Is Sleep Apnea In Houston A Dental Problem?

A: A complex question— even would require a more complex answer. Snoring is generally an issue dealing with airway issues and the tongue. The tongue typically falls back into the airway causing people to snore. Some of the treatments can involve dentistry. Part of that is expanding the mouth giving the tongue more room. From…

What Are The Benefits Of All-On-Four?

A: There’s three main benefits the way we see it— the first is obviously getting you back to a highly functioning dentition. If you’ve been in dentures, you know there’s sloppiness and a loose feel to dentures— you take them out every night. With the All-on-Four, you’re basically putting functioning teeth back in, full time.…

Is All-On-Four The Last Resort?

A: The answer to that is no. But, for patients who have complex dental issues and they’ve lost most of their teeth or they’re in dentures— All-on-Four is the last, best resort remaining. Meaning, people can still go into dentures and live a nice healthy life. However, it’s not the best option—of course, getting to…

What Is General Dentistry?

A: General Dentistry is really an encompassing term that explains to the market, to the patients who are looking for a dentist—they would do a little of everything. Meaning, they’re going to be the doctor you go see for your routine checkups, your hygiene visits. Then, anytime you have a simple little filling or a…

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What Is A Filling?

A: A filling is something that we would put in place where a small cavity would be. Basically, a dentist will need to go in there and clean out the bacteria where the tooth is basically compromised. Then they would come back in with a composite filling, or sometimes people will use metallic fillings and…

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What Is Teeth Whitening?

A: Teeth whitening is any procedure that’s done either in the office, at home as a take-home kit or you can sometimes go to the store and buy whitening kits that will help your teeth add a shade or two of color whiter than what they were. Coffee stains, wine, over time teeth just will…

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Why Choose All-On-Four?

A: Patients would choose All-on-Four if they are in what we call, “terminal dentition”— meaning the remaining teeth are really not salvageable or the patient is already in a denture. If a patient is in a denture, they already know the problems and complexity that comes with a denture and people who basically have very…