How to Ensure Your Child’s Healthy Teeth
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Family Dentist

Even though February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, you should be helping your children take care of their teeth all year long. Read on to learn five tips you can use to instill good dental hygiene habits in your children. And for all your dental needs, make sure you see the friendly dental team […]

Forget the CPAP: Learn About Our Sleep Apnea Solution
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Family Dentist

If you suffer from sleep apnea, you’ve got a lot of company. According to the American Sleep Apnea Association (ASAA), about 22 million Americans have sleep apnea, putting them at risk for serious medical problems, like heart attack and stroke. For men and women diagnosed with sleep apnea, getting effective treatment is critical. While CPAP […]

Missing Teeth? Dental Implants Last a Lifetime
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Dental Implants

If you’ve ever lost a tooth due to disease, trauma, or some other cause, you know how upsetting the whole experience can be. Our teeth don’t just help us bite and chew — they also help us maintain an attractive, friendly smile, and when one or more teeth are missing, our entire appearance can be […]

8 Cool Things About Invisalign® You Didn’t Know
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Orthodontists

For years, braces were the way to go if you needed to straighten your teeth or adjust a bad bite. But when Invisalign clear aligners became available, people began ditching the metal wires for a more comfortable, less-obtrusive solution to perfecting their smiles. Now, more than 5 million people worldwide turn to Invisalign, because it […]

How to Help Your Teen Prepare for Wisdom Teeth Removal
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Family Dentist

Having wisdom teeth removed is a rite of passage for many teenagers and young adults, but sometimes tweens also need the procedure. Regardless of your child’s age, wisdom tooth extraction isn’t a pleasant experience, but as a parent, you can provide aid and comfort so that your child’s healing proceeds well.  Helping your child know […]

What to Expect Before, During, and After Your Root Canal
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Family Dentist

There’s no hiding it — root canals aren’t fun. If you’ve been told you need a root canal, it’s normal to have questions and worries about the procedure. Fortunately, a root canal isn’t the painful, scary procedure it used to be. In fact, modern root canals are similar to routine fillings and are usually done […]

Halloween Treats That Are Scary for Your Dental Health
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Family Dentist

Halloween treats are hard to resist, but some wreak havoc on your teeth more than others. The Trident Dental team offers the following tips on which treats are best avoided, which ones you should be cautious about, and which are the least harmful to dental health.  What to avoid Candies that stick to your teeth, […]

What’s a Deep Dental Cleaning and Why Would I Need One?
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Family Dentist

Periodontal disease is extremely common. Up to 42% of Americans suffer from this gum disease and it is a primary reason for tooth loss.  Gum disease is reversible, especially if treated early on. At Trident Dental, we evaluate your gum’s health and, when necessary, recommend a deep cleaning to halt its progress and restore oral […]

Are You Ruining Your Teeth with These Common Mistakes?
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Family Dentist

You brush. You floss (most days), but that doesn’t mean you’re doing what you should for your oral health. Too many of us believe our oral hygiene is “good enough,” but there are many common mistakes out there people are making that can ruin their teeth. At Trident Dental, located in Houston, TX, we specialize […]

Veneers Can Correct More Smile Flaws Than You Think
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Cosmetic Dentist

Is some mild discoloration or a few minor imperfections forcing you to hide your smile from the world? Even small chips, cracks, and gaps can take a terrific smile down a notch, causing you to feel hesitant about grinning or laughing. Cosmetic veneers were developed just for people like you, allowing you to regain your […]

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