Pearland Dental Blog

25Jul, 2016

Cavity Prevention Myths

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Cavity prevention is vital to maintaining a healthy mouth. When bacteria flourishes in your mouth, tooth decay becomes an issue that can cause a wide variety of dental problems. There’s a lot of misinformation about what causes cavities and how they’re prevented. Explore five of the most common myths and the truth about them below. Myth #1: Cavities are only caused by sugar. The facts: Cavities are caused by tooth decay, which is the result of plaque build up in your mouth. When you eat and drink, sugars are left […]
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28Jun, 2016

Oral Care for Kids: A Timeline for Parents

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The Importance of Good Oral Care for Kids Oral health isn’t just about the teeth in your mouth. The health of your mouth can directly impact your overall health, affecting your chances of developing cancer, heart disease, diabetes, or even having a stroke. At Shadow Creek Ranch Dental Specialists, we know that your mouth is a window to your overall health. That is why we emphasize good oral care for kids by offering pediatric dentistry. Start children off with good habits from a young age. Encourage them to maintain great oral hygiene […]
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12May, 2016

5 Years of Remarkable Pearland Dentistry at Shadow Creek Ranch!

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Patient Appreciation Day Celebrates 5 Years of the Best in Pearland Dentistry Shadow Creek Ranch Dental Specialists have been providing the best quality Pearland dentistry and for the greater Houston area for five rewarding years. On Saturday, May 7th, we celebrated with a Patient Appreciation Day!   The event took place from 1 to 5 pm and was tons of fun for us, our patients and their families. All of the kids especially enjoyed themselves. The staff was in attendance handing out toothbrushes, guiding our patients around the party, and […]
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6Apr, 2016

Oral Surgeon Explains Dental Implant Surgery Process

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The dental implant surgery process can vary slightly. It really depends on the immediate need and if the need is immediate. At Shadow Creek Ranch Dental Specialists in Pearland, our oral surgeon and general dentist always prepares a plan for every patient who is receiving dental implants. Since dental implants are such a major part of ensuring patients have a healthy and fully functioning mouth, making certain that every dental implant is properly created, assigned and placed in the mouth is paramount for the health of the patient. According to […]
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23Mar, 2016

Pearland Dental Hygienist Suggests to Always Rinse for Better Oral Health

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Americans eat a lot of food. In fact, on average, Americans eat about a ton of food each year. That is an incredible amount of consumption, but how often are Americans rinsing after each meal or snack? Our guess is not often enough. Rinsing, even with just water, is a major part of keeping your teeth white, healthy, and clear of food and sugar particles. According to Sharon Libich, our dental hygienist at Shadow Creek Ranch Dental Specialists in Pearland, everyone should rinse their mouth with water after eating anything. […]
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9Mar, 2016

One Day Dental Implants at Our Pearland Dental Office

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Did you know that approximately 30 million Americans are missing all of their teeth? There are way more than that who missing at least one tooth. With this in mind, dental implants and other oral surgery operations have become an incredibly common and necessary dental procedure. These numbers are quite alarming, but due to injuries, age, and/or the lack of good dental hygiene, it is understandable why a dental implant procedure is so common. Pearland Oral Surgery and One Day Dental Implants Dr. Laerrol Johnson, the oral surgeon at our […]
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24Feb, 2016

Pearland Oral Surgeon Explains Anterior Dental Implants

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Receiving dental implants is a very important dental procedure performed at our Pearland dental office. Our Pearland oral surgeon explains why the anterior dental implants are extremely delicate from an aesthetic perspective. The anterior teeth are the most visible and must be done extremely well. These are the teeth that are shown when you smile, chew, or open your mouth for anything in particular. Having a great team, like the one at our Pearland dentist office, is pivotal. “These implants are typically pre-planned,” Dr. Larreol Johnson, oral surgeon at Shadow […]
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10Feb, 2016

Dentures from Your Pearland Dentist That Will Benefit Your Life

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Dentures have become a life-saver for many people, and that fact is true for our Pearland dental patients. Many people have missing teeth. In fact, there are millions of people in the US without any teeth. One of the main sources of that issue stems from many people not going to the dentist. For this reason, many people have to have dentures, which are replacement teeth. At our Pearland dental office, we provide the best options for dentures because of the artistic abilities of our prosthodontists. Creating Dentures at Our […]
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28Jan, 2016

What Is Needed for Easy Oral Surgery at Pearland Dentist Office

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Oral surgery is never an easy topic to discuss simply because of the buzz word “surgery.” Oral surgery, however, shouldn’t be too much of a cause for alarm because more often than not, the surgery consists of root canals, wisdom teeth extractions, and dental implants. At Shadow Creek Ranch Dental Specialists, located in Pearland, we specialize in every type of oral surgery procedure to ensure our patients receive the proper care for their teeth. We understand the importance of dental health and how it affects the entire body. We also […]
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13Jan, 2016

Pearland Dentist Explains Why We Remove Wisdom Teeth

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If they are called wisdom teeth, then why do they need to be removed? It’s a logical question – “logical” being the operative word here. According to dental legend, these molars are called wisdom teeth because they arrive much later in a person’s life, therefore seeming to be much wiser than the other teeth. As the old adage says, “This only comes with age.” Well, typically this specifies something positive. Wisdom teeth? Not so great, especially since they most often have to be removed. Reasons Why Wisdom Teeth Have to […]
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