Nutrition and Oral Health

Nutrition and Oral Health

Nutrition can have an impact on our oral health, and our oral health can impact how we absorb our nutrition, beginning with the capability to chew and digest our food properly. So what exactly is the relationship between nutrition and oral health. Prioritize Healthy...
How Braces Help Your Jaw

How Braces Help Your Jaw

Braces are often thought of as a cosmetic procedure. But braces do more than make your smile beautiful, they can also help make it more healthy! Here are several ways braces help your jaw. Improves Teeth and Jaw Alignment Braces can help correct teeth that are not...
How to Get Healthy Gums

How to Get Healthy Gums

Gum disease is a common ailment that affects many adults, with almost 50% of adults over 30 experiencing gum disease, and that rate rises in adults over 65, to over 70%! So how do you get healthy gums? Here are several tips to encourage and maintain good gum health!...
Can You Disinfect Your Toothbrush?

Can You Disinfect Your Toothbrush?

In the current pandemic, we are trying to protect ourselves and our families from illness, and reinfection from illness. Part of this can mean disinfecting everyday items. So if you’re asking “Can you disinfect your toothbrush?” Here are some safety tips to keep your...
What Can I Do in a Dental Emergency?

What Can I Do in a Dental Emergency?

What can I do in a dental emergency, since many dentists are closed due to the current pandemic? Here’s what you need to know to navigate dental care while following recommendations for COVID-19. Don’t Panic First of all, Dentists are offering urgent care services to...
How Lifestyle Affects Oral Health

How Lifestyle Affects Oral Health

Oral Health is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. It can affect your work life, relationships, and many other aspects of your lifestyle. But your lifestyle also affects oral health. Here are 5 ways you can improve your oral health by making healthy lifestyle...
Are Dental Cleanings Preventive Care?

Are Dental Cleanings Preventive Care?

We often hear that preventive care is important. Our insurance companies, doctor’s offices, magazines, articles all tout preventive care. But what is preventive care for dental health? And how often do you need things like dental cleanings and x-rays? These are...
Dental Care Can Be Self Care

Dental Care Can Be Self Care

The first thing people notice about you is your smile! It radiates your personality and your joy. It expresses who you are. It is one of the first things that you can prioritize as you establish self care routines. But it is also one of the easiest to accomplish every...
5 Ways to Tackle Gum Sensitivity

5 Ways to Tackle Gum Sensitivity

Gum sensitivity can be uncomfortable and frustrating. Over half of U.S. adults 30 and over suffer from gum disease. There are many different things that can contribute to gum sensitivity. Here are 5 things you should know that can help you tackle the problem, and find...
What Should I Expect When Getting Veneers?

What Should I Expect When Getting Veneers?

Veneers are a revolutionary treatment in cosmetic dentistry. While being an effective way of hiding dental defects, they’re also considered as an integral part of an aesthetic dental makeover. The treatment involves attaching composite or porcelain covers onto your...
7 Ways to Tackle Gum Sensitivity

7 Ways to Tackle Gum Sensitivity

Do you have swollen, irritated or painful gums? Do your gums bleed or become sore when you brush or floss your teeth? If yes, unfortunately you are suffering from gum sensitivity. Gum sensitivity and soreness is one of the most common, yet ignored dental health...
October is Dental Hygiene Month

October is Dental Hygiene Month

October is Dental Hygiene Month, a special time where we stop to recognize all of the work that dental hygienists do to support the oral health of patients and to raise awareness regarding the importance of oral hygiene. Each year, education and awareness focuses on a...
American Made Orthodontics

American Made Orthodontics

American Made: Orthodontics When you want to achieve a radiant smile, not only do you need a skilled team of orthodontists to ensure your treatment plan is effective, but also the highest quality materials and supplies. If either is missing, you might not get the...
Invisalign Making Self Care a Priority

Invisalign Making Self Care a Priority

Invisalign: Making Self-Care a Priority Today, people are juggling more activities than ever. Work and family often take priority, and many people choose to put self-care on the backburner. But, you don’t have to neglect your smile just because of a busy schedule....
Conquering Gum Disease

Conquering Gum Disease

Conquering Gum Disease – 4 Easy Steps to a Healthy Mouth  If you have gum disease, also referred to as gingivitis or periodontal disease, you are not alone. According the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), almost half of Americans 30 years-old or...
Give Your Smile a Boost

Give Your Smile a Boost

For many individuals, new years bring new beginnings. Now is a great time to give your smile a boost before all of the upcoming holiday parties. Our BLVD Dentistry team wants you to feel and look your best going into the holidays and new year. One of the very first...
5 Myths About Invisalign

5 Myths About Invisalign

So far I have loved all of the posts in our Houston Smiles series sponsored by BLVD Dentistry!  I love talking about those sweet baby teeth that start making their appearance in the first year…I love dreaming up ways to make being the tooth fairy fun…and I even love...
8 Benefits of Invisalign

8 Benefits of Invisalign

While there are many options to straighten your teeth Invisalign is the only clear option that is free of brackets and wires. Invisalign allows you to work, eat, and participate in social situations worry free! All while giving you a perfect smile. Invisalign has many...
Heart Disease and Oral Health

Heart Disease and Oral Health

According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, more than 200 million Americans suffer from some degree of inflammation of the gums. Over the past decade, researchers have published studies that link the bacteria involved in periodontal...