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The Best & Worst of Summertime Drinks

It’s almost summertime, the kids will be home from school and the heat in Southeast Texas will definitely rise.  Moms know that means having more snacks in the house and cool drinks ready for those long summer days. We thought it would be helpful to talk about some of...

Having a Tooth Extraction

What Happens When a Tooth Must be Pulled In some cases, a tooth needs to be removed due to trauma or decay. The dentist will extract the tooth to restore your oral health by removing it from the gum socket. While your dentist will do what is needed to make the process...

National Gum Care Month

September is National Gum Care Month, and your gums are a pretty big deal when it comes to your health. Not only does it affect your physical health, but having a beautiful smile improves your self-confidence.  Did you know that Periondontal Disease is the most common...

Why Brushing Your Tongue is Healthy

Have you ever noticed the textured backside of a toothbrush? More companies are creating toothbrushes with a backside for tongue scraping or brushing. So why would anyone “scrape” their tongue? Believe it or not, there are several benefits to brushing or scraping your...

Dental Care and Stroke Awareness

World Stroke Day - October 29, 2020 According to the CDC.gov website, more than 795,000 people in the U.S. have a stroke each year.  Approximately 610,000 of these are first or new strokes; meaning 1 in 4 are people who have had a previous stroke.  A...

What is Hyperdontia?

Hyperdontia is a condition that causes extra teeth to grow in your mouth. These extra teeth are sometimes called supernumerary teeth. They can grow anywhere in the curved areas where teeth attach to your jaw. This area is known as the dental arches.  Symptoms...

Cosmetic Dentistry – Veneers

Dental veneers are thin, tooth-colored shells customized for each person. Custom veneers are a quick way to a beautiful smile for those whose teeth are chipped, unusually shaped or stained or have gaps. At our dental office in Beaumont, we choose to work specifically...