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October 26, 2020

Houston, TX Dental Care

With over 20 years of experience, you can rest easy knowing that your dental health will be handled by some of the most experienced and qualified dentists around. And with our consistent commitment to excellence, you can be sure that you’ll receive the highest quality of dental services around. When you choose Gentle Dental Care, […]

August 22, 2020

How Much School Does a Dentist Go Through?

Dentist We have impressed upon you how important your dental health is and how important going to the dentist is. Of course, that means it is important that your dentist is well knowledgeable and can properly take care of your teeth. There is a lot to know, a lot that it takes to keep your […]

August 19, 2020

Going to the Dentist During a Pandemic

Pandemic We all are taking the global emergency seriously. Everyone is doing their part to keep themselves and everyone else safe. We recognize that sometimes this means switching around our regular priorities. Many people have forgone appointments that are a part of their regular routine. For example, people have stayed safe by skipping the barber […]

July 21, 2020

Cavities and Their Consequences

Cavities Cavities are damaged areas on the surface of the tooth that develop into tiny openings or holes. Cavities, also known as tooth decay, are caused by several factors. Some cavities are a consequence of bacteria in your mouth, drinking sugar-based beverages, and/or not cleaning your teeth properly. Tooth decay is one of the most […]

July 3, 2020

Important Moments in the History of Dentistry

History of Dentistry In early human history, evidence of tooth decay is few and far in between. It is in the appearance of farming societies 10,000 years ago that we start seeing cavities. The agricultural revolution allowed people to live longer, and thereby require more dental care throughout their lives. The theory is that with […]

June 30, 2020

Teeth-Staining Foods

Staining Foods Sometimes the care we give out teeth is a bit cosmetic. And sometimes the food we are worried about is not the most harmful to our teeth. Last time we worried about soft drinks because of their high sugar content and acidic flavors eroded your teeth enamel. On the other hand, there are […]

June 27, 2020

What Soda Does to Teeth

Soda We all know that soda is bad for us. And since the 90s we have stepped off. But, still, an average American consumes 45 gallons of soda every year. And over half of Americans have at least some soda every day. Men are the most likely to drink sugary drinks, teenage boys, especially, consuming […]

June 23, 2020

The Non-Cosmetic Reasons to Get Braces

Braces Many think of orthodontics as a purely cosmetic procedure. However, you can have a “conventionally beautiful” smile or even one that appears straight and still need braces. And people that might think their teeth are crooked may have no need for orthodontics. In the end, it amounts to how your teeth close on one […]

June 19, 2020

Facts About Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom Teeth Most everyone has wisdom teeth. However, there are many things we don’t know about them. Often people speculate about why we even have them. These teeth are yet another coming of age ritual; however, no one looks forward to them. If you had or currently have wisdom teeth, then chances are they have […]

June 17, 2020

The Benefits of Daily Flossing

Flossing Flossing is something that people know is important, but there are still many who just leave it out of their daily routine. Regular flossing will remove plaque and prevent build up on your teeth. If plaque is left to build up for too long, then it can turn into tartar, which can stain or […]