Have You Been Avoiding the Dentist?

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We’ve all got our reasons. Money. Time. The fear of pain. Juggling insurance. Facing one more reminder that we really should be flossing more. Any of these might cause us to avoid and put off regular visits to the dentist. Has it been so long since your last dental appointment that you’re not even sure […]

Practice Good Oral Health this Holiday Season

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The only thing worse than a cracked tooth or cavity is getting one during the holiday season, which is why Comprehensive Family Dental has some advice for your family this December. From hard candy to nuts and red wine, there are so many holiday treats that can cause trouble for your pearly whites. Remember to […]

Can You Have Dental Work Performed During Pregnancy?

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If you’re an expecting mom with a dental appointment coming up, you may be wondering what the rules are for having dental work done during your pregnancy. Routine cleanings and exams are not only safe for pregnant women, they are even more important than usual. Changes in hormone levels during pregnancy can cause gum irritation that […]

Cleaning and Caring for Dentures

Whether you are new to wearing dentures or have had them for years, brush up on your denture care for a healthy smile. The most important thing to keep in mind is to always be gentle with your dentures and to keep them as sanitary as possible. When cleaning your dentures, make sure you are […]

Wisdom Teeth Removal: Misalignment and Impaction

A third set of molars that come in during the late teens and early twenties, wisdom teeth often require removal, because of misalignment and impaction. Depending on the circumstances, these molars may be pulled like other teeth or removed through surgical procedure. If surgery is required to remove impacted teeth, an oral surgeon can be […]

Help Your Kids Stay Cavity Free!

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A word that makes every parent grimace, cavities are extraordinarily common among children and teens. A cavity typically form by first making its way through the tooth enamel somewhere, then growing much more rapidly in the softer dentin. Most patients do not feel cavities until they are very deep. Most often caused by dietary sugars […]

Teeth Whitening: Create a Bright, Confident Smile

A bright, white smile is a great way to boost your mood and your confidence. One of the most popular cosmetic dental procedures here at Comprehensive Family Dental, teeth whitening removes stains caused from aging, coffee, food and smoking. A luminous smile can make you look and feel years younger and our Victoria, Texas practice […]