, ,

Does Your Child Need Dental Sealants?

Even the most conscientious parent can't watch over their child every minute of the day. And even if you've taught your little ones to brush and floss regularly, there may still be those times when they forget. Fortunately, your dentist in…
,

The 5 Most Common Causes of Tooth Enamel Loss

Are you wondering how you can prevent tooth enamel loss in Sugar Land, TX? We are here to give you the most common causes of tooth enamel loss and what you can do to prevent it. Here are five of the most common causes of tooth enamel loss…
,

3 Tips for Teeth Grinders

Teeth grinding, sometimes called bruxism, can be a difficult problem for many people. Because it mainly happens while people are asleep, they have to wait until the dentist tells them that they’re even doing it. Clenching your teeth once in…
,

4 Ways to Deter Bruxism in Children

While adults may be the most common patients seeking bruxism treatment in Sugar Land, TX, children can also have issues with grinding their teeth. For children, much like it is for adults, jaw clenching and teeth grinding can be more common…
,

The Connection Between Oral Health and Alzheimer's

By now, most people know about the connection between oral health and overall health. Poor oral health and the buildup of bacteria in the mouth can pollute the body, including the blood stream and the heart. But did you know that there is also…
, ,

Is it Still Safe to Get Dental Care During COVID?

The COVID pandemic has disrupted so many aspects of our normal lives. One area that has been altered is access to healthcare. For many, it’s been a challenge to receive treatment for conditions other than COVID. At First Dental, we are committed…
,

COVID-19 and Your Teeth - Is there a connection?

From fever and sore throat to difficulty with taste and smell, the COVID-19 virus has been linked to a litany of different symptoms. Risk factors for contracting the virus range from age to underlying medical conditions. But, could COVID bring…
,

What's Causing My Teeth to Stain?

When you were little, your teeth were pearly and white. As you aged, your teeth became slightly yellow with age. As an adult, you may see now that your teeth are a slightly yellow or brownish color. What caused your teeth to change, and what…
, ,

What is Gum Disease?

Gum disease is a condition that causes inflammation of the gum tissue. It is an extremely common condition. In fact, half of people who are over the age of 30 have gum disease. Gum disease in Sugarland, TX is as prevalent as it is in the rest…
,

Diabetes and Your Smile - Important Things to Know

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 1 in 10 people in America have diabetes. While this disease that is characterized by unstable blood sugar levels is common, it can have detrimental effects on your smile. At…