Tooth sensitivity is common when tooth enamel, which is meant to protect the teeth, thins out. Sensitivity can also occur when the gums start to recede and the underlying surface of the teeth is exposed. You may notice that cold foods and liquids give you discomfort. Teeth may also be sensitive to heat, acidic foods, and even cold air. Sometimes, people who have just had a whitening treatment experience sensitivity.
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.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Thursday, April 14, 2016
Considering to have a dental implant? Please read the information below for a more informed dental procedure.
What are the parts of a dental implant?
The first part of a dental implant is the fixture, which is the part that is embedded in the jawbone. It is beneath the gum line and can be considered an artificial tooth root. The next part is the abutment, which is the part that lies above the gum line that secures the dental work such as a crown or bridge. Basically, it is a screw that holds everything together. The last part is the prosthesis, which is the actual crown, bridge or denture that is replacing the lost tooth.
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Everyone wants to have a nice, healthy smile that lights up a room. However, having that type of smile does not simply come naturally. It takes work and good oral hygiene in order to keep your teeth in tip-top shape; otherwise, you may end up having to have a procedure to have the pulp removed.
Friday, April 1, 2016
Dental implants are a great way to help regain some of your smile back. Although crowns and bridges are designed to restore your smile, you must make sure you take care of them as you would your real teeth. If not, you may find that the condition of your teeth will deteriorate again. With that in mind, we’ve answered a few frequently asked questions about crowns and bridges: