Feeling Pain Inside Your Molars: Causes and Treatment

Most of us have experienced a toothache before. It might be sharp or dull, occasional or constant, isolated or widespread, but it certainly isn’t comfortable. When any tooth begins to hurt, it’s time to contact a dentist, like Dr. Cindy Flanagan at … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Porcelain Veneers

While watching celebrities on a red carpet or movie stars at a premier, you may have wondered, “How did they get such flawless teeth?” In many cases, the answer is porcelain veneers. This state-of-the-art procedure can instantly correct virtually any … Continue reading

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Why Do Gums Recede?

When you consider your oral health, you probably think about your teeth, but your gums are actually equally important. Your gum tissue helps hold your teeth in proper position, circulates blood throughout your mouth, and much more. Unfortunately, many people … Continue reading

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Is it Okay if My Molars Don’t Touch?

Ideally, your top and bottom teeth should be in perfect harmony, resting right up against each other when you close your mouth. However, in reality, this isn’t always the case. There are many issues that can affect the way your … Continue reading

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How to Properly Clean Your Tongue

So, let’s say you’ve carefully brushed your teeth with toothpaste for at least two minutes, flossed between each and every one, and swished with antibacterial mouthwash- you’re all done, right? Perhaps not. While it is crucial to clean your teeth and … Continue reading

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Does Mouthwash Really Work? Busting Mouth Myths

In the world of dentistry, it can be difficult to distinguish fact from fiction. It’s easy to read a social media comment, beauty magazine article, or product review and believe it’s true when it actually isn’t. At our Houston dental … Continue reading

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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Cancer isn’t exactly the most fun topic to discuss, but it’s undeniably important. The more you know about this deadly disease, the better you can ward it off, and this is especially true for oral cancer. This condition is typically … Continue reading

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Halitosis Hysteria: Common Causes of Bad Breath

No one wants to have bad breath. Whether you’re on a first date, in an important business meeting, or even just in tight quarters on the train, halitosis can be uncomfortable and embarrassing. It also signals certain crucial dental health … Continue reading

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Whitening Your Teeth: Busting Common Myths

Most of us would like to have brighter smiles. We’re constantly bombarded with billboards and advertisements featuring dazzling pearly whites. If you want to have a more radiant smile, you’ve probably considered whitening your teeth. You can find products to … Continue reading

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Should I Brush My Teeth Before or After Eating

Of course, it’s very important to brush your teeth. Gently polishing your enamel allows you to remove plaque, the sticky film of debris, saliva, and bacteria that can lead to cavities. It also improves your breath and helps your teeth … Continue reading

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