The Different Types of Tooth Restoration

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

With the never-ending advances in technology over the past few decades, the dental field has received a surge in innovations for teeth restorations. There are many more types to choose from, designed for a wide array of oral ailments. Whether you need an entire set of teeth crafted, or simply a fixture for a broken… Read more »

Why Bleeding Gums Might Be a Problem for You

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

At the dental practice of Dr. Scott Elrod, we want our patients in Lake Jackson, Texas to know that taking good care of your oral health benefits not just your precious pearly whites, but your gum health as well. In fact, did you know that your gums–which cushion and support your teeth–are an indicator of your… Read more »

How To Keep Your Oral Health Strong

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

Do you wonder if there is anything you could do to keep your mouth—or your child’s mouth—stronger? Similarly, do you know what might help with you improve your oral health? If you are interested in answers to questions such as these, we have good news: there probably is something you can do. For example, did… Read more »

Cavity Restoration 101

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

Along with excellent daily oral care–brushing at least twice each day and flossing at least once daily–keeping up with periodic dental checkups is your biggest preventative for dental caries along with gum disease. We also check to make sure old dental fillings aren’t leaking, causing further decay. Checkups allow your dentist to find early signs… Read more »

Spring Cleaning for a Healthier Smile

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

Spring is in the air, and it feels like a renewal and rebirth after the dreary long nights and short days of winter.  Many of us have the urge to rejuvenate with a good spring cleaning, so why not refresh our oral habits for a brighter smile? Toothbrush Spring is the perfect time to replace old… Read more »

Baby Teeth 101

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

Your baby’s teeth and gums need tending even before their first dental visit, which should take place by their first birthday, or six months after their first tooth erupts. Before then you can clean baby’s gums with a soft, clean washcloth and once the teeth begin erupting, brush the teeth gently with plain water several… Read more »

5 Tips to a Healthier Smile This Thanksgiving

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

It’s that time of year again. Thanksgiving is near filling the air with delicious aromas of pumpkin pies and roasted turkeys. This year, why not keep track of your oral care by using these five helpful tips. These tips will navigate you through the holiday season so you know what foods to avoid, so you… Read more »