Dental Hygiene Blog
Dental Hygiene Blog. Everyone should have access to affordable dental care in an environment where they feel comfortable. At Pearland Family Dentistry, we strive to make sure all our patients can receive the dental care they need at a price they can afford. We accept many type of dental insurance plans and we make it simple to use your coverage. Our friendly team will help you decipher your insurance plan and submit your claims. If you do not have insurance, we have our My Family Dental Plan available, an affordable option to cover preventive visits and reduce your out-of-pocket dental costs. You and your family deserve the best dental care for your smiles and our team at Pearland Family Dentistry want to provide you with that care. Our mission is to offer a relaxing place for our patients of all ages to receive advanced dental care, changing the way you think about trips to the dentist. From comfort amenities to cutting-edge options for general, restorative and cosmetic dentistry, we have the excellent dental care you need at Pearland Family Dentistry in Houston. The enamel is the protective layer of the teeth and its high mineral content makes it quite strong. Once the enamel starts to demineralize i.e. lose minerals, the teeth become vulnerable to cavities. Signs of demineralization include white spots on the teeth and tooth sensitivity.
Dental Hygiene Blog. After undergoing restorative dental care e.g., extractions, implants, or root canal therapy, you may experience some of the following changes in your mouth. By knowing what to expect beforehand, you are better prepared to handle them when they happen. Gum disease is an infection of the gum tissues. It is characterized by inflammation of the gums and minor bleeding while brushing and flossing. If left unattended, gum disease may lead to loss of teeth and gum tissue. Here are its major causes: Plaque This is the number 1 cause of gum disease.
Wisdom teeth are the last ones to develop during your young adulthood. Because these teeth are formed at the back, they often don’t get enough space to fully form, causing agonizing pain. Dentists at Pearland often suggest that the wisdom tooth be surgically removed. If wisdom tooth doesn’t get enough room to grow, it may … Continue reading “What you can expect from a Wisdom Tooth Extraction Procedure”Read More
Are you unable to enjoy your ice-cream and hot drinks without feeling a twinge? The sharp pain that runs through your gums when you eat something hot or cold is because you might have tooth sensitivity. Tooth sensitivity is one of the most common dental problems and rather a painful one. However, people suffering from … Continue reading “How to deal with tooth sensitivity?”Read More
Once all your baby teeth fall off, you have to take responsibility of looking after all your new teeth. Unfortunately, we are not very good at defending our teeth from ourselves. We tend to eat the wrong things and do the wrong things (smoking). The best part is that we do not even try to … Continue reading “Why You Might Need to Get Your Tooth Pulled?”Read More
Two types of professionals carry out teeth whitening, dentists and beauticians. Lately, it has come to Pearland Family Dentistry’s attention that people are becoming confused in making the choice between the two. They do not know whom they should visit for teeth whitening, a beautician or us. We are here to assist them in their confusion by helping them … Continue reading “Dentist or Beautician: Whom Should You Visit for Teeth Whitening?”Read More
There never has been a year where Pearland Family Dentistry hasn’t told their patients about the benefits of wearing a mouthguard when participating in contact sports. However, our advice to them comes after they have sustained treatable dental injuries. If they had a mouthguard on, the extent of the dental injury could have greatly minimized. Since Pearland dentists aim … Continue reading “How Wearing a Mouthguard Protects Your Smile?”Read More
Your smile has the ability to light up the room, but for how long it can do that depends on your habits. As Pearland Family Dentistry tells its patients that in the end, it is their responsibility to ensure that their smile never disappears. As dentists, we want our patients to be proud of their smile and … Continue reading “Save Your Smile, before It’s Too Late”Read More
Your mouth is very complex. Oral health should be an important part of your regular self-care routine. You should also be aware of the issues that can arise with your mouth, and know what to do about them to prevent long-term damage. Tooth Decay Tooth decay is the wearing away of the enamel of the tooth, resulting … Continue reading “Top 10 Most Common Dental Issues”Read More
If you are a parent with kids playing sports—especially high impact sports—you are no doubt aware of the inherent dangers involved. You’ve probably purchased shin guards, kneepads, shoulder pads and a helmet or two…but have you considered the risks to your child’s mouth? According to WebMD, 40% of mouth injuries occurring in adolescents and young … Continue reading “Custom Athletic Mouth Guards and Night Guards”Read More
A root canal is one of the few things that we do not wish on our worst enemies. After all, how often do you hear, “I’d rather get a root canal than do that.” The pain is enough to force you to flee the dental office. In addition, the amount of time that it takes to endure … Continue reading “How To Prepare For A Root Canal Treatment”Read More
Orthodontics is the field of dentistry that pertains to the treatment and care of your teeth. In addition, orthodontist is the professional who develops the skills to practice orthodontists and this professional is concerned primarily with the study and treatment of your teeth and improper bite, which is also called the malocclusion. This can result from … Continue reading “Orthodontics”Read More