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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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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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Is It Better To Get Dental Implants Or A Bridge?

One of the questions that come up often is “What is the difference between bridges and implants?” In this article, we’ll look at the differences as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each. Bridges A bridge works by replacing your missing teeth with a row of prosthetic teeth. This row is supported on both sides by your natural teeth or implants. There are several ways that… Read More »


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It’s a New Year, Be A New You With Dental Implants

Have missing or damaged teeth? It’s a new year, be a new you. Dental implants are the perfect way to reinvent your smile and become a new you this year. In this article, we’ve got 3 ways implants will help you keep it fresh. 1. Look Younger Missing teeth can cause your facial structure to collapse and make you look older than you are. When your teeth… Read More »


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It’s a New Year, Be a New You with Cosmetic Dentistry

The current year is about over, and many people are thinking about resolutions and goals for the next year. At Uptown, we like to say, “It’s a new year. Be a new you.” We believe that one of the best ways to “be a new you” is by getting a cosmetic dentistry procedure done. In this article, we discuss 3 reasons why: 1. Benefits for a Lifetime… Read More »


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3 Must See Spots in the River Oaks

Looking for fun in the River Oaks area? Uptown Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry has you covered. Here are the 3 Must See Spots in the River Oaks. 1. River Oaks Theatre You can find the River Oaks theatre at the corner of West Gray and Shepherd at the River Oaks Shopping Center. Built by Interstate Theatre Corp. in 1939, it was the last in the line of deluxe… Read More »


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Cosmetic Dentistry: What are Veneers?

If you aren’t exactly happy with your smile, veneers may be the cosmetic dentistry solution you have been looking for. Veneers are thin porcelain shells that are attached to the front surface of your teeth. As a result, all of the cosmetic flaws of your teeth are covered up, and you end up with a great smile. Veneers can restore the perfect shape back to that chipped… Read More »


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Can Dental Implants Really Be Done In One Day?

So you’ve heard that dental implants can be done in one day? But you are a little skeptical. “How good of a job can be done in just one day?” you might ask. That’s a valid question. No matter what procedure it is, you should always find out as much as you can to make sure it’s something you really want to do. In this article, we… Read More »


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What People are saying about Uptown’s Dr. Roberto Velasco

When choosing a dentist, one of the first things people check out is the online reviews. A quick glance at Uptown’s reviews will reveal that when comes to cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Roberto Velasco is no slouch. Rather than spending all day telling you about what a phenomenal dentist he is, we will let those who have been on his operating chair speak for themselves. Here’s what people… Read More »


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