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Dental emergencies

Summer vacation means kids have more free time to get into mischief and that could lead to accidents. If you’re child comes screaming to you with a bloody mouth and a tooth in their hand, call Summit to make sure your child gets the expert care they need.
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Finding the right toothbrush

Walking down the tooth care isle at the store can be overwhelming with so many colorful toothbrushes to choose from. The dentists at any of our six convenient Houston locations can advise you on a specific kind of toothbrush if you have dentures or other special conditions, but there are also some basic guidelines you can follow to pick your own.
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Caring for your invisalign

So you came to visit one of our Houston locations to have your new Invisilign aligners fitted, but now, you need to make sure you take good care of your new aligners by following these tips:
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The mouth guard; an essential piece of sporting equipment

Summer sports can be pricey once you add up all the equipment you have to buy, but we recommend one piece of equipment you shouldn’t scrimp on; a mouth guard. If you or your children are signed up to play basketball, soccer, softball, wrestling, football, rugby or any kind of skating activity, be sure you protect the teeth, just like you would any other part of the body.
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The fluoride balance

You can’t see fluoride, yet it’s one of those essential nutrients our teeth need to prevent decay. Children are particularly sensitive to too much of it leaving developing teeth discolored, which is why it’s so important that parents monitor young children when they brush their teeth.
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Clean mouth, healthy body

New studies show that flossing and preventing gum disease (or periodontal disease) could prevent heart disease and those who already suffer with the condition could be twice as likely to have heart disease. By looking at your gums, our expert dentists can already tell a lot about your heart health.
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Pregnancy and oral health

Just like everything else during pregnancy, your dental health can change and keeping up with your dentist appointments is vital for your overall well-being. Pregnant women can be more susceptible to gingivitis, even if you’ve never had it before, pregnancy tumors and mild to severe gingival enlargement.
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