Do You Want The Flu or a Root Canal?

A survey a few years back had an interesting result. 78 percent of the people contacted by the American Association of Endodontists said that they would rather have a root canal than the flu. Slowly but surely, the bad reputation attached to the procedure known as the root canal seems to be disappearing. And it’s a good thing, too. While... read more »

Replacing Missing Teeth With a Bridge

Replacing the missing teeth in your smile has multiple benefits. Having a full set of teeth improves your appearance and your ability to eat and speak. Without a full smile, plaque and bacteria have extra places in your mouth to accumulate, which causes gum disease and more lost teeth. Additionally, if you have gaps in your smile, your remaining teeth... read more »

Dental Sedation as a Method for Treating Dental Anxiety

Does the thought of going to the dentist’s office give you the heebie-jeebies? If so, you might have dental anxiety. At America's Family Dental Tomball, we understand. We want to do all we can to help you feel comfortable at our office. That’s why we offer two types of dental sedation. Nitrous oxide, also sometimes called laughing gas, is a... read more »

Do You Love Corny Dental Jokes?

Dr. Gosnell, Dr. Turner, and their team at America's Family Dental Tomball enjoy corny dental jokes. We hope you do too! May we share some with you? Here are some of our favorite question and answer jokes: Q: Why did the tree go to the dentist? A: To get a root canal. Q: Why didn’t the dentist ask his secretary... read more »

What Is Tooth Decay?

Did you know that tooth decay can occur in a variety of ways but is most common via harmful acids in your mouth that cause dental erosion? For more information about tooth decay, consider the following: - If left untreated, tooth decay can eventually bring about tooth loss. - When a hole in your tooth enamel forms due to tooth... read more »

Take Your Oral Health Care to New Heights With Tooth Brushing

If you want to look for new ways to improve your oral health care, look no further than your toothbrush. As an instrument that is so essential for our oral health care success, always take the time to ensure you are using it correctly and caring for it as required so it can continue to serve you well. Take your... read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at America's Family Dental Tomball, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area of expertise here on our website through these... read more »