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July 24, 2019 DentistUncategorized0

No matter you need to raise your kids with good etiquette or make them adopt good oral habits, it seems a daunting battle. It is not possible all the time to keep an eye on your kid’s activities. But following the strict dental schedule can make you avail the knowledge and teach your kids about dental behavior and advantages of oral hygiene.

Want to know some parenting hacks for child’s oral habits? 

Here are some gathered tips that can help you teach your kids about the importance and the benefits of good oral care. 

Make A Dental Schedule

Dental schedule firstly includes the appointment with a doctor. Regular consultation with the doctor can help you know the oral health of your kids and further following the advised dental care schedule by the dentist can do the best for your kids. So, here are some common phrases when you need to visit a dentist.

i) First-teeth Checkup: As the teeth of your child start to grow, you must visit the dentist to know about their teeth development. Talk with the dentist about regular checkups as the teeth of kids start to grow from the six months and continue till the age of 6 years.

ii) Permanent Teeth Checkup: Brushing teeth is very mandatory as baby teeth begin to fall and gets replaced with the permanent teeth between the ages of 6 to 11 years. 

Gather Extra Dental Supplies

It is very obvious and understood that having hygiene supplies in extra quantity is always best. So, whenever heading towards buying toothbrushes, toothpaste or flosses, make sure you buy the extra too so that kids get no chance of saying no to oral habits. Moreover, there are some limitations of using the brush and needs to be disposed of. So, after a few uses get a new brush for kids as a fun game and keeping their oral hygiene maintained. 

Teach The Importance Of Good Oral Health

You can create the dental charts, get them some educational books or show them the TV shows related to oral hygiene. It would be more interesting if you also brush your teeth with them. This way they’ll learn the benefits and importance of brushing their teeth.  

So, counting on these tips is very essential to maintain their well-being and overall oral care. However, if looking for the best Houston dentist then visit Union Dental as here, we strive to provide the dental services focusing on your requirements and preventing the teeth from all the damages. Good Luck!


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July 8, 2019 Uncategorized0

Everyone wants to have a dazzling, attractive and a selfie-perfect smile. While many people are naturally blessed with a perfect set of teeth and facial features which give them a perfect smile, others are not so lucky. Crooked, stained and chipped teeth are one of the worst enemies of a beautiful smile. However, thanks to modern cosmetic dentistry, the dream of enjoying the hot and breathtakingly beautiful smile of your favorite celebrities have finally become true! Today, a Hollywood smile is not just for celebrities! A beautiful smile is not just a dream anymore. Instead, anyone can benefit from cosmetic dental treatment and enjoy the smile they always wanted

But that’s is not all! Cosmetic dentistry offers so much more than just a pretty smile. In addition to being easily available, less expensive and less time-consuming, modern cosmetic dentistry now encompasses every aspect of your oral and physical health to offer a complete oral health package. This article discusses some of the advantages and benefits of undergoing cosmetic dentistry treatment. Here’s how you can also benefit from cosmetic dentistry.

  1. Improved Confidence

We all know that when we’re dressed-up and have put on good makeup, we tend to feel much better about ourselves. A similar phenomenon takes place when your dentist gives you a brand-new, charming and attractive smile; you start feeling good about yourself, and your confidence touches the sky. This beautiful change will not just be limited to you; instead, your new smile will make you look friendlier, attractive and more approachable, thereby improving your social, work and personal life as well!

  1. Beauty and Health Go Hand in Hand!

A beautiful smile does not just make you look beautiful and attractive. Modern cosmetic techniques are not only geared towards giving you a picture-perfect smile but also to achieve perfect harmony between your teeth, gums, lips and facial muscles. The end result is a Hollywood smile with improved oral health and physical wellbeing. Naturally, when you have perfectly aligned teeth with a perfect occlusion, your ability to eat and to digest food will be enhanced, which will further improve your physical health.

  1. Affordability

As the focus of dental technology companies is shifting more and more towards cosmetic dentistry, highly innovative, yet cost-effective cosmetic options are becoming available in the market each day. At the same time, a greater number of dentists are now undergoing courses and training to specialize in cosmetic dentistry. As a result, the cost of cosmetic treatment, which used to be very high in the previous years, is coming down and becoming increasingly affordable for people from all walks of life. Not only this, many cosmetic companies now offer easy payment plans, which has made it easier for virtually everyone to enjoy the smile of dreams without affecting their budget.

  1. There is a Wide Range of Options

Today, cosmetic dentistry is not just about porcelain veneers or crowns! It’s so much more than that. Thanks to dental implants, Lumineers, Invisalign, facial fillers, Botox, and teeth whitening, the options are unlimited when it comes to transforming your smile. Whatever problem you may have, cosmetic dentistry has the perfect solution for you. Most importantly, modern cosmetic dentistry has eliminated the element of surprise. With Digital Smile Design (DSD), you can actually see how you will look after your cosmetic treatment, even before the treatment starts! What else can you ask for?

  1. Easier Access to Cosmetic Dental Services

Just one or two decades ago, getting a smile makeover was neither easy nor straightforward. First, you would only rarely find any dentist qualified in providing cosmetic dental treatment around you. Secondly, the waiting list for seeing the cosmetic was quite long and it would it take you weeks, even months before you had an initial consultation visit. But now, things have changed. We now see that dental practices are now shifting towards “all-inclusive” dentistry, where all services, including cosmetic dentistry, are offered under one roof. If you look around, virtually every dental practice in your area will be offering cosmetic dentistry services.  So, getting access to cosmetic services has become easier than ever.

  1. Reduced Treatment Time

Everyone wants quick results! If we go a few years back in time, getting your teeth straightened with braces would take you more than a year. Similarly, you could a missing tooth replaced with an implant if you could wait for a year. But things have changed now. Many cosmetic dental procedures can now be completed in a single visit, and that too at the dental chairside. Cosmetic dentists can now replace your missing teeth with implants in just a matter of a few hours. That’s not all! Today, you can walk away with a Hollywood smile in just one day!

  1. No Pain and All the Gain!

One of the biggest concerns of dental patients is whether a procedure would be painful or uncomfortable. Keeping this in view, cosmetic dental companies are now focusing on offering painless treatment options for the patients. Thankfully, contemporary cosmetic dentistry is safer than ever before, and virtually all cosmetic procedures in dentistry are now completely pain-free and do not carry any significant downtime. No need to wait for weeks before healing takes place. Instead, you can go back to work or enjoy a vacation, almost immediately after becoming a proud owner of a brand-new smile.

These are some of the biggest benefits of modern cosmetic dentistry. But these are sufficient to make you realize that cosmetic dentistry has the power to change your life altogether. So, are you ready to impress your friends and loved ones with your dazzling, brand-new smile? Visit your nearest cosmetic dentist today and start a journey towards a beautiful, healthy and lasting smile. The opportunities are virtually endless.

Happy smiling!


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December 13, 2018 Uncategorized0

Now that we are in the midst of the December holiday season, it seems that people are offering gooey, tempting snacks, candies and desserts everywhere you turn. You might think that the team at A Dental Care is going to ask our patients in such areas as Greenspoint, Gulf Gate, Tidwell and Union to refrain from eating sticky junk food. While we do encourage healthy eating, we don’t think it’s necessary to avoid all treats during the holidays.

Also Read : Is Your Smile Ready for Thanksgiving Turkey?

For those times when you do indulge, it’s good to have a plan for the sake of your dental health. With that in mind, here are some tips to help you cope with sweet, sticky treats:

  • Choose wisely and pursue moderation. This means, for example, forgoing donuts in the morning because you know a holiday cake will be served during lunchtime or that you will be attending a party that night where you know sweets be offered in abundance!
  • Brush your teeth in between meals. This is a task that you might avoid after lunch because it’s inconvenient when you are at work or school and away from the toothbrush by your bathroom sink. But it’s easy to pack a small travel toothbrush like you would bring on a vacation. Keep a toothbrush and some toothpaste in your desk, backpack, purse or briefcase and you’ll be set.
  • Eat some fresh vegetables to help clean your teeth. Raw carrots, celery, broccoli and other healthy snacks will be a good chaser to the gooey treats you’ve just devoured.
  • Chew sugarless gum. Chewing gum after a sticky treat will help generate more saliva, which helps wash away sticky treat residue and will neutralize acid from bacteria to reduce tooth decay.

We’re Standing By to Help You Protect Your Teeth!

We’re proud to offer service to patients in the greater Houston area and beyond and we are looking forward to treating you as well! To learn more about our approach to dentistry or to book an appointment, please get in touch with A Dental Care today.


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November 28, 2018 Uncategorized0

Teeth become stained for a variety of reasons. Smokers often struggle with dental stains, because nicotine and tar can stain teeth yellow or brown. People who drink acidic beverages like coffee and wine may also find that their teeth become easily stained. Even poor dental hygiene can be a cause for teeth to turn a shade or two darker than their natural color.

For many adults, this reality can be disappointing and frustrating. Fortunately, there’s a solution. Whether your teeth are stained because of the foods you eat, lifestyle choices you’ve made or just because of the natural aging process, tooth whitening can lighten and brighten your teeth.

Benefits of Teeth Whitening

There are many reasons to get your teeth whitened! People who get their teeth whitened often experience:

  • Improved confidence.
  • Easier interactions with others.
  • Greater pleasure with personal appearance.

Of course, many dental patients also appreciate that tooth whitening is fast, safe and relatively affordable.

Options for Whiter Teeth

There are many different ways that tooth whitening can be accomplished, so you can pick the method that works best for you. Some methods are more effective and have more dramatic impact than others.

  • DIY options. DIY tooth whitening services feature over the counter gels and other strips. Though somewhat effective, DIY options have a less concentrated formula than bleach administered by the dentist.
  • Toothpaste. Whitening toothpastes use an abrasive formula to remove stains from the surface of tooth enamel. These pastes only remove stains, but do not lighten the color of the enamel itself.
  • Professional whitening. During a professional whitening session, the gums are protected with gel or a guard, then bleach is applied to the teeth.  Professional whitening services are often the longest lasting and most effective, because the enamel itself is lightened with powerful bleach.

Make An Appointment for Tooth Whitening Today

Why wait to have beautiful teeth? Dental whitening services can improve your smile and give you more confidence today. To get started with our tooth whitening services, contact — today for an appointment. Call us at- 281-668-5869


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November 20, 2018 Uncategorized0

There are many things you can do to make your teeth whiter. Often, the most effective options are those administered by a professional. Knowing the choices can help you decide which option is right for you.

Bleaching Gel

Bleaching gel is a product that is applied to the teeth to whiten the enamel. Bleaching gel can be used at home and can also be used in the dentist office. Often, the most effective way to ensure that bleaching gel is held against the teeth is to encase the teeth in a tray. The tray is filled with bleach, which is then inserted over the teeth.

Custom Tray Take Home Whitening

Over the counter trays are sold in pharmacies and in stores that sell wellness-related products. Although these trays are effective, they don’t fit the teeth as well as they could. This causes bleach to leak out over the teeth and into the mouth. Custom trays are supplied by the dentist and can be used at home. The dentist helps to ensure that the trays are fitted properly to the teeth.

Laser Whitening

Laser whitening services start by coating the teeth with bleach. After the bleach is applied to the teeth, it’s then heated up with a focused beam. Laser whitening is very effective but also tends to be the most expensive whitening procedure, so patients must decide if the extra money is worth while.

KOR Whitening System

The KOR Whitening system is a tray system that is specially designed to keep saliva out of the whitening gel. This prevents the whitening gel from becoming diluted, and maximizes the impact of the whitening gel on the teeth. Whereas standard gel and tray systems only work for about 35 minutes, the KOR whitening system can work up to 10 hours.

Whitening Tooth Paste

Whitening toothpaste does not whiten as well as some other whitening products. However, whitening toothpaste remains a favorite among budget conscious people, because whitening toothpaste is very affordable and easily accessible at pharmacies.

Professional Teeth Cleaning

Getting a regular professional cleaning is another excellent way to prevent the teeth from becoming stained. By cleaning the enamel on a regular basis, the dentist ensures that the teeth are smooth and food is unlikely to stick to the surface of the teeth. This helps reduce tooth staining.

Lifestyle Changes

Some lifestyle choices lead the teeth to become stained. Drinking coffee, wine and other beverages can all turn the enamel a shade of brown, yellow or even gray. Smoking too can stain the teeth quite badly. Sometimes people find that the easiest way to ensure that their teeth will continue to look good is to cut out these problematic beverages and habits from their diet.

Make An Appointment for Professional Whitening Services

Your teeth can be beautiful and white. To get started with professional whitening services, contact — today. We’ll be happy to help.


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November 16, 2018 Uncategorized0

If you’re like many families, chances are it’s been a year since you last saw many of your relatives, at the annual Thanksgiving feast. Just as you will want to wear nice clothing to the holiday celebration this November to look your best, you will also want to make sure that your smile is in great shape too. This is why so many of our patients make sure to have their teeth cleaned before visiting family for Thanksgiving.

Imagine the reaction you might get after hugging and kissing your relatives when your teeth aren’t looking their best. Or, consider that people will notice your unsightly teeth when eating and having conversations around the dinner table.

And consider the fact that since Thanksgiving is a time of welcoming others into our homes, you may very well meet some new neighbors or friends, and you’ll want to make a good impression on them. What’s more, Thanksgiving day pictures will get posted on your relatives’ social media pages, so images of your not-so-perfect teeth will be there online for all to see.

When your teeth are nice and clean, you’ll be more inclined to smile in front of family and friends. Individuals whose teeth have not been cleaned lately will sometimes try to avoid smiling, and that’s a shame. Smiles are contagious, and the world can always use more smiles, after all! Keep in mind that you can have greater confidence in your smile at the big turkey get-together by first visiting your dentist for a proper cleaning.

How Long Has it Been Since Your Last Teeth Cleaning? Schedule an Appointment Today!

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, so if you are hoping to have your teeth professionally cleaned before the holiday, now would be a good time to arrange for an appointment. For details, please connect with the team at A Dental Care today.


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October 26, 2018 Uncategorized0

Does this seem familiar? You’re on a break at work or at school and you have so little time, you wind up grabbing some junk food from a vending machine or eating some stale cookies that you found in your car or backpack. While consuming empty calories may tide off your hunger for a little while, you increase the risk of tooth decay when you choose less-than-healthy snacks.

At A Dental Care, we are devoted to preserving and improving the oral health of all our patients. This is why we would like to take this opportunity to mention some snacks good for your teeth that you can add to your routine now. They include delicious dairy products, nuts and fruit, making it easy to start snacking better!

  1. Almonds: They’re low in sugar and are packed with calcium, which is essential for strong teeth.
  2. Apples: Chewing high-fiber apples stimulates your gums and boosts salvia production to wash away food particles and harmful bacteria.
  3. Carrots: Full of vitamin A and plenty of fiber, carrots are like a natural toothbrush.
  4. Celery: Contains vitamin A and vitamin D to promote healthier gums while also keeping your teeth clean between meals.
  5. Cheese: is an excellent source of calcium. What’s more, consuming cheese raises the mouth’s pH level, which reduces the chances of getting tooth decay.
  6. Leafy Greens: Indulge in some kale or spinach to get calcium (building your tooth enamel). Greens have folic acid, which helps combat gum disease during pregnancy, according to a report from Colgate.
  7. Yogurt: Provides calcium as does cheese, but also has probiotics (helpful bacteria to combat cavity-causing bacteria).

Eating healthier snacks instead of cheap, sugary treats will give you a better nutritional boost as they also keep your teeth cleaner and healthier. It’s also prudent to schedule regular appointments with your dentist for cleanings and general checkups. To learn more about our approach to dentistry or to make an appointment, please get in touch with A Dental Care.


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October 18, 2018 Uncategorized0

It’s almost that time of year again, when children go around dressed in imaginative costumes, demanding candy from neighbors for Halloween. The last thing you would want is for your kids to get cavities because they ate too many sweets and slacked off on brushing and flossing their teeth.

We’d like to take this opportunity to provide a Halloween dental reminder to all of our patients. Here are some tricks you can try to get your kids on track for improved oral health.

Halloween Is a Great Time to Teach Kids to Combat Tooth Decay

After Halloween dentist offices’ phones are often ringing off the hook with parents needing to get their kids’ teeth cleaned, as they realize just how many sticky, sugary treats their offspring have managed to consume!

  • Pre-educate your kids on flossing prior to Halloween: Lead by example, making a point to floss daily, to reinforce that they should floss diligently after the holiday too.
  • Keep a supply of healthy treats as an alternative to sweets, such as apples, raisins and nuts.
  • Set limits: Instruct your kids to collect candy but not to eat any as they go out trick-or-treating. Then, back at home, they can pick out just a few treats to eat that night and a couple of more for the next day or so. Candy should be an occasional treat and not something eaten on a regular basis, after all!

Give it away: Donate excess candies after Halloween to decrease consumption. A great way to do this is by sending chocolates and other sweets to support our troops.

We recommend that you participate in the Soldiers’ Angels Treats for Troops Program. They will ship donated candy to service members stationed all over the world as well as to veterans being treated in VA hospitals in the states.

How Long Has it Been Since Your Kids Saw the Dentist?

The big sack of Halloween candy that your kids want to feast on is just one of the many holiday season temptations that can lead to tooth decay. If it’s been more than 6 months since your child’s last visit to the dentist, now would be a perfect time to come in for a cleaning. To set an appointment, please connect with A Dental Care today.


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September 27, 2018 Uncategorized0

When you require the services of a dentist but your schedule makes it difficult to book an appointment during normal business hours Monday through Friday, there’s no need for you to go without treatment or suffer. At A Dental Care, we are known for being a Saturday dentist Houston residents know they can rely on.

Why You Should Come and See Us for All Your Family’s Dental Needs

  1. Customized treatment plan for each patient who comes through our doors. After a consultation and examination, your dentist will explain what needs to be done and what you can expect during your procedure, whether it is a routine teeth cleaning or a more involved project, such as to prepare for braces or to combat gum disease.
  2. We treat patients of all ages, from children to seniors, providing service to your whole family.
  3. Four Houston, Texas locations for your convenience, with offices in Greenspoint, Gulf Gate, Tidewell and Union.
  4. A Dental Care provides a full range of services, from cosmetic dentistry to preventative dentistry.
  5. Orthodontics are available as braces for adults and children as well as Invisalign for a more subtle form of teeth straightening.
  6. If you are in need of dental restorations to bring your smile back after tooth damage or decay, we are proud to offer a range of treatments that will leave you with an improved appearance.
  7. Experts at preventing and treating periodontal (gum) disease. Going to the dentist is about much more than caring for your teeth. Maintaining the health of your gums is of paramount importance and we can help reverse damage.
  8. Warm and caring team of licensed and trained dental professionals who will make you feel relaxed while taking care of your teeth.
  9. We are rooted in the local community, offering service to patients in Houston and the greater Fort Union-Katy area since 2010.
  10. Knowing that A Dental Care is open on Saturdays will give you and your family the peace of mind that comes from knowing a professional dentistry team is standing by to assist when you might need them the most.

Soon you will see why we have a reputation as the best weekend dentist Houston has to offer.

Do You Need a Dentist Open Saturday? We’re Just a Phone Call Away!

Not everyone has a lifestyle that lets him or her see the dentist during weekdays. For people who need a dentist open Saturday, we are the preferred choice for Houston families and we are looking forward to providing outstanding service to you too! If you have any questions about our approach to dentistry or if you are ready to book an appointment, please contact the professionals at A Dental Care today.


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July 17, 2017 Uncategorized0

There are a plethora of choices when it comes to finding the perfect orthodontic corrective appliance to reveal a healthy and beautiful smile. Braces and Invisalign are among the more popular solutions but there are important differences between the two that will help you identify which is the most fitting choice to suit your specific needs.

  • Traditional braces consist of a small bracket that is glued to the front of each tooth and the molars are adjusted with a band that encircles the tooth. They are permanent for the time that one is required to wear them (the average time is about two years) and are extremely effective for correcting more severe issues. Braces can be clear (ceramic) braces which means the material can made to be either transparent or to match the color of the your teeth, camouflaging them. Traditional braces are used to correct issues like crossbites, malocclusions, very crooked teeth, and various other flaws of teeth and the jaw. These corrective appliances can make it difficult to eat sticky or crunchy food. Taking extra care to brush brackets and wires regularly while brushing teeth and using a water pick may be helpful. Brushing after every meal is ideal for oral health when wearing braces. Follow up visits are needed on a six to eight week basis for tightening of the braces, each time they are pushed closer to where they need to be.
  • Invisalign is a progressive, clear aligner, which is used to gradually move teeth into their final positions. This method of treatment is ideal for those who do not need to rotate canines, premolars or move teeth vertically. Unlike traditional braces, this orthodontic appliance is discreet and removable. Depending on one’s needs it can be worn from 6 to 18 months but still varies person to person. Invisalign works by tilting or rotating the teeth (including the roots).  Teeth are moved closer to the right position without the need for wires or tightening by having the aligners replaced by your dentist every two weeks. It is easier to eat all the foods one enjoys because there is no wiring for food to get caught in. Although it is much easier to eat, extra oral care is still needed as well as using a cleaning system and rinsing trays in luke warm water. One must maintain brushing after every meal and flossing twice a day.

Braces and Invisalign are fantastic ways to achieve a beautiful smile that can light up a room. Knowing the significant differences between each option can help when aiming to understand which option can supply one’s desired results. Both aligners have pros and cons as well as proven efficacy, it is just a matter of having your dentist find the right solution for your specific needs. Please come into any of our offices at A Dental Care for a free consultation.


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