Why Receive Dental Implants

If you have experienced tooth loss, you understand the importance of choosing from among your options for tooth replacement in order to improve your smile and your oral health. Each year, many patients choose to restore their smiles with custom-made dental implants, which not only replace teeth but also promote bone health. To learn if dental implants can help you... read more »

How to Choose Your Toothbrush

You know that you should brush your teeth at least twice daily, once in the morning and once at night. However, do you know how to select a toothbrush and how often to replace it? Dr. Tammeka Nickleberry and our team are happy to advise you about toothbrush choices. Choosing a Toothbrush Choose a shape and size of toothbrush that... read more »

Fluoride Fights Cavities

Fluoride can greatly benefit your dental health. Fluoride is nature’s cavity fighter, as it helps prevent cavities in patients by strengthening the tooth enamel against acid attacks. It can also reverse early decay. This mineral can be found in many places, including: Our Office Dr. Tammeka Nickleberry can apply fluoride when you come in for your routine dental appointment. At... read more »

Dental Health Essentials: Oral Health Care

Are you following effective oral health care routines? Caring for your teeth is of extreme importance to ensure you do not succumb to the effects of oral health disorders such as gum disease and tooth decay. To begin, make sure to care for any cleaning tools you have. The condition with which you store your cleaning utensils is important. To... read more »

Tooth Decay is a Threat to Good Oral Health

Did you know, tooth decay can seriously damage your health? Tooth decay can be dangerous not just to your smile but to the overall health of your mouth. That is why you need to take special care of your teeth. Here at TLN Family Dental in Houston, Texas, we care for you and your teeth. We are and are happy... read more »

Dental Bridges Can Complete Your Smile

Even if you have perfect oral health care hygiene habits including brushing twice daily, flossing daily, and regular checkups with our dentists at TLN Family Dental, a smile defect such as a missing tooth is enough to mar your otherwise flawless smile. Fortunately, there are many restoration and replacement services available to fix tooth loss. Dental bridge restoration seeks to... read more »

Tips for Preventing Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

If your baby has any teeth that have graced the surface of their gums, it is important to care for the teeth to prevent what is commonly called baby bottle tooth decay. Baby bottle tooth decay can occur for a number of reasons. If the child is subjected to sugar early on, or other materials that can lead to tooth... read more »

The Most Effective Ways to Brush Your Teeth

As technology constantly changes, so do our perceptions of how to do common, everyday tasks. However, for the most part, brushing teeth has remained strictly traditional. A standard toothbrush and floss are still widely considered the best tools for cleaning our teeth at home. Here are some tried-and-true techniques for the most effective ways to brush your teeth: - Make... read more »

Why Choose Dental Implants?

From dental veneers to crowns, it's easy to overlook implants as an option for replacing any missing or broken teeth in your smile. After all, crowns and veneers don't require screws inserted into your gums, right? While that may be true, implants offer some features that other - while still great - cosmetic dentistry procedures don't. So let's look at... read more »

We Offer Dental Veneers to Enhance Your Smile

Welcome to TLN Family Dental, the dental practice of Dr. Tammeka Nickleberry, where we offer dental veneers for our patients. Our dental veneers are thin-as-wafer shells which are custom made to cover the front part of your teeth to help you achieve a beautiful, natural-looking smile. They are made from porcelain or resin composite substances. If you have any of the following, you may... read more »