Knowledge Foundation: Tooth Decay

If you are suffering from tooth decay, it can lead to several other oral health risks. Tooth decay can slowly wear down your tooth enamel due to acids and plaque buildup in your mouth. As your tooth decay is easily worn down, it can give rise to holes in your tooth enamel known as cavities. If a cavity is present,... read more »

What to Expect at Your Dental Check

If you haven't been for a routine dental check up in a while, here is a short refresher so that you know what you're in for. Our friendly receptionist will check you in with a smile. Then you will be called back into one of the dental stations and settle into a comfy chair. The hygienist (or dental assistant) will... read more »

Are You Aware of the Risks Associated With Mouth Jewelry?

Did you know that mouth jewelry is proving to be extremely beneficial in individuals who are suffering from a downturn in their self-esteem? It's true, as mouth jewelry is often linked to self-identification and a boost in a person’s self-image. However, there are downfalls associated with mouth jewelry, including several risk factors to your oral health. If you are not... read more »

Tips for Treating Your Dry Mouth

Do you suffer from a constant dry, cottony feeling in the mouth? If so, you likely have dry mouth, which is a oral health issue that can aid in many dental problems if you’re not careful. Dry mouth can also be quite inconvenient, especially because it oftentimes feels like you can’t quite quench your thirst. The good news is that... read more »

What To Change After Getting A Cavity

What is a cavity, and how do you keep them from happening? A cavity occurs when your tooth enamel has been extensively damaged, so that a hole has developed in the inner parts of your tooth. If not taken care of, cavities can cause infection or even tooth loss. If you have a cavity, it’s time for a frank assessment... read more »

Do You Have Questions About Fluoride? Here Are Your Answers

Fluoride is something your teeth need to survive. If you don’t know everything there is to know about it, you might forget to use it or you might not even use it properly. So, if you have questions about fluoride in Spring, Texas, it’s time to find the answers. To help you, our dentist, Dr. Austin Baker, and dental team... read more »

What Not to Eat to Keep Your Smile Shining

Some foods we eat can present greater risks than others for ailments such as tooth decay or gum disease. Although the best choice in averting oral health care disasters continues to be a daily maintenance in our oral hygiene habits, it’s vital to avoid hazards before they even have a chance to enter your mouth. Here are a few kinds... read more »

Flossing Choices for Unique Smiles

Here at Grand Trails Dental in Spring, Texas, we understand every smile is unique, which is why we understand every smile may need different types of dental products to keep your unique smile healthy. To help you find your way through the sea of dental products, our team is happy to talk to you about each kind and why they... read more »

Common Questions About Teeth Whitening Therapy

Teething whitening treatments are used in dentistry to remove discolorations and stains within teeth. As with all dental procedures, it’s always best to seek the advice of your dentist before using any product. Listed below are some common questions about teeth whitening therapy: What is the following is not a form of tooth whitening therapy? a.) Professional teeth whitening treatments... read more »

Stained Tooth? We Can Help!

You probably understand that your pearly whites might turn yellow if you don’t care for them well. However, are you aware that your teeth could also turn black, especially if you have suffered some kind of trauma? Similarly, while you may know that teeth whitening can help yellow teeth, do you know what you should do if one of your... read more »