Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

What to Do With a Knocked-Out Tooth

Sometimes, no matter how careful you are in spots, activities or around the house, accidents can happen. A slip or a fall or even a traffic accident can result in an avulsed or knocked-out tooth. A knocked out tooth can be a traumatic experience, since there can be pain, blood... Read more »

Enamel: The Basics

There are a few key building blocks to stellar oral health. We’re not talking about just a cavity every now and then level oral health. No, this is the kind of oral health that makes a dentist sit back on his swivel stool and stare in awe at the spectacle... Read more »

Your Heart Needs a Healthy Smile

Heart disease has been linked to your oral health. If you neglect your oral health, you could be setting your smile up for severe problems in your body. Keeping a healthy smile is essential for your overall health. That is why it is crucial for you to know your heart... Read more »

A Partial Denture Needs to the Maintained

A partial denture is often the preferred choice for patients who have lost multiple teeth yet aren’t comfortable with the oral surgery associated with a dental implant restoration. The removable dental appliance can effectively replicate the basic appearance and function of the missing teeth. The pink base of the partial... Read more »

What to Know About Recovering From Wisdom Teeth Removal

Are you getting ready to have your wisdom teeth removed? Do you know someone about to have this procedure and want to help them through it? If so, then we can help you! Wisdom teeth removal is a standard procedure and often needed to prevent damage to your surrounding teeth... Read more »

Treating TMJ Disorder

Do you wake up with your jaw in pain? Do you suffer from headaches and can’t find out why? If so, you could be suffering from the temporomandibular joint disorder. To help you understand more about your TMJ’s, Drs. Gosnell and Turner here at America's Family Dental in Tomball, Texas,... Read more »

Brushing Your Teeth Twice Each Day Is Essential for Cavity Prevention

The American Dental Association advises everyone to brush their teeth every morning and night with a soft-bristled toothbrush and a fluoride toothpaste. You should also floss at least once a day to remove food particles and bacteria. The fluoride in your toothpaste is especially helpful for maintaining the mineral strength... Read more »

Oral Health Advantages: Storing Your Toothbrush

Caring for your toothbrush often depends on a myriad of factors. Always take the time to assess your oral health and everything you can do to enhance your toothbrush care. This includes where you store your toothbrush, how you store your toothbrush, and what contamination prevention methods you are employing.... Read more »