Dr. Pham received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Baylor University and a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Texas School of Dentistry, Houston in 1998. She is a member of ADA (American Dental Association), Greater Houston Dental Society and the Academy of General Dentistry.

Monday, February 29, 2016

A Dentist Can Determine if You’re a Good Candidate for Dental Implants

Dental implants are becoming a common solution to replacing a missing tooth or teeth due to periodontal disease, an accident or from some other reason. The two types of implants are endosteal and subperiosteal. An endosteal implant is where artificial teeth can be surgically placed into the jawbone, and it’s typically used on patients with bridges or removable dentures. The subperiosteal implant is where a metal posts stick out through the gum where artificial teeth can be attached, and it’s used on patients who are unable to wear dentures or have a limited jawbone height.

Monday, February 22, 2016

How to Save a Life: Root Canal for Your Tooth

A root canal procedure is meant to repair and save a badly decayed or injured tooth. During the procedure, the soft area in the center of the tooth (otherwise known as the pulp) and the nerve are removed. The dentist then cleans the inside of the tooth and seals it.

Monday, February 15, 2016

Crowning Glory: Getting Your Teeth Crowned

How Crowns do Work ?

A dental crown is basically a cap that’s shaped like a tooth. It enhances the strength and size of a tooth after it’s nestled over the enamel.

When is the Right Time to Get a Crown?

You’ll need to get a dental crown if you have a weak, broken, or decayed tooth. If you need to hide a dental implant or secure a dental bridge, a dental crown can help you as well.