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.
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
Brushing your teeth properly is not terribly complicated but it is important to do it correctly, and the biggest factor in determining whether you are brushing properly is the length of time you spend brushing your teeth. Unfortunately in today’s busy society, people are often hurried in the mornings are rarely spend the appropriate amount … Continue reading “Make Your Dentist Happy – Brush Your Teeth the Right Way”Read More
When you consider the number of products available today for dental hygiene, the choices for mouthwash products can be overwhelming. Most people base their choices on products they have used in the past and some evidence suggests that cost is an important factor in people’s selection of mouthwash products. There are many choices of brands for … Continue reading “Mouthwash and Rinse Choices”Read More
Tooth decay is prevalent among the molars and premolars of most people because these teeth contain small irregularities that are prone to the collection of debris and bacteria.Proper flossing and brushing can help to eliminate the risk of tooth decay effectively on the front teeth, but for teeth located toward the back of your mouth, the risk … Continue reading “Dental Sealants for Protection from Tooth Decay”Read More
Do you floss regularly and properly? If you are not sure simply ask your dental hygienist, who can quickly deduce whether you are engaging in the recommended flossing routine. A simple examination of your teeth and gums will provide the hygienist with all the information necessary to determine your flossing habits, whether they are good or bad. If … Continue reading “Flossing Properly – Frequency and Technique”Read More
If you have suffered any type of injury to your teeth or gums, a dentist should be consulted immediately as emergencies like this can be painful and dangerous to your dental health. Most dental emergencies involve tooth fractures, teeth that have come loose, or which have been completely displaced from their socket. This type of injury … Continue reading “Emergencies and your Houston Dentist”Read More