Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to the bone from the missing... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account... Read more »

Oral Health Care Repertoire: Dental Floss

Are you aware of the importance of dental floss and why it should be in every oral health care routine? Dental floss is an interdental cleaning tool designed to clean out the areas between your teeth. Due to the fact that plaque buildup can easily collect between your teeth, you will need an additional interdental… Read more »

Tips to Maintain Your Dental Implant

We are happy to provide dental implants if you have lost one of more teeth and need to restore your smile. If you have never received a dental implant before to fill a tooth gap and have some concerns, we are here to help you keep your implant in good shape. Below we offer some… Read more »

Oral Health Care in Spring: Chewing Gum

Several different effects can give rise to dental damage. Not only can your teeth be damaged due to blunt trauma or strikes to your face and jaw, but you can also end up doing damage to your teeth and gums due to substances you consume or bad oral hygiene routines. If for any reason your… Read more »

Oral Health Surprises: Dental Crowns

Do you have an effective oral health care treatment plan in place to deal with any issues that you have as far as damage to your teeth and gums go? Even if you’re unsure of what kind of restoration you will need, come and visit your dentist, as there are several opportunities available to help… Read more »

Tooth Sensitivity Toothpaste Might Only Mask Another Dental Health Problem

Tooth sensitivity is often described as a stinging sensation or general discomfort when a patient consumes something hot, cold, sweet or sour. These symptoms can drive some individuals to limit their food and beverages choices or to experiment with a special tooth sensitivity toothpaste. While this might provide short-term relief the tooth sensitivity toothpaste might… Read more »

The Best Smiles are Built with a Healthy Diet

The food you eat can play a significant role in your oral health. To keep your smile safe, always make sure you are eating healthy foods and avoiding unhealthy sweet that can slowly damage your smile. If you are not careful, you can end up cracking your teeth, causing cavities or leading to several other… Read more »

What is TMJ?

Are you familiar with your temporomandibular joint? If not, that’s OK, because Dr. Teresa Cody here at C & C Dental in Sugar Land, Texas, is happy to fill you in on all things pertaining to your TMJ’s. Your temporomandibular joints, also known as TMJ’s are located on each side of your face. The joint… Read more »