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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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Gum Recession: Causes and Treatments

Discovering you have receding gum lines can be a disturbing ordeal. But there is something that can be done about gum recession. Several things you can do in the comfort of your home can be an effective remedy to receding gums, depending on how severe the problem is. Naturally, the first thing to do is schedule an appointment with your dental professional to get an idea of… Read More »


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Is Teeth Whitening Safe?

When watching a movie or TV show, have you ever noticed how white the smiles of the actors are? Many of them have had cosmetic veneers such as the kind available here at Uptown Cosmetic Dentistry. While veneers are a great solution, there are other alternatives. For example, teeth whitening is an affordable alternative. Some people have misconceptions about the practice and whether or not it is… Read More »


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Missing Teeth: What are the Options for Replacement?

Every year, thousands of American adults suffer the loss of one or more teeth. This usually occurs when a mouth injury is sustained during an accident or when teeth must be extracted as a result of the presence of severe decay or disease. Regardless of how one loses their teeth, it usually affects their confidence as far as their appearance and dental health. Problems Associated With Tooth… Read More »


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Move Over 90210…Welcome to Houston’s 77027!

Move over Beverly Hills 90210, the 77027 zip code in Houston has the perfect combination of historic buildings and new developments. You will find plenty of great places to eat and shop. Spend a day in the 77027 zip code, and you will find some of Houston’s finest attractions. From restaurants to malls, everything you need can be found within the 77027 zip code. River Oaks District… Read More »


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Is Diabetes Affecting Your Teeth?

Diabetes is caused by excessive glucose in the blood. It is well known that the disease can cause damage to parts of the body such as the heart, kidneys and blood vessels. But diabetes can also cause complications with your oral health. The Link Between Gum Disease and Diabetes Research has shown that that those with diabetes are more likely to develop gum disease. The reason is… Read More »


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Commonly Asked Questions About Teeth Whitening (pt.2)

Welcome back! As we discussed in our previous blog, teeth whitening is a viable solution to dealing with stained teeth that is not caused by anything internal such as tooth decay. Alot of people are not sure about teeth whitening procedures, whether it’s right for them or if it is safe. We continue with Part two of our FAQ on teeth whitening. We hope it helps you… Read More »


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Commonly Asked Questions About Teeth Whitening (Pt. 1)

Everyone these days is trying to get that perfect smile. We know as we are in the business of creating smiles. From porcelain veneers to cover misaligned teeth to dental implants to replace missing ones, every option is on the table when it comes to chasing that perfect smile. Many, however, completely forget about the simple appeal of a bright white smile. In this two-part blog, we… Read More »


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The Story Behind Tooth Decay

Tooth decay is one of the most overlooked diseases in modern times. You would be surprised how many people rarely get their checkup at their dentist. Some people just think if their teeth don’t hurt then they are okay. Although dentistry has made major leaps in tooth decay treatment and prevention, there is a shift in approach that is more customized to the individual and their risk… Read More »


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4 Things Porcelain Veneers Can Do For Your Smile

Surprisingly, not many people realize how big of an impact a nice set of teeth makes. Sure you may have perfectly healthy teeth, but do you like your smile? Is one tooth kind of out of place? Have you chipped a tooth recently and it just never looked the same? Investing in porcelain veneers might just be your path to a better, brighter smile. It’s a very… Read More »


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5 Easy Ways to Whiten Your Teeth

When asked what they would like to improve about their smile, people often say that they would like whiter teeth. And it’s understandable. Who wouldn’t want a nice set of pearly whites? Thankfully, getting whiter teeth isn’t all that difficult. Read on for five easy ways to whiten your teeth. 1. Make Your Own Teeth Whitening Paste If you fancy testing out your mixology skills, you can… Read More »


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