At Modern Smile Center, our mission is to educate our patients about oral health and how it relates to overall health to help our patients lead longer, healthier, happier lives. Knowledge is power, and when we only see you in our office twice yearly, the rest of the year it's up to you to keep your mouth and your body healthy. The more you know, the better you will be able to take your health into your own hands.
We’ve all had a toothache at some point or another. While you should always consult your Tomball dentist, it’s not always a serious problem. Often, the issue can be fixed with a filling or a root canal. However, many Tomball residents have found themselves in a situation where the tooth is not salvageable, and the […]
A recent, three-part study by Crest® puts numbers to what most of us already knew – white teeth are beautiful and powerful! The study used both qualitative and quantitative measures in multiple settings to determine what effect white teeth can have on a person’s life. In a portion of the study on employment, researchers found […]
We love to talk about the fun and interesting sides of oral health, but today, there is something much more serious on our minds. We care about the health of everyone in Tomball, and as dental care professionals, we feel it is our duty to educate you on how to be as safe and healthy […]
First things first, put your worries away! We are not about to tell you that your coffee drinking days are over. We know that each shot of caffeine is crucial and we cherish our coffee, too! Here at Modern Smile Center, we want to educate you on what causes coffee stains and what you can […]
Living in a land of antibacterial gels, soaps, plastics, and even fabrics, it might surprise you to hear that tons of bacteria live in your mouth every day, and they aren’t all bad! In fact, some play an important role in keeping up your overall health. Some oral bacteria, however, can cause serious problems and […]
So, you’re missing a tooth—or a few! An apple a day will not take care of this one, unfortunately. It’s time to consider dentures or dental implants. A variety of personal and practical factors will determine which solution is best for your new smile. Don’t feel lost among all the pros and cons of choosing […]
Did you know the same plaque that decays your teeth can cause major heart problems? What if you could fight plaque and heart failure both by improving your oral health? Dr. Cimino in Tomball is here to tell you more! Someone dies from a heart attack every minute, according to the American Heart Association, and […]
There are many kinds of doctors – Doctors of English, Doctors of Philosophy, Doctors of Medicine, Dr. Pepper… (wink). Of course, when we use the term doctor, we most often mean a physician or doctor of medicine. But did you know that dentists are doctors, too? Every doctor has a specialty, and a dentist’s specialty […]
Most of us were taught when we were kids that sweets like chocolate will rot your teeth. While this may remain true for some types of our favorite sweet snack, that doesn’t mean we have to take it off the menu altogether. In fact, recent studies have found that dark chocolate, containing high percentages of […]
Did you know that certain times of day might be better for brushing than others? While it’s always recommended to brush your teeth twice per day, and floss once per day, your timing is also important. If you love your pearly whites and want to keep them around as long as possible (because face it, […]
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