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Adult Orthodontics

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Orthodontics correct malocclusion problems related to the position of the teeth and/or alignment of the bite. Orthodontic treatment benefits patients by improving oral functions, enhancing the appearance of the smile, and preventing dental complications. Most people think of orthodontics as a dental treatment geared primarily towards pre-teens and teens, but many address these types of… Continue reading

Invisalign vs. Traditional Braces

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Young Afro-American man with a perfect smile holding traditional braces in one hand and a clear aligner in the other one.

Do you see people with straight teeth as more successful or perhaps wealthier? According to a study conducted by Kelton Research, 58% of Americans would say yes to both. Many people turn to orthodontic treatments, such as Invisalign® clear aligners or braces to correct misaligned teeth. At Fort Bend Dental, our dentists educate people from… Continue reading

Traditional Crowns vs. CEREC Same-Day Crowns

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Dental crowns traditionally require several weeks and multiple visits to the dentist. Temporary crowns must be worn while the permanent crowns are being produced, usually in a lab far away from your dentist’s office. But did you know that computer-aided drafting and manufacturing technology makes it possible to receive same-day crowns in just one visit,… Continue reading

All-on-4 Dental Implants Aftercare and Cleaning

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All-on-4 Dental Implants

All-on-4® implant-retained dentures have many benefits, one of which is easy care and maintenance. Another major benefit is longevity. Our dentists, with offices serving Missouri City, TX, Richmond, TX, and Fort Bend County residents, offer All-on-4® and can answer all of your questions about the procedure, recovery, and aftercare and cleaning of your new denture… Continue reading

How Diabetes Affects Dental Implants

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A dentis explaining dental implants to a patient.

If you are living with diabetes, we understand the difficulties you face. Diabetics are more prone to gum disease, which can lead to tooth loss. To replace missing teeth, we recommend dental implants as the most permanent and effective method. Our practice has helped countless patients in the Missouri City, Richmond, TX, and Fort Bend… Continue reading

Porcelain Veneers for Crooked Teeth

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Beautiful young woman with a perfect smile.

If your teeth are crooked, it can affect your dental health as well as the way you feel about your smile. Many children, teens, and adults who come to Fort Bend Dental experience malocclusion and want to speak with our dentists about the right treatment for their needs. Rather than getting orthodontic care, our Missouri City,… Continue reading

Invisalign for Gaps

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A beautiful young woman with a perfect smile holding a clear aligner for upper teeth.

Straight teeth not only make your smile more beautiful, but they also promote oral health and function. Gapped teeth present their own unique challenges. For some, large spaces between the teeth interfere with proper chewing and harbor bacteria, leading to bad breath, discomfort, and more. Invisalign can correct many of the same orthodontic problems as… Continue reading

Dental Implant Alternatives

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A dentist with a dental model explaining teeth restoration options to a woman sitting in a dental chair.

While dental implants are a great option for those with missing teeth, some patients are not candidates. You may not qualify for dental implants if your bone density is insufficient, you have underlying health conditions, or you have periodontal disease. If you are not a candidate, the dentists at Fort Bend Dental will recommend dental… Continue reading

Invisalign vs. Braces: Which Treatment Is Right for You?

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A young woman holding a dental model with traditional braces in one hand and a clear aligner in the other hand.

Invisalign® is a discreet orthodontic treatment that makes it possible for patients to achieve a straighter smile without traditional metal braces. Although it is a popular option, many people still choose traditional metal braces to correct their alignment issues. At Fort Bend Dental, we help patients decide between Invisalign and braces at our Missouri City,… Continue reading

Fort Bend Dental Partners with Neuroworks for COVID Testing

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At Fort Bend Dental, our team of dentists is committed to personalized dental care, patient comfort, and overall patient wellness. In our ongoing dedication to provide patients with services that support full body health and wellness, we have recently partnered with Neuroworks Wellness Center. Our partnership with the Neuroworks Wellness Center allows us to offer… Continue reading

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