Baytown Gentle Dental Blog

How Vitamin D Helps Dental Implants Succeed

April 12, 2024

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Chalkboard reading “vitamin D” surrounded by foods rich in vitamin D

Are you planning to have dental implants placed in the near future? The procedure has a very high rate of success, but for the sake of your smile, you’ll naturally want to take any steps you can to minimize the risk of failure. One thing you can do is consider the state of your nutrition. Are you getting plenty of vitamin D? Here’s why the answer to this question could make all the difference for your dental implants.

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Why Attach Dentures to Dental Implants?

March 8, 2024

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Illustration of dentures and dental implants for upper arch

Traditional dentures make it possible to replace multiple missing teeth at once, thus making it easier to chew, speak, and perform other everyday tasks. But what if your dentures are attached to dental implants? This combination could end up making more of a difference than you realize. By reading on, you can discover the many advantages you can enjoy by choosing implant dentures.

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Baytown Gentle Dental

February 7, 2024

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person wondering how to whiten their smile

In the United States, most people – about 80% of them – want to achieve whiter teeth. If you’re one of them, your cosmetic dentist can help you reach your desired results. They offer treatments like porcelain veneers as well as teeth whitening treatments to brighten your pearly whites. Keep reading as we explain why teeth become discolored and help you choose the best option for you.

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Help! My Dental Veneer Came Loose! Don’t Panic, Here’s What to Do

January 16, 2024

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Man panicked after losing his dental veneer

Many patients have found themselves in the compromising position of losing a dental veneer. Sometimes they’re crunching on some ice (a no-no). Other times they may have slipped and bumped it against something. Whatever the reason for the dislodgement, you’ll need a plan to get it back together. Read on to learn how to replace your dental veneer if it ever comes loose.

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How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Help You Progress in Your Career

December 7, 2023

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person with nice smile at job interview

As time progresses and we gracefully embrace the changes that come with aging, our smiles too bear the marks of time. While it’s entirely natural, a smile that exhibits discoloration, gaps, misalignment, or damage can dampen your confidence. Cosmetic dentistry steps in to address these concerns through a variety of treatments that either conceal or rectify imperfections, potentially boosting your self-assurance and even influencing your career success. Keep reading to dive into the impact of cosmetic dentistry on your professional aspirations and explore the available treatments.

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Caring Consideration: 4 Easy Tips to Maintain Your Dentures

November 14, 2023

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A hand holding a glass of water containing dentures

Dentures have historically been the most popular solution to refurbish a mouth full of missing teeth. They can greatly enhance your quality of life by allowing you to eat and speak more like you did prior to tooth loss. That said, you wouldn’t want something to happen to them that could interfere with your rediscovered joy in friendly meals and conversation. For your dentures to remain effective, you need to care for them properly. If you’re not sure what that looks like, read on to learn 4 tips to keep them in prime condition!

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What Causes a Loose Lower Denture?

October 12, 2023

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A hand holding a loose lower denture

When it comes to dentures, many patients think the lower kind is always steady. The idea is that gravity would keep the prosthetic in place. Sadly, though, this assumption isn’t always true. A lower denture can sometimes loosen and slip over time. When that happens, you might struggle to eat, speak, or even smile. Luckily, your Baytown dentist knows a few ways to fix the issue. Here, then, is a summary of what causes loose lower dentures and how to keep them stable.

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How Dentures Have Changed Throughout Time

September 15, 2023

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Gloved hands polishing denturePresident George Washington wasn’t the first person to benefit from dentures. They’ve been used for centuries to replace missing teeth, but they’ve changed a lot over years. Now, they look and feel more natural than ever before, but this wasn’t always the case. Here’s how they’ve evolved throughout time to provide the most realistic results.

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Is Sedation Dentistry Safe for Children?

August 12, 2023

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Happy little girl in dental treatment chair

Just like adults, kids should visit their dentist at least twice each year for a preventive exam. But what if, during an exam, your child’s dentist discovers that your little one needs a procedure that could cause them some discomfort? Sedation may be presented as a way to help your son or daughter enjoy a pain-free, stress-free dental care experience. Still, you might wonder if sedation dentistry is really safe for children. In most cases, it is very low-risk. Continue reading this blog post to learn more.

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Does Cosmetic Dentistry Hurt?

July 11, 2023

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person speaking with cosmetic dentist

Contemplating cosmetic dentistry treatments for an enhanced smile might stir up questions about potential discomfort. Whether it’s teeth whitening, veneers, or orthodontic procedures, diverse options exist to address various cosmetic concerns. Familiarizing yourself with these treatments can help allay apprehensions and ensure a positive, pain-free experience. Continue reading to find out whether cosmetic dentistry entails discomfort.

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