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An Important Message From Your Georgetown Dentist

An Important Message From Your Georgetown Dentist

A dental hygienist is an essential member of the dental team. These are mainly dentist assistants who assist with procedures, perform screenings, and offer preventative advice to patients. Hygienists play a significant role in maintaining patients' oral health, from...

Why You Should Deal With a Dental Emergency Immediately

Why You Should Deal With a Dental Emergency Immediately

Dental emergencies cannot wait and must be addressed right away. Immediate treatment will eliminate pain, but failure to visit an emergency dentist will result in severe consequences, and both your oral and general health will suffer. Emergency dentists can treat...

What Age Should a Child See a Pediatric Dentist?

What Age Should a Child See a Pediatric Dentist?

When should a child see a pediatric dentist? The answer is when the baby teeth appear—not when all of the baby teeth have come in or when the first tooth is lost. Although it may seem premature for your child to visit the dentist at such an early age, doing so can...

Dental Emergencies Often Go Undetected

Dental Emergencies Often Go Undetected

Accidents can happen at any time, which can often result in dental emergencies. Whether you get injured during a sports game or fall a flight of stairs, you may end up with a loose or broken tooth, although depending on the severity of the situation, such problems may...

Experienced and Caring Dentists in Georgetown

Experienced and Caring Dentists in Georgetown

At South Georgetown Dental, we are excited to offer our clients the best healthy dental plan for them and their families. If you have just moved to the area and are looking for a new dentist or need a second opinion regarding your dental work, then we have the...

Dental Implant Maintenance

Dental Implant Maintenance

Dental implants are a great tooth replacement option, but proper maintenance is a must if you want to maintain a beautiful smile. What Are Dental Implants? Dental implants will replace the root portion of your teeth, and artificial crowns, bridgework or removable...

Which Dentists Are Best For A Kid’s Emergency?

Which Dentists Are Best For A Kid’s Emergency?

Dental emergencies can happen at any time to kids because of their high activity levels and their playfulness and recklessness. In many cases, dental emergencies with kids can result in damage to their dental health. They usually happen because of a fall, which can...

Three Golden Rules For Oral Hygiene

Three Golden Rules For Oral Hygiene

Are you wondering whether or not your oral hygiene habits are right? Do you wonder if you are doing something wrong? There are three golden rules that South Georgetown dentists would recommend for you to follow so that you have a great oral hygiene routine. Some of...

Taking Your Kid to a Kids Dentist Office for Cavities

Taking Your Kid to a Kids Dentist Office for Cavities

A lot of people are scared of going to the dentist, and many adults put off their appointments because they are uncomfortable with the process. If adults feel this way, one can only imagine how kids feel, but it’s important to schedule their appointments regularly as...

Three Great Benefits Of Dental Implants

Three Great Benefits Of Dental Implants

There are a variety of different ways to solve the issue of missing teeth. The most common options are dentures, dental bridges, and dental implants. Each option works in different ways and has different advantages. What are Dental Implants? Dental implants are a...

Fix Your Teeth With Dental Bridges And Crowns

Fix Your Teeth With Dental Bridges And Crowns

When you are confident in your smile, you glow differently, you light up the room with an air of happy confidence. Chipped, missing, and cracked teeth are all three contributing factors to poor confidence in your smile. Not to worry, your dental team at South...

Straighter Smile With Invisalign

Straighter Smile With Invisalign

Looking to correct your smile can be a long, painful, and expensive process. There are plenty of solutions that provide patients with straighter teeth, from metal and ceramic braces to nearly invisible lining retainers. All straighten the smile, but which is best for...

What Sets Us Apart from Other Dental Practices?

What Sets Us Apart from Other Dental Practices?

While you might not like it, going to the dentist is an essential part of life to ensure your overall health. For your dentist, it’s not just about your teeth. We understand that having good oral health directly translates to better overall health as well as a higher...

How The Right Dentist Can Prevent Childhood Dental Anxiety

How The Right Dentist Can Prevent Childhood Dental Anxiety

Studies show that 20% of school-aged children are afraid of the dentist. Your child’s first appointment at the dentist is an important moment that could impact them for the rest of their lives, both positively and negatively. Years later, they can still be afraid if...

How to Identify A Dental Emergency

How to Identify A Dental Emergency

No matter how well you care for your teeth, sometimes emergency dental services are required to treat issues. Here are some signs to look for and help you identify whether you need emergency dental service. Loose Adult Teeth Adults should never experience loose or...

Why You Need Dental Implants

Why You Need Dental Implants

If you’re looking to improve the appearance of your smile and want a permanent replacement for your teeth, dental implants are definitely the way to go. This is the best option because they are permanent replacements for missing teeth and consist of a titanium root...

Dental Emergency During Pregnancy

Dental Emergency During Pregnancy

It is important to take care of your teeth and gums at all times but is especially important during pregnancy because of the hormonal changes that occur during this time. This can affect your gums and cause them to become more sensitive, and even more swollen and red....

Am I A Good Candidate for Invisalign?

Am I A Good Candidate for Invisalign?

If you want straighter teeth but are not interested in traditional braces, Invisalign is the perfect solution and will help you achieve the smile you’ve always wanted. Invisalign is very different from braces but offers the same results through the use of clear...

Oral Health Tips for Kids

Oral Health Tips for Kids

Teaching kids about the importance of healthy teeth can be challenging, especially when it comes to implementing an oral care routine. While it can be a struggle, the importance of oral care and your child’s teeth cannot be emphasized enough, so if you’re having...

What You Need To Know About a Dental Implant Procedure

What You Need To Know About a Dental Implant Procedure

A dental implant is a perfect solution for anyone with missing teeth because they look, feel and function the same way as a natural tooth would. This procedure will provide patients with a replacement tooth that will help them smile, eat and speak comfortably but...

Do You Need Emergency Dental Care

Do You Need Emergency Dental Care

Many times, the problems that happen with your mouth, teeth or gums, are not classified as emergencies and usually you can wait a few days to see your dentist. However, it is important to know what is an emergency, so that you can contact your dentist and get the help...

Benefits of Flossing Your Teeth

Benefits of Flossing Your Teeth

You’ve heard it from your parents and your dentist, but do you really know and understand the benefits of flossing your teeth? Regular flossing removes and prevents plaque build-up, which can lead to tartar. Simply put, flossing is great for maintaining your oral...

Sensitive Teeth: Everything You Need To Know

Sensitive Teeth: Everything You Need To Know

Wincing in pain as you bite down, brush your teeth or even breathe can ruin your entire day. No one should struggle with such severe discomfort every time they eat or drink and these sharp pains can weigh down heavily on our teeth and gums. That’s why it’s important...

Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Mouth

Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Mouth

Your oral health greatly contributes to your overall health. If you have poor oral hygiene, you may be at risk for diabetes and cancer. Maintaining your oral health is crucial to living a happy and healthy life. Regularly practicing oral health care habits such as...

Plaque vs tartar difference

Plaque vs tartar difference

It is widely understood that both plaque and tartar are enemies to our dental health. But, the difference between the two is less noticeable. Although, there are many important differences between plaque and tartar that should be understood to keep our mouths clean....

To floss or not to floss…

To floss or not to floss…

Ever been to a really important business dinner and feeling extremely uncomfortable because that tiny piece of chicken stuck in the gap between your two front teeth? If this sounds familiar, flossing may just be the right thing for you. In spite of a huge debate on...

Composite fillings vs amalgam fillings

Composite fillings vs amalgam fillings

Throughout dentistry's history, people have experimented with a variety of materials to fill cavity-riddled teeth. They tried gold and even beeswax, but the two materials that they found worked the best was silver amalgam and composite resin. Both have advantages and...

The Top Causes for Toothaches

The Top Causes for Toothaches

There could be an endless number of reasons behind the aching that’s currently radiating throughout your mouth. However, we’re here to help narrow down the possible causes. Below are the most common reasons that could be responsible for your toothache. Tooth Decay As...

Natural Remedies for Whitening Teeth

Natural Remedies for Whitening Teeth

Why try various natural alternatives to teeth whitening when you could just buy a kit from the drugstore? Because the harsh ingredients can wear away too much of your enamel if used frequently. This will damage your teeth and can lead to tooth sensitivity. Some...

Foods that Keep Your Teeth Healthy

Foods that Keep Your Teeth Healthy

The health of your teeth is influenced by the overall health of your body. If you have a poor diet, then your teeth will suffer as well. The various foods on this list are sure to make a positive impact on your body while working to strengthen and protect your teeth...

The Benefits and Side Effects of Fluoride Treatments

The Benefits and Side Effects of Fluoride Treatments

Fluoride is a natural mineral that builds the strength of teeth while helping to prevent cavities and is necessary if you have a high risk of developing cavities. It’s essential to oral health, as it supports tooth enamel and fights against harmful bacteria before it...

Building A Solid Foundation For Oral Health

Building A Solid Foundation For Oral Health

As parents, we give our children the best start we can and good oral health habits are no exception. Gingivitis can affect anyone. The good news is that the onset of gum disease can be easily prevented…Floss thoroughly (have patience) every day before bedBrush gently...

Why South Georgetown Dental May Be Perfect For Your Family!

Why South Georgetown Dental May Be Perfect For Your Family!

Our warm and friendly team has 20 years of experience in providing gentle compassionate dental care that caters to families from children to mature adults. We use technologies designed to increase your comfort and our office is relaxed and welcoming so you’ll feel at...

Whitening Special!!

Whitening Special!!

Do you have a special occasion coming up? Or would just like to brighten your smile? Come on into our office to receive our in office whitening!! Or you can just grab a take home kit and do it in your own house! call to book an appointment for a consultation with our...

Sobering Statistics – Why Annual Oral Cancer Exams Matter

Sobering Statistics – Why Annual Oral Cancer Exams Matter

More than 25% of oral cancer victims are under age 40 and have none of the known lifestyle risk factors like tobacco and alcohol use or diabetes. Scientists have recently learned that people can develop oral cancer after contracting the human papilloma virus (HPV)....

Protect Teeth From Decay- Affordable Effective Sealants

Protect Teeth From Decay- Affordable Effective Sealants

Did you know that by age 19, nearly 70% of kids have already had at least one cavity? Studies show that the majority of them occur in the pits and grooves of newly erupted molars. These cavities can easily be prevented with dental sealants – a fast, painless...

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Stress may cause you to grind your teeth at night, resulting in headaches, jaw pain, and worn down teeth, and even broken teeth. If you suffer from any of these, come talk to us about a night guard.

Combat Acid Wear- To Reduce Teeth Erosion

Combat Acid Wear- To Reduce Teeth Erosion

More common than ever before, Dental erosion occurs when tooth enamel is dissolved by acid causing sensitivity, yellowing and pitted or worn teeth. Many everyday foods and beverages are to blame, including perceived healthy ones like your morning juice and...

Denture Care

Denture Care

Contrary to popular belief, losing your teeth is not a natural part of aging. Disease and trauma are the main causes of tooth loss, and while trauma may be beyond your control, you can prevent disease of the teeth and gums with proper cleaning habits that will help...

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