dental bridge in houston, tx

Dental Bridges: Bridging the Gap of Imperfection

Getting a dental bridge is most likely in your mind if you have gaps. Missing teeth can wreak havoc on your life long after they’re gone. They can cause confidence issues, chewing problems, and undesirable facial structure changes. Bridges can restore your smile’s foundation by supporting your existing teeth and implants. If you’re thinking about […]

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Can I Have A Cavity But Not Experience Pain?

Can I Have A Cavity But Not Experience Pain? Cavities are one of the most common dental problems in individuals, typically accompanied by a sharp pain brought on by eating something sweet or cold. Cavities are a hole in the tooth, caused by weakening of the enamel. This softening of the enamel is known as […]

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Anesthesia in Dentistry | Madden Dental

Anesthesia in Dentistry

Anesthesia is a means of pain and anxiety management used in a broad range of health procedures, including dentistry. Dental anesthesia encompasses a spectrum of treatments, each of which offers different benefits to the patient. There are several types of anesthesia, including: Local anesthetics – Small injections designed to numb the nerves in the gums […]

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Dental Cleaning & Consultation

Dental Cleaning & Consultation

Preventative care is a foundation of dentistry at Madden Dental. The American Dental Association recommends visiting your dentist regularly – usually about twice yearly – for full cleanings, examinations, and consultations for potential treatment. Professional dental cleanings help remove built-up plaque that is not removable using conventional brushing and flossing. Dr. Madden is also capable […]

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Dental Sealants

Dental Sealants

Dental sealants are white coatings applied to the surfaces of a child’s molars to prevent the development of tooth decay. They work by preventing food and plaque from resting in the grooves and crevices of molars – an area especially susceptible to cavities. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, nearly 1 in 3 children […]

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Bite Guard

Bite Guards

A bite guard is a dental appliance custom-fit to a patient’s teeth. Bite guards serve varying purposes and are often recommended for use in patients of all ages. It is important that bite guards be professionally fit, rather than purchased over the counter, as this ensures maximum comfort and protection during wear. Professional dental guards […]

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Sports Mouth Guard

Sports Mouth Guard

Dental mouth guards have long been used to protect the teeth, gums and supporting tissues from damage, injury and trauma during sports. There are two types of sports mouth guards – over the counter and custom. While OTC guards are helpful for occasional use, many dental patients require the benefit of a customized dental mouth […]

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crowns and bridges

Crowns and Bridges

Dental crowns and bridges are custom-fitted tooth prosthetics that are used to replace or restore damaged or missing teeth. Crowns – also known as caps – are fixed over the surfaces of natural tooth structures or dental implants. Bridges are used to fill in the gaps left by missing teeth and are anchored in place […]

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root canal treatment

Root Canals

Root canals are valuable dental procedures used to treat and preserve teeth with badly infected roots. The pulp is the live portion of the tooth that extends into the root and contains nerve endings and tissues. When it becomes infected, patients can experience pain, swelling and even total tooth loss unless treated. Root canals remove […]

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Dental Implants

Dental Implants

At Madden Dental, dental implants are the standard of care to replace missing teeth. Dental implants are surgical-grade root devices that support permanent tooth prosthetics that are manufactured to last a lifetime. These artificial roots are anchored in the bone beneath the gums where they become fused into the jaw. A crown is mounted atop […]

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