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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Water: A Simple Secret Behind Good Oral Health

Water—the human body is actually made up of roughly 60 percent of it. We, humans, are constantly told how important it is for us to drink water. Yet, a good portion of the population doesn't take in near enough on a daily basis. Not only is…
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Are You a Good Candidate for Dental Implants?

Are you living with stained or damaged teeth? The appearance of your teeth affects most areas of your life. It determines how strangers form their first impression of you, and can be either helpful or detrimental when it comes time to interview…
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How to Choose a New Dentist

If you have recently moved to a new place or switched jobs, there are several things that you need to take care of. One of the crucial things you need to do is look for a new dentist because oral health is vital and should never be overlooked.…