Have You Wondered How a Dental Implant Is Made?

If you have lost one or more teeth to an infection, accident, or extraction, a dental implant can help you restore your smile. Our dentist and team at Bruce W. Smith, DDS can help you determine if a dental implant is right for you by providing a basic review of the dental implant process. You… Read more »

What You Should Know About Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

What are you aware of about treating baby bottle tooth decay? Continue reading this post to find out some more about the disease and what it means for you. In the early stages of baby bottle tooth decay, fluoride treatment is typically sufficient to reverse the damage. As the sickness raises, restorative procedures like crowns… Read more »

The Best Way to Brighten Your Smile When You Have Sensitive Teeth

If you have sensitive teeth, you probably shouldn’t immediately start a teeth whitening treatment. Unfortunately, many treatments strongly affect the teeth and make the sensitivity worse. You don’t want that, do you? So, it’s important to select the right kind of treatment so you can whiten your smile but also care for your teeth. Our… Read more »

Do You Want to Win the Fight Against Tooth Decay and Gum Disease?

Winning the battle against cavities and gingivitis–two common oral diseases–our Bruce W. Smith, DDS team in Houston, Texas recommends the taking good oral care of your smile. Our purpose is to help you create an appealing smile that starts with the basics–a healthy mouth. The most basic tool at your disposal to keep out tooth… Read more »

ADA Approved Whitening Strips Can Help Prevent New Dental Stains from Appearing

Dental stains from dark beverages and foods often start out minor. As they start to build up on the surfaces of your teeth, they can start to gradually saturate deeper into the tooth enamel. This level of dental staining often cannot be fully cleared by the whitening products sold in stores. In a case of… Read more »

A Fractured Dental Crown Needs Treatment to Prevent Further Complications

Your dental crown was created from strong dental materials meant to rival or exceed the capacity of natural tooth enamel. Yet there are still times where some form of dental trauma can exceed the structural integrity of a dental crown causing a chip or fracture. In a situation like this, you should not delay in… Read more »

The Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Zoom Whitening

Are you interested in enhancing your smile with Zoom Whitening in Houston, Texas? If so, you probably have many questions. So, to help you know more about this treatment so you can decide if it’s best for your smile, our dentists and dental team are happy to give you the details and information you’re looking… Read more »

Q&A About Dental Bridges

Do you feel a bit overwhelmed after our dentists, Dr. Bruce Smith or Dr. Samuel Carrell, recommended restoring your smile with a dental bridge? If so, it’s probably because you don’t know much about this restoration. So, to help you feel more prepared for and relaxed about your upcoming dental appointment at Bruce W. Smith,… Read more »

Dry Mouth: Leading the Cause in Adult Tooth Decay

Dry mouth occurs when there is not enough saliva in your mouth. If left untreated, tooth decay and oral health care disorders can arise. However, dry mouth can be treated to ensure your mouth contains the proper amount of saliva once more. The uses of dry mouth treatments are vast, as it is essential for… Read more »

Teeth and Gums 101: Dental Bonding

Have you felt an upsurge in tooth sensitivity recently? Do you feel tooth pain when you eat certain types of foods, including those that are cold? If so, you have tooth enamel damage and need a restoration service such as dental bonding. With dental bonding, you can correct the ailment on a tooth to improve… Read more »