dental implants in Houston

What Are Dental Implants?

A: Dental implants are basically a dental procedure to restore teeth that are missing. When we say the term “dental implant,” what we’re actually talking about is the screw—the implant portion, that goes into the bone. So, that’s stage one of what most people call dental implants because ultimately we have to restore that implant.…

What is TMJ

What is TMJ?

A: TMJ is a problem that people get right here in this joint (at the mandible). Patients will talk about having popping, clicking or their jaw locking up sometimes. It’s a very painful disorder and basically, it’s usually arthritis in the joint. No different than you might have in your knee joint or hip joint.…

Is A Veneer Permanent?

A: It is a permanent solution, but I would never call it a lifetime solution. In dentistry, most of the time, the teeth God gave us don’t even last a lifetime. So, to expect something that’s put in at a dentist’s office to last a lifetime, I think is unrealistic. However, it is a permanent…

What Is The Purpose Of A Veneer?

A: Patients choose to get veneers when they’re really not happy with their teeth. Generally, the shape of the tooth, the coloring, and various things that make patients unhappy. The purpose of a veneer Is to improve that.  Often when you’re doing veneers—you’re doing let’s say several teeth that need to have a better look…

What Are Veneers?

A: Veneers in Houston are basically a cosmetic procedure to help improve the overall look and smile of a patient. You can replace all your teeth with veneers—partial, upper, lower. What we call our Smile Design, takes into account what your smile window is. So, when you smile as an individual how big is your…