We Take Jaw Pain Seriously

Friendswood TMJ Treatment

If you are affected by a temporomandibular joint disorder or TMD, you know how the pain and discomfort can lower your quality of life. Montz and Maher Dental Group TMD treatment has helped countless patients manage their condition. The temporomandibular or jaw joint connects the lower jaw bone to the skull. TMD is often linked…

Attention Friendswood Teens: Both Smoking And Vaping Put Your Smile At Risk

oral health risks of e-cigarettes Friendswood

    A recent study on¬†the influences of e-cigarettes on oral health has more bad news for men and women who believe vaping is less risky than smoking traditional cigarettes. In a study published in the journal Oncotarget, analysts determined that e-cigarettes may cause chronic inflammation and irreversible cellular deterioration. These conditions, in turn, can…

Cavity Fighting Chewing Gum?

Houston Oral Dentistry

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…