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Should I Get Sedation During My Dental Treatment?

Should I Get Sedation During My Dental Treatment?

Dental anxiety and phobia affect hundreds of people just in Conroe and The Woodlands. Unfortunately, it’s also something that prohibits a lot of individuals from getting the dental care that they need and deserve. Fortunately, safe and comfortable sedation dentistry can help that. With sedation you’ll be able to relax through your procedure, finally catching

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Your First Trip to the Periodontist

Your First Trip to the Periodontist

If you’re seeing a periodontist (gum specialist) for the first time, you’re probably wondering what to expect. In most cases, our new patients are referred by a general or family dentist in the Conroe area. Others call us directly for a second opinion, especially if they’re considering dental implants. When you visit Dr. Kip Saunders

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Four Advantages of Getting Dental Implants

Four Advantages of Getting Dental Implants

If you’re looking to replace missing teeth, dental implants offer a number of advantages over traditional forms of restorative dentistry. As one of The Woodlands most experienced periodontal experts, Dr. Kip Saunders has seen first-hand what dental implants do for our patients throughout the greater Conroe area. Here are just some of the reasons why

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The-Top 5 Signs of Gum Disease

The Top 5 Signs of Gum Disease

Periodontal disease — aka “gum disease” — is the number one cause of tooth loss in adults in The Woodlands and Conroe. Fortunately, soft tissue therapies and non-surgical laser treatments can help. But prevention and early diagnosis are always the best steps in treating gum disease. Here are the most common signs and symptoms to

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3D-Imaging-for-Dental-Care

Using 3D Imaging for Dental Care

Gone are the days of gooey dental impressions. Today, modern dentistry has the added advantages of incorporating 3D imaging for improved patient comfort and a better treatment outcome. While it may seem like a novelty, 3D imaging changes the way dental specialists like our periodontist in The Woodlands care for patients. Here are just a

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medical conditions linked to periodontal disease

Medical Conditions Linked to Periodontal Disease

You’ve probably heard it said before: “The mouth is the gateway to your body.” Today’s research shows that it’s true. In fact, it’s almost scary to learn how many underlying medical conditions can be directly affected by our dental health. Here are a few examples of oral-systemic relationships seen in clinical studies: Diabetes — It’s

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Lasers Treatments for Gum Disease

Lasers Treatments for Gum Disease

Gum disease — also known as periodontal disease or “periodontitis” — is an infection that causes deterioration of the supporting gingiva (gums) and bone around your teeth. Traditional treatments for gum disease include special cleanings and medication to lower the levels of infectious bacteria. But today, modern soft tissue laser therapy is improving results and

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Reason to consider Teethexpress

Top Reasons to Consider Teeth Express

Losing your teeth due to extensive gum disease, trauma, or existing decay can affect not only your self-esteem but also your quality of life. Fortunately, our dental implant dentist in The Woodlands offers an advanced approach to restoring entire smiles in an efficient, predictable process: Teeth Express. With Teeth Express, we use the proven benefits

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dental deep cleaning

Why do i need a dental deep cleaning?

“My dentist says I have gum disease, and wants to do a deep cleaning. Is that the best treatment? And are all deep cleanings basically the same?” Following a thorough examination, which includes probing of the gum tissue and x-rays, your dentist may say you have gum disease, or periodontal disease. There are several stages

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Teeth Grinding (Bruxism), Symptoms and Treatments

Teeth Grinding (Bruxism), Symptoms and Treatments

“I wake up every morning with a headache and sore jaws. I sometimes clench my teeth during the day. Could I be grinding my teeth at night, too?” Just about everyone clenches or grinds their teeth sometimes. It is a parafunctional habit that the body uses to help relieve stress. In fact, up to 70%

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