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Am I Simply Too Old for Cosmetic Dentistry?

April 19, 2023

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An older woman visiting with her cosmetic dentist

If you’re getting up in years, you might be “aging out” of various activities. Perhaps you can’t run as fast, or you can’t drive yourself anymore. That said, the same doesn’t apply to visits with your cosmetic dentist. There’s no age limit for these appointments. As such, you’ll never be too old for cosmetic dental work. To prove it, your local practice can show you some evidence. Here’s a summary of why cosmetic dentistry is for all ages and three senior-friendly smile procedures.


Can I Wear My Dentures All the Time?

February 9, 2023

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Smiling patients wearing dentures

Your dentures probably make you feel pretty good, allowing you to eat and talk as if you weren’t missing any teeth at all. In fact, they may make you feel so good that you never want to take them off!

Maybe that’s why so many people make the mistake of never removing their dentures. Unfortunately, this can cause a few unpleasant issues. Here’s when you ought to take off your dentures, and why removing them is important.


Will Nitrous Oxide Put Me to Sleep?

January 11, 2023

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a woman receiving nitrous oxide at the dentist

Do you tend to get anxious when it’s time for your dental visit? Or maybe you just feel uncomfortable sitting in the exam chair? These are all things that can be helped with a form of sedation dentistry called nitrous oxide. But you may have wondered, “Will it put me to sleep or make me unconscious?”. Here’s what to know about nitrous oxide!


Do I Have to Be in Pain to Need a Root Canal?

December 11, 2022

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Root canal on infected toothSemi-annual cleanings and checkups are pretty routine. While you might expect to hear that you need to brush better or floss more often, you may be surprised if your dentist recommends a root canal in La Porte, especially if you aren’t having any pain. You don’t have to have a toothache to need root canal therapy. Pain is only one sign that you might be at risk of losing your tooth. Here’s why you don’t want to delay your root canal, even if your tooth doesn’t hurt.


Helpful Home Remedies for Toothaches

November 23, 2022

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A patient with a toothache in La Porte

When you have pain in your tooth, the situation might be serious. After all, this discomfort is usually a sign of a dental infection. As such, you should see an emergency dentist for it at once; otherwise, you could have serious complications. Thankfully, you can still manage the ache while you’re waiting for treatment. To learn more about the matter, here’s a summary of four home remedies for a toothache in La Porte. 


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!

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