Category Archives: Restorations

Gingivitis Treatment: Home & Special Care

Even if you don’t realize it, chances are that you suffer from gum disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “47.2% of adults aged 30 years and older have some form of periodontal disease” and “70.1% of … Continue reading

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My Mouth Keeps Watering: What Do I Do?

Saliva is an important component of your mouth, helping you digest your food and serving as a natural mouthwash for your teeth. However, it turns out that you can have too much of a good thing when it comes to your spit. … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Nighttime Jaw Pain

At the end of a long day, it can be easy to shrug off seemingly small aches and pains. If you realize most nights when you get into bed that your jaw is sore, notice it popping during your evening … Continue reading

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All About Dental Implants

Are there gaps in your smile? According to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, “35 million Americans are missing all their teeth in one or both jaws,” with many more missing one or a few teeth. Living with gaps in your … Continue reading

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3 Strange Things That Can Happen To Your Mouth

Your mouth is one of your most intricate body parts. Filled with teeth, gums, papillae, saliva, and more, your oral cavity forms its own complex world. At our Houston dental practice, Dr. Cindy Flanagan and our team help patients maintain healthy mouths … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Why Are My Teeth Moving?

As children, we become accustomed to changes in our teeth. We look forward to visits from the tooth fairy and watch our smiles take their shape (perhaps with the help of braces) as we make our way into our teens. … Continue reading

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