Let’s Talk About Your Smile

At Distinctive Dental Services in Lake Jackson, we use cosmetic dentistry every day to create fabulous new smiles for our patients. We call this a “smile makeover.” What exactly does it entail? A smile makeover means using the techniques of cosmetic dentistry to make positive changes to your smile. These techniques might include: Teeth whitening… Read more »

We Take Jaw Pain Seriously

If you are affected by temporomandibular joint disorder or TMD, you know how the pain and discomfort can lower your quality of life. At Distinctive Dental Services in Lake Jackson, TMJ/TMD treatment has helped countless patients manage their condition. The temporomandibular or jaw joint connects the lower jaw bone to the skull. TMD is often… Read more »

Behind The Scenes: Dental Crown Fabrication

This post from Distinctive Dental Services in Lake Jackson looks at the complex process required to fabricate a dental crown. Dental crowns can be constructed with metal, ceramic (porcelain), plastics, or varying combinations of these. We will describe the process used to create a porcelain crown, though the steps are similar to those used for… Read more »

What Happens If You Keep Using an Old Toothbrush?

It’s easy to become too attached to familiar objects, and that includes the tools you use to clean your teeth. Like a comfortable pair of slippers, that toothbrush you use every night may have an easy, cozy feel you’re not ready to give up just yet. But at Distinctive Dental Services in Lake Jackson, we… Read more »

Overcome Dental Phobia And Achieve A Beautiful Smile

Do you ever avoid the dentist because of dental anxiety? Perhaps “anxiety” is putting it mildly. If you’re among thet millions of Americans whose stress level goes through the roof thinking about the dentist, sedation dentistry from Distintive Dental Services in Lake Jackson may be just what you need. In some people, fear of the… Read more »

The Tea And Teeth Question

What do you call a dentist who doesn’t like tea? Why, Denis, of course. Lame jokes aside, a common concern for patients is stained teeth. In this poste from Distinctive Dental Services in Lake Jackson, we’ll talk teeth staining, dark beverages like tea, and how professional teeth whitening can make years of staining disappear. Over… Read more »

Makeovers For Busy Smiles

Have you been considering upgrading your smile with cosmetic dentistry from Distinctive Dental Services in Lake Jackson, but are afraid you can’t fit it into your hectic schedule? Let us put your mind at ease. Cosmetic dentistry is faster than you may think. Some procedures such as teeth whiteningcan be done in just one visit… Read more »

Dental Sealants: Childhood Cavities Don’t Have To Be Inevitable

Did you know that tooth decay is the second most common childhood health problem in Texas – after the common cold? If you have a newborn or toddler, you have a terrific opportunity to prevent cavities and establish daily habits for lifelong oral health. Your child’s first dental exam should occur when the first teeth are in,… Read more »

Healthy Teeth, Healthy Baby

If you or someone you know is pregnant or planning to become pregnant in the near future you will want to pay close attention to this post. Carrying a precious little one can not only consume your time, but it is vital to understand that the many changes your body experiences during pregnancy may also… Read more »

Best Practices For A Healthy Smile in Lake Jackson

Even if you value a healthy smile in Lake Jackson, it’s easy to become somewhat lax about smile-friendly lifestyle choices. In today’s article, our goal is for you to assess where you stand and look at whether you could step it up a notch. Committing to oral health best practices can prevent future problems and… Read more »