Keep Active Smiles Healthy

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It’s hard to enjoy sports if you have dental issues. Despite many athletes being health-conscious, there is a concerning rate of tooth problems among athletes of all ages. Let’s discuss two alarming studies. 40% of athletes reported oral health problems A study cited in the British Journal of Sports Medicine explored how poor oral health…

Dental Implants Change Lives

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Many people have experienced a boost in self-confidence by restoring missing teeth at Montz and Maher Dental Group in Friendswood. Nothing gives us more satisfaction than helping men and women dramatically improve their quality of life. With a new smile, they feel better about themselves. They feel more comfortable in public. They socialize more often.…

Cavity Fighting Chewing Gum?

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I’m David Montz DDS of Montz and Maher Dental Group in Friendswood. My patients often ask me if chewing xylitol gum is an effective substitute for tooth brushing and regular dental exams. Before I answer that question, let me tell you a little bit about xylitol: Xylitol is a natural sweetener that was first discovered…

What Is Oil Pulling?

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Today’s Montz and Maher Dental Group dental post looks at oil pulling; an alternative practice that has been generating a lot of buzz around Friendswood. Oil pulling has been a part of Indian Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years. It is the practice of swishing oil in the mouth for twenty minutes to benefit the…