry Center Blog

Does Tooth Sensitivity Require an Emergency Dentist?

January 4, 2023

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man with toothache and coffee

Your niece is staying with you for the weekend, and she’s been asking to get frozen yogurt since last night. It sounds good, and you end up buying your own cup of peach frozen yogurt when you take her. It only takes your first bite to wince in pain; one of your molars is killing you! Can you wait until your next day off work to go to the dentist? Keep reading to get some insight from your emergency dentist in Houston on what constitutes a dental emergency, common causes of tooth sensitivity, and when you need to seek help.

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3 of the Most Common Oral Health Problems & What You Can Do About Them

December 16, 2022

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a mouth being examined by a dentist

Your teeth do more than just make your smile look beautiful. Without your pearly whites, it would be impossible to enjoy your favorite foods or even speak clearly. Unfortunately, there are some common health problems that not only affect your teeth, but your entire mouth. The good news is that once you are aware of them, you can be even more proactive about your oral health. Here are the three most common oral health issues and what you can do to prevent them.

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5 Questions to Ask at Your Dental Implant Consultation

November 17, 2022

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dental implant consultation in Houston

Whether you’re missing one or more teeth, it can negatively affect your overall quality of life. Fortunately, you don’t have to live with gaps in your smile forever. Dental implants can replace the entire structure of your missing teeth, from the roots up to the chewing surface. They allow you to enjoy a complete, healthy, and fully functioning bite once again! Of course, you need to make sure you’re well-informed before committing to the treatment process. Read on to learn which five questions you should ask at your dental implant consultation to help you feel confident about your smile transformation.

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Need a Dental Crown? Don’t Worry About Pain

October 24, 2022

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Fingers pinching dental crownA dental crown is the single most performed restorative procedure because of its versatility. Whether used to repair a damaged tooth or to hold a bridge in place, you won’t have to undergo a painful procedure. Your dentist will keep your comfort as their priority from start to finish. Here’s what you can expect on the road ahead to calm your nerves.

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3 Factors That Affect the Cost of Dentures

August 4, 2022

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Model of dentures at a dentist’s office.

Dentures are one of the most popular options for tooth replacement due to their affordability, functionality, and natural look. They’re ideal for patients missing several or all of their teeth and they offer a compromised smile a second chance to talk, eat, and laugh once more. That said, if you have missing teeth and are interested in receiving dentures, you might be wondering about their price tag. Here are three of the major factors that contribute towards the cost of dentures.

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5 Helpful Tips for Managing Dental Anxiety

August 2, 2022

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Woman smiling at her dental appointment.

If you’d rather be anywhere else in the world than the dentist’s office, don’t worry—you aren’t alone! Many patients suffer from dental anxiety, and at times it can even be debilitating and prevent them from receiving the care they desperately need! But preventive care is crucial for a happy and healthy smile; so how can you effectively conquer dental anxiety and make visiting the dentist tolerable at the very least? Here are five tips from your dentist to help you out!

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How Dental Technology Makes Your Veneers Look Flawless

July 16, 2022

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Patient matching veneers to the shade of their teeth.

Porcelain veneers have taken the world of modern dentistry by storm! They’re one of the most popular cosmetic treatment options available, and rightly so. They’re flexible, versatile, and able to address a number of aesthetic issues including chipped and fractured teeth, gaps between teeth, staining, and more. Veneers have been around for a while now, but they’ve seen many different versions and iterations throughout the years. Keep reading to learn more about how dental technology has evolved over the years to make porcelain veneers as flawless and effective as they are today.

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Why You Should Turn to Your Dentist for TMJ Therapy

July 8, 2022

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Dentist treating a patient with TMJ disorder.

Did you know that your jaw is one of the most complex and important parts in your whole body? It’s what allows you to easily complete many daily tasks like biting, chewing, eating, and so on. But just like the rest of your body, your jaw is also vulnerable to injuries that can affect your well-being! If you’re experiencing issues like popping noises when you chew, persistent ear and headaches, and jaw tenderness, you might be suffering from TMJ disorder. And believe it or not, your dentist is actually the best person to turn to in these situations! Keep reading to learn why.

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What Can I Expect From the Denture Process?

June 14, 2022

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examples of dentures in Houston

Dentures are one of the most popular and effective treatments for replacing missing pearly whites. Whether you’ve lost several or all of your teeth, these restorations will help return the function and look of a beautiful smile! However, you may be wondering how long it’ll take to start wearing and enjoying your dentures if you do choose this option. Keep reading to learn the various factors and steps that can influence the amount of time you’ll need to restore your smile.

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4 Reasons Why Dental Implants Are So Successful

April 16, 2022

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Model of dental implants.

When it comes to missing teeth, dental implants are the name of the game—this treatment has a success rate of over 95%! These tiny, titanium posts have helped many patients restore their smile to a healthy, beautiful state. But what is the secret to their triumph? Keep reading to learn about four of the key factors that contribute to dental implant success.

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