Check Out The Checkup!

At The Gentle Art of Dentistry in Houston, we want to see each one of our patients for a cleaning and checkup twice a year. Most of the time we try to get you to schedule your next appointment even as you leave the office from your latest one.

There are some very good reasons for seeing us twice a year. Along with daily brushing and flossing, six-month cleanings and checkups are the best way to ensure you have good dental health. That means clean teeth with no cavities, and pink healthy gums.

Most appointments begin with a cleaning from the hygienist. During the cleaning we’ll scrape any tartar from your teeth. Tartar is hardened plaque, and you can’t get it off with a toothbrush and floss. That’s one of the reasons brushing twice a day is so important: it helps prevent plaque buildup! Scraping tartar off of your teeth is known as scaling.

Once your teeth are scaled, we’ll polish them with a gritty toothpaste. This is pretty harsh stuff, and it does a fabulous job removing any surface stains on your teeth. Sometimes patients wonder if they can get something like it for use at home. The trouble with that is that it’s just too abrasive to use every day.

After scaling and brushing, the last step is flossing. Then, it’s the dentist’s turn.

During the checkup we look for any new cavities that may have appeared since your last visit. We might take X-rays, although this is not done at every visit. We’ll examine your gums, too, for any signs of gum disease.

Finally, we’ll look at your tongue, throat, face and and head, and your neck. We’re checking for swelling or redness, or any signs of cancer.

And that, in a nutshell, is how your visit to the dentist goes. At The Gentle Art of Dentistry in Houston, our services include general and cosmetic dentistry. Schedulre your next appointment with us today.

Contact The Gentle Art of Dentistry:

281-469-8026

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

102 Vintage Park Blvd, Suite D
Houston, Texas
77070

 

Our Dental Team Takes Care Of You

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At The Gentle Art of Dentistry in Houston, each member of our team helps us operate smoothly to provide a high level of care. This message will explain the duties of a dental assistant.

You probably think of the dental assistant as: “The one who suctions my mouth while the dentist is working on me,” or “The one who clips the bib around my neck,” and you are correct. However, his/her knowledge of patient care and dental lab procedures is probably more extensive than you realize.

Skilled dental assistants work behind the scenes at The Gentle Art of Dentistry. They assist the dentist during all dental procedures, including basic oral examinations, tooth prep, and cavity filling, as well as lengthy smile makeovers involving multiple procedures. They also work with our dental hygienists during cleanings and patient instruction.

When a patient arrives for his/her appointment, the dental assistant has already been preparing for the specific procedure. Before he/she is escorted to a chair in one of our pleasant patient rooms, the assistant has made sure the room is ready.

Whether the patient is receiving porcelain veneers, undergoing a routine orthodontia adjustment, or settling in for a two-hour cosmetic dental smile makeover, the dental assistant has set the stage for a comfortable and efficient procedure.

Dental assistants may also prepare tray setups, take impressions for restorations, schedule appointments, take x-rays, and maintain patient records. They must have an astute eye for detail and a first-rate memory as they organize and stock the many different dental supplies in a typical office.

At The Gentle Art of Dentistry in Houston, services include general and cosmetic dentistry, with our dental assistants helping every step of the way. Schedule your next checkup today.

Contact The Gentle Art of Dentistry:

281-469-8026

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

102 Vintage Park Blvd, Suite D
Houston, Texas
77070

 

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Let’s Make A Plan

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At The Gentle Art of Dentistry in Houston, we want all our patients to have healthy, beautiful smiles.

When you are committed to reaching a goal, the difference between success and failure often comes down to whether you follow a plan. Inconsistency is hardly ever effective.

Do you have a goal to improve your smile? Perhaps you have not thought much about your teeth in the past, but lately have noticed problems. These can be purely aesthetic such as tooth staining, or a serious hazard such as bone recession.

Do you have an objective for your smile?

  • Reverse gum disease
  • Whiten your teeth and prevent future staining
  • Replace missing teeth
  • Straighten misaligned teeth
  • Repair cracked teeth
  • Prevent tooth loss
  • A complete smile redesign

We are committed to customized patient-focused care. This means that we compose a personalized treatment plan for every single patient; after all, each patient is unique. Age, lifestyle, current status of oral health, overall physical health, and risk factors are all taken into account.

Ready to get started? Call us at The Gentle Art of Dentistry in Houston to discuss your goals and concerns. Our services include a wide range of general and cosmetic dentistry. Schedule an appointment with us today.

Contact The Gentle Art of Dentistry:

281-469-8026

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

102 Vintage Park Blvd, Suite D
Houston, Texas
77070

 

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Want To Perk Up Your Smile?

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If you would like to improve your smile, all you need to do is pick up the phone and make an appointment with The Gentle Art of Dentistry. Our cosmetic dentistry makes positive changes to smiles every single day.

A Smile You Want to Show Off

Teeth whitening is one of the most populsar cosmetic dentistry procedures wse offer. A whiter smile can change your life dramatically. Many of our patients feel more self-confident in personal and professional settings with their new, whiter smiles. White teeth brighten your smile and give you a reason to show them off. Who doesn’t need another reason to smile?

We have two options: in-office teeth whitening, which can whiten your smile in a single office visit, and take-home whitening kits, which whiten teeth over several weeks. Both options surpass any over-the-counter products you’ll find at the store.

More Problems? We Have Solutions

Perhaps your teeth have additional issues besides dull color. We can help you with all types of problems including chipped teeth, crooked teeth, uneven gumline, and even missing teeth.

At The Gentle Art of Dentistry in Houston, we offer a full range of cosmetic dentistry procedures. We also offer general dentistry to keep your teeth and gums healthy. Schedule your next checkup with us today.

Contact The Gentle Art of Dentistry:

281-469-8026

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

102 Vintage Park Blvd, Suite D
Houston, Texas
77070

 

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Express Your Personality With A Smile Makeover

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What makes up a perfect smile? White teeth? Straight teeth? Teeth with pleasing proportions relative to one another? A stunning smile is more than the sum of its parts. At The Gentle Art of Dentistry in Houston, we believe that it also contains another element—your unique personality.

What is a cosmetic dentistry smile makeover? It is a combination of procedures that remedy any problems with your existing smile.

At The Gentle Art of Dentistry, cosmetic dentistry is all about making positive changes to your smile. At the same time, we never overlook the state of your dental health.

If you have teeth that are not structurally sound, you may need a dental crown. The crowns at The Gentle Art of Dentistry blend perfectly with your existing teeth. No “chiclet” effect where the crown sticks out like a sore thumb.

What if you have a tooth that is completely missing? Ask us about dental implants. This permanent tooth restoration is actually anchored into the jawbone, offering strength, natural function, and protection from bone recession. With a dental implant, there is no need to damage the two adjacent teeth as is necessary for a dental bridge. There are a variety of dental braces available for our patients who need orthodontic treatment. Ask us about invisible braces, lingual braces and fast braces.

At The Gentle Art of Dentistry in Houston, cosmetic dentistry can transform your smile. We also offer a full range of general dentistry services. Make an appointment today.

Contact The Gentle Art of Dentistry:

281-469-8026

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

102 Vintage Park Blvd, Suite D
Houston, Texas
77070

 

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