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.
Houston Uptown Dentists Blog
July 29, 2016
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!
April 13, 2016
Finding the best dentist in Houston can feel overwhelming. There are so many options — and how can you really know who’s got your best interest in mind? With a little preparation, you can ask the right questions and feel confident you’re making the right decision. We’ve got some tips to help you decide on the professionals to care for your and your loved ones’ smiles!
March 15, 2016
They say that dental pain is some of the worst pain you can experience, and root canals are often associated with severe dental pain. Did you know however, that the pain you experience is actually caused by injury or infection to your tooth, not the root canal procedure? Root canal therapy actually removes the cause of your pain, while preserving your tooth. Here are a few reasons you might need a root canal in Houston.
March 3, 2016
10 million people suffer from eating disorders in Houston and across the US. Learn from Houston Uptown Dentists how they affect oral health and what helps.
Eating disorders affect millions of people across the country and worldwide. Found more often in the teen and young adult female population, these devastating mental health problems change more than physiology and interpersonal relationships. The National Eating Disorders Association and the American Dental Association agree that oral health suffers, too. (more…)
February 17, 2016
Heading out to eat in Midtown at your favorite Japanese eatery Izakaya is one of your favorite past times. The prospect of taking a blind date there however, has you terrified. Not because of the food, or even the fact that it’s a blind date, you’re panicked because of your teeth. Your teeth are stained, overlapped and probably chipped too. You’re not even sure the extent of the damage because you’re too embarrassed to go to a dentist. You’ve heard about cosmetic dentistry, but you’re afraid you might be too far-gone. If you’re looking for a cosmetic dentist in Houston, Dr. Amanda Juarez and Dr. Melissa Lent are the dentists you need to meet.