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Houston Cosmetic Dentist Serving Sugar Land, The Woodlands, Pearland, & Nearby Areas of Texas

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April 05, 2011
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Is your jaw sore sometimes or do you have head pain or headaches?Are you aware of clinching or grinding your teeth?Do you snore at nighttime? Are headaches and neckaches a part of your day? Does your jaw joint pop or make noise? Do you feel as if you have an earache? The temporomandibular joint  ... Read More
Category: TMJ, Sleep Apnea
March 22, 2011
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Spaces between Front Teeth Dental Bonding utilized to Close Spaces There are usually several options when it comes to cosmetic dentists offering treatment for closing spaces for patients.  Porcelain veneers can be beautiful and skillfully utilized to close spaces such as that in the photo above.... Read More
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
March 21, 2011
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TMJ treatment is not a new field in dentistry, however, it is truly a field in which new therapies and treatment  modalities  are being developed based on new understandings about this complicated TMJ joint. What has not really changed is the general way that TMJ is taught by dental schools and... Read More
Category: TMJ
February 28, 2011
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Missing Lateral Incisors Missing lateral incisor teeth are quite common and often pose issues on the best way to treat this.  Advanced cosmetic dentistry techniques allow for several options that patients can choose from, these considerations must also consider the patients age as well: 1) ... Read More
February 23, 2011
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Worn and broken teeth are the window to knowing that something else is going on.  If you fall into this criteria, it is important to find out what has caused this before restoring your teeth with cosmetic dentistry.  This can make the difference in how long your porcelain veneers or porcelain... Read More
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
February 10, 2011
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Many patients present with worn and chipped teeth and are interested in a smile makeover.  When a patient presents with significant wear and damage  to their existing teeth, it is always wise to see why this has occurred.  Many patients do not realize that their bite (occlusion) or TMJ problems... Read More
Category: TMJ, Cosmetic Dentistry
February 06, 2011
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Bruxism is classified as grinding of the teeth and often involves clenching as well.  Bruxism has numerous causes  including bite related problems, stress, medical issues, some mediations, and even sleep apnea. Not everyone is aware of bruxism or develops symptoms from it.  Some symptoms of bruxism... Read More
Category: TMJ, Sleep Apnea
January 11, 2011
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Implant Restored with Ceramic Crown Dental Implants are now cosmetically/ restoratively driven and not surgically driven.  This means that implants being placed today should be planned and placed with the end in mind.  We have many tools that allow us to make implant dentistry predictable and... Read More
Category: Dental Implants
January 10, 2011
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Dentistry is constantly evolving and the techniques to benefit our patients constantly changing.  To be high-tech is not to simply own new equipment.   A larger part of having a practice on the leading edge of technology is the learning of advanced applications and techniques that make the delivery... Read More
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
January 05, 2011
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We see so many TMJ pain patients who come in and have had several "splints" made in the past and said that it did not help.  The common question is why did it not help.  This is a complex question.  To begin with, what is the diagnosis of the problem? If a patient has only muscle problems... Read More
Category: TMJ
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