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 »

Choosing the Perfect Dental Crown

Choosing the perfect dental crown is a part of ensuring that your smile will function properly for many years to come. Even teeth that have been broken into bits can be saved with a properly placed dental crown. Listed below are important facts regarding dental crowns: – Dental crowns are can repair or restore old… Read more »

If It’s Detected Early, a Small Cavity Might Be Repaired with a Dental Filling

The bacteria in your mouth are often bolstered by inconsistent daily oral hygiene habits and a failure to attend your regular dental checkups. This can leave your teeth at increased risk of suffering a cavity. When this happens, you might experience increased sensitivity in the tooth, discomfort when biting down, or an unnatural texture change…. Read more »

A Tooth That Has Suffered a Fracture Might Need Treatment by a Crown

Dental fractures can occur when an unnatural force is applied to one of your teeth. This might come in the form of a blow to the face during sports or result from grinding your teeth at night without a dental guard. When this happens, the alterations to the tooth enamel can have serious ramifications to… Read more »

Dry Mouth: The Causes

As you might have heard, there are several steps issues that can lead to a dry mouth, including being upset, nervous, or under stress. If your mouth is dry every once in awhile, you don’t need to worry–but had you heard that having a consistently dry mouth might lead to a few issues? Unfortunately, several… Read more »