Are You At Risk For Bone Recession?

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We all know that a healthy smile requires decay-free teeth and healthy gums, but how often do we appreciate our jaw bone? Our teeth need a strong firm foundation to remain healthy and beautiful. Today’s post looks at bone recession. Occasionally, a patient experiences bone recession in their jaw which can cause tooth loss and…

Amazing Dental Implants

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Tooth implants are the ideal tooth replacement available to people who are missing teeth. A permanent dental implant is a metal, typically titanium, post implanted into the bone to replace the missing root. The crown and supporting structure are securely and permanently attached to the post. Titanium is amazingly sturdy and extremely well tolerated by…

What You Need To Know About Oral Cancer

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During routine dental examinations, your dentist may look for signs of oral cancer. Oral cancer refers to cancers in the tongue, mouth, lips, jaw, and throat. Many Friendswood dental patients don’t realize the seriousness of oral cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates that over 39,000 people will get oral cancer this year.1 Consider this sobering…

Find A Few Minutes To Floss

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One common excuse often given by people who don’t floss is that the practice is difficult to fit into their daily schedule. If you’ve found this to be true, and feel like you are too busy to floss, here are some suggestions for when to fit this essential dental health habit into your day. The…

Should You Let Your Teen Get An Oral Piercing?

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An increasing number of Friendswood adolescents are sporting tongue, cheek, and lip piercings. If your teen asks your permission to get an oral piercing? The team at Montz and Maher Dental Group advises parents to give a firm “No.” Here’s five reasons why teens should avoid oral piercings: Excessive drooling Chipped teeth Infection Hypersensitivity to…

Patient-Centered Dental Care

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At Montz and Maher Dental Group, we are enthusiastic about providing patient-focused dental care of the highest standard. Our caring professionals can assist you. You could be our next success story! What is patient-focused care? A check-up with no cavities? A dazzling smile? A crown that blends in naturally with your as the surrounding teeth?…

No Cavities? Thank Your Parents

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At Montz and Maher Dental Group, we stay abreast of new discoveries in the exciting field of dentistry and occasionally share interesting facts with our patients. Today’s post focuses on new findings in an intriguing field of research: genetic dentistry. “About 60% of the risk for tooth decay appears to be due to genetic factors.”…