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Posted June 13, 2023 / Blog
Meghna Dassani, DMD

Smile Safari: An Introduction to Animal Teeth

If you and your child are the proud companions of a pet, there’s a good chance you’ve both thought or said something like: “Fluffy’s really living the life. Instead of having to go to school or do chores, they can relax and sleep all day, getting up only to eat or maybe chase a laser […]

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Posted May 27, 2023 / Blog, Dental Technology
Meghna Dassani, DMD

Does Your Chewing Gum Fight Tooth Decay?

Avid gum chewers rejoice! Your love for the sticky, stretchy stuff can be beneficial for your oral health—depending on its ingredients. If you’re chewing gum with artificial sweeteners such as sorbitol, sucralose, aspartame, or mannitol, it’s true you’re avoiding traditional sugar, but your teeth aren’t as likely to thank you as they might be if […]

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Posted May 17, 2023 / Blog, Dental Health
Meghna Dassani, DMD

Five Tips To Prevent Gum Disease

Healthy gums are the foundation of a beautiful smile, and it’s very important to take all necessary steps to prevent gum disease. Gum disease is a bacterial infection that affects the gums and bones that support your teeth. Without proper treatment, gum disease can lead to tooth loss and other serious health complications. However, gum […]

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Posted May 13, 2023 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology
Meghna Dassani, DMD

The Good, The Bad & The Crossbite

If your teeth or jaw don’t line up well with each other, you may have a crossbite. Dr. Meghna Dassani, Houston dentist at Dassani Dentistry explains more about this condition, its effects, and what you can do to treat it below. A Good Bite In a perfect world, your teeth would all be straight, and […]

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Posted May 4, 2023 / Blog, Dental Health
Meghna Dassani, DMD

A Healthy Mouth Starts With Healthy Gums: A Guide to Preventing and Treating Gum Disease

Gum disease, a.k.a. periodontal disease, is a bacterial infection that affects the gums and bones that support your teeth. It is very common and without proper treatment, it can lead to tooth loss and other serious health complications. At Dassani Dentistry in Houston, TX we understand the impact gum disease can have on your overall […]

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Posted April 27, 2023 / Blog, Dental Technology, Patient Care
Meghna Dassani, DMD

Adult Braces: What to Expect at Your First Appointment

Orthodontics Aren’t Just Kid Stuff The use of orthodontic appliances to improve smiles isn’t just for kids and teens anymore. According to the Academy of General Dentistry, about one million Americans and Canadians over the age of 18 wear braces or aligners, and the use of adult orthodontics rose 24 percent between 1989 and 2008.  […]

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Posted April 13, 2023 / Blog, Patient Care
Meghna Dassani, DMD

Is Thumb Sucking Dangerous?

Thumb sucking is normal behavior for babies and young children. But just how normal? More than 75% of little ones suck their thumbs, fingers, hands, pacifiers, or other items such as the corner of a blanket during these early years. Most kids stop this behavior on their own between the ages of three and six. […]

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Posted March 27, 2023 / Blog, Dental Technology
Meghna Dassani, DMD

How Long Will I Have to Wear a Retainer?

You’ve worn your braces or aligners, kept your checkup appointments, and followed treatment instructions from Dassani Dentistry. You love your new smile, but it’s not over yet—how long will you have to wear a retainer? There are two types of retainers: removable and fixed. Removable retainers are taken out of your mouth during your oral […]

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Posted March 13, 2023 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology
Meghna Dassani, DMD

Filling in the Gaps: Restoring Your Smile & Quality of Life

Life is full of unexpected surprises, and while we’d love for all of them to be smile-inducing, that’s not entirely realistic—and there may be many reasons you hide your smile. If you’re hiding your smile because of one or more missing teeth, we want you to know you’re not alone. In fact, 120 million people […]

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Posted February 27, 2023 / Blog, Dental Technology
Meghna Dassani, DMD

Cone Beam-What? Translation: Better Dental Experiences

Dr. Meghna Dassani, your trusted Houston dentist, is passionate about finding ways to improve the patient experience and achieve lasting results when it comes to the health and appearance of your smile. This requires continuous learning and investing in the types of advanced technologies that will stand the test of time—because keeping up with trends […]

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