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, Erin Sinada... 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 »

Having Your Son or Daughter’s Wisdom Teeth Extracted Is a Wise Preventative Measure

Here at Smile Big Pediatric Dentistry our team of dentists routinely recommend that your son or daughter have their wisdom teeth removed in late adolescence after all of their permanent teeth have emerged. This is a good time in their life to do it as a preventative measure against future... Read more »

The Evolution of Toothpaste Over Time

We all know that brushing your teeth twice a day is imperative for our oral health, but many people do not know how toothpaste came to be. Different forms of toothpastes have been around for thousands of years. Let’s explore the history and development of toothpaste together. Around 5000BC, the... Read more »