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

Bad Breath Is No Fun For Katy Residents

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…

Feel Like A Movie Star With A Smile Makeover

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This post from Crabtree Dental in Katy is about the miracle of cosmetic dentistry. When you see pictures of celebrities, most look like they have perfectly beautiful, white teeth. Some may be natural. Some may be Photoshopped. Have you ever noticed that some famous individuals with perfect smiles didn’t have the best teeth early in…

The Crabtree Dental Guide To Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Katy Dental News: What To Expect After Wisdom Teeth Extraction

For most of us, our third molars (wisdom teeth) grow in during our late teens or early twenties. At Crabtree Dental in Katy we usually recommend extraction. Wisdom teeth can damage adjacent teeth and nerves, and their positioning can increase the risk of cavities and gum disease. Additionally, they often come in crooked, crowding the other…

6 Good Reasons To Visit Your Dentist More Often

6 Good Reasons To Visit Your Dentist More Often

At Crabtree Dental in Katy TX, we recommend that our patients see us every six months for a cleaning and checkup. This recommendation is in keeping with American Dental Association guidelines. Most people, though, only visit the dentist about once each year. As many as forty percent of Americans see their dentist less often. Some…

Know The Facts About Oral Piercings

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Body piercings are a common form of self-expression, but at Crabtree Dental in Katy we caution everyone to think twice before they get one, in particular an oral piercing. Since this is a dental blog, you probably expect us to raise all sorts of alarms warning of the dangers of piercings. You are right. Unfortunately,…