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Remineralizing Your Teeth in Houston

Remineralizing Your Teeth

The foundation of today’s dental philosophy is similar to the mainstream medical model in that it focuses on treatment and not prevention. When most dentists detect a cavity, they suggest filling it, usually without thinking twice. Once drilled and filled, teeth are weakened and susceptible to further decay. I believe that if we focus on prevention, we can avoid most cavities and subsequent oral health decline as a result of filling ...
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Dental Implants in Houston TX

Dental Implants Services

The most obvious reason for wanting to fix a mouth with missing teeth is to improve the overall appearance of your mouth and smile. It is simple to understand that the way you look affects the way you feel. There are overwhelming psychological and social consequences of tooth loss that can profoundly affect the way someone feels about themselves. However, it is not just about correcting unsightly gaps; there is ...
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Heal Cavities and Gum Disease Naturally

Heal Cavities and Gum Disease Naturally

Heal Cavities and Gum Disease Naturally with Organic Oral Care It is possible, through a truly healthy diet and proper oral care, to whiten and remineralize your teeth, to rebuild your enamel, and to heal your gums. Commercial toothpaste is toxic. You can avoid most of these toxic ingredients by using ridiculously expensive natural toothpaste, but many still contain sodium laureth sulfate or other questionable ingredients such as glycerin, which ...
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How To Avoid Toxic Chemicals in Toothpaste

How To Avoid Toxic Chemicals in Toothpaste

Many popular brands contain questionable ingredients that you are far better off avoiding. Your mouth is actually one of the most absorbent places in your entire body. This is why some medications are administered sublingually, or under your tongue. The ingredients to avoid are: Triclosan- This has been shown to help prevent gingivitis. However, the benefit comes at a steep price. The chemical has been linked to concerns over antibiotic resistance and ...
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What Are the Benefits of Dental Bridges in Houston

What Are the Benefits of Dental Bridges in Houston

A dental bridge is a fixed dental restoration piece that is used to replace one or more missing tooth by joining an artificial tooth to adjacent teeth or dental implants. A bridge is custom designed to span the area where teeth are missing in the mouth. Dental Bridges can: Restore your smile and confidence Restore your ability to properly chew and improve your speak Maintain and restore the shape of ...
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What Causes Gum Disease

What Causes Gum Disease?

While it is well known that the number one leading cause for gum disease is the sticky deposit on teeth in which bacteria proliferate, known as plaque, there are several other factors which can contribute to periodontal disease. Here is a list of some of these factors, that lead to poor dental health and gum disease: Hormonal changes Hormonal changes, such as those occurring during pregnancy, puberty, menopause, and monthly ...
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Teeth Whitening in Houston TX

Bright, healthy teeth go a long way in making a strong first impression. That is why it is no surprise that so many people are turning to teeth bleaching to improve their smiles. Whitening is one of the least expensive and effective cosmetic remedies available to enhance a faded smile. It can be done at home or at your dentist's office, using a variety of products and techniques. It is ...
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How To Choose What Type of Braces Work Best For You

How To Choose What Type of Braces Work Best For You

Traditional Braces Traditional braces have progressed since the early days and are now lighter in weight and structure than they used to be. They are made from a high-grade stainless steel and have metal brackets that are attached to each tooth using a certain type of cement. The brackets are linked to each other with a thin archwire, which puts pressure on the teeth to cause them to move slowly ...
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Types of Braces

Orthodontist may recommend any of the following types of braces or dental appliances to help correct your particular problem. Traditional Braces Traditional braces have progressed since the early days and are now lighter in weight and structure than they used to be. They are made from a high-grade stainless steel and have metal brackets that are attached to each tooth using a type of cement. The brackets are linked to ...
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Common Causes of Tooth Decay

Tooth decay is occurred by germs(bacteria) in your mouth make acids that eat away at your tooth. Permanently damaged areas in teeth that develop into tiny holes. The hard outer layer is called enamel. The middle layer is called dentin. The center of the tooth is called the pulp. It contains nerves and blood vessels. The more layers that are affected by decay, the worse the damage. Eating foods that are high ...
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How Long Will Dental Sealants Last

Even someone with a fastidious dental hygiene routine can be at risk for cavities. Certain people are simply more prone to dental caries due to the shape and structure of their teeth – not because they don't brush regularly. If your dentist notices you (or someone in your family) is prone to advanced decay despite good oral hygiene, he or she may suggest using dental sealants to help keep the ...
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Oral Hygiene for Teenagers

Oral hygiene for teenagers is the best way for teenager to keep a bright healthy smile. They should continue the great oral hygiene habits begin in early childhood. Maintaining healthy teeth and gums is very important for overall health at any age. Teenager’s care a lot about their appearance so help your teen understand that bad oral hygiene can lead to bad breath, stains, missing teeth and a lot of other ...
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Bad Breath Halitosis

What bad habits cause bad breath? If you don't floss and brush your teeth daily, food particles can remain in your mouth, promoting bacterial growth between teeth, on the tongue and around the gums. This produces bad breath. Antibacterial mouth rinses also can help decrease bacteria. In addition, food particles and odor-causing bacteria can cause bad breath if dentures are not properly cleaned. Avoid chewing or smoking tobacco-based products also ...
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Tooth Fillings Houston TX

To treat a cavity your dentist will remove the decayed portion of the tooth and then "fill" the area on the tooth where the decayed material was removed. Fillings are also used to repair cracked or broken teeth and teeth that have been worn down from misuse (such as from nail-biting or tooth grinding). First, the dentist will use a local anesthetic to numb the area around the tooth to ...
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How to Reverse and Avoid a Cavity

Our mouths are full of bacteria. Hundreds of different types live on our teeth, gums, tongue and other places in our mouths. Some bacteria are helpful. But some can be harmful such as those that play a role in the tooth decay process. Tooth decay is the result of an infection with certain types of bacteria that use sugars in food to make acids. Over time, these acids can make a cavity ...
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How Your Diet Affects Your Teeth

To prevent cavities and maintain good oral health, your diet -- what you eat and how often you eat -- are important factors. Changes in your mouth start the minute you eat certain foods. Bacteria in the mouth convert sugars and carbohydrates from the foods you eat to acids, and it's the acids that begin to attack the enamel on teeth, starting the decay process. The best food choices for ...
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Bad Teeth Health Problems

Although you probably understand that poor dental care can lead to cavities, did you know that other, more serious health problems can also result from poor oral care? The truth is that if you don't take proper care of your teeth, you could face far more serious consequences than a simple toothache or some unsightly stains.    Cardiovascular disease: In a nutshell, this means heart disease. The bacteria from inflammation ...
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Dentist in Houston Near Me

Everyone wants to have a beautiful smile which is why practicing daily oral hygiene is important! Having poor oral hygiene can lead to a lot of dental and medical problems in the future such as infection, gum disease, heart disease, bone loss, strokes and more. Regular check ups and cleanings with your local dentist can stop these problems as well as provide you with good oral hygiene. Oral health touches ...
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Oral Health From Your Houston Dentist

Oral health touches every aspect of our lives but is often taken for granted. Your mouth is a window into the health of your body. It can show signs of nutritional deficiencies or general infection. Systemic diseases, those that affect the entire body, may first become apparent because of mouth lesions or other oral problems. Traditionally, oral health has been defined as the absence of disease. But in 2016, the ...
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