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Summit makes oral care affordable

Did you know that all six of our Houston locations accept government assisted finance programs to make sure your child has a healthy smile, including CHIP and Children’s Medicaid? Until the age of 18, your child’s dental visits, teeth cleanings and fillings are covered under these programs. Our dentists find the problem before it becomes a problem and makes payment easy!
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Scheduling summer dental work

With the long school summer vacation coming up, now might be a good time to schedule your family’s checkups and teeth cleanings at one of our Houston locations, while the kids have the time. We can even pick them up!
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Kid’s Cavities

No one wants to hear that word from a dentist’s mouth – cavity. It’s a hole in the outer layer of the tooth – the enamel – that can grow deeper and bigger, and if left untreated can cause more serious, and more expensive damage. If your child is complaining of toothache, it’s important to come in to one of our conveniently located offices to have it checked out as soon as possible.
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Managing a Cracked Tooth

All that hard Easter candy may have left you with a cracked tooth and a few rough edges. The dentists at any of our Houston offices are experts in determining how serious that crack could be and the best course of treatment for you.
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Flossing 101

Flossing is one of those things we KNOW we should do, but in reality, only few of us actually practice it daily. For optimal gum health, periodontists recommend flossing at least once a day, preferably at night and before you brush your teeth. It can be uncomfortable and initially bleeding can even occur. This is just a sign that you need to stick with it and in a few days, your mouth – and your dentist – will thank you.
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Dental health and women

Woman are more susceptible to periodontal disease than their male counterparts, primarily due to hormonal changes at five different times of their lives, which makes staying on top of your dentist appointments and keeping your dentist in the loop about life changes even more important.
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Bad breath? You’re not alone!

It’s an embarrassing problem that plagues many Houstonians and 50-60% of the world’s population in total. The best way to cure bad breath, also known as halitosis? Mints and gums generally will only mask the problem, without actually fixing it and our dentists recommend combination of several things…
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Taking care of your wisdom teeth wounds (part 2)

Following your surgery to remove your wisdom teeth, you can expect to be out of commission for several days. You may feel groggy from the anesthetic, so it’s recommended that you bring someone to drive you home from one of our six offices, located throughout the Bayou City. Your mouth will also be numb for a while, so be careful not to bite your tongue, cheek or lip.
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