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 in Texas

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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Pearland cosmetic dental and tooth implants

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…

Everything You Never Wanted To Know About Saliva

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At Montz & Maher Dental Group in Friendswood, we encourage our patients to come in twice a year for a dental examination and cleaning. We also encourage our patients to be knowledgeable about oral health issues. Let’s discuss saliva. This typically yucky substance is, in reality, a finely balance body fluid that not only maintains dental health…

Help! My Crown Came Off!

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You are chewing an apple and hear an odd sound, then something in your mouth feels wrong. One of your crowns has popped free. Chances are, the crown (which cost you hundreds of dollars) can be re-cemented. Call us at the Montz and Maher Dental Group serving Friendswood, South Houston, or Pearland areas. You may need emergency…

Ouch! Are Your Teeth Sensitive?

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Are Your Teeth Sensitive In Friendswood?

For those of you in the Houston area who feel pain when you sip your morning coffee or who cringe each time you brush or floss, Montz and Maher Dental Group is here for you. The first line of defense against tooth sensitivity is proper oral hygiene. Incorrect brushing and over-brushing can result in receding…