Baytown Gentle Dental Blog

How to Transition from Dentures to Dental Implants

April 14, 2023

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person smiling after transitioning to dental implants

Are you tired of dealing with the inconvenience of dentures? Dental implants may be the solution you’ve been looking for. Unlike dentures, which can slip and require special cleaning, implants offer a permanent solution that looks and feels natural. However, making the switch from dentures to implants can be a big decision, and it’s important to be well informed before taking the plunge. Continue reading to learn tips for making the switch as well as what you can expect.


Can Dental Implants Get Cavities?

March 5, 2023

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3-D diagram of a dental implant

If you’re getting a dental implant soon, or have one already, you’ve probably heard about their many merits. Dental implants are remarkably durable, with 95% of them succeeding at 20 years, and many lasting as long as 30 if maintained well.

However, you may not know how to take care of a dental implant. You might even wonder if, like natural teeth, your dental implants can develop cavities if cared for improperly. Here’s what you ought to know about dental implants and tooth decay.


Benefits of Sedation Dentistry Not Related to Anxiety

February 4, 2023

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sedation dentistry patient

Dental sedation is best known for its ability to curb anxiety so you can relax while getting crucial treatments for your oral health. Many people might think that’s all it can do, but there are more pieces to this puzzle. Even if you aren’t scared of the dentist’s office, sedation dentistry can provide other benefits for a smooth-sailing dental visit. Read on to learn from your Baytown dentist about what else it can do for you.


Busted! 5 Myths About Children’s Smiles

January 2, 2023

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a little boy with a healthy smile

There are many exciting milestones that take place with your child’s smile. From their first tooth to their last baby one to growing a full set of permanent pearly whites, you want their oral health to be in its best condition. As you seek to find out what’s best for your child, you hear a broad range of information. It’s important to be mindful of what is true and false so your child’s teeth and gums get the proper care. Here are five misconceptions about children’s dentistry so you can know the truth about keeping your favorite smile in tip-top condition!