How Does Aging Affect My Oral Health?

Numerous physiological changes occur through aging. Just as you feel aging in your bones and muscles, you may feel aging related to your oral health. However, do not worry. Aging is a natural process and with the right care, you can maintain good oral health as you age.  Normal Wear And Tear Grinding, eating, and rubbing your teeth together causes normal …

Can I Go To The Dentist With A Cold?

If you feel sick with watery eyes, a runny nose, cough, or sore throat before your dental visit, don’t cancel your visit with the dentist. As a rule of thumb, you should never cancel your visit at Smiles of Memorial in Houston, Texas, even if sick, unless you have a good reason. That’s because your oral health is very important …

common brushing mistakes

Common Brushing Mistakes

The best way to protect your teeth from tooth decay, gum disease, or oral cancers is by brushing your teeth twice a day for two minutes each. However, if you adjust a few common mistakes most patients make while brushing your teeth could be healthier. Rough Scrubbing Adding more muscle to your brushing routine does not give your teeth a …

How to Overcome Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety before or during your dental procedure is a common experience for many patients. At Smiles of Memorial, we want you to be as comfortable as possible. Below are a few tips to reduce your dental anxiety.   Tell Us Your Concerns Our goal at Smiles of Memorial is to make you feel relaxed. We strive to create open communication …