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Bone-graft-Houston
6Apr, 2017

Dental Bone Grafts: Materials, Techniques, Cost

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There are some reasons why bone grafting would be required by a dental patient. For example, when bone is absorbed into the body it is usually the result of a lack of normal dental stimulation. When this happens, bone grafting is often the most viable solution. A lack of stimulation of supporting bridge bone is typically the result of missing teeth. In short, the jawbone must be stimulated so that it remains healthy over the long term. When teeth are missing and not replaced, the bone will eventually become absorbed […]
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worst-drink-teeth-Houston
3Apr, 2017

What Is The Worst Drink For Your Teeth?

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In today’s world of mass-produced food, artificial sweeteners, and artificial ingredients it is more important than ever before to exercise caution when it comes to choosing what to drink. That said there are clearly some types of drinks that are worse for your teeth than others. Let’s take a look at these and explore some of the ways that you can actively participate in maintaining better oral health at all times. Most dentists would agree that a little bit of preventative care can go a long way in extending the […]
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Bone-Graft-Cost-Houston
28Mar, 2017

Dental Bone Grafts: Materials, Cost and Procedure

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There are some reasons why bone grafting would be required by a dental patient. For example, when bone is absorbed into the body it is usually the result of a lack of regular dental stimulation. When this happens, bone grafting is often the most viable solution. A lack of stimulation of supporting bridge bone is typically the result of missing teeth. In short, the jawbone must be stimulated so that it remains healthy over the long term. When teeth are missing and not replaced, the bone will eventually become absorbed […]
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Gummy-smile-Surgery-Houston
26Mar, 2017

Gummy Smile Surgery

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One concern sometimes experienced by dental patients is something known as overexposed gums. To have a truly attractive smile, it is important to have healthy and beautiful teeth and gums combined. As such, proper gum exposure is essential to the overall appearance. Fortunately, there is a relatively simple procedure that is used to correct what is at times called a gummy smile. This procedure has helped tens of thousands of people across the country and over the years to enjoy a more confident and more attractive smile. It really can […]
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Wisdom-teeth-removal-Houston
16Mar, 2017

Why Do I Need To Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

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This is a frequently asked question that deserves a real answer based only on solid facts. Many dentists suggest having wisdom teeth removed even if they are not causing a problem. Wisdom teeth or what are often referred to as the third molars situated towards the very back of the mouth only may not need removal if they are healthy and have erupted or grown in completely in a normal way. When the wisdom teeth are positioned correctly, and the patient enjoys a healthy bite with opposing teeth, wisdom teeth […]
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