Tips and Insights for the Prevention and Treatment of Gingivitis

Gingivitis is the earliest form of gum disease. It often results from the formation of bacterial-rich hardened tartar at the gumline. This causes inflammation in the sensitive gum tissues. Common symptoms, like gums that bleed easily and chronic bad breath, should be viewed as warning signs. The American Dental Association estimates that each year 47 percent of adults over 30... read more »

Eliminate Bad Breath With Effective Oral Hygiene Habits

Halitosis, more commonly known as bad breath, is an affliction of the mouth often caused by bad bacteria that emits unpleasant odors. Bad breath can be harmful for an individual's personal relationships and their self-esteem. Eliminate bad breath with effective oral hygiene habits. Three of the top habits you can do at home, for not only stopping halitosis, but also... read more »

Dental Crown FAQ’s

Here at TLN Family Dental in Houston, Texas, we understand how life gets stressful and accidents can occur from time to time. Sometimes a cracked or chip tooth or even extensive tooth decay needs to be addressed and many people may not know the best way to treat it. That is why our team is happy to give you information... read more »

Providing First Aid for a Loose Bridge

When a bridge is cemented into place, it is meant to last for a very long time. Yet there are instances when chronic gum disease or a blow to the face can compromise the cement that is holding your dental bridge in place. If either end of a bridge feels loose or if it causes you pain, you should call... read more »