Food That Can Damage Teeth

As a child, you may remember being told to eat your fruits and vegetables to grow big and strong, and to drink lots of milk to get strong bones. Without a doubt, food plays a role in how our body grows and develops. But do you know the types of foods that most frequently lead to tooth damage? It may... read more »

Correcting Issues That Arise with Dry Mouth

As the fall season kicks into swing, it is important to start focusing on your oral health care and oral health care treatments. Even if your oral hygiene is in excellent condition, it is important to watch out for oral ailments that can damage your smile, including dry mouth. Dry mouth is a common oral health care condition that arises... read more »

The Importance of Taking Excellent Care of Your Smile

Did you know, as you age your teeth become more defenseless to cavities and gum disease? Well, it’s true! Having a first-rate oral health hygiene routine is essential to keeping your smile healthy. To help you understand how to properly take care of your teeth as you age, our team here at Miller Family Dental in Houston, Texas, is happy... read more »

Dental Implants: What You Should Know

If you are missing a tooth, you are probably aware that you should replace it as soon as you can. If you postpone doing so, your teeth will be much more difficult to clean, which could make you more likely to have gum disease. The rest of your teeth could also shift if you don’t have a missing tooth replaced,... read more »

Give Thanks for a Healthy Smile This Thanksgiving

Having positive oral health is essential to everyone’s smile. During the holidays, our team here at Miller Family Dental in Houston, Texas, is happy to provide you with five tips to keep your smile healthy during the wonderful feasts and treats this Thanksgiving will provide for you. These five tips to help you keep great oral health this Thanksgiving include:... read more »

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 hard to effectively and consistently... read more »

Chewing Sugar-Free Gum Boosts Your Oral Health

Image by Flickr user Guilherme Yagui used under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 license. Image cropped and modified from original. 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... read more »