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?…

Fluoride Treatments: Not Just For Kids

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You rarely hear the word “toothpaste” without it being preceded by “fluoride.” “Fluoride toothpaste” is ubiquitous for good reason. Fluoride is an important mineral that helps your teeth stay strong. It is found in some foods and water and makes the toothpaste more effective at fighting cavities. Fluoride helps teeth by making them stronger and…

Avoid These 5 Smile Wreckers

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The team at Montz and Maher Dental Group in Friendswood believes in educating our patients. We hope today’s post will alert you to some harmful oral health risks.  Too often, we treat tooth decay and damage caused by the following: 1. Sports Injuries Many parents send their kids out on the playing field with a mouthguard…

Do You Have Periodontal Disease?

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Periodontal disease is more common than you might think. At Montz & Maher Dental Group, we see patients with gum disease every day. Some patients aren’t even aware they have it until our team diagnoses it. Fortunately, it can be treated with varying degrees of treatment depending on the severity. What is periodontal disease? Periodontal…

Take 5: Straight Talk About Braces

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The team at Montz & Maher Dental Group in Friendswood supports healthy oral hygiene and regular, consistent check-ups. Hygiene for braces is a bit different. Here are five concerns to keep in mind with braces: 1. Be Careful What You Eat Sweets and extra food stuck in hard-to-notice spaces may lead to plaque and yellowing around…

Relax. Your Teeth Will Thank You.

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We’ve all been warned about the physical effects of stress. Doctors remind us to protect ourselves from the dangers of unmanaged stress by eating healthy, exercising regularly, and getting adequate sleep. At Montz & Maher Dental Group in Friendswood, our team acts as an advocate for our patients’ oral health and preventative dentistry. Don’t try to…

Should You Worry About Dental X-rays?

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Providing exceptional dental care is much easier for dentists when they have complete information about their patients’ oral health. At Montz & Maher Dental Group in Friendswood, we only ask for X-rays when they are necessary for our standard of care. Pictures are more reliable than written notes. To go a step further: pictures that show what’s…