Plenty of men and women have teeth that overlap. What causes overlapping teeth? Overlapping teeth are usually caused by genetics or habits as a child such as thumbsucking. They can also be caused by the mouth being too small to fit all the teeth properly, or having different-sized upper and lower jaws. Injury to the […]
Beware of an Acidic Diet
Most men and women don’t think of a tooth as a body part that varies in strength. Our teeth seem to have a steady hardness and dependably grind food whenever we need them. However, teeth are dynamic organisms with continual chemical processes. Tooth Enamel Varies in Strength The protective enamel that covers the softer interior […]
The Gentle Art of Dentistry Performs Emergency Root Canals
What constitutes a dental emergency? You might think of chipped or broken teeth, or even a knocked out tooth. But at The Gentle Art of Dentistry in Houston TX we treat a wide range of emergencies, including infected teeth. An infected tooth can cause you a lot of serious pain. As bad as that is, […]
It’s A Great Time To Have Ugly Teeth!
You read that title right: it’s a great time to have ugly teeth. It really is true! Cosmetic dentistry from The Gentle Art of Dentistry in Houston TX offers a range of procedures that can transform unattractive teeth into something memorable. One of the most-requested procedures here is teeth whitening. Many of our patients have […]
5 Critical Oral Cancer Facts
Dental Checkups Are Not Just About Cavities At The Gentle Art of Dentistry we encourage people to come in twice a year for a dental examination and cleaning. If you skip twice-yearly dental checkups because you don’t believe you have any cavities, perhaps getting an oral cancer screening is a more convincing reason to see your […]
How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?
Too many people wait too long to get a new toothbrush, and this can contribute to poor dental health. At The Gentle Art of Dentistry in Houston TX we recommend a new toothbrush about every three months. How often you replace your toothbrush depends, of course, on how often you use it. We recommend, strongly, […]