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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

How Long Do Porcelain Veneers Last?

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Dentist explaining porcelain veneers to a woman in a dental chair.

Treatments in cosmetic dentistry can conceal a variety of imperfections. Porcelain veneers mask teeth that are chipped, cracked, gapped, or discolored. These restorations bring balance and symmetry to your smile and give you a boost in confidence. At Fort Bend Dental, our doctors offer porcelain veneer treatment. Many patients at our Missouri City, TX, or… Continue reading

Five Tips for Cleaning Your Invisalign Aligners

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An open case with an Invisalign orthodontic aligner.

There are many advantages to choosing Invisalign® as an alternative to traditional braces. Because this advanced orthodontic system is so discreet, many of our patients prefer this option. Best of all, Invisalign can correct orthodontic issues in about the same amount of time as traditional braces. Keeping your aligner trays free from bacteria and discoloration… Continue reading

What Are My Dental Implant Options for the Front Teeth?

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A satisfied senior woman in a dental chair looking at her perfect teeth in a mirror.

Tooth loss can make eating and speaking difficult. Missing teeth can also be a source of embarrassment. The doctors of Fort Bend Dental can replace one or more missing teeth using dental implants. The loss of one or more teeth in the “smile zone” can be particularly problematic. The front teeth are critical for speech… Continue reading

The Surprising History of Porcelain Veneers

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Dental Veneer Application

Porcelain veneers can deliver a dazzling smile by covering the front of a misshapen, gapped, or discolored tooth with a beautiful porcelain shell. The fully customizable treatment can leave people looking healthier, younger, and more attractive. Modern veneers came into widespread use in the 1980s, and there have been continual improvements in the quality and… Continue reading

The Ancient History of Dental Implants

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Dental Implant

Dental implants have an ancient history. While the earliest attempts to replace a lost tooth probably yielded less-than-desirable results, modern dental implants have a 98 percent success rate. At Fort Bend Dental, we have provided the Missouri City, TX, Richmond, TX, and entire Fort Bend County community with advanced dental procedures serving the community since… Continue reading

Enjoy Relaxing Dental Treatment with Nitrous Oxide Sedation Dentistry

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A patient getting dental sedation.

There are many reasons why a patient may benefit from sedation dentistry. If you are scheduled to undergo an invasive or lengthy dental treatment at our Missouri City, TX, dental practice, you can be given a safe and effective form of sedation called nitrous oxide sedation. Under the calming effects of the benign gas, time… Continue reading

Ease Dental Anxiety with Sedation Dentistry

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A patient getting dental sedation.

Despite the many benefits of professional dental care, it is safe to say that most people don’t look forward to going to the dentist. For some, the dread of going to a dental appointment is truly intense; this is classified as dental anxiety. Dental anxiety may stop a person from getting treatment that is vital… Continue reading

Treat Gaps with Porcelain Veneers

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A blonde-haired woman with a perfect smile.

Of all the cosmetic dentistry treatments that are available to enhance the smile, few are as versatile as porcelain veneers. Porcelain veneers are shell-like prosthetics that cover the front of the teeth to hide a comprehensive range of dental flaws, including minor alignment problems. Gaps are a common concern for patients with misalignment issues. If… Continue reading

Avoid the Top Causes of Dental Implant Failure

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Tooth implant

There are many treatments out there for missing teeth, Getting dental implants is arguably the ideal option. These artificial tooth roots are surgically anchored into the jawbone and gum tissue. Dental implants can support crowns, bridges, partial dentures, and full dentures. That means all levels of tooth loss can be treated thanks to implant dentistry.… Continue reading

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