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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…
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How to Build a Dental Emergency First Aid Kit 

While most people are well-prepared to handle basic emergency situations at home like burns and lacerations, a lot of people also don't know how to react when they are dealing with a dental emergency. As an emergency dentist in Sugar Land,…
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Common Myths Surrounding Dental Bridges 

When you have lost a tooth or a few teeth that make up your smile, a dental bridge can restore the appearance and chewing power you once had. While dental bridges in Sugar Land, TX are effective, many patients don't know a lot about these…
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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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How Gum Disease Progresses

A leading cause of tooth loss, gum disease consists of three primary stages. If detected early, it can usually be treated very successfully with gum disease laser therapy in Sugar Land, TX , possibly preventing tooth loss. But if left unchecked,…
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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…

What is Laser Dentistry Used For?  

Laser dentistry is a technologically-advanced dental treatment option for Sugar Land, TX dental patients. It’s often an ideal alternative for those who are highly averse to anesthesia, drilling, and/or needles. Your Sugar Land dentist offers…
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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 Mail-Order Braces a Good Idea?

You come across an ad for smile straighteners you can get right in the mail. Maybe you've always needed braces and never got them or have a few small issues you would like to correct. The idea of getting braces in the mail without ever visiting…