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Does it Hurt to Have Your Teeth Cleaned?

October 5, 2022

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patient preparing to get a dental checkup and cleaning

Every six months, patients should visit their dentists for a dental checkup and cleaning. During this visit, their teeth will be thoroughly cleaned to remove buildups of plaque and tartar. If you haven’t had your teeth professionally cleaned before, you may be wondering if it’s a painful process. Read on to learn about whether dental cleanings cause any pain as well as some steps you can take to make these visits more comfortable.


The Parts of Your Mouth and Their Role in Oral Health

September 19, 2022

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a woman having her mouth examined

Mirror, mirror, on the wall! People check their mirrors daily to look at their hair or see if they have anything in their teeth (that spinach pizza was delicious). But there is more to the mouth than just teeth! Being aware of the various parts of your mouth helps you understand the importance of them and their role in maintaining excellent dental care. Your dentist in La Porte is here to take you on a tour of your mouth and keep your oral health in outstanding condition!


3 Common Signs That You Need a Dental Filling

August 17, 2022

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A patient receiving dental fillings in La Porte

As you may know, a dental filling is a treatment that restores the function of a given tooth. In particular, it fills the space left behind by decay or cavities. Less well-known, though, is how to tell when you need one. At what point does a damaged tooth require a filling to prevent future health problems? Well, your local dentist is here to help you answer that question. Read on to learn common signs that you should get dental fillings in La Porte, as well as the best filling type for your smile.


Social Media Influencers with Veneers & Their Benefits

July 6, 2022

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person smiling while being recorded by camera

For those who spend time-consuming media on the internet, you probably have at least a few influencers who you follow. Whether they make videos or take photos for a living, influencers often have gorgeous grins with bright white and uniform teeth. It may seem like online personalities are born with perfect pearly whites, but many of them have veneers to thank for their beautiful beam. Read on to learn about five web celebs who have veneers as well as a few ways that these porcelain shells can be beneficial to those trying to make it in the influencer industry.


4 Tips for An Easy Dental Checkup

May 10, 2022

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Dentist talking with patient during a dental checkup

Many people see dental checkups as an annoying chore to put off. They’d rather spend that time on something else, whether work or leisure. However, the irony is that this attitude only makes things worse. The ‘chore’ only becomes more difficult when you don’t consider how to make it easier on everyone.

Listed below are four tips for simple and easy dental checkups in La Porte. Practice them in the future so that a shiny smile doesn’t take as much effort!


Do Receded Gums Eventually Grow Back?

April 14, 2022

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3D rendering of gum recession

If you don’t take great care of your oral health, you may notice your gums begin to recede from your teeth. Besides changing how your smile looks, you might not think it’s a significant issue. Heck, your gums will probably grow back after some time, so no big deal, right?

Unfortunately, receding gums are serious and should be treated as such. Learn why in this summary of the matter by your La Porte dentist!


How Good Oral Health Encourages a Strong Immune System

February 9, 2022

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person with a strong immune system smiling

There is a range of ways to increase immune system protection, such as minimizing stress, maintaining a healthy weight, and getting 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise per week. Though these are all excellent ways to keep your body functioning as intended, did you know that having a healthy smile can also affect your ability to fight off diseases? Read on to learn about the link between good oral health and a strong immune system.


Is My Tooth Pain in La Porte a Dental Emergency?

January 4, 2022

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man suffering from toothache in monochrome photo

When your tooth is hurting, your first instinct may be to buy a pain reliever from the pharmacy and then forget about it if the pain goes away. But is this the right approach? It’s okay to forget some things in life, but others require investigating. Keep reading to learn from your dentist if tooth pain in La Porte is a dental emergency.


3 Common Questions About Sedation Dentistry

December 14, 2021

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smiling patient undergoing dental sedation

Did you know that over 75% of adults experience dental fear? Another five to 10% experience a more extreme condition called dental phobia. These conditions can make it difficult for patients to receive the dental care they need, which can result in a range of oral and overall health issues. Luckily, dental sedation can help. But how exactly does it work? Read on to learn the answers to three Frequently asked questions about sedation dentistry.


4 Tips to Fight Winter Mouth Issues

November 16, 2021

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woman applying lip balm to prevent winter mouth issues in La Porte

Winter is fast approaching! That means fun holiday activities, warm drinks, and a feeling of joy in the air. Unfortunately, it also means an abundance of winter mouth issues. Though the most wonderful time of the year should be full of happiness and good feelings, chapped lips, sensitive teeth, and other oral health issues that come with cold weather can really put a damper on things. Read on to learn four ways to fight back against winter mouth issues so you can enjoy the season to the fullest.

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