Common Oral Health Reminders: Dentures

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  It is important that all dental damage that is present on your teeth and gums is treated as soon as possible. In addition, if you have any lost or missing teeth, they need to be replaced before further damage can occur to your mouth. One highly effective tooth placement prosthetic to consider is with… Read more »

Are Dentures Helpful in Creating Amazing Smiles?

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Are dentures helpful in creating amazing smiles? Dentures are a removable tooth replacement enhancement that can fill any gap you have, large or small, for a functional smile that is easy to care for. If you are only missing a few teeth, partial dentures can be manufactured to suit your needs, but if you are… Read more »

The Different Types of Tooth Restoration

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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

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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

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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 »

Screening for Oral and Pharyngeal Cancer

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Screening for oral cancer and pharyngeal cancer is more important now than ever. In the past, the highest risk for oral cancer was linked to smoking, tobacco use, and excess alcohol consumption. But recently, this cancer is rising in the younger generation due to HPV, so much so that contracting HPV (the human papillomavirus) is… Read more »

Spring Cleaning for a Healthier Smile

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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 »