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What to Consider When Choosing an Emergency Dentist

February 6, 2020

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woman holding her jaw in pain needing an emergency dentist

If it were up to you, a dental emergency would never happen. After all, when one occurs, it’s usually at the most inopportune time. Thankfully, with the help of an emergency dentist, you can receive the care you need to bring an end to any suffering and get your life back on track. But first, you need to know how to choose the right professional. As you continue reading, you’ll be provided with some key pointers to help in the decision process.

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Are Dental Implants a Permanent Solution?

January 23, 2020

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dental implant

You’ve recently had a tooth extracted due to decay, and you’re considering getting a dental implant to replace it. You may have heard that dental implants are the best option out there for replacing missing teeth, which is correct. However, can you really expect your implant to last for the rest of your life? Keep reading to find out.

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Do Your Dentures Not Fit Right?

January 7, 2020

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implant-retained dentures in Spring

When you first received your dentures in Spring a few years ago, you couldn’t have been happier. After suffering through having missing teeth for so long, you could finally eat healthy, crunchy foods and smile with complete confidence. However, recently your gums have been feeling a little sore, especially when you remove your dentures at night. What should you do when your prosthesis doesn’t fit as it should? Keep reading to learn a couple of options that your dentist can provide.

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Helpful Home Remedies for Treating a Dry Mouth

December 7, 2019

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Woman treating dry mouth with water

A dry mouth is a uniquely irritating situation. You probably didn’t even realize how much you appreciated your saliva until it was gone. Thankfully, a dry mouth is often just an unpleasant feeling that will go away on its own. However, dry mouth isn’t entirely harmless. Studies show that people this condition are at a higher risk for cavities, gum disease, and other oral health issues! If left untreated, a regularly dry mouth could cause serious damage to your teeth. Your dentist in Spring explains what causes dry mouth and the best at home tips for treating it.

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Dentist Gives 3 Easy Ways To Get Relief From a Nighttime Toothache (Part 3 of 3)

November 23, 2019

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If you’ve ever had a toothache, you know that they’re no fun. Not to mention that they rarely happen at a good time. Nighttime toothaches are especially problematic because you have to wait until the next day to see a dentist. But that doesn’t mean you can’t get relief from the pain! Keep reading for the last installment in a series of 3 blogs on using simple at-home remedies to treat a nighttime toothache. With these tried-and-true strategies, you’ll not only feel better fast but also get a good night’s sleep!

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Have a Nighttime Toothache? Read These Tips (Part 2 of 3)

October 18, 2019

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close up person with mouth pain

Have you ever been settling down to bed, only to get jolted awake by a sharp sting of pain in your mouth? Since it’s too late in the day to call your dentist, it seems like there’s nothing you can do. Fortunately, as we’ve written before, there are home remedies you can employ to lessen your pain until the next day when you can contact your dentist. Read more to learn 3 more tips for managing a nighttime toothache.

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Tips to Get Rid of a Toothache at Night (Part 1 of 3)

September 24, 2019

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man with toothache

Nothing ruins your night quite like a toothache. It can make getting a good night’s sleep next to impossible. You just toss and turn all night, trying and failing to ignore your discomfort. Fortunately, there are surefire ways to get rid of that toothache. Continue reading more to learn these tricks from a dentist on how to cure a nighttime toothache.

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Using Hydrogen Peroxide For Teeth Whitening, Is it Safe?

August 11, 2019

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person smiling

When you first heard that hydrogen peroxide was an active ingredient in most teeth whitening kits, the wheels in your brain started turning. It’s one of the most common household items, meaning instead of purchasing all these products to make your teeth whiter, you may be able to make your own for a fraction of the cost. Something you should know before delving into implementing hydrogen peroxide into your oral hygiene routine is that it can cause serious damage to your teeth and a variety of safety risks. Read on to learn how hydrogen peroxide whitens teeth and whether it’s safe to use at home.

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Study Ties Gum Disease in Spring, TX to Higher Risk of Liver Cancer

July 16, 2019

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liver inside a human body

It has been established that having gum disease in Spring, TX can lead to an increased chance in developing certain health problems, such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and certain types of cancers. However, a recent study of people in the United Kingdom found a link between poor oral health and liver cancer. Let’s examine this connection more closely.

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Let Your Family’s Summer Smiles Shine With These Oral Health Tips From Your Dentist In Spring

June 14, 2019

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family packing for vacation

Sun-soaked days at the beach, trips to the amusement park, family picnics—these are just some activities you’re looking forward to this season. You don’t consider “summer fun” a car ride to your emergency dentist or a crying child because of a knocked-out tooth. This June is Oral Health Awareness Month, which means there’s no better time to revamp your family’s daily oral routines so everyone can get the most out of their vacation. Read on for tips and tricks from your dentist in Spring to keep on top of your oral health.

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