Is Invisalign Really Invisible?

What you need to know about Invisalign  At Discover Dental, we get a lot of questions about the Invisalign dental aligners system. Most Houstonians near our office here in the Heights know that Invisalign straightens teeth just like regular braces, and that Invisalign...

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The Truth About Dentures

Aside from the occasional TV commercial, dentures are not often mentioned or discussed in public. There remains a stigma and shame associated with wearing dentures that most people prefer to avoid. The lack of honest and open conversation about dentures has allowed a...

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Is Flossing Necessary?

Is Flossing Really Necessary? For years, dentists, health professionals, and the makers of oral hygiene products have been instructing patients that’s it’s important to floss every day in order to maintain proper oral health. Still, we often see patients here at...

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How Nitrous Oxide Revolutionized Dentistry

What is Nitrous Oxide?  Do you get nervous when you visit the dentist? You’re not alone! Many of Discover Dental’s patients express anxiety about having dental work done, even when it’s not painful. Dentistry isn’t always pleasant, but it’s an important part of...

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Don’t Forget Your Tongue!

Don’t Forget Your Tongue! Most of our patients at Discover Dental know that it’s important to brush and floss our teeth every single day. What not everyone knows, however, is that it’s also important to clean our tongues on a daily basis. That’s right: Brushing and...

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Is Brushing Twice a Day Enough?

Is Brushing Twice a Day Enough?   Some people find it relaxing and refreshing; others see it as a terrible chore. But we all have to do it! Brushing your teeth is the first step to maintaining strong, healthy teeth and gums, not to mention reducing your dental visits...

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Why Do Bacteria Live in Our Mouths?

There are a lot of bacteria living in our mouths. How many? Harvard researchers say that in any given month, the number of bacteria that live in one mouth can easily exceed the number of people who live on Earth! It’s been estimated that there are over 100 million...

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