Oral Hygiene – You Only Have One Mouth

Oral Hygiene Houston TXOral Hygiene … Okay we all know what oral means and the definition of hygiene is “conditions or practices conducive to maintaining health and preventing disease, especially through cleanliness”. Therefore it means taking care of your mouth and teeth. All dentists and Orthodontists like those at Greater Houston Orthodontics recommend being attentive to your teeth and your overall oral health.

Oral hygiene and good oral health knows no age limits. From infants to seniors oral hygiene is important to your whole health picture.Read more on Oral Hygiene – You Only Have One Mouth…

Win Ariana Grande Concert Tickets!

Ariana Grande is kicking off her 2017 “Dangerous Woman” tour, and Greater Houston Orthodontics is kicking off our next contest! We want to send YOU to see Ariana perform on Saturday, April 8th, 2017 at the Toyota Center in Houston, TX.

The next time you visit our office you might notice something different …. we have acquired a life-size cardboard cut-out of Ariana Grande! Just snap a selfie with the cutout and enter online. Click here for more info on how to enter!

Dental Abscess – Causes And Cures

Dental Abscess Houston TXA dental abscess, or tooth abscess, is an accumulation of pus that forms inside the teeth or gums. The abscess typically originates from a bacterial infection, often one that has accumulated in the soft pulp of the tooth.

Bacteria exist in plaque, a by-product of food, saliva and bacteria in the mouth which sticks to the teeth and damages them, as well as the gums. If the plaque is not removed by regular and proper tooth brushing and flossing the bacteria may spread within the soft tissue inside the tooth or gums, eventually resulting in an abscess.Read more on Dental Abscess – Causes And Cures…

Teeth As A Tool Is A Bad Idea

Teeth as a tool Houston TXCare for your teeth! Have you ever been frustrated opening a bottle, container, prying open a lid, or ripping open a package with your hands? Jimmy Fallon, host of NBC-TV’s popular “Tonight Show” tried prying open a tube of scar tissue repair gel with disastrous results.

For the 40 year old comedian, what happened next wasn’t funny: when trying to open the gel, Fallon chipped his front tooth, on top of another medical problem, a serious finger injury he suffered a few weeks resulting in trying to open the scar cream. Moral of the Story… Always use the right tool for the job… and your teeth are never the right tool! .Read more on Teeth As A Tool Is A Bad Idea…