Laughing Gas: What exactly is Nitrous Oxide and is it safe?

Our team at BLVD Dentistry & Orthodontics understands that the sights, sounds and sensations at a dental office can be unsettling for some patients. One effective technique that we use to comfort you is to offer the gas nitrous oxide. Nitrous oxide is a common anesthetic used during many dental procedures. What is nitrous oxide? Nitrous […]

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Summer Break: An ideal time for Wisdom Teeth Removal

After your son or daughter departs for college, the last thing you want to get is a call or text to learn he or she is in pain. Our team at BLVD Dentistry & Orthodontics will tell you there aren’t many emergency situations that can be avoided when it comes to dental health, but one crisis […]

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Conquering Gum Disease

Conquering Gum Disease – 4 Easy Steps to a Healthy Mouth  If you have gum disease, also referred to as gingivitis or periodontal disease, you are not alone. According the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), almost half of Americans 30 years-old or older have gum disease. If you are over 65, your risk […]

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5 Tips to Get Your Kids Comfortable With The Dentist

Routine dental appointments are critical to the maintenance of our health, especially for kids. It’s important that parents instill this habit in their children at an early age. A trip to the dentist may seem like a trivial task for adults who know what to expect, but can be intimidating – and even scary – […]

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Give Your Smile a Boost

For many individuals, new years bring new beginnings. Now is a great time to give your smile a boost before all of the upcoming holiday parties. Our BLVD Dentistry team wants you to feel and look your best going into the holidays and new year. One of the very first things that people will notice […]

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5 Myths About Invisalign

So far I have loved all of the posts in our Houston Smiles series sponsored by BLVD Dentistry!  I love talking about those sweet baby teeth that start making their appearance in the first year…I love dreaming up ways to make being the tooth fairy fun…and I even love saving money by utilizing my dental […]

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8 Benefits of Invisalign

While there are many options to straighten your teeth Invisalign is the only clear option that is free of brackets and wires. Invisalign allows you to work, eat, and participate in social situations worry free! All while giving you a perfect smile. Invisalign has many benefits for the wearer, such as comfort and flexibility, below […]

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Heart Disease and Oral Health

According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, more than 200 million Americans suffer from some degree of inflammation of the gums. Over the past decade, researchers have published studies that link the bacteria involved in periodontal disease to cardiovascular disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have connected oral infections to […]

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I haven’t been to the dentist in years; what should I expect?

Time flies when we are not at the dentist! Before you know it, years may have gone by. Let’s take a moment to explain what takes place when a patient comes back to receive care after an extended period of time. After a while, small dental concerns or issues can grow into an unexpected journey […]

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Do Pacifiers REALLY Affect the Way Teeth Develop? {Plus, other questions you’ve always wanted to ask…but never did.}

Have you ever gone to an appointment {be it the dentist, or the doctor, or maybe even your hair stylist!} and really wanted to ask some slightly personal questions…but backed down for fear of judgement or guilt or both?  I know I sure have.  At almost each and every appointment I go to, I give the […]

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