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 offices are owned by Corporations. Recently, I got a flyer from a Corporate owned dental chain. They have a location […]

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 […]

PRF for Wisdom Teeth Extractions

What is Platelet-Rich Fibrin (PRF)? Platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) is a fibrin meshwork, in which platelet cytokines, growth factors, and cells are entrapped and discharged after a period and serve as a resorbable film. PRF is made from the patient’s own blood and is widely used in oral surgery. Platelets and fibrin are components of blood […]

Laser Treatment for Fever Blisters

LASER TREATMENT FOR PATIENTS WITH FEVER BLISTERS (COLD SORES)   Fever blisters, also called cold sores, are caused by the Herpes virus. Patients who repeatedly suffer from outbreaks of this Herpes virus, usually describe a pre-outbreak burning and itching sensation at the site of the future sore. If laser therapy is not done in time, […]

Coronavirus COVID-19

All emergency rules put in place by the State of Texas have expired.  If you want to wait in your car we can call you when we are ready. If you want to wait in the reception area you can. You are free to wear or not wear a mask upon entering our Pasadena, Dental […]

Easy Teeth Bleaching in Pasadena Texas

Create The Smile That You Always Wanted With Teeth Whitening People have always fought the effects of aging in order to look and feel younger. However, in the past 30 years there has been a huge paradigm shift in the way we view ourselves as we get older. Plastic surgeons have brought facelifts, breast implants […]

Pasadena, Texas Dental Health

Dental Hygiene and Oral Health Dental health isn’t just about whiter teeth, it is a crucial component of health throughout life. Poor dental health and untreated oral diseases and conditions can have a significant impact on quality of life. They can affect the most basic human needs including: the ability to eat and drink, swallow, […]

Gum Disease in Pasadena Texas

What is Gum Disease? According to the American Dental Association, at least 60% of adults in the United States have moderate-to-severe gum disease! The bad thing about this statistic is that gum disease is not painful. Therefore, people do not know that they have gum infections. Most people have heard some of the these terms: […]

Dental Check-Up in Pasadena, Texas

Dental Check-up and Cleaning: Your regularly scheduled dental check-up is often referred to as a “cleaning,” but there is much more to it than that! The technical term is oral prophylaxis, which means prevention of oral disease. One way to prevent oral disease is to remove harmful plaque and tartar (calculus) both above and below […]