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How Should I Care for My Temporary Dental Crown?

Because temporary dental crowns are just that — a temporary fix until a permanent crown is ready — most dentists suggest that a few precautions. These include: Avoid sticky, chewy foods (for example, chewing gum, caramel), which have the potential of grabbing and pulling off the crown. Minimize use of the side of your mouth…

The Types of Crowns

Permanent crowns can be made from stainless steel, all metal (such as gold or another alloy), porcelain-fused-to-metal, all resin, or all ceramic. Stainless steel crowns are prefabricated crowns that are used on permanent teeth primarily as a temporary measure. The crown protects the tooth or filling while a permanent crown is made from another material. For...

Why Is a Dental Crown Needed?

A dental crown is a tooth-shaped "cap" that is placed over a tooth -- to cover the tooth to restore its shape and size, strength, and improve its appearance.The crowns, when cemented into place, fully encase the entire visible portion of a tooth that lies at and above the gum line. Why Is a Dental Crown Needed? A dental crown may be needed in...

Use It or Lose It! Maximizing Your Dental Benefits Before the End of the Year

Did you know your dental benefits reset every year? It’s true. If your dental insurance plan, like most is on a calendar year, you will lose out on all unused benefits after December 31st. That means this is a great time of year to take advantage of everything your dental insurance provides, especially if you...

Emergency Dentist Baytown Texas

When extreme dental pain is plaguing someone, they may truly feel as if they don’t have many options left, especially if the pain has become worse every day. If their schedule is already hectic, there was not much free time for them as it was, and a throbbing tooth or wisdom teeth coming in on...

COSMETIC DENTISTRY VS AESTHETIC DENTISTRY

Cosmetic dentistry is an upcoming beauty trend that improves the appearance of a person’s teeth (whitening, crowns,veneers,implants,etc.), gums, bite and overall smile appearance. Over the last few years,cosmetic dentistry has become increasingly popular due to advancements in technology and accessibility of treatment which was previously very costly and mostly a specialised field. Nowadays, there are countless dental…

Chamber of Commerce

Clinic participation in health fairs

Dr. Seif and the staff of Baytown Dental are committed to providing patients with quality care, while also participating in the community and Baytown Texas neighborhood. We love being a part of the community and helping others.  We want to provide men, women, and children with the knowledge and products they need to build a...
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Dental Bridge

What Is the Process for Getting a Dental Bridge? During the first visit for getting a dental bridge, the abutment teeth are prepared. Preparation involves re contouring these teeth by removing a portion of enamel to allow room for a crown to be placed over them. Next, impressions of the teeth are made, which serve…

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Dental implants

What are dental implants? And how it is done at Baytown gentle dental clinic? Dental implants are typically made of titanium today. They are surgically inserted into the jaw to replace the teeth and their roots. In addition, implants can replace much more than just dental structures. They also support the surrounding teeth. When implanted in...
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Are Dental Implants Permanent ?

Dental implants have been around for quite some time. In fact, Ingvar Brånemark, a Swedish orthopedic surgeon, invented the first dental implants in 1952. Branemark continued to study and refine his findings until they were presented at the 1982 Toronta conference.  Branemark’s work showing the clinical success of implants and introducing the concept of osseintegration was...