The Facts About Sedation Dentistry

Are you interested in protecting your teeth? If you are, you probably know that you’ll need to set up an appointment with our dentist at least once every six months for a routine checkup. These appointments are extremely important because our team can identify issues before they become too serious—and... Read more »

Teeth Lost to Chronic Gum Disease Can Be Replaced by Removable Dentures

If left untreated, gum disease can pose a significant threat to the health and integrity of your teeth. The advanced form of gum disease, known as periodontitis, can result in the loss of bone tissue near the roots of your teeth. In time, this can result in the loss of... Read more »

A Few Tips on Avoiding Dry Socket

You may have heard of dry sockets before, but do you know exactly what they are? Dry sockets often form after you have a wisdom tooth removed, but they can form after any after any tooth is extracted. Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do to avoid... Read more »

Dental Sealants Can Prevent Cavities on Back Teeth

As your son or daughter’s primary teeth are replaced by their permanent teeth, it’s natural for their back teeth to have deep pits and fissures on the biting surfaces. If residual food particles and plaque become trapped in these areas, it can lead to large areas of tooth decay. When... Read more »

Teeth Restorations Come in All Shapes and Sizes

Teeth restorations come in all shapes and sizes. Dentures can be crafted for individuals missing a few teeth or even all of them. For problems such as broken or well-worn teeth, crowns can conceal the damages that have occurred. Even teeth with cavities can be filled in with our safe... Read more »

What Are the Oral Side Effects of Medication?

You probably know that there are a number of things you should do to protect your teeth. The health of your mouth can actually affect the health of your entire body. For this reason, we recommend being conscientious of the medications you take and telling our dentist about any medications... Read more »

Thanksgiving Tips for Your Smile Health

During the holidays, it is tempting to let the festivities interfere with your healthy smile. This Thanksgiving, you can make some healthy choices that will allow you to enjoy Autumn's goodness while protecting the smile you work hard to achieve. At Smile Big Pediatric Dentistry in Humble, Texas, Shannon De... Read more »

A Removable Partial Mimics the Function and Appearance of Multiple Teeth

Without professional treatment at Smile Big Pediatric Dentistry, advanced tooth decay issues can result in the loss of multiple teeth in one specific part of your mouth. This can severely compromise your mouth in many ways. Beyond simply impairing your ability to adequately chew food, it can impact your speech... Read more »

Wisdom Teeth Concerns and Problems

Without a doubt, the teeth that consistently cause people the most trouble are the wisdom teeth. Since we no longer need them to grind our food quite as thoroughly, we no longer have as much space in our mouths for them. If left alone, they can often have or cause... Read more »

What you Should Know About Dentures

As you probably know, dentures are usually thought of as a restoration option for the elderly. For this reason, many adults don’t think of dentures as an option for replacing missing teeth. However, dentures can actually be extremely useful for anyone who is missing teeth—regardless of their age, as long... Read more »