How Straight Teeth are Healthy

We’re all aware of how great a straight, perfect smile looks. But there are other benefits to a straight smile than just looks. That’s why Dr. Juan Echeverri in Houston, Texas recommends you get braces. The health benefits will make your life so much easier down the road. But how... Read more »

Choose a Dental Filling if You Have a Cavity

What is a dental filling? To restore a tooth that has been damaged by decay back to its natural shape and strength, we may suggest a dental filling. A dental filling is used to restore the shape and strength of a tooth after decayed tooth structure has been removed. How... Read more »

What to Expect During a Routine Dental Appointment

Our dentist and team recommend that you come in for a routine dental appointment at least every six months. These preventive dental appointments can help us to help you keep your smile healthy and bright. Dental Cleaning At the beginning of your dental appointment, our hygienist will clean each of... Read more »

Oral Hygiene Improvements: Dentures

One of the most important things you can do for your oral health is to always make sure all teeth are accounted for. If you have any missing teeth, it is imperative that you have them replaced as soon as possible. This means that if you have any teeth that... Read more »

How to Help a Toddler Stay Calm in the Dental Chair

If you’re a parent who wishes there was a way to keep their toddler calm, comfortable and entertained in the dental chair, then of our dentists are more than happy to help you. Toddler dental appointments can be tough and frustrating, but there are things our dental team will do... Read more »

What Is Water Flossing?

Just like traditional flossing, water flossing is a way to clean between and around your teeth. Unlike traditional flossing, however, no floss is required – instead, water flossing utilizes an electronic device that sprays thin streams of water in steady pulses. This water removes food from between your teeth just... Read more »

A New Year’s Resolution You May Not Have Considered

Come January first, everyone’s motto becomes, “New year, new me.” Resolutions to lose weight, improve habits, and seek self-betterment flood social media. You likely won’t see a resolution to “improve oral health” anywhere on your timeline, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t. There’s never a bad time to resolve to... Read more »

What You Should Know About Toothaches

A toothache is a term for any pain felt within or around a tooth. There are many reasons why you might have a toothache, and none of them should be ignored or taken lightly. A toothache often means that the nerves in your mouth have been damaged. The nerves in... Read more »

Sedation Dentistry Options

Getting your teeth professionally cleaned may seem a bit intimidating to some. However, modern technology has made dentistry virtually painless and extremely efficient. Sedation can be used in many dental procedures to assist in relieving dental anxiety or nervousness. Here are a few sedation options that exist. Intravenous Sedation:  A... Read more »

Why Dental Exams Become More Important with Age

As you age, the nerves in your teeth shrink, causing your teeth to lose sensitivity to cavities and other dental problems. As a result, tooth decay can develop to an advanced stage before you notice anything is wrong. Routine dental exams can reveal tooth decay that would otherwise have reached... Read more »