Dental Sealants are an Effective Cavity Prevention Measure

Mid to late adolescence is the time in your child’s life when your child’s permanent molars and premolars have completely replaced the primary teeth in the back of their mouth. It’s relatively common for the occlusal or biting surfaces of these teeth to have deep pits and fissures. For many people these areas can be… Read more »

Chewing Sugar-Free Gum Boosts Your Oral Health

GUM ISN’T ALL ABOUT freshening your breath. While it definitely helps after that garlic pasta you had for lunch, did you know chewing sugarless gum can also prevent cavities and improve your oral health? Chewing Gum Increases Saliva Flow and Prevents Cavities According to the American Dental Association, studies show that chewing sugar-free gum for 20 minutes after a… Read more »

Brush Up On Some Toothbrush History

WITH ALL THE AMAZING technology we see today, it’s easy to overlook the small wonders of the world—like the toothbrush! This small, but remarkable invention is the staple of our oral hygiene and health. Join us on a journey through time as we explore the way the toothbrush has changed across the ages! Ancient Civilizations Used Sticks… Read more »

Learn the Benefits of Dental Implants

IF YOU HAVE EXPERIENCED TOOTH LOSS, you are not alone. In fact, more than 35 million Americans are missing all of their teeth, while 178 million are missing at least one tooth. Here’s the good news: there are solutions for you. Dental Implants Function Much Like Natural Teeth While there are other tooth replacement options, dental implants have many… Read more »

Why you Need Professional Whitening

An unappealing smile can leave you feeling awkward and uncomfortable in social situations. Here at we have the tools, training and experience to help you find the bright, white smile you’ve always wanted. Our training and expertise is just one of the many reasons you should have your teeth whitened by a professional. Each day… Read more »

Saliva: The Unsung Hero of Oral Health

EVER THINK ABOUT HOW GREAT your saliva is? Probably not. We’d love to enlighten you! Saliva has an all-important role in your oral and digestive health. Saliva Has Many Important Functions Our bodies make two to four pints of saliva a day. That means that over a lifetime, a person will create enough saliva to fill two… Read more »

Service Trip to Puebla, MX

Dr. Miller recently returned from a dental service trip in Puebla. While there, he had to opportunity to be trained in a dental implant immersion course and was able to help many patients! Here are some photos and videos from the trip.

Restorative Dentistry Can Help You Reclaim Your Beautiful Smile

At Miller Family Dental in Houston, Texas, our dentist Dr. Brian Miller is pleased to offer restorative dentistry for our patients who have missing teeth–whether it is one or several. We offer our patients dental bridges, crowns, dentures–both complete and partials–to bring back a natural looking smile. Teeth can be lost due to tooth decay… Read more »

Are Sports and Energy Drinks Damaging Your Teeth?

DRINKING ENERGY AND SPORTS DRINKS on a regular basis is becoming increasingly popular, especially among young people. But did you know that these drinks can be extremely damaging to your teeth? Sports and Energy Drinks Are Highly Acidic It’s important to remember the purposes of each of these drinks so as not to consume them more… Read more »

Happy Mother’s Day 2016 from Miller Family Dental!

Describe your mom in 5 words SHANNA: beautiful, dedicated, caring, loving, funny JODY: giving, kind, loving, determined, lover AMIE: caring, beautiful, loving, trusting, and the best cook ever! MARIE: greatest mom in the world! NICOLE: caring, loving, strong, kind, honest DR. MILLER: gentle, teaching, beautiful, kind, leader   What is one thing that your mom… Read more »