The pounding and throbbing pain in your head isn’t made up; it’s most likely a migraine. Believe it or not, many migraine headaches are caused by teeth grinding at night during sleep. The easiest solution, you ask? NTI Treatments.   What Are NTI Treatments? A Nociceptive Trigeminal Inhibition (NTI) tension suppression device fits over the … Continue reading “How NTI Treatments Help a Migraine Headache”


Everyone knows going to the dentist is a key part of dental health and hygiene. But, most people don’t know the importance of scheduling a deep cleaning, on top of your normal check- up. The top benefits of deep cleanings for your teeth include whiter teeth, better gum and oral health and disease prevention.  A … Continue reading “The Top Benefits of Deep Cleanings for Your Teeth”


Finding a family dental care office can be challenging. With different needs for each member of your family, finding one dentist who can take care of everyone seems almost impossible. Here are some tips on how to get the best out of your family dental care and what to look for in a family dental … Continue reading “How to Get the Best out of Your Family Dental Care”


When many people are told they need to see an endodontics specialist for root canal therapy, they imagine the worst. Root canals are associated with dental pain and the specialists who perform them are often feared. However, endodontists, the specialists who perform root canals, are not the bad guys or gals. They are the specialists … Continue reading “Endodontics Specialists: The Good Guys with a Bad Reputation”


For some people, the idea of root canal treatment can be a source of anxiety. Although it is a complicated dental procedure, it should not be feared. Root canal therapy can save a diseased tooth from extraction, stop severe tooth pain and cure an infected tooth. If you are someone that has dental anxiety or … Continue reading “The Before and After Care of Root Canal Treatment”


Over time, our teeth can begin to look yellow or develop stains. If a person drinks red wine or coffee or if they smoke cigarettes the stains can be even worse. If you have stains on your teeth that you cannot remove with a simple brushing or with a cleaning at the dentist, you should … Continue reading “Is Professional Teeth Whitening for You?”


Missing Teeth Shouldn’t Mean Missing Out on Life There are few things that stand out as much as missing teeth. At Pearland Family Dentistry, we have an affordable and safe way to replace missing teeth. Dental implants are the safe and permanent solution for missing teeth. Permanent implants fit smoothly into the space where your … Continue reading “Now there Is a Permanent Solution for Missing Teeth”


For many years, public water systems in the U.S. have fluoridated their drinking water. Much evidence has shown that fluoride helps reduce cavities in teeth. Likewise, many toothpastes include fluoride for the same reason. Fluoride treatments from your dentist make your teeth more resistant to decay by fortifying them with additional fluoride directly to the … Continue reading “Are Fluoride Treatments Safe?”


Why Should I Replace My Silver Fillings with Tooth-colored Fillings?

 

Tooth fillings have been traditionally made from materials known collectively as amalgam. The amalgam is comprised of materials including silver, copper, tin, zinc and mercury. Amalgam fillings can last a long time, but there are some drawbacks to the traditional silver fillings that can be avoided with tooth-colored resin composite fillings. Thanks to advances in … Continue reading “Why Should I Replace My Silver Fillings with Tooth-colored Fillings?”


The Long-Term Benefits of Dental Implants

 

Dental implants are a highly beneficial treatment for patients suffering from any of several conditions. These conditions are detrimental to good oral health, some of which have the potential to cause further damage if not properly treated. So, there are many long-term benefits for patients by getting dental implants. Patients who have damaged, discolored, misaligned … Continue reading “The Long-Term Benefits of Dental Implants”


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