Dawn Gayken, DDS Dental Office

Missing teeth can cause problems in addition to making your smile look different and reducing self-esteem.  Missing teeth can cause difficulty chewing and speaking, and can cause other teeth to shift out of line. So what can be done?  Well, there are bridges and dentures that can solve the problem, but these options are removable…

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As National Nutrition Month comes to a close, we would like to discuss how nutrition affects oral health.  Pretty much everyone knows that what we eat and drink has a powerful impact on our overall health, but many don’t think much about how it relates to our oral health, as our food and drink just…

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Cavities and Tooth Repair- The Woodlands, TX

Not everyone is good about getting their checkups done and teeth cleaned every six months, even though most know that this is what just about any dentist would recommend.  But getting the plaque and tartar removed from teeth regularly may be more important than you think. Some studies have shown a link between good oral…

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Dental X-Ray

TMJ disorders, also known as TMD, are disorders that affect the joints that attach the jaw to the skull.  The temporomandibular joints, or TMJ, are located in front of the ears, and are complex joints that allow you to move your jaw up and down and side to side in order to talk, chew, yawn,…

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