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Plaque and Tartar: What’s the Difference? Missouri City, TX

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Plaque and Tartar: What’s the Difference?

Dental Procedures Missouri City TX

When it comes to plaque and tartar, you’ve likely heard the two terms together. However, contrary to popular belief, plaque and tartar are not the same thing. In fact, understanding their key differences can significantly impact the way you care for your teeth. What Is Plaque? Dental plaque is a soft, sticky film that builds…

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Your Toothpaste Shopping Guide

Toothpaste Houston TX

All dentists agree that patients should brush twice a day for optimal oral health. This means you will buy countless tubes of toothpaste over the course of your lifetime. If you’ve ever gone to the supermarket or drug store to buy toothpaste, however, you will quickly discover that there is more than one variety. In…

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Caring For Your Dental Implants

Dental Implants Houston TX

If you’ve recently received dental implants, congratulations on choosing the gold standard solution for tooth replacement. You can now enjoy a confident smile and one that functions, looks and feels like your natural teeth. Dental implants carry a superior success rate, and they are designed to be a long-term solution. While your dental implants do…

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The Truth About Root Canals

Tooth Pain Houston TX

Do you cringe at the term “root canal”? If so, you may not have a clear understanding about what a root canal procedure involves and what it is used for. It is common for patients to believe that root canals are painful. This is a myth and an unfortunate misconception. The reality is that root…

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The Importance of Brushing Before Bed

Toothbrush Houston TX

You probably already know you should brush your teeth twice a day. Most patients brush when they wake up and right before they go to bed. For most people, however, if there is a brushing session that gets skipped, it is the one before your head hits the pillow. After all, you won’t be eating…

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