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What to Do When You Knock Out a Tooth

April 24, 2021

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Man with a knocked-out tooth

Knocking out a tooth can be stressful and even feel like a nightmare. When you are in a lot of pain, it can be difficult to know what next steps you should take. The good news is that you won’t need to go for the rest of your life with one less tooth. With proper action, your tooth may be able to be replanted and last for many more years into the future. Here are the steps that you should take if you find yourself with a knocked-out tooth.

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The Most Common Dental Emergencies & What to Do Next!

December 28, 2020

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Woman holding a coffee mug who is experiencing a dental emergency

Dental emergencies are impossible to avoid entirely as they occur when you least expect it. However, you can prepare by familiarizing yourself with some of the most common dental emergencies, so you know exactly what to do if and when one happens. But what are some of the most frequent dental injuries? Read on to find out!

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The Hidden Dangers of Mail Order Aligners!

December 17, 2020

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Woman smiling while holding Invisalign

If you’ve been wanting straighter teeth, you’re in luck! Thanks to modern dentistry, it’s easier than ever to achieve the smile of your dreams. Mail order aligners like Smile Direct Club have certainly become one of the most popular options for orthodontics. However, they come with a handful of dangers that you probably aren’t aware of. Read on to learn more about the surprising risks of mail order aligners and why Invisalign is always the better treatment!

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4 Holiday Foods That Can Damage Your Teeth

December 15, 2020

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Two coffee cups holding candy canes and surrounded by holiday lights, ribbons and ornaments

Food often brings families together, especially during the holidays. But as you fill your belly this season, don’t forget about protecting your teeth. Those delicious holiday foods can end up causing a lot more trouble than you think! Keep reading to find out which foods should only be enjoyed in moderation.

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Enjoy a Beautiful Smile for Decades with Dental Implants

October 13, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhutto @ 4:52 am
Smiling woman enjoying cosmetic benefits of dental implants

Replacing your missing teeth is essential for keeping the rest of your mouth and body healthy. However, if you want to fully restore your confidence as well, it’s important that your new smile is as beautiful as it is functional. Thankfully, rebuilding your complete set of pearly whites with dental implants can help you look your best for many years to come! Read on to learn more about the cosmetic benefits of dental implants.

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Mini Dental Implants: Are They Right for You?

September 21, 2020

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You’ve been considering getting dental implants to fill in the gaps in your smile, but you’ve recently found out that your jaw lacks the necessary bone density for implants, meaning you’ll need a bone graft before you can have the surgery done. If you are unwilling to get a graft but still want to enjoy the benefits of an implant-supported smile, you may want to consider an alternative: mini dental implants in Baytown. These special implants can be an excellent solution for tooth loss – provided that you’re a good candidate for the procedure. Below, you’ll find 4 key traits of patients who can benefit from mini implants.

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Emergency Dentist or ER: Where to Go for Dental Emergencies

July 7, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhutto @ 6:29 pm
Pained man with dental emergency in Baytown

Would you know what to do if you knocked out a permanent tooth or woke up with an intense toothache? Not only are these common dental emergencies painful and overwhelming, but they can lead to permanent damage and serious complications if not treated right away. That’s why it’s so important to know where to turn before you or a loved one needs urgent dental care. Read on to find out when you should visit your dentist for your dental emergency in Baytown instead of going straight to your local ER.

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4 Hygiene Tips To Stay Healthy While Self-Isolating

March 23, 2020

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a dirty bathroom During the COVID-19 crisis, there’s no such thing as being too cautious. If you’ve been cleaning your house and sanitizing every door handle in sight, that’s smart! However, there are always some additional precautionary measures you could take to reduce your risk of becoming ill during these uncertain times. Read on for four tips to help you stay healthy while you’re self-isolating. (more…)

5 Ways a Missing Tooth Changes More Than Just Your Smile

February 7, 2020

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Man with missing tooth in need of dental implants BaytownLosing a tooth may be an exciting experience as a child, but it’s not something we celebrate later in life. Losing a permanent tooth can be an overwhelming experience, especially with so many tooth replacement options. You may be tempted to put off making your decision and learning to live with a gap in your smile. However, if you don’t act right away, you’ll be at risk of developing long-term, permanent complications to both your oral and overall health. Here are five ways that a missing tooth changes more than just your smile.

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How Long Will It Take Invisalign to Correct My Bite?

December 25, 2019

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woman smiling wearing Invisalign bracesAlthough metal braces are excellent for straightening teeth, there are several limitations to taking this route. For starters, braces are noticeable, somewhat cumbersome and require changes in your lifestyle. Invisalign in Baytown provides a convenient alternative, but since its still a relatively new form of bite correction, there are some typical questions that arise. One of them is, how long do they take to fix a smile? As you continue reading, this question is answered, and you’ll also discover some of the key benefits that Invisalign clear braces have to offer!

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