Mouthwash Basics 101

Mouthwash has long been considered an active fighter in the battle for optimum oral health, but not always. Due to an influx of mouthwash products on the market, many are advertised simply as breath fresheners, and most lack the capabilities and ingredients necessary to actively fight against bacteria and tooth decay. With the help of… Read more »

Get Rid of Discolored Teeth

Discolored teeth can easily mar any previously great smile. From overuse of coffee to tobacco abuse, anything can discolor your teeth. However, there’s a great and easy way to fix discolored teeth. You can use our whitening services here at in , , to get those discolored teeth shining again. Why use professional whitening? Taking… Read more »

Insights on Porcelain Fillings

Your tooth enamel is made up of tightly packed microscopic mineral structures. If it’s kept healthy and strong, the tooth enamel can resist the natural bacteria in your mouth. An inadequate or inconsistent oral hygiene routine empowers the bacteria in your mouth to attack and weaken your tooth enamel. If a cavity is treated early,… Read more »

Your Breath Is Important When It Comes to Your Healthy Smile

If your breath is preventing you from enjoying social activities and interacting with people, you are not alone. While breath issues are not uncommon, it can definitely be unnerving during social interactions, especially with the holidays coming up. The good news is, bad breath, or halitosis, can be remedied depending on the cause. Fortunately, Dr. and our… Read more »

What to Do About A Cracked Tooth

Have you ever bitten into one of your favorite foods and heard a crack? As you probably know, this can be an extremely unpleasant experience. Although people often feel that they can wait to have this problem addressed, we recommend looking for treatment immediately. There can be a number of issues that might result in… Read more »

What Do You Know About Black Hairy Tongue?

You probably know about some of the more common dental issues, such as cavities, tooth decay, and gum disease. Similarly, you probably know that you should visit your dentist to avoid these types of issues. Still, what would you do if you had black hairy tongue? While a black hairy tongue is a real condition,… Read more »

Dentures or Implants?

When you need to replace multiple teeth at once, you’ll often get to choose between either dentures or implants. Both have advantages and disadvantages, depending on what your needs are and the overall health of your gums and jaw. Today, we’ll take a look at the two procedures and inform you of what one may… Read more »

Should You Bring an Emergency Dental Kit on Your Travels?

At Clearpoint Dentistry located in Houston, Texas, we see many of our patients traveling during the summer months, whether to visit extended family, explore our great state by road trip, or getting on a plane to check off destinations from a bucket list. To make the most of your travel experience, it is a good idea to… Read more »

A Loose Bridge Requires Immediate Care

Dental brides are precise pieces of tooth-supporting construction. They’re designed to help replace a lost tooth, and bridges are just as functional and durable as your real teeth. However, as with any dental procedure, sometimes things don’t go as planned. Certain instances can cause your bridge to become loose, and if that happens to you,… Read more »

Facts About an Abscessed Tooth

Just like any other part other of our body, we can injure the inside of our mouth. If this happens, bacteria can potentially enter and cause an infection—which can lead to a painful swelling filled with pus. If the pus can’t escape the area will become even more swollen and painful. This is known as… Read more »