Protect Your Smile With Dental Sealants

Through the use of dental sealants, an individual's risk for suffering dental damage is greatly minimized. Dental sealants can be an effective means of prevention cavities and dental erosion to keep your teeth safe. Dental sealants create a barrier between your teeth and the acids that that can damage them. Dental sealants are thin coatings applied directly to the chewing... read more »

Getting Your Child to Brush

If you are lucky, your child can’t wait to brush her teeth. When the time comes, she happily trots off to the bathroom, to spend two wonderful minutes cleaning his or her teeth.  However, if you are like most parents, you probably aren’t that lucky. But take heart, you don’t have to fight the Battle of The Brush every morning... read more »

Keeping Your Smile Safe From Tooth Hazards and Risks

Are you actively monitoring your daily choices to determine if any of them could potentially lead to an oral health disaster? Although it won't take a long time to do, it is a good idea to set up a checklist of all habits you practice on a daily basis, including traditional foods and drinks you like to enjoy, bad habits... read more »

The Duty of Dental Sealants

If you take a good look at your teeth, you will notice that they don’t all look the same. That is because the different sets of teeth are designed to do different things. For example, your back teeth known as your molars have the job of chewing your food to make it easier for you to swallow it and digest... read more »

Enhance Your Fall Smile with TMJ Treatments

Did you know that your jaw is extremely crucial for the complex tasks that your mouth requires, including speaking correctly, as well as eating and chewing? A complex ball-and-socket joint in your jaw known as a TMJ is the mechanism through which everything else works. Your TMJs, also known as your temporomandibular joint, are ball-and-socket joints that effectively function to... read more »

Fact Finder: Jaw Pain Treatments

Are you a frequent sufferer of jaw pain? Have you ever been diagnosed with jaw pain or an oral health condition that is known to contribute to jaw pain? If so, you may be suffering from chronic joint pain. Fortunately, there are many treatments that can be given to help alleviate pain associated with your jaw. Listed below are a... 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 »

What Types of Sedatives Are Popular at Your Dentist Office?

Have you ever wished there was a way to allow you to fully enjoy yourself at the dentist office without worrying and stressing? With sedatives like laughing gas, you can fully relax and enjoy the day without a care to be had. Here are a few tips about what types of sedatives are popular at our dentist office: - Traditionally,... read more »

Oral Health Hazards Can Be Avoided

Oral health hazards can be avoided. Doing your part to keep your teeth safe begins with optimum oral health care habits as well as the avoidance of oral health care risks. This includes the following: - Do not practice or partake in contact sports without wearing the appropriate safety equipment, including mouth guards, and face masks. - Do not use... read more »