Gum Disease Treatment Pasadena Texas

What is Gum Disease Treatment? Non-surgical scaling and root planning is the gold standard treatment for Gum Disease (Periodontal Disease). This disease is a localized infection of the structures around the teeth. These structures include the gums, periodontal ligament and alveolar bone. In the earliest stage of periodontal disease, gingivitis, the infection affects the gums. […]

Toothache in Pasadena Texas

What is a Toothache? Pulpitis – inflammation of the pulp of the tooth is the most common cause of toothache, or pain in the region of the jaws and face. The short, sharp pains usually occur in response to hot, cold or sweet stimuli. If left untreated, the pulp can die and becomes infected. This leads […]

Deer Park Texas Gum Disease

What is Periodontal (Gum) Disease? The term “periodontal”means “around the tooth.”  Periodontal disease (also known as periodontitis and gum disease) is a common chronic inflammatory condition which affects the supporting and surrounding soft tissue and bone of the teeth. Periodontal disease is a bacterial infection of the gum tissue.  This infection affects the gums when […]

Cosmetic Dental Options in Pasadena Texas

  Cosmetic Procedures in Pasadena Texas: Modern dentistry has lots of cosmetic options. Below are some of the useful cosmetic procedures we utilize in our Pasadena, Texas Dental Office. Composite (tooth-colored) Fillings:  These fillings are now commonly used instead of amalgam (silver) fillings to repair teeth with cavities. Plus, they are used also to replace […]

Sleep Apnea 77504 Pasadena Texas

Sleep is one of the most significant aspects for good health. Without it, your mind and body will not receive the rest they need to heal and refresh. Regrettably, there are numerous issues that can prevent you from achieving this rest, some of which you may not even realize are a problem until sleep deprivation […]

Pasadena Texas Instant Orthodontics

Cosmetic Dentist Pasadena Texas: Millions of adults have minor orthodontic issues that hinder their otherwise beautiful smiles. Many of these people would like to fix these flaws but do not wish to undergo lengthy orthodontic (braces) treatment. Luckily, a potentially ideal alternative exists in the form of instant orthodontics. Instant orthodontics simply involves the placement […]

Snoring Pasadena Texas 77504

Pasadena, Texas Snoring Treatment Snoring isn’t just an annoyance, it can have significant health consequences. Pasadena, Texas Dentist Dr. Nugent can provide effective treatment for this issue.   What is Snoring? Snoring is caused by an an obstruction that restricts the flow of air in the throat. The obstruction can be caused by: Poor muscle […]

Dental Scaling in Pasadena Texas

Dental health is an important part of your general health. Whatever your age, you can and should have healthy teeth. Correct dental care can help you keep your teeth healthy for a lifetime. What is a plaque? Dental plaque is a soft, sticky, colorless blanker of bacteria and food particles that constantly forms on the […]

Dental Cleaning Twice a Year

Pasadena Texas Dental Cleaning: The Right Schedule for You The chemistry of your mouth is as unique as your signature. No two are exactly alike. And when people rely on the “you” need only a dental hygiene appointment twice a year to stay in good dental health, Dr. Nugent gets very concerned. Insurance plans also […]

Dental Implant Care Pasadena Texas

Caring for Your Dental Implant   Dental implants (tooth implants)  have been used successfully for many decades. Your implant should last for a very long time. Smoking: This is one of the greatest risks for implant-related complications. You should therefore try to quit smoking. Oral Hygiene: Thoroughly cleaning and caring for the implant during all […]

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