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FACTS ABOUT WISDOM TEETH

Whether you are getting ready for an operation or trying to figure out why they are called wisdom teeth, today’s blog is here to help you explore what wisdom teeth are and how they can impact your life. Here at Baytown Dental, we offer a range of dental services for our clients, ranging from wisdom…

Looking after your teeth during pregnancy

During pregnancy, hormonal changes can make your gums more easily irritated and inflamed. If you develop red, puffy or tender gums that bleed when you brush, you may be experiencing an exaggerated response to plaque that builds up on your teeth. Before pregnancy It is important to care for your teeth and gums before pregnancy….

How to Choose the Right Mouth Guard for Your Sport

Countless children participate in soccer, baseball, football, hockey and other youth sports. Unfortunately, while they can be especially rewarding, these activities do come with some risk. If you are the parent of a young athlete, here’s what you should know about mouthguards. What Is the Risk? Because they involve close contact with other athletes, youth…

Best and Worst Foods for Healthy Children’s Teeth

Best Foods for Healthy Teeth Apples An apple a day could keep the cavities away! Chewing apples and other crunchy, high-fiber fruits can scrub away plaque from teeth. As a bonus, this fruit is full of vitamins and minerals and makes an easy snack. Water with Fluoride Drinking water with fluoride is essential for the…

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19 Habits That Wreck Your Teeth

Chewing on Ice It’s natural and sugar free, so you might think ice is harmless. But munching on hard, frozen cubes can chip or even crack your teeth. And if your mindless chomping irritates the soft tissue inside a tooth, regular toothaches may follow. Hot foods and cold foods may trigger quick, sharp jabs of...
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7 Simple Ways to Naturally Whiten Your Teeth at Home

What Causes Teeth to Look Yellow? There are multiple factors that cause teeth to become dull and lose their bright, white sparkle. Certain foods can stain your enamel, which is the outermost layer of your teeth. Additionally, plaque build-up on your teeth can cause them to look yellow. This type of discoloration can usually be…

4 SIGNS YOU NEED DENTAL CROWNS

A dental crown is a restorative covering that is placed over a tooth or dental implant. It can be made from a variety of materials – commonly porcelain, resin, and metals – in a dental laboratory. Dental crowns can serve many purposes, including restoring the tooth’s structure and strength and improving the appearance of the…

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Healthy Teeth for Life: 10 Tips for Families

You have so many good reasons to keep your family’s teeth and gums healthy. Their sparkling smiles. Being able to chew for good nutrition. Avoiding toothaches and discomfort. And new research suggests that gum disease can lead to other problems in the body, including increased risk of heart disease. Fortunately, there are simple ways to keep teeth strong and healthy from…

Healthy Smile Into Old Age

You’d be amazed to consider how our perception and understanding of dental health and ageing have changed in such a short period of time. While dental conditions can certainly become more common in the elderly, there are many misconceptions that surround the connection between ageing and our teeth. One of the biggest myths about aging…

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FAMILY DENTISTRY FACTS: UNDERSTANDING BABY TEETH

If you have children, then you are probably extremely familiar with the process of teething. If your children are a bit older, you may be onto the next stage where you child is now losing their baby teeth and gaining the permanent set they will have for the rest of their lives. The family dentistry…