Bad Breath: Causes & Solutions

Do you suffer from bad breath? Are you self-conscious that others will notice? Don’t let your struggles have a negative impact on your social life. There are many causes of bad breath, as well as many solutions. Common Causes: Bacteria – Bad breath is often caused by the bacteria in your mouth. Your mouth allows… Read more »

Do I Have a Cavity or an Abscess?

Our mouths really are incredible places. They are landscapes of marvelous diversity and complexity, and each component works intricately with others to enable us to taste, talk, and more. But the mouth is susceptible to a variety of problems, as well. Two of the most common issues faced by our teeth in particular are cavities… Read more »

Can Smoking Hurt Your Teeth?

You probably know that using tobacco can lead to serious problems like heart disease, stroke, and lung cancer, but do you know what happens to your teeth when you use tobacco products? One of the first things you should know about using tobacco is that it will yellow your teeth. Unfortunately, once this happens there’s… Read more »

What to do about a Fractured Tooth

Your tooth enamel is made up from a microscopic structure of crystallized minerals. While this makes your teeth very strong it does not make them invulnerable to damage. Something like a blow to the face, a bad fall or even just grinding your teeth on a regular basis can sometimes cause a fracture in the… Read more »

Mouthguards a Must for Sports Activities!

Mouthguards can prevent sport-related injuries to your mouth. Impact during these activities can lead to chipped or lost teeth, broken bones, lacerations to the face, and other injuries. Most patients feel that custom-made devices from a dental professional provide the most comfortable fit, better protection from injuries and are more durable. If you are involved in… Read more »

Sensitive Teeth

Do you have sensitive teeth? Does the taste of ice cream or a sip of hot coffee sometimes cause you pain? Does flossing and brushing occasionally do the same? This may be caused by many reasons including tooth decay, a fractured tooth or even gum disease. It is important to see your dental professional for… Read more »

Sadly, Summer is Ending Soon

Sadly, summer is ending soon. Take good care of your oral health and make your regularly scheduled cleaning appointment before everyone is back to school. Call Dr. Lupy Gonzalez’s office at 281-487-2400 today!

Congratulations Shell Deer Park

Dr. Lupy Gonzalez and staff congratulates Shell Deer Park with the honor of being selected as Industry of the Year by the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce. Thank you for a job well done!

Did you know that up to 50% of heart attacks may be caused by oral bacteremia?

According to the American Heart Association, it was discovered that up to 50% of heart attacks may be caused by oral bacteremia, which is the presence of bacteria in the blood. The role of teamwork between dental professionals and physicians is extremely important. Without the assistance of dental professionals, the effort to reduce patients risks… Read more »

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!!

  Dr. Gonzalez and staff wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a Happy new Year!