You try to think of all the things you’d rather do than go to the dentist. Jump out of a plane? Sure. How about without a parachute? You’re an optimist, so why not? Into the ocean? You were planning on going to the beach this year anyway. Many people would rather do anything else than visit the dentist. However, it’s important to see the dentist regularly just like it is with your physician. Patients like you need special care, which is why a sedation dentist in Houston knows exactly how to ease your mind when you come to see them. (more…)
Houston Uptown Dentists Blog
September 29, 2016
September 19, 2016
There’s nothing like starting the day with a battle of wills. Unfortunately, the only will you are battling is your own, with a little assistance from your morning alarm. A good day involves you only hitting the snooze button 5 times. However, it used to be 2 times, and then 3 times. You’ve always considered yourself to be a bit of an insomniac, or maybe you just have an overactive brain. Have you ever considered that you might have sleep apnea? Here are some tips to know if you have, as well as how to treat sleep apnea in Houston. (more…)
August 30, 2016
Crooked or misaligned teeth affect your life in many ways. Besides the toll it takes on your confidence when you smile or talk to other people, it also affects your oral health. Crooked teeth are harder to keep clean, which increases your risk of tooth decay and gum disease. A misaligned bite can contribute to a jaw disorder known as TMJ, and put your teeth at risk for damage and fractures. The good news is Houston Uptown Dentists can straighten your smile, even if you don’t want to wear traditional metal brackets. Here are some options for a straighter smile with clear braces in Houston.
August 15, 2016
Is your smile giving the right first impression? Did you know that it’s one of the very first features people notice when they meet you? Perhaps you like your smile, but maybe it just needs a boost. Did you know that whitening your teeth is one of the easiest ways to give your smile that much-needed pizazz? Houston Uptown Dentists has solutions for your teeth whitening needs. Your cosmetic dentists in Houston want you to know that a whiter smile is within reach!
July 29, 2016
Time sure does fly, doesn’t it? Seems like it was only six months ago that you had your last dental checkup. Well, in that case—you’re right on schedule. At Houston Uptown Dentists we like to see all of our patients at least twice each year for dental checkups. Why? Well, not only is that the recommendation of the American Dental Association, but with this regularity your Uptown Houston dentist can keep close tabs on the health of your teeth and gums.
July 9, 2016
You have a beautiful smile. Your teeth are always white, they’re straight and well shaped, and they shine like they’re always in the spotlight. And then the alarm goes off and you realize it was just a dream. But your perfect smile doesn’t need to exist in just your imagination. You can have that smile in real life with porcelain veneers. Houston Uptown Dentists have made dreams come true with porcelain veneers and they can do the same for you.
June 11, 2016
When you’re missing one or more of your teeth, it’s always on your mind. Whether it’s avoiding smiles for photographs or when you meet new people, to struggling when you try to chew your food, a missing tooth affects the quality of your life in many ways. Did you know that it’s also affecting your health? When you can’t properly chew your food, it’s harder for your stomach to digest, which takes a toll on your overall health. A missing tooth also compromises the integrity of your remaining teeth and bone. The good news is that your dentist in Houston has a lot of great replacement options to offer.
May 26, 2016
Have you ever noticed that a crick in your neck can lead to a sore back, which causes you to walk funny, which… well, you get the idea. The human body really is one interconnected system. So, it should come as no surprise that the condition of your mouth could dramatically affect this system. Dentists and physicians call this phenomenon the oral-systemic connection. In particular, the health of your gums has been linked to a number of bodily illnesses and diseases. Your dentist in Houston wants you to know about the importance of maintaining excellent oral health, so you can also enjoy good overall health, too.
May 16, 2016
Congratulations! The dentists and their team at Houston Uptown Dentists are thrilled to know that you have a growing family. We wish you nine months of good health and happy smiles. And to help you maintain your smile, we’d like to offer a few important suggestions. Your oral health is susceptible to change during pregnancy, so let’s take a look at some of the things we can do together to ensure your continued oral health during this special time.
April 20, 2016
If you’re missing one or more teeth, you should know that tooth replacement is now better than ever with modern dental implants. The only comprehensive replacement option available today, this option gives you back your missing tooth as well as its root. But why is that so important, you ask? Keep reading to find out more about dental implants in Houston from the team you trust!