Clean Teeth, Happy Mouth

At Crabtree Dental in Katy TX, good dental health means having healthy teeth and gums. Maintaining it is something that you have to work at every day. It can be a real balancing act: using the right oral care products, your personal oral care habits, and seeing the dentist twice a year. Your dental health…

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.…

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…

Are Toothpicks Any Good?

At Crabtree Dental in Katy TX, we always remind our patients how important it is to clean their teeth on a regular basis. Not just the front surfaces, but between the teeth, too. This is essential for cavity prevention. What’s the best way to go about getting those narrow spaces between teeth? That’s an easy…

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,…