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.
Most people don’t realize that poor dental hygiene can lead other damaging side effects throughout your entire body. Take care of your mouth and it will take care of your whole body. Read below on how you can prevent halitosis, periodontal disease, atherosclerosis, heart disease, diabetes, erectile dysfunction, and respiratory problems. It’s good to be informed so that you can prevent these things from happening to you!… Read More »
There is a normal bacteria that grown in your mouth and bad bacteria that the gum disease creates, Gum disease can cause the bad bacteria to go into the blood stream and attach itself to the blood vessels. This can cause blood clots and could lead to heart attacks. Researchers have done studies that show that people with less teeth or gum disease are more likely to… Read More »
We have known that research has linked periodontal disease to other health conditions such as heart disease and diabetes, but newer studies are providing evidence of the correlation between gum disease and ED (erectile dysfunction) and even low T (low testosterone). Periodontal treatment of affected patients has proved to lessen the symptoms of ED in just three months (Study done at Inonu University in Malatya, Turkey). The… Read More »
You know have your dental implants all settled in and ready to use just like healthy teeth. You’re probably (actually, we know you’re happy) with the results you are seeing. You’re probably feeling like a million dollars, and ready to eat properly once again just like you used to. We do have one thing to remind you, however; it’s not over just yet. You have to remember… Read More »
We are here to tell you; dental implants are here to help you. You might have heard otherwise, but the myths surrounding dental implants are most likely false. In fact, most of the myths are just can be easily answered just by asking the experts themselves. They are certainly many questions that come with dental implants, that rise myths. Right now, we are going to debunk these… Read More »
If you happen to wear dentures or have ever been missing a tooth or two, you know how difficult life can be. Taking dentures out for a regular cleaning can be a hassle and can even be embarrassing. However, not taking care of missing teeth at all has another set of problems. Something as simple as chewing food can be a difficult task to perform with a whole set… Read More »
The dental practice has been going since the dawn of man. So, why do we fear going to the dentist so much? Many people visit their local dentist office at a minimal twice a year. Others visit their dentist every 3 to 4 months. Regular visits should keep your teeth in healthy shape. Chances are, if you looked for this article, you have dental anxiety and haven’t… Read More »
A simple smile can radiate a glow around a halo. You can undoubtedly make someone else’s day by a well-placed smile. Let’s face it, you’re not having a great day unless you have a few laughs and grins. A contagious smile can bring joy to everyone’s day. By bringing joy to the world, smiling has no doubt become the number one way to greet the people you… Read More »
Sometimes we forget how much we reveal about ourselves when we smile. Not only do we communicate happiness or sociability, but we also convey a lot about our way of living.
Do you find yourself covering your smile at times? Have you looked in the mirror and dreamt of a beautiful new smile? If you have answered yes to either one of these questions then you should consider having a Cosmetic Smile Makeover. Improving the appearance of your smile can result in one or more cosmetic dental procedures, such as dental veneers, composite bonding, crowns and teeth whitening.… Read More »