What Are Dental Implants?

Dental implants are designed to be permanent fixtures in your mouth. They are placed in gaps where there are missing teeth. If you have just one or two teeth that need to be replaced, you only need to insert implants in those areas. Dental implants allow for crowns or other artificial teeth to be placed…

What Is Tooth Decay?

Tooth decay destroys your enamel, the protective surface layer of your teeth. Enamel is your tooth’s first line of defense against bacteria. The foods we eat allow for plaque and tartar to buildup. Dental plaque is a clear sticky film. It comes from eating foods high in sugar and starch. When you don’t regularly brush…

Types of Teeth Whitening Options

Some of the most common and effective teeth whitening options include regular professional cleanings from your dentist, whitening trays, gel strips, and rinses. Each has its benefits, and once you know more, you’ll be able to tell your dentist at Splendid Dental Woodlands what your preference is. Professional Cleaning A professional cleaning may be the…

What Are Receding Gums

What Are Receding Gums? Your gums are made up of pink tissues that are in your mouth. If they are healthy, they cover the roots of your teeth with a layer of dense tissue and blood vessels. This tissue connects to the rest of your mouth. If the gums are healthy, they’re a healthy pink…