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Why Did My Crown Come Off?

Why Did My Crown Come Off?

One of the most popular reasons people have dental emergencies is because their crown has popped off. It’s disappointing if your cap falls comes loose, especially since you want your dental work to last for a long time. What could have caused it to fall out? 1. The crown was broken. Sometimes, it’s just an […]

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4 Tips to Reduce Your Child’s Risk for Tooth Decay

4 Tips to Reduce Your Child’s Risk for Tooth Decay

At Dentistry of Kingwood, we’ve got a special place in our hearts for our smallest patients. That’s why we want to share with you, the parent, all we know about keeping your child’s smile healthy.  Cut out sweet drinks. Most cases of childhood tooth decay is linked to a habit of sipping on anything other […]

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5 Things You Should Know About DIY Teeth Whitening

5 Things You Should Know About DIY Teeth Whitening

DIY projects range from wedding cakes to clothing alterations to homemade hygiene products. If you’re after a whiter smile, however, you may want to think twice about going all-natural and taking a home-grown approach. 1. You may not get the results you want. Most at-home teeth whitening tricks focus on lifting or scrubbing away surface […]

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Seeing With Your Teeth: Tooth-in-Eye Surgery

Seeing With Your Teeth: Tooth-in-Eye Surgery

Did you know there is a procedure that uses a human tooth to restore sight? It’s not a very common surgery, but it has proven effective and life-changing in some unique cases. Medically known as modified osteo-odonto-keratoprothesis (MOOKP, for short), this procedure works in situations where someone’s body isn’t capable of retaining an artificial cornea. […]

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Why Are Your Teeth So Sensitive?

Why Are Your Teeth So Sensitive?

Nothing ruins a meal like sensitive teeth do. It’s just not the same when you have to take your coffee lukewarm or dice an apple into tiny pieces so you don’t have to bite into it. Some people just happen to have more sensitive teeth than others. But that doesn’t mean you have to write […]

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Prevent Your Dental Emergency Before it Happens

Prevent Your Dental Emergency Before it Happens

What dental procedure could possibly save you money? While some dental emergencies can’t be avoided (such as a slip in the bathtub or an automobile accident,) a large number of them can and should be completely prevented. It’s true: our Kingwood dentist often gets emergency calls related to tooth problems that we already knew existed, […]

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How Smoking Affects Your Smile

How Smoking Affects Your Smile

You’ve heard it all about how smoking affects your lung and heart health. Those problems seem a long way off. Keep in mind, though, that smoking can have a more immediate effect in a very visible way. An unpleasant smile can severely jeopardize first impressions. It can make your smile seem: Lacking in hygiene Older […]

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How to Save Hundreds a Year in Two Dental Visits

How to Save Hundreds a Year in Two Dental Visits

What dental procedure could possibly save you money? It comes down to that simple adage about prevention. It’s the same in dentistry as with almost any other aspect of your health. Preventative treatment can help you avoid the need for expensive restorative ones. Plus, it’s a fraction of the cost. Here’s how preventative dental treatments […]

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Say Goodbye to Bad Breath!

Say Goodbye to Bad Breath!

Chronic bad breath is a serious concern. Fear that others will notice the offensive odor can hold you back from expressing yourself confidently. From garlic to coffee to tuna fish, there are many foods we can blame bad breath on. But is food always the culprit? Your local dentist can help you figure that out. […]

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How Can You Get a Whiter Smile?

How Can You Get a Whiter Smile?

Just about everyone would like a brighter smile. If a whiter smile is on your list of resolutions for this year, you’ll be glad to know you’ve got a lot of options to choose from. Whitening Rinse Over-the-counter whitening rinses usually have a certain amount of hydrogen peroxide in them which can lift some stains […]

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