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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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Are You Eligible for Dental Implants, Houston?

You may have heard the buzz about dental implants. They are often the best treatment for missing teeth because of their unmatched functional and aesthetic resemblance to natural teeth. While many patients are eligible for dental implants, there are some exceptions. Let’s answer the question of, “Are you eligible for dental implants, Houston? Determining Dental Implant Eligibility The first thing to do when determining your eligibility for… Read More »


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Save Your Teeth: Purge The Urge For Soda

You know that moment; when you are waiting for your movie to start at the theater and that advertisement pops up with golden buttery popcorn and that fizzy, refreshing glass of soda. The thought or desire to buy a soda wasn’t even on your radar, but now you find yourself at the concession stand fulfilling that urge. What if we told you that urge is destroying your… Read More »


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Don’t Believe The Myths About Full Mouth Reconstruction!

If you have three or more teeth missing or severely misaligned teeth and other bite problems; then you have likely researched full mouth reconstruction. Full mouth reconstruction from Dr. Velasco is a revolution in reshaping your entire smile, even the way you sound when you speak. It is a permanent solution to a temporary problem. The sad part is that there is so much misinformation about this… Read More »


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Four Honest Reasons Why You Need Teeth Whitening

If you ask most people what one facial feature they would change if they could, the answer you will get most often is their smile. Unfortunately, not everyone has the financial means to make major changes through cosmetic dentistry Houston clinics offer. However, there are some affordable steps you can take to improve your smile that doesn’t cost prohibitive to most people. Teeth Whitening not only can… Read More »


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4 Ways Your Smile Can Affect Your Love Life

With the often celebrated as equally hated V-day behind us, many people are happy in love or desperately seeking it. More and more people are using online dating as a method of meeting potential mates as the social stigma of it has gone away. Love is beautiful but sadly it is not blind as we like to believe. When your first impression and method of attracting someone… Read More »


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Top 3 Reasons Why Dr. Velasco is Houston’s number one dentist in 77027

We know that in the world of cosmetic dentistry, Houston has a very large market and your choices are plentiful. When it comes to choosing the right prosthodontist  and dentistry practice, there are many factors that will affect your decision on who you trust with something as important as your smile.  We are confident that Dr. Roberto Velasco of Uptown Cosmetic Dentistry will be your top choice… Read More »


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Score a Superbowl Smile With Cosmetic Dentistry

While realistically we won’t see JJ Watt hoisting up that Lombardi trophy this season, we can think positive and hope we’ll see his Superbowl worthy smile in the big game right? On that note, have you ever wondered how he gets that perfect smile while he is obliterating opposing QB’s? Maybe he’s born with it, maybe it’s Maybelline…wait, sorry wrong tagline. Maybe it’s the cosmetic dentistry Houston… Read More »


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3 Tips For A Steve Harvey Smile Through Cosmetic Dentistry

If you’ve ever watched Family Feud, you’ve seen the energy that host Steve Harvey gives off. Maybe it’s because of that huge toothy smile he has. Sure, Steve wasn’t born with that perfect smile but it sure does affect his persona. Our smile is a very important element to the first impression we make. We aren’t always born with a great smile but that doesn’t mean we… Read More »


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Single Dental Implant: Replacing a Missing Tooth

Typically, when someone has incurred serious traumatic injury to the mouth, had a tooth fail to erupt or suffered tooth loss to decay, they will visit their dentist for a diagnosis of treatment. If your dentist recommends a dental implant, you will get a referral to a dental specialist. In most cases, this will be a periodontist, oral surgeon or a prosthodontist. The specialist will examine your… Read More »


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5 Tips for A Great Smile

In the age of the smartphones, selfies, and Instagram, it is now more beneficial than ever to have a great, camera-friendly smile. You don’t have to be celebrity either to have a good-looking smile. Getting a great smile is as simple as following a few basic tips. Tip #1: Act Naturally Have you seen that “deer in headlights look” in selfies? Everyone can tell when a smile… Read More »


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