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Why It's Important to Protect Your Gums

Science has given us many indications that dental health and overall health are closely related. Because the bacteria that cause gum disease can also contribute to other non-dental related health concerns like heart disease, diabetes, and dementia, there has never been a better time to focus on your oral health. Consistent examinations and comprehensive cleanings with your dentist in Houston every six months is the best way to monitor your dental health so you can achieve your best smile.

Your Gums Are Your Foundation for Excellent Dental Health

Just like the foundation for your house, your gums are your foundation for your teeth and your smile. If your gums are not healthy, ...

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Inlay vs. Onlay vs. Dental Crown. Which Is Right for Me?

Most of us will face tooth decay and cavities at some point in our lives and need to have a tooth repaired. Fortunately, modern dentistry offers excellent solutions to repair decayed or broken teeth; durable and aesthetically-pleasing tooth-colored inlays, onlays, and crowns. Here's a guide to help you understand when your Houston dentist might recommend one of these dental restorations and why. 

What Is a Dental Inlay?

Dental inlays are used in the same way as a tooth filling to restore a small portion of your tooth. The difference is that your dentist uses inlays for extensive decay and deeper cavities that develop within the cusps of your tooth. Your dentist will ...

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Why Does My Tooth Need a Crown Instead of a Filling?

It can be frustrating to learn that you need a dental crown, especially when you've only had fillings in the past! You may wonder why a filling is not enough to restore your tooth. Is a crown really necessary? Here's what you should know about dental crowns in Houston, TX.

What Is a Dental Crown?

Instead of restoring just a small portion of your tooth like a filling, a dental crown is designed to replace your entire tooth structure. It fits like a cap over your remaining tooth and is designed to mimic it closely in both shape and shade.

When Is a Dental Crown Recommended?

A crown is an ideal treatment for teeth ...

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