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…

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

health risks of oral piercings Katy

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,…