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Dental Hygiene Visits 77504

WHY IS IT A GOOD IDEA TO VISIT THE DENTAL HYGIENIST? One of the most important reasons for attending a regular Dental Hygienist visit is the removal of the bacterial colonies (plaque) from between the teeth and in the crevices and niches (pockets) between the gums and teeth.  Plus, it allows your Hygienist and Dentist […]

Pasadena Texas Tooth Sensitivity

Are Your Teeth Temperamental? Dealing With Sensitive Smiles Are you overly sensitive? Relax, it has nothing to do with crying during life insurance commercials. Millions of adults struggle with hypersensitive teeth, which means they are sensitive to hot and cold temperatures, very sugary or acidic foods and drinks and vigorous toothbrushing. This kind of sensitivity […]

Floss for Best Dental Care

Flossing your Teeth Bacteria gather between the teeth and where the tooth meets gum tissue. Every 24 hours brings a new batch. Brushing won’t get rid of all the bacteria. Flossing correctly will also be needed. Flossing before brushing should be a part of your home oral health care program. It doesn’t matter which floss […]

Sleep Apnea Pasadena Texas 77504

It is estimated that 22 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea, with 80 percent of the cases of moderate and severe obstructive sleep apnea undiagnosed. How common is sleep apnea? Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the most common form of sleep apnea and is believed to affect approximately 4% of men and 2% of women. […]

Dental Implants in 77504

Pasadena Texas Dental Implants People are living longer than ever, and while regular brushing, flossing, and checkups allow many of us to maintain our natural smiles for a lifetime. However, sometimes our teeth just can’t keep up. If you’ve lost a tooth (or a few teeth) due to injury, disease, trauma or failed root canals, […]

Dental X-rays 77504

Why are Dental X-rays Necessary? X-rays are often the best way to identify problems that are not externally visible. X-rays are crucial in doing a complete and thorough dental examination. They are especially important in diagnosing serious conditions early to allow for effective treatment before you experience discomfort. X-rays show bone anatomy and density, decay […]

77504 What is Gum Disease

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! You have probably heard some of the terms: Plaque, Tartar, Calculus, Gingivitis, Periodontitis, Pyorrhea, Periodontal Disease, Gum Disease Gum Disease (Periodontal Disease) starts when plaque and tartar (calculus) are allowed to amass […]

Regular Teeth Cleaning Pasadena Texas

Teeth Cleaning Pasadena, Texas Your regularly scheduled 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 the […]

Senior Citizen Dentist 77504

Dr. Nugent is one of Pasadena’s most experienced Senior dentists. He is very experienced in treating seniors and helping them with choices about their dental care. Pasadena, Texas Dental Care for Seniors Advancing age puts many seniors at risk for a number of oral health problems such as the following: Root decay: This is caused […]

Senior Citizen Dentist in Pasadena Texas

The good news is our mouths don’t have to deteriorate with age.  It is a common myth that senior citizens are meant to lose their teeth, have numerous dental concerns or a smile you don’t want to see in pictures. There is absolutely no reason seniors cannot keep their teeth for a lifetime since tooth […]

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