Bear Branch Family Dentistry Blog
July 31, 2017
Patients from The Woodlands and other surrounding areas who have experienced advanced tooth loss may not think that dentures are for them. In fact, may patients have negative associations with dentures, and the word itself calls to mind old people with sunken cheeks and droopy jowls. That may have been the case for old fashioned or poorly made dentures, but when properly crafted and well maintained, dentures can deliver both improved appearance and increased confidence. Contact our team to find out more about partial and full dentures for tooth replacement at Bear Branch Family Dentistry.
July 10, 2017
Invisalign is an excellent option for patients who would like to align their teeth with discretion. Now that you’ve decided to take the plunge with Invisalign, you’ll need to know how to take care of your aligners during your treatment. Your cosmetic dentist in The Woodlands has some helpful tips and advice to make your time with Invisalign smooth and comfortable.
June 20, 2017
Cosmetic dentistry is a science. Like any other science, it never reaches a final state of wisdom. Whether it is smile design, extreme makeover, or a smile makeover, new dental techniques and dental materials are continuously being introduced, tested, and discussed in the world of dentistry. That’s why your cosmetic dentist in The Woodlands, Dr. Kelly LeBlanc or Dr. Virgil Gutierrez, offers updated, modern cosmetic services to help patients reach their optimal confidence and oral health. If you want to improve the look of your teeth and gums, explore these cosmetic options from your Bear Branch Family Dentistry.
June 6, 2017
When you think of having to do something immediately, you may automatically remember that “honey-do list” your spouse left for you on the table this morning. But, there are more important things that concern your health that hold higher priority than picking up more peanut butter from the grocery store. When it comes to your oral health, there are certain signs and particular situations that call you to make an appointment right away. Your dentist in The Woodlands wants to explain these scenarios so that you know when it’s okay to put off an appointment and when to schedule one right away.
May 31, 2017
You’ve heard your dentist in The Woodlands warn you about over consuming sugar and you’ve really tried to take his advice. Instead of having candies, you’d select a healthier snack. But, you can’t seem to kick your addiction to sugary drinks like sodas and energy drinks. Dr. Kelly LeBlanc is here to explain the real dysfunctional relationship sugar has with your teeth and what you can do to avoid your oral health from taking an ugly turn for the worst.
May 11, 2017
Sometimes, when you visit the dentist you may get unfortunate news like learning about a severe cases of tooth decay. Many patients face losing major parts of their smile because of various dental issues. If you’re looking at losing teeth, you shouldn’t harbor on the bad news, we recommend that you start planning for the future. Bear Branch Family and Cosmetic Dentistry offers a revolutionary tooth replacement option for our patients in need: dental implants in The Woodlands. Even if you’re upset about the possibility of losing your natural teeth, Dr. Kelly LeBlanc is here to help you see the silver lining on this dark cloud with the next best thing to your natural smile: a smile supported with innovative dental implants!
April 28, 2017
Dentures seem to have the stereotype that they’re only effective for older patients. This isn’t necessarily untrue because dentures are the perfect tooth replacement solution for anyone that’s lost multiple teeth, even in various places of their mouth. Partial dentures in the Woodlands provide our patients much-needed stability to not only enjoy the foods they love once again and speak clearly, but also restore their confidence from having a spacey smile. If you’re missing several teeth in a variety of spots in your mouth, you may be interested in how Bear Branch Family Dentistry can help you.
April 15, 2017
How much pain does your TMJ disorder cause? Does it normally start with soreness in your jaw, then deepen into tooth pain? At times, your whole face has throbbed from your teeth all the way to your cheeks and ears. Sometimes the discomfort will even stretch to your neck, shoulders, and back. These unpleasant symptoms may be occurring because the function of your temporomandibular joints is off kilter. Your dentist in The Woodlands is here to help relieve these uncomfortable symptoms when you seek TMJ treatments from our office. At Bear Branch Family Dentistry, our dental professionals provide patients with much-needed relief as soon as possible.
March 15, 2017
Did you know that almost half of Americans have some form of gum disease? Although this condition is common, it shouldn’t be taken lightly – especially since it can lead to tooth loss. So, how can you tell if you have this ailment, and what can you do about if you do? With these tips from Bear Branch Family Dentistry, your dentist in The Woodlands, you can find out everything you need to know about gum disease. Learn the signs and symptoms, how to prevent it, and how to treat it, in this post.
March 5, 2017
You’ve had dentures for about three years now, and they’re still not completely natural. You want a better solution, especially for the bottom row – the slipping when you speak and chew is embarrassing. What alternative treatment can increase your jaw strength and give you the stay-put smile you long for? Dental implants in The Woodlands from Bear Branch Family Dentistry are the superior solution for one, two, or an entire row missing teeth.