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Alternative Text Posted November 13, 2022 / Blog, Patient Care
Meghna Dassani, DMD

Is My Child’s Loose Tooth Causing Them Pain?

If you’re a parent or you’re lucky enough to work with infants and toddlers, you know that teething is not the most fun phase they’ll go through. Teeth having to push their way through gum tissue sounds rough, so it’s no surprise that as it happens, your little one will likely be sensitive and in […]

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Alternative Text Posted October 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Technology
Meghna Dassani, DMD

Hate Flossing? – 5 Flossing Alternatives

There are two kinds of people in this world: those who floss, and those who don’t. Diligent flossers everywhere inspire those of us who live with them or know them. Flossing may not be a philosophical virtue but it’s certainly high on the list of qualities amongst people who “have it together.” Read more below […]

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Alternative Text Posted October 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services, Patient Care
Meghna Dassani, DMD

Take it Easy After Tooth Extraction

At Dassani Dentistry, we’re here to help you as you teach your little ones how to care for their growing and changing smiles. Sometimes our combined efforts will prevent them from needing dental treatment beyond cleanings, fluoride treatments, and sealant, but other times we might recommend extraction to get them back on track for better […]

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Alternative Text Posted September 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Technology
Meghna Dassani, DMD

Dental Sealants Keep Cavities at Bay

A trip to the dentist should be a pleasant experience. That’s what we want for our kids: happy associations with that twice-annual visit to Dassani Dentistry. Nothing ruins the good feeling at a dental visit faster than the dreaded words, “I found a cavity.” A cavity in a baby tooth is bad news, but not […]

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Alternative Text Posted September 13, 2022 / Blog, Patient Care
Meghna Dassani, DMD

An Alkaline Diet for Oral Health

Acids and bases might sound like something from far back in your memory, like middle-school science class, but the concept is still very applicable to every aspect of life today. The foods and beverages you consume daily have a very big effect on your oral health and overall health, for better or worse. You can […]

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Alternative Text Posted August 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health
Meghna Dassani, DMD

Can Children Get Receding Gums?

Receding gums (also known as gingival recession in the field of dentistry) are not uncommon in adults ages 40 and older, but children can also experience this progressive loss of gum tissue as young as age 7.  Left untreated, gum recession can expose tooth roots and lead to pain and sensitivity. While causes of gum […]

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Alternative Text Posted August 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health
Meghna Dassani, DMD

The Oral-Systemic Link: Risk Factors for Tooth Decay

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? Dassani Dentistry in Houston is here to tell you more! Someone dies from a heart attack every minute, according to the American Heart Association, and […]

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Alternative Text Posted July 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Technology
Meghna Dassani, DMD

This Tool Can Help Your Child Floss Like a Boss!

Hey Houston parents, how diligent are you about flossing once a day? Unless you’re an avid flosser, you probably hate this question. However, we don’t ask to shame you, so keep that in mind when we ask how much you help your young one floss. We know it’s not particularly easy to get string in […]

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Alternative Text Posted July 16, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health
Meghna Dassani, DMD

Gingivitis: Are Your Gums Trying to Tell You Something?

Gingivitis, very simply, is an inflammation of your gums. (Any time a medical term ends with “itis” it means inflammation.) Gingivitis varies in severity and can look a few different ways. Very bad gingivitis leads to periodontal (gum) disease.  Gingivitis is common and affects many, rather, most adults. But with good oral hygiene and the […]

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Alternative Text Posted June 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Technology
Meghna Dassani, DMD

If You Can’t Stand Dental Floss, You Might Need This

We know a lot of our friends and neighbors aren’t fans of being asked how often they brush and floss, but at Dassani Dentistry, we hope you know it’s because we care and want to help you keep your smile healthy and beautiful for life! Getting to know your habits also helps us personalize your […]

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