Looking For A Great Dentist?

Looking For A Dentist In Katy

It’s easy to find a dentist. A quick Google search, a Yelp review or two, and you’ll have a short list of possibilities. Finding a dentist you’re really happy with – that can be a lot harder. At Crabtree Dental in Katy TX, we’re proud to have lots of happy patients and positive online reviews.…

Titanium: The Bone-Loving Metal

The key to a successful dental implant is osseointegration: the fusing of the implant with the patient’s jawbone. At Crabtree Dental in Katy TX, we have performed many dental implants, and are proud that they have a success rate greater than ninety percent. Some patients think of dental implants as replacement teeth. But strictly speaking,…

Dental Confidence Or Caution

Whether you are one of the folks who goes willingly for your check-up, or are hesitant about getting dental work done, the team at Crabtree Dental in Katy TX wants you to make and keep regular appointments for cleanings and checkups. Regular dental appointments are important because they help keep your teeth and gums healthy.…

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…

Common Dental Questions

At Crabtree Dental in Katy TX, we strive for excellence in dentistry every day. Providing the best possible dental care goes beyond cleanings and exams. We like patients who ask a lot of questions, because that tells us they are taking a strong interest in their dental health. Common Questions One of the questions we’re…

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…

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.…