Uptown Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry

Uptown News & Tips

Our goal at Uptown Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry is not to only be the leading source for Houston cosmetic dentistry, but to also serve as a resource to people with helpful knowledge, tips, and facts as you are doing your research on selecting a cosmetic dentist. We strive to be as transparent as possible and try to answer as many questions in our bi-weekly blogs.


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4 Warning Signs of Dental Implant Failure

Getting a tooth implant procedure is not something anyone takes lightly. It is a very serious procedure that involves a very delicate part of the body that is essential to daily living. In all honesty so many things can go wrong with this type of procedure if it is not handled by an experienced professional; so it is easy to see why someone would be so anxious… Read More »


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3 Common Misconceptions About Cosmetic Dentistry

Have you ever been to a dentist at some point in your life? In all likelihood your answer to that question was probably a ‘yes’. However, cosmetic dentistry is significantly different than your generic dentist. Because of this, there are several misconceptions about cosmetic dentistry. We’ve listed three of the most common misconceptions about cosmetic dentistry. 1. It Must Be Too Expensive Any services or procedures related… Read More »


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6 Reasons Why Houston Will Soon Smile Again

Hurricane Harvey dealt a crippling blow to thousands of Houstonians. The past few weeks have been challenging, however there is no doubt that Houstonians will soon smile again. 1. The People You don’t have to try hard to find a news story or social media post about neighbors helping neighbors the past few weeks. It has been truly inspiring to see the true and loving character of… Read More »


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3 Reasons Why You Should Get the All-on-Four Procedure

So, a few weeks ago we answered some of the biggest questions about the All-on-Four procedure. Now we will go through the three biggest reasons why you should get the All-on-Four procedure at Uptown Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry. 1. Dr. Velasco’s Experience The most important reason why you should get the All-on-Four procedure is because of the experienced doctor that will be performing the procedure. When it… Read More »


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What are the Advantages of Dental Implants?

Did you know that 69% of adults ages 35 to 44 have lost at least one of their permanent teeth? Did you also know that by age 74, 26% of all adults have lost every single one of their permanent teeth? There’s no need to worry, though. We have a solution. Dental implants from Uptown Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry can give anybody a beautiful new smile. Keep… Read More »


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3 Tips for Choosing Your Houston-Area Cosmetic Dentist

Your smile can literally change your life. Does that sound crazy? Well, think about it, often times your smile is the very first thing that people notice about you. That being said, choosing the right Houston-area cosmetic dentist is a potentially life-changing decision. We have three quick tips on how to find the right Houston-area cosmetic dentist to help change your life for the better. 1. Look… Read More »


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What is The All-On-Four Procedure?

Missing teeth or ill-fitting dentures can be a pain in the you-know-what. However, with the All-on-Four treatment from Dr. Velasco at Uptown Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry, patients can transition to fixed, permanent teeth in one day. If you don’t know what the All-on-Four treatment is, keep reading to find out! New Teeth In One Day With the All-on-Four treatment from Dr. Velasco and his experienced staff at… Read More »


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Cosmetic Dentistry: Houston, We Can Fix Your Dental Problem

Your smile is one of the first things that others notice about you. If you have dental problems that affect the appearance of your smile, you are probably very conscious of that fact. You might cover your mouth when you smile or laugh to try to cover up problems like stained, cracked or missing teeth. We have good news for you. You don’t have to cover up… Read More »


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What to Know About Visiting a Houston Dental Implant Specialist

Dealing with missing teeth can be a difficult experience. However, while going to a dental implant specialist may seem intimidating, it is your best bet for getting those missing teeth taken care of. Advanced techniques have made implant surgeries highly successful and effective. In order for you to feel more comfortable when you visit a Houston dental implant specialist, here is a rundown of the typical process.… Read More »


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How to Choose an Implant Dentist

If you are wanting to improve your smile through dental implants, it is very important that you choose the right implant dentist. The search can be made difficult because any dentist can call themselves an implant dentist. This is because cosmetic dentistry (including implants) is not yet recognized as a specialty within dentistry. Still, there are certain things that you can look for that reveal whether a… Read More »


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