Town Square Dental Blog
November 24, 2020
Is your little one having difficulty breastfeeding? Do they have a shallow latch and do not seem to be gaining weight? Is your child having a hard time forming certain words? Do they appear to feel self-conscious when talking to others? These signs can be attributed to a lip or tongue-tie that inhibits their ability to speak clearly and eat successfully. While not all signs are easily spotted by parents, a local dentist shares which symptoms to watch for that point to your child needing a frenectomy.(more…)
October 13, 2020
Right now, everyone is looking for ways to save money. If you’re looking to bulk up your savings, you probably already know to start by cutting back on unnecessary expenses. As you’re determining what you can do without, don’t try to save money by canceling your dental checkups and cleanings! Even if your teeth look and feel fine, these simple visits can save you a substantial amount of money and time in the long run. Here are four ways dental checkups benefit both your smile and your wallet!(more…)
September 26, 2020
When your dentist informs you that you have a cavity, you might automatically begin to dread the filling process. If you’re like most patients, you hate the idea of feeling a pinch as the dental team numbs your mouth. Then, you have to wait for what seems like forever while the numbing agent takes effect. Even worse, you may have to deal with lingering numbness in your mouth for hours after your appointment. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could receive fillings without pain and without anesthesia? Thanks to the Solea dental laser, anesthesia-free fillings are now possible. Let’s discuss how this technology could change the way you view dental procedures.(more…)
August 17, 2020
When you get a missing tooth replaced with a dental implant, your dentist will restore it with a dental crown that looks exactly like the tooth you lost. People shouldn’t even be able to tell the difference between your implant and the rest of your pearly whites. While dental implants might look natural, do they feel natural too? Keep reading below to find out.(more…)
July 17, 2020
If you’re missing even one tooth, it can cause the health of your entire mouth to go out of whack. That’s why your dentist recommends getting missing teeth replaced as soon as possible. The solution that offers the most benefits by far is dental implants. After all, they’re the sturdiest and longest-lasting option. But just how safe are they? Let’s take a closer look at what exactly dental implants are, what risks they can pose, and whether they’re worth it in the end.(more…)
June 30, 2020
Harris County, encompassing Pasadena, Texas, was placed on Level 1 – Red Alert on Friday 06/26/2020.
Level 1: Stay Home (Current Level)
Level one signifies a severe and uncontrolled level of COVID-19 in Harris County, meaning outbreaks are present and worsening and that testing and contact tracing capacity is strained or exceeded. At this level, residents take action to minimize contacts with others wherever possible and avoid leaving home except for the most essential needs like going to the grocery store for food and medicine.
In respect to all peoples and out-of-respect for public safety, Town Square Dental is closed, effective immediately, until the Threat Level is lowered to Level 2. We will see Dental Emergencies, by appointment only, please call 713-927-6278.
Huy Nguyen, DDS
June 17, 2020
Dental implants are the only way to replace missing teeth both above and below the gumline. Since they’re so similar to natural teeth, you can enjoy all of your favorite foods without worry. However, there are a few dietary precautions you should take if you want it to last you a lifetime. Here’s everything you need to know about eating with your new dental implant in Pasadena.(more…)
March 31, 2020
COVID-19 has kept everybody on their toes for the last few months, and each day, researchers and scientists are learning new ways that the virus impacts your body. It can cause a variety of symptoms that range in severity, including everything from coughing to acute respiratory syndrome, as stated by the Mayo Clinic. But, did you know that some of these symptoms can impact your oral health? Read on to learn how COVID-19 could cause your oral health to decline if you don’t treat your symptoms carefully.(more…)
March 24, 2020
Last month, the ADA released an official statement recommending that all dental practices postpone elective procedures, like checkups and cleanings and cosmetic treatments. This response was in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 and focus on solely providing emergency dental care to reduce the number of people heading to already-overwhelmed ERs. Because of this, it could be months until you’re able to have your smile professionally cleaned and examined. So, it’s up to you to keep your oral health on track while you’re self-isolating. Read on for five tips to help avoid cavities and gum disease while you’re self-isolating.(more…)