A Guide To Tooth Decay Prevention in Houston, TX
Tooth decay can be extremely painful. A toothache can just completely ruin your day. But decay can do more than hurt; it can rot away your teeth, leaving you embarrassed to smile.

The really scary thing about tooth decay is that most people don’t even notice it until it’s in a fairly advanced state.

To be sure, there are a number of things you can do to prevent tooth decay at home. Regularly brush and floss, stay away from soda, and so forth. But even your best efforts have limitations.

At Antoine Dental Center in Houston, TX we offer a host of great services to help prevent tooth decay for occurring. For our blog entry today, we want to tell you a little bit more about these services.

Same-Day Dental Cleanings and Exams

The American Dental Association recommends that you have your teeth cleaned and examined every six months. This process helps to both detect any tooth decay currently present in your mouth, as well as prevent new tooth decay from forming. We offer same-day dental exams and teeth cleanings to allow you to save time and effort.

During a dental cleaning, we can remove harmful plaque, tartar, and bacteria from your teeth; this prevents decay from forming. Regular brushing and flossing alone is not sufficient to remove all plaque and tartar from the crevices of your mouth; if this bacteria is left unchecked you could end up needing a root canal or other lengthy procedure down the line.

During a dental exam, we will inspect your teeth for signs of decay. Catching decay early can preventing you from losing a tooth, or experiencing terribly painful toothaches. We will also take low-radiation digital x-rays of your mouth to give us a complete map of your dental health, so we know how to best help you. In addition, we screen all patients for oral cancer and gum disease during a dental exam.


Dental Sealants

Dental sealants are a great option to help you prevent cavities. Sealants are a clear covering that can placed over the pits and grooves of your back teeth and molars. This seals the tooth, helping to prevent plaque and tartar from forming on the surface of your teeth.

Before we place the sealant, we clean your teeth. Your teeth are then treated with an adhesive solution, and the sealant is placed on your teeth. The sealant is then hardened with a special light. It’s a quick and painless process that can keep bacteria from attacking the natural grooves on the chewing surfaces of your teeth.

Sealants can benefits all of patients, no matter their age. For children, they can help protect permanent teeth that have just erupted. For adults it can serve as an insurance policy against cavities, or benefit adults who have a heightened risk of tooth decay.

These sealants can last for years, and easily be reapplied when necessary. Hurd your teeth with a dental sealant from the Antoine Dental Center in Houston, TX.

Fluoride Treatments

Fluoride treatments are another great way to prevent tooth decay, and can be performed directly following a dental cleaning. Another fact is that fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral that works to strengthen the enamel of your teeth; leaving it protected from decay and gum disease.

Florida treatments are quick and painless. We apply a concentrated solution of fluoride onto your teeth. The fluoride is nicely flavored and only has to be on your teeth for a short period of time.

Make An Appointment

If you’re ready to protect yourself against tooth decay, we encourage you to contact our office. Antoine Dental Center is proud to serve Houston, TX. Our office can be reached at 713-364-8990. Please don’t hesitate to call with any questions you may have; we’re here to help you live better and more comfortably.

Chew Good. Look Good. Feel Good.

 Your mother always told you to brush your teeth.  We agree. Only the Houston teeth cleaning experts go about it in a much more effective manner than mom ever advised. The Academy of General Dentistry recommends two check ups a year. This helps keep gums, teeth and overall oral health in check. This is the best way to detect problems before they become serious issues.  

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A Journey to Smile and Success

At our dental clinic, we often witness incredible transformations in the lives of our patients. One such remarkable story is that of Cristina, a determined and passionate individual who underwent a life-changing dental journey with us. From dental implants to lower braces, Cristina’s story is a testament to the power of a confident smile and the pursuit of dreams.

The Dreamer’s Dilemma

Cristina had always been passionate about cooking and sharing her culinary creations with others. Her love for food led her to dream of owning her own food truck, specializing in serving the best Pupusas in Houston. However, a dental issue was holding her back from pursuing her dream.

A Smile That Couldn’t Shine

For years, Cristina had struggled with missing teeth, making it difficult for her to eat her own delicious food creations. She watched her customers relish her dishes while she could only envy their enjoyment. Moreover, her inability to smile confidently made it challenging for her to connect with her customers on a personal level. It was a dream deferred, but Cristina was not ready to give up.

A Dental Transformation Begins

Determined to turn her dream into reality, Cristina sought our dental expertise. We recommended a comprehensive treatment plan that would involve dental implants to replace her missing teeth and lower braces to straighten the ones that could be saved. Cristina was ready to embark on her dental transformation journey.

Rediscovering the Joy of Eating

The dental implant procedure was a game-changer for Cristina. With her new set of teeth, she could finally taste her creations and enjoy the flavors she had been missing out on for so long. The simple act of eating became a joyful experience, and her passion for cooking grew stronger than ever.

A Smile That Radiates Confidence

As Cristina’s lower braces gradually worked their magic, her smile began to transform. No longer shy about her teeth, she radiated confidence and warmth when interacting with her customers. Her newfound self-assurance not only boosted her business but also made her feel like she was living her dream.

The Birth of Houston’s Best Pupusa Food Truck

With her smile restored, her passion for food rekindled, and her confidence at an all-time high, Cristina took the leap and opened her own food truck. Houston was about to experience the best Pupusas it had ever seen. Cristina’s dream had finally come true.

A Journey of Transformation

Cristina’s journey from dental implants to lower braces was truly life-changing. She not only regained her ability to eat and smile but also achieved her dream of becoming a successful food truck owner. Her story reminds us of the incredible impact that dental care can have on a person’s life, and it also serves as a testament to the power of determination and passion.

If you have a dream or a goal that seems out of reach due to dental issues, remember Cristina’s story. With the right dental care and determination, you can achieve anything you set your mind to. At our clinic, we’re here to help you make that journey towards a healthier, happier smile.

Contact us today and let us be a part of your transformation. Together, we can help you achieve your dreams and share your joy with the world, just like Cristina and The Best Pupusas in Houston.

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The Antoine Dental Difference

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Nayeli Mora

“Violeta and Maria made me feel really good, explained everything, really nice and clean place.”

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“I’m grateful that Antoine Dental Center took care of my daughters cleaning even when we had issues thanks Violeta and Maria”

Abena Shaw

“Outstanding customer service! The staff is professional & welcoming. I’d definitely recommend them to anybody in need of dental services.”

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