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 »

Levels of Sedation in Dentistry

Dentists are trained in providing sedation for patients when undergoing dental procedures requiring some sort of anesthesia. The American Dental Association (ADA) has set guidelines that he must follow before administering the various types of sedation.   If you are uncomfortable with being sedated or have anxiety in the dentist's... Read more »

Whitening Strips Might Help Maintain Your White Smile

Sometimes dental stains can saturate so deep into your tooth enamel that retail whitening products simply lack the potency to fully whiten your teeth. It’s also worth noting that excessive use of these products could potentially harm your teeth and irritate your gums. If you are struggling to deal with... Read more »

Every Dental Bridge Question Has an Answer

If you would like to improve your smile and dental health with a restoration such as a dental bridge, you are welcome to speak with Dr. Kevin Scott to learn more about this appliance. Below, you will find some answers to common dental bridge questions that many patients ask. Q:... Read more »