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 »

Did You Know That Broken Teeth Can Be Fixed?

Did you know that broken teeth can be fixed? Tooth restorations therapies can be used to correct various oral ailments, regardless of how much damage they may have received. Everything from concealing broken teeth with veneers to fully enclosing problematic teeth with dental crowns is safer and more effective than ever. Listed below are some… Read more »

Did You Know That Invisible Aligners Exist?

Did you know that invisible oral aligners exist? With the Invisalign® orthodontic aligner system, you can improve your smile with clear aligners. Not only do they work to straighten your teeth, but they also improve your oral hygiene and decrease your risk for oral injuries, all the while giving you the aesthetics of your natural… Read more »

Don’t Let Bad Breath Scare People Away

Are you interested in preventing bad breath in Houston, Texas? If so, Dr. Smith and Dr. Carrell have some helpful tips and information to help you! There are things you can do on a regular basis to keep your breath fresh and pristine. -Oral Hygiene Tools: Keeping a toothbrush and toothpaste in your backpack, purse, or… Read more »

There Are Different Methods for Improving the Appearance of your Smile

The appearance of your smile has a significant influence on your self-esteem. Many people struggling with a stained, yellow, or otherwise unappealing smile will contact Bruce W. Smith DDS to explore their cosmetic dental options. The nature and severity of the imperfections in your smile will determine the treatment Dr. Bruce W. Smith recommends. If… Read more »

How to Overcome Bleeding Gums

You probably know that brushing and flossing your teeth daily will help keep your teeth healthy and strong. What would you do if you noticed your gumline bleeding after you brushed or flossed your teeth? Similarly, have you ever thought about what you could do about your bleeding, swollen, or red gums? If you do… Read more »

Dental Veneers Can Bring out Your Best Smile

If you have a smile that shines but you have struggled to maintain it, or it has noticeable flaws that simply cannot be concealed by other means, dental veneers may be the service you need. With the expert guidance we can provide at Bruce W. Smith DDS, we can have a set of dental veneers… Read more »

Five Reasons to Whiten Your Smile

You take good care of your smile with daily brushing and flossing to keep your teeth and gums looking their best. At our practice located in Houston, Texas, we have been helping our patients achieve healthier smiles for years. Dr. Bruce W. Smith and our team have also noticed that the number one change our patients… Read more »

Let Invisalign® Give You the Smile You Want

If you are ready to straighten your smile but aren’t ready for braces, you are not alone. By December 2016, four million smile transformations occurred with the help of the Invisalign® system. Many of our own patients in Houston, Texas, have found that aligning their smile discreetly is pleasantly possible using Invisalign aligners. Invisalign straightens… Read more »