Are Veneers Permanent?

Are Veneers Permanent? When teeth are damaged due to an accident or tooth decay, stained or discolored, or just not as straight as you’d like, it can make you feel self-conscious. You may feel like hiding your teeth when you laugh or talk. Thankfully, there are options to help improve the look of your smile, […]

Baby Teeth in Adults

Under normal circumstances, our baby teeth (primary teeth) fall out and are replaced by our adult teeth as we age. However, sometimes our baby teeth don’t fall out as they should. A retained baby tooth in adults can cause many problems, and they can make it difficult to chew and speak correctly and lead to […]

Dry Mouth: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

  Is your mouth dry when you wake up in the morning? If so, you’re not alone. In fact, many people suffer from dry mouth syndrome (Xerostomia) and don’t even know it. Xerostomia occurs when the salivary glands in your mouth produce less saliva than they are supposed to. There are several causes of dry […]

Do teeth straighten after wisdom teeth extraction?

  Patients with overcrowded, gapped, or misaligned teeth often wonder if their bite will straighten out after a wisdom tooth extraction. The short answer is that it depends on the individual. Most misalignments are due to the jaw being misaligned and not issues with the wisdom teeth. This does not mean it is impossible though! […]

8 Reasons to Get Veneers

  Dental veneers are a popular treatment in cosmetic dentistry. Veneers are custom-made, thin shells of porcelain or plastic that cover the front surfaces of your teeth. You can use them to improve facial aesthetics and correct problems like a chipped tooth, gapped teeth, misaligned teeth, uneven gum lines, and worn tooth enamel. Dental patients […]

Dental Implants in Pasadena, TX: Replacing Missing Teeth with Natural Results

Dental implants can be an excellent way to restore your dental health no matter what stage of life you’re in. They can help replace missing teeth and give patients the ability to eat, talk, laugh, and smile without feeling self-conscious about their dental health. They look and function just like natural teeth, but the crowns […]

Free Dentistry and Corporate Dentistry

The Proliferation of Corporate Owned Dental Practices I am lucky to own my dental building and office. The dentist owning the dental office is becoming a rarity these days. The trend in dentistry is that dental offices are owned by Corporations. Recently, I got a flyer from a Corporate owned dental chain. They have a […]

10 Tips for a Healthy Smile: Dr. Michael Nugent, Dentist | Pasadena, TX

Dr. Michael Nugent is a dentist in Pasadena, TX, and has been practicing dentistry since 2005. He specializes in many dental services, including family, cosmetic, sedation, and general dentistry. His number one priority is his patients and that they receive the very best dental care in Pasadena, TX. This is why Dr. Nugent has provided […]

Dr. Michael Nugent DDS Cosmetic Dentist | Pasadena, TX

What is Cosmetic Dentistry? Cosmetic dentistry is a branch of dentistry that deals with improving the appearance of a person’s teeth, but in some cases, cosmetic dentistry can also be used to correct cosmetic issues caused by accidents or birth defects. An aesthetic dentist can restore your natural smile and give you back your confidence. […]

Toothache in Pasadena Texas

Dental Pain in Pasadena, Texas   You know you have a cavity. Or you have cracked a tooth. Perhaps, your gums are red, swollen, and bleed after flossing. Or that nagging toothache you’ve had for months won’t seem to go away. A large group of people hate going to the dentist. These people avoid handling […]