Is Grandpa Smiling?

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Here’s a question from Crabtree Dental in Katy: how are Americans doing when it comes to the dental health of the 65+ population? The Good News: The rate of decay in the elderly has decreased in the past thirty years. The Bad News: 25% of persons age 65+ have no remaining teeth Nearly 20% have…

Quirky Dental Facts That May Surprise You

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In this post from Crabtree Dental in Katy TX, we share some fun facts about dentistry. Enjoy! Many dental patients are aware that before there was formal dental training and licensing, barbers often performed dental procedures. But did you know that blacksmiths also moonlighted as dentists? How would you like your dental visit to involve…

A Smile Like A Precious Gem

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Would you like a beautiful smile? At Crabtree Dental in Katy, we can help with cosmetic dentistry. Cosmetic dentistry is really coming into its own. Trend-watchers say that more and more people are choosing it every day to improve their smiles. Teeth whitening is one of the most popular procedures we offer. A lot of…

Cosmetic Dentistry vs. General Dentistry

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This article from Crabtree Dental in Katy TX describes the differences between general dentistry and cosmetic dentistry. General dentists are dedicated to preventing and treating oral diseases such as cavities and gum disease. When a problem is diagnosed, like a cavity between two teeth, a general dentist will establish the best way to restore it.…

5 Critical Oral Cancer Facts

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At Crabtree Dental we urge people to come in twice a year for a dental examination and cleaning.  If you skip semiannual dental checkups because you don’t believe you have any tooth decay, perhaps getting an oral cancer screening is a more compelling reason to see your dentist regularly. In the last few decades, lung and…

Is It Growing In Your Mouth?

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Believe it or not plaque can rear its ugly head in any mouth – even yours – no matter how meticulous you try to be. If you have deep grooves, watch out. If you have a receding gum line, watch out. If you are a candy-loving Katy resident with the proverbial sweet tooth, watch out.…

How Is Snoring Different From Sleep Apnea?

Categories: Sleep apnea
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It’s estimated that 50% of people snore at some point during their life. It can be a sign of sleep apnea, a more serious, but also common condition. Both are treatable at Crabtree Dental in Katy. Snoring and sleep apnea are one and the same, but they are related. Many individuals who snore also have sleep…

It’s Not About Vanity

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry
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Many people seem to have it all together with bright eyes and great smiles. At Crabtree Dental in Katy, we want you to be on the same footing as your friends, colleagues and customers. With cosmetic dentistry, you can get a sensational smile that makes you stand out in any crowd. Wanting to look  and…

Bad Breath Is No Fun

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This post from Crabtree Dental in Katy is about an unpleasant subject we all deal with at one time or another: bad breath. Imagine you are starting a new job and are going to speak with your new boss for the first time. Confidence is key to your success. As you reach out to shake…