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Cosmetic Teeth Bleaching

Teeth Bleaching / Teeth Whitening A dazzling, attractive smile conveys confidence and strength. As we age, teeth naturally darken. This is due to the fact that teeth are porous. Thus, over time teeth will stain. Red wine, strawberries, coffee, tea, and anything that will stain a white shirt will slowly stain your teeth. One of […]

Deer Park Dental Implants

Dental Implant Dentistry Deer Park Texas: What is a dental implant? A dental implant is a permanent artificial tooth root replacement. The dental implant is a titanium cylinder that is placed into the jawbone. Once the bone heals and fuses to the dental implant, then the implant can be restored to look like a tooth. […]

Children’s Dentist Pasadena Texas

Pasadena Texas Kids Dentist: How do you care for baby teeth? As soon as the first tooth erupts, baby teeth (primary teeth) may be cleaned with a clean, wet wash cloth or wet gauze. The gums should also be gently cleaned. If a toothbrush is used, it should be an appropriate size. Once your child […]

Dental Fear and Anxiety in Pasadena, Texas

Dental Anxiety / Dental Fear Why are regular dental care checkups necessary? Regular checkups are needed to monitor your overall dental health. In addition to checking for cavities, Dr. Nugent and his hygienists examines the health of your entire mouth. This includes checking surrounding soft tissues, checking for pre-cancerous or cancerous lesions, oral sores, and […]

Lasers to Detect Cavities?

Pasadena, Texas Laser Dentist: A Laser to Detect Cavities. Dr. Nugent’s objective is to help you maintain and improve your oral health. Therefore, the dental care that you and your family receive in our Pasadena, Dental Office always includes state of the art dental technology. One such tool is a small laser instrument called the […]

What is Periodontal Disease?

Pasadena Texas Periodontal Disease: Periodontal diseases (gum disease) is simply put an infection of the gum tissue. This infection destroys the gum tissue and bone support of the teeth. Dental plaque is the primary cause of gum disease. Dental plaque is a blanket of bacteria that is clumped together. It is the white accumulation on […]

Why Remove Wisdom Teeth?

Why Remove Wisdom Teeth?  Pasadena, Texas Dentist Dr. Nugent explains why wisdom teeth are almost always removed: By age 18 an average person has 32 teeth – 16 on the top and 16 on the bottom. More times than not, the mouth is only able to fit 28 teeth. Discomfort and infection often occurs when […]

Gum Disease (Periodontal Disease)

What is Gum Disease? (Periodontal Disease) The familiar saying that older people are being “long on the tooth” suggests that it is prearranged that as we get older our teeth get “longer” due to gum tissue and bone loss. This is absolutely not true. One does not have to have gum tissue and bone loss […]

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