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

Sugar: Teeth’s Worst Nightmare

People in the United States eat more sugar than any other country in the world. (Fortunately, we also have some of the best dentists in the world.) You hear it all the time: “sugar rots your teeth.” But is it true? What exactly does sugar do to your teeth and why is it so bad? […]

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Alternative Text Posted May 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Meghna Dassani, DMD

Can Dry Socket Be Deadly?

The dreaded words of warning for anyone who has a tooth extraction: dry socket. A dry socket is a painful complication after a routine treatment like an extraction, but it can be avoided if you’re careful, and it definitely won’t kill you. Read more below from Houston dentist, Dr. Meghna Dassani, on what a dry […]

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Alternative Text Posted May 13, 2022 / Blog
Meghna Dassani, DMD

Dentists Are Doctors, Too!

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 is oral […]

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Alternative Text Posted April 27, 2022 / Blog, Patient Care
Meghna Dassani, DMD

Brushing Your Teeth – Are You Doing It Wrong?

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

How to Choose the Right Pediatric Dentist for Your Child

Being the parent of a little one (or a couple or a few) means making a lot of decisions each day—what to dress them in, what to feed them, what books to read, toys to purchase, schools in your district. There are also a lot of questions you’ll ask, such as: “How do I care […]

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

Hot on the Trail with Oral Pathology

When it comes to your oral health, we hope you never have any pains or problems. Good preventive care will help you always feel your best! But even with the best habits, dental problems do happen. In that case, oral pathology is the science and medicine that helps diagnose and treat whatever is making you […]

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

Applesauce to Zucchini: What Should I Eat After Dental Surgery?

If you need dental surgery, you may have a lot of questions and concerns. How much will it cost? How much will it hurt? Who is going to drive me home? And perhaps most importantly, what can I eat? Recovery can seem a lot more stressful if you don’t stock up on acceptable soft foods […]

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