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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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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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Teeth Stains: Causes and Treatments

When you smile in the mirror, are you met by a row of discolored teeth? You aren’t alone. Teeth stains are a common problem and are a source of embarrassment for many people. While you may be able to control some of the factors that lead to teeth stains, others such as age are out of your hands. The good news is that no matter what may… Read More »


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Top 5 Causes of Tooth Loss

We deal with all kinds of teeth here at Uptown—chipped teeth, discolored teeth and, of course, missing teeth. Unfortunately, there’s a lot of different ways that you can end up with missing teeth, but you can avoid a few of them if you know the underlying cause. Check out our infographic below to learn about the top causes of tooth loss. Just like the infographic says cosmetic… Read More »


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Where can I get the All-On-4 Teeth in a Day treatment in Houston?

Even though the All-On-4 Teeth in a Day procedure was developed by Portugal’s Dr. Paulo Malo, you can still get it done here in Houston by Uptown’s Dr. Roberto Velasco. He traveled to Europe to train under renowned clinicians on this best-in-class dental solution and has now performed over 1,500 All-On-4 procedures. The All-On-4 treatment is specifically designed for edentulous patients (those who need to replace all… Read More »


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