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Here’s How a Tooth Extraction Could Possibly Benefit You

July 26, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhutto @ 3:25 pm
man learns about the benefits of tooth extraction

It’s a known fact that dentists do their best to prevent tooth loss. Thus, an extraction is never their first choice. However, there are situations when it’s in your best interest to have a tooth pulled. As you continue reading, learn about the benefits of tooth extraction and why it may be the best solution for optimal oral health.

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What’s the Difference Between Crowns and Fillings?

June 3, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhutto @ 10:45 pm
Dental filling

When teeth become damaged by decay, injuries, or accidents, this no longer means that you will need to go the rest of your life without them. With modern dental techniques and technology, there are numerous ways to restore teeth and protect them so that they last many years to come into the future. Two of the most common options out there are dental crowns and fillings, but they are still very different from each other. Continue reading to learn the difference so you can find out which one is best for you.

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4 Reasons to Soak Your Dentures at Night

May 27, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhutto @ 2:19 pm
Dentures being soaked in a specialized solution

When you’re first getting used to dentures, you might be tempted to leave them in your mouth 24 hours a day. While that’s fine for the first day, it will be better for your dentures and your mouth if you soak them in a special solution at night while you sleep. Wearing false teeth for too long can eventually lead to problems, but soaking them on a nightly basis offers a number of benefits. Read below to discover 4 advantages to soaking dentures at night.

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What to Do When You Knock Out a Tooth

April 24, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhutto @ 1:56 am
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

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhutto @ 8:07 pm
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

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhutto @ 8:02 pm
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

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhutto @ 3:47 pm
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

Filed under: Uncategorized — drhutto @ 8:06 pm

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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