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Comparing Dental Implants and Bridges

Dental Implants vs. Bridges When a person loses a permanent tooth, deciding how to replace it is an important dental health decision. Two common tooth replacement options are dental implants and dental bridges. While bridges have traditionally been more widely used, dental implants provide significant advantages over bridges in most

The Importance of Dental Health

Pasadena, Texas Dentist Dr. Nugent talks about the importance of Dental Health: Good dental health is extremely important for overall health and well-being. Poor dental health can lead to pain, tooth loss, and infection that impacts the entire body. There are many reasons why dental health should be a priority.

The Top 5 Benefits of Choosing Dental Implant Dentures

Are you looking for a solution to your missing teeth? Have you tried traditional dentures and found them to be uncomfortable or unstable? If so, dental implant dentures may be the solution you’ve been searching for. Dental implant dentures offer several benefits over traditional dentures, including improved speech, enhanced comfort,

Gingivitis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

In this article, we will explain everything you need to know about gingivitis, including its causes, warning signs, treatment options, and prevention methods. Read on to learn more about this common oral health condition. What is Gingivitis? Gingivitis is a mild form of gum disease that occurs when plaque, a

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

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

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

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

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

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

Regardless of your age, dental implants can be a highly effective method to improve your oral health. They offer the ability to talk, eat, laugh, and smile without any self-consciousness about missing teeth. Dental implants resemble and function like natural teeth, but their crowns are created using dental-grade ceramic materials

Michael Nugent DDS
About Dr. Michel Nugent

I received a Bachelor of Science in Zoology with minors in Chemistry and German.

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