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Mark Gray, DDS Cosmetic & Family Dentistry Blog

5 Dental Issues & Emergencies Athletes Are at a Higher Risk Of

October 21, 2020

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Girl with basketball protected from dental emergency in Memorial

If you’re an athlete or enjoy recreational activities, you already know that injuries are a common part of being active. Unfortunately, this also means you’re at a higher risk of a dental emergency in Memorial. In fact, there are several different types of oral health issues that athletes are more prone to than others. Here are five dental injuries you’re at a higher risk of if you’re active and how your dentist can help keep your smile safe and healthy.

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Leaving a Toothache Untreated Can Be Bad for Your Whole Body

October 10, 2020

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Man with toothache should see his Memorial emergency dentist

Try as we might, most of us will experience some form of tooth pain in our lifetime. Thankfully, in most cases, toothaches are caused by cavities, debris stuck between teeth, or a damaged filling. However, there are times when dental discomfort can be a warning sign of a much larger issue. In fact, leaving some toothaches untreated can pose a threat to the rest of your body! Read on as your Memorial emergency dentist explains how something as simple and common as a toothache can impact your overall wellbeing.

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How Does the Keto Diet Affect Your Oral Health?

September 21, 2020

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Image of Keto Diet Foods

Named the most popular diet of 2018, the Keto Diet has helped people across the world drop significant weight without stepping foot into a gym. Naturally, the jaw-dropping before and after pictures have captured the attention of the media, celebrities, and the public alike. However, few are asking one important question: How does it affect the teeth and gums? Read on for the relationship between the Keto Diet and oral health in Memorial, TX!

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Soft Tissue VS Hard Tissue Exam

August 24, 2020

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Dentist explaining soft tissue VS hard tissue exam in Houston. In addition to your home oral hygiene habits, the American Dental Association recommends visiting your dentist at least twice a year for a cleaning and checkup. During your routine visit, your dentist will perform a thorough examination to look for any concerns affecting the hard and soft tissues. Your dentist will check different areas of your mouth depending on the type of exam they are performing. Here’s what you need to know about the differences between a soft tissue VS a hard tissue exam in Houston.

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Can a Fixed Bridge Prevent Infection and Decay?

July 26, 2020

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Image of a fixed dental bridge in Houston. Your teeth are designed to last for a lifetime, but many people experience tooth loss despite the latest innovations in dentistry. If you’ve lost a tooth or two, a dental bridge in Houston is an excellent solution to replace one or more consecutive missing teeth. This is a convenient way to fill the gaps in your smile, but will it also help keep decay and infection at bay? Here’s what you need to know when choosing a bridge and crowns to restore your smile.

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