Posted on 12/22/2015 7:14 PM By PDM Administrator
If you are suffering from sensitive teeth in The Woodlands, TX, continue reading Dr. Bradshaw's blog for tips on managing your tooth sensitivity throughout the winter months.
Posted on 11/30/2015 3:48 PM By PDM Administrator
Dr. Bradshaw recommends implant supported dentures as an alternative to dentures or dental implants in The Woodlands, TX. If you suffer from lost or missing teeth but are apprehensive about dental implants, continue reading to learn about implant supported dentures.
Posted on 10/28/2015 3:29 PM By PDM Administrator
Bright, illuminating teeth are associated with a healthy smile, but healthy gums are equally as important to optimal oral health. How much do you know about this important connective tissue? October is recognized as National Dental Hygiene Awareness Month. Learn more about how your gums contribute to a healthy and radiant smile.
Posted on 9/21/2015 3:08 PM By PDM Administrator
Do you avoid going to the dentist because you experience extreme dental anxiety or fear? This prevalent concern should not prevent you from accessing the dental care your oral health requires. Asking Dr. Gayle Bradshaw about your sedation dentistry options, the next time you come into our office for an appointment, can help alleviate your concerns of dental anxiety or fear.
Posted on 8/18/2015 8:33 PM By PDM Administrator
You may find yourself struggling to determine whether dentures or dental implants are the right treatment option to best suit your dental needs. Before resorting to the traditional methods of dentures, it is imperative to be aware and informed of the six key benefits of dental implant options.
Posted on 7/13/2015 5:43 PM By PDM Administrator
If you have noticed the recession of your gums, or if your dentist has informed you of your receding gums, there are five specific reasons it may be occurring. No matter how well you take care of your teeth, your gums may still begin to recede if you have the genetic predisposition. On the flipside, you are more likely to need a gum graft if you do not take very good care of your teeth. Get your smile and your confidence back with a professional gum graft from Dr. Bradshaw.
Posted on 6/18/2015 3:34 PM By PDM Administrator
There are many tempting foods during the summer months. Unfortunately some of those favorites can be detrimental to your teeth. Resist the temptation of chewing on ice to cool down and stay away from hard candies. Read more about keeping your teeth safe this summer.
Posted on 5/4/2015 7:51 PM By PDM Administrator
Dental implants are quickly becoming the standard for the replacement of missing teeth. With the use of advanced technology, dental implants, and the Cone Beam procedure, Dr. Bradshaw can give her patients the smile they desire that will last a lifetime.
Dental implants are a great alternative for patients that have missing teeth and want to achieve a more natural feeling and looking smile. Dental implants last longer, are more durable and require less care than dentures. Unlike dentures that can fall out or be removed, implants are a more permanent solution for anyone that wants to avoid the hassle of dentures.
Benefits of Using the Cone Beam Procedure
Using the Cone Beam method, Dr. Gayle Bradshaw can virtually visualize and develop every step of your dental implant procedure before starting your surgery. The images that are generated using cone beam technology show a clear picture of everything that is in your mouth, including your bone, sinus cavities and nerve canals. This makes it easier for Dr. Brad ...
Posted on 3/2/2015 5:38 PM By PDM Administrator
Countless adults in the United States suffer from varying forms of periodontal disease, also referred to as gum disease. The common cause is bacteria, leading to the build-up of plaque. Once plaque hardens, it forms tartar that brushing does not remove. Only a professional dental cleaning can remove it.
Symptoms of gum disease include bleeding, swollen, red and receding gums. Other signs, such as consistent bad breath, painful chewing and loose or sensitive teeth, are also typically present. If these serious indications are not properly handled, they can progress and affect the bone that supports and surrounds your teeth.
Gum Disease Risk Factors
The principal cause of periodontal disease is plaque. However, many other factors can affect the health of your gums. Known risk factors for gum disease include:
Weakened immune systems
Systemic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, rheumatoid arthritis and diabetes
Certain medications, including ...