Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

The Warning Signs of Oral Cancer

Have you noticed anything odd happening with your oral health lately? Do you know what the warning signs of oral cancer are? Oral cancer is a serious condition and can happen to anyone, not just those who smoke or drink alcohol. Our dentist, Dr. Kevin Scott, is happy to help... Read more »

Choosing Good Toothpaste.

Did you know that the toothpaste you use can have a huge impact on your oral health? Obviously, any toothpaste is good for you (except the ones with sugar to sweeten them) and your teeth. If you use the right toothpaste, though, you’ll see a big jump in the quality... Read more »

Dental Cysts Are Sometimes Benign

An emergent tooth or other factors that distressed the periodontal tissues can sometimes lead to a localized build-up of fluid in the gums. Also known as a dental cyst, they can cause discomfort and other potential complications. Most dental cysts cause swelling at the gumline, or irritation near a tooth.... Read more »

Oral Health Surprises: Dental Sealants

One of the most highly effective restoration treatment options to protect your teeth is through the use of dental sealants. Dental sealant restoration treatments are designed to be painted on the chewing surfaces of teeth such as the premolars and molars. With reliable dental sealants in place, you are much... Read more »

Oral Health Outlines: Bruxism

Are you doing enough to keep your teeth and gums safe from the oral health risks associated with bruxism? Because bruxism is a condition in which you unconsciously grind and gnash your teeth, it can often be difficult to detect because it takes place without you being aware of it.... Read more »

The Magical Transformation of Dental Veneers

Would you like to transform your smile into a flawless one? If so, ask our dentists, Dr. Bret Cope and Dr. Radley Robins with Sterling Ridge Dental Center in The Woodlands, Texas, about dental veneers! Dental veneers can transform your smile and improve the appearance of your smile dramatically. Dental... Read more »

A Chipped Tooth Needs to Be Treated by an Experienced Dentist

Dental fractures can range in severity from minor chips in a tooth’s enamel layer, to a major dental trauma. Even in a case where the fractured tooth doesn’t cause immediate pain or sensitivity, you should still have it examined by one of our skilled dentists. Without timely and effective treatment,... Read more »