Pediatric Dentistry 101

Our dentist, Dr. Shannon De Vera, strives to help your child have the strong and healthy smile they deserve, which is why she offers pediatric dentistry in Humble, Texas. Pediatric dentistry is a branch of dentistry that focuses solely on helping infants, children, teens, and children with special needs have a top-notch oral health. This branch of dentistry requires special... read more »

How to Combat Gingivitis

Gingivitis is the first stage of gum disease, and gum disease is one of the most serious and dangerous dental issues in the world today. So, it’s important to prevent gingivitis as much as possible. To help you do so, Dr. Shannon De Vera and our dental team have some tips for you. It’s important to keep up on oral... read more »

Fluoride and Its Effect on Your Dental Health

Have you ever thought about the benefits and rewards that additional fluoride supplementation can give you and its effect on protecting your tooth enamel? Even though fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral in large bodies of water around the world, we only truly get it via supplementation in products we use to keep our teeth clean. Fluoride can be found... read more »

Take Your Oral Health Care to New Heights with Healthy Diets for Your Smile

Not all foods and drinks are detrimental to your teeth. Although various foods and drinks may cause dental erosion, cavities, tooth decay, gum disease, stains, and discolorations, some can actively work with your mouth to help repel dangerous debris and even re-mineralize your tooth enamel. Take your oral health care to new heights with a healthy diet. For more information... read more »

How to Have a Young-Looking Smile

Are you afraid of the day you’ll start to look older? If so, you probably know how to keep your skin and facial features in tip-top shape. However, did you know that your smile can also make you look old? Well, it’s true. So, if you want to maintain your youthful look, you need to maintain a young-looking smile. The... read more »

Fractured Tooth? Get it Fixed Today!

Chewing on hard or foreign objects may cause a tooth fracture. Other possible causes include getting hit in the mouth playing sports, an invasion of plaque or bacteria building, or grinding your teeth during the night or even the day. Come into Dr. Shannon De Vera’s dental clinic to be treated by our team here in Humble, Texas, especially if... read more »

Brush Your Teeth Daily

If you brush your teeth each day, then you are doing a great job! Unfortunately, there are many people who don’t understand the importance of brushing their teeth, so they are putting their smile at risk each day. Here at Smile Big Pediatric Dentistry in Humble, Texas, our team is happy to have a chance to talk to you about... read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry Might Include Dental Veneers and Porcelain Crowns

Physical and cosmetic imperfection in your smile can leave you feeling socially awkward. Fortunately, our dentist, Dr. Shannon De Vera at Smile Big Pediatric Dentistry in Humble, Texas offers a variety of cosmetic dental solutions to improve your unappealing smile. One of the most effective methods to improve a smile marred by multiple imperfections is to have our dentist fit... read more »

Sugarless Gum as a Cleaning Tool

Have you ever tried using sugarless gum as an alternative cleaning tool? According to several studies that have been done, chewing sugarless gum for roughly 20 minutes after eating can help protect your tooth enamel. The reason is related to an increase in saliva production, which can wash away plaque buildup, neutralize harmful acids, and prevent cavities. Here are a... read more »