General Dentistry

What is Dental Phobia?

Dental Phobia & How to Combat 
For many patients, a bi-annual visit to the dentist is just another health care visit to check off the list. For others, visiting the dentist brings up a phobia so strong that avoiding the dentist even when dental work is immediately needed is the usual course of action. Dental […]

Is Gum Infection Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease?

Alzheimer’s disease is a modern-day epidemic that has destroyed countless lives and families all across the globe. The condition is a progressive brain disorder that slowly, over time, decreases a person’s capacity for memory and thinking skills. In the final stages of the disease, even the most basic tasks become impossible.

Scientists and researchers have […]

How Often Should You See the Dentist?

When was the last time you visited the dentist? For many individuals, it’s easy to miss regular dental appointments. As the year flashes by, learn how often you should visit the dentist and what to expect during a dentist visit.

Do You Really Need to Go to the Dentist Every Six Months?

Whether you regularly visit […]

Why Visiting the Dentist Is Good for Your Overall Health

When you think about overall health, you may not connect it to your oral habits, but did you know they are directly related? If your oral health can affect your overall health, it’s important to visit the dentist regularly. Whether for a dental cleaning or to have a painful tooth checked out, oral health […]

5 Superfoods Good for Your Teeth

We’re always being told how some foods, particularly sugary candies, are bad for our teeth, but what about the ones that are good for them? Medical Center Dental has the answers with these five superfoods that are good for your teeth and overall dental health.
Did you know cheese is good for your teeth? This […]

How to Prepare for Oral Surgery

Updated November 5, 2019

Oral surgery, including the extraction of troublesome teeth such as wisdom teeth, can provide excellent relief and health benefits. Here are a few tips to help you prepare for your oral surgery procedure.
1. Ask questions
Make sure when preparing for your oral surgery to ask questions of your Houston dentist or oral […]

Are Grillz Bad for Your Teeth?

Rappers, athletes, and many other celebrities are often seen sporting grillz. What are grillz? They’re the flashy snap-on dental ornaments that cover the visible surfaces of teeth. They can go over a single tooth or come in a more significant piece that goes across the upper or lower dental arch.

This fashion fad has attracted […]

What Foods are Good for Your Gums?

Healthy gums are essential for strong teeth. For your whole life – through two sets of teeth – your gums provide necessary blood flow.

When you brush your teeth, it stimulates the soft tissue of the gums. Brushing enhances circulation and helps head off problems like gingivitis, inflammation that can lead to gum disease.

It surprises […]

How to Make Your Teeth Less Sensitive

Millions of people all over the U.S. suffer from occasional – or even chronic – sensitivity of the teeth. You can develop tooth sensitivity even with no major dental health issues.

Dr. Dale Brant of Ingenious Dentistry notes, “There are many things that can cause teeth to be sensitive. The first thing is decay. If the […]

Baby Teeth 101: Everything Parents Need to Know

Dental care for your kids sets the stage for healthy teeth throughout their lives.

Every child is different and kids start to lose their “baby teeth” at different ages. Dr. Dale Brant of Ingenious Dentistry says, “Children generally begin to lose their baby teeth somewhere between five to seven years of age, but some children as young […]

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