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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 […]

Sedation Dentistry in Pasadena and Deer Park Texas

Sedation Dentistry, or “Sleep” Dentistry, is able to help fearful patients that would otherwise not go to their dental appointments. Dr. Nugent recognizes that there are many reasons why over 50% of the U.S. population do not obtain dental care. Although, Dr. Nugent finds the two of the most common reasons are: Extreme anxiety/fear No […]

Dental Implants in Pasadena and Deer Park TX

Replace lost teeth with Dental Implants When looking for dental implants in Pasadena and Deer Park area, look no further than our amazing family dental office. We provide affordable, quality care while utilizing advanced technology like Cone beam 3-D x-rays and 3-D printers. Our longstanding commitment to dental implants is known throughout the community. Whether […]

Wisdom Teeth Extractions Pasadena Texas

What are Wisdom Teeth Extractions? Wisdom teeth typically begin to develop in early adulthood. There is usually not enough space in the mouth for them to fully come in. Then they can become very challenging but the problems they cause. Wisdom teeth that are impacted may be painful, uncomfortable and cause infections and damage to […]

Dental Exam and Cleanings

What are Dental Exams and Cleanings? Dental exams check for dental problems that can compromise the health and overall wellness of your teeth and gum tissue. Cleanings are done to remove hardened plaque, tartar and stains. This improve the look and quality of the teeth and gums. Both dental exams and teeth cleanings should be […]

5 Reasons to Consider Getting Dental Implants

With proper care and maintenance, your teeth should last a lifetime. It’s why you should come to Dr. Nugent and Dr. Ficken to get regular cleanings and oral health checkups. However, if you have lost a tooth, there’s no need for despair. There are several options for restoring your smile after you’ve lost a tooth. […]

Dental Implants with Dr. Nugent

A Long-Lasting Way to Restore Teeth What is a dental implant? A dental implant is a titanium-based prosthesis that we use in order to replace missing teeth. What are the advantages of dental implants? The main advantage of dental implants is that they can replace missing teeth without affecting the neighboring teeth. For example, if […]

Dental Implant Options in Pasadena Texas

Single Dental Implant The most technologically advanced way to replace a single missing tooth is with a beautiful porcelain crown on top of a dental implant. The dental implant is a titanium cylinder that is placed in the jawbone. There the dental implant performs all the functions of the root of the natural tooth it […]

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