Deer Park and Pasadena Texas Family Dentistry:
Dr. Nugent does gum disease really affect the rest of my body?
Absolutely! Bacteria in your mouth can cause low grade long standing infections. The bacteria in your mouth can not only destroy your gum tissue and jaw bone, the bacteria can also lead to strokes, heart attacks, and pregnancy complications. Yes dental infection is very severe. Dr. Nugent and his hygienists will examine and evaluate your gum tissue with advanced dental technology Periodontal disease is very serious bacterial infection of your gum tissue.
Dr. Nugent I am missing teeth. What are my options?
There are many ways to replace missing teeth. However, the most advanced way to replace missing teeth is with a dental implant. Dental implants are the most conservative and longest lasting tooth replacement options. Dental implants mimic natural teeth. Dental implants offer amazing cosmetic results. Old fashioned bridges and dentures have numerous negative aspects.
Dr. Nugent do you use lasers are your office?
Dr. Nugent believes in the best technology because his patients are the best. Dr. Nugent use a cavity detecting laser called a Diagnodent. This laser scans your teeth looking for damaged enamel that is broken down from decay.
Furthermore, Dr. Nugent utilizes a soft tissue laser to fight gum disease, reduce excessive gum tissue, and control bleeding. Because the soft tissue laser is so advanced there will be no need for stiches after laser surgery. Patients heal much faster after laser surgery then the old fashioned scalpel.
Dr. Nugent I really hate going to the dentist. I have severe anxiety and panic attacks when I am at the dentist. Is there anything you can do to help me?
People avoid the dentist because of fear and anxiety. Most often the dental phobia can be traced back to horrible dental experiences from the patients past. Dr. Nugent strives to make each dental visit stress and anxiety free. However, Dr. Nugent understands that dental phobia can be extremely hard to overcome. Dr. Nugent offers Sedation Dentistry at his Pasadena, Texas Dental Office. Dr. Nugent has advanced training in Sedation Dentistry. Though the use of different sedation techniques Dr. Nugent can make patients extremely relaxed and comfortable during their dental visits. Years of neglect can be taken care of in one visit while you are in a sleep like state.
Dr. Nugent, what can Cosmetic Dentistry help me improve my smile?
Dr. Nugent knows that you are unique and that your smile is very important. There are many choices when it comes to cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Nugent will sit down with you and discuss you goals and options. The most common cosmetic dental procedure is teeth whitening. This is also called teeth bleaching. Patients can easily transform their smiles into a dazzling white smile.
Porcelain veneers allow Dr. Nugent to change the shape, color and position of your teeth. Porcelain veneers allow you to have that winning Hollywood smile. Cosmetic dentistry can change your life.
What about dental insurance?
Dr. Nugent accepts all dental insurance where the patient can choose their own doctor. Dr. Nugent is not on any dental insurance lists or networks. Dr. Nugent believes that the dentists that are on insurance list and dental networks provide the minimum of dental care. Those doctors run their practice on a “high volume, low dental quality” model. Dr. Nugent is a low volume dental office. Dental treatment is never rushed and Dr. Nugent never double or triple books like other dentist. Dr. Nugent’s front desk team members will help you to maximize your insurance benefits. Furthermore, as a courtesy to our patients Dr. Nugent will file your dental claims electronically.
Dr. Nugent provides patients with a positive and dental experience at every visit. Dr. Nugent’s office is conveniently located at 3421 Burke Rd Ste A, Pasadena, Texas. Dr. Nugent serves patients from Pasadena, Deer Park, Friendswood, La Porte and League City. For an amazing dental experience call our office at 713-941-8261.
Visit us at 3421 Burke Rd, Pasadena, Texas 77504.