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What the Color of Your Teeth Says About You

July 31, 2021

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Dentist holding up shades of enamel to patient's smile

After scrolling through your Instagram feed or watching the latest binge-worthy show on Netflix, you may realize that your smile is not quite as white as the influencers and celebrities you love. In fact, one a close look in the mirror may reveal that your once-white smile looks dull now. While it is natural for your teeth to discolor over time, your tooth color does say a lot about you. Keep reading to learn more about the causes, important prevention tactics, and how to reverse discoloration.


How Does Poor Oral Hygiene Affect Your Metabolism?

June 15, 2021

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Metabolism refers to a series of chemical reactions that occur in the cells of living organisms to sustain life. These chemical processes turn the calories you eat into fuel that keeps you alive, which is why people often associate metabolism with weight. Age is one factor that gradually affects your metabolism—did you know that oral health is another one? Read along to find out how poor oral hygiene can negatively impact your metabolism.


What Type of Milk Is Best for Your Teeth?

May 2, 2021

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When you were growing up, you were told that you needed to drink plenty of milk so that you would grow to be big and strong. There is definitely some truth behind this. Milk contains a lot of necessary vitamins and minerals needed for strong bones and teeth. You put it in your cereal, use it to bake, and might even have a glass with dinner, but which type is best? Cow’s milk? Almond milk? Goat’s milk? Continue reading to learn which one is most beneficial for your oral health.


Why Should You Soak Your Dentures Overnight?

April 15, 2021

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One of the many great things about living in today’s world is the fact that you don’t need to settle for missing teeth. There are several different tooth replacement options out there, like dentures. Dentures are life changing for people who are missing most of or all of their teeth, but to get the most out of them, you need to take extra care of them. This means allowing them to soak every night. Continue reading to learn a few reasons why soaking dentures is necessary.


5 Tips for Understanding Your Dental Insurance

November 7, 2020

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You probably know that your dental insurance is important, but do you know how it works? Studies estimate that less than 3% of PPO dental plan members use all the benefits they’re paying for every year, which could be thousands of dollars’ worth per family. Thankfully, even though dental insurance can seem confusing at times, understanding some of the basics can help you save a significant amount of money while caring for your smile. Read on as we share five practical and important tips for understanding how dental insurance works.


Choosing Between Dental Bridges and Implants

July 20, 2020

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3D illustration of a dental bridge for lower arch

You’ll naturally want to replace your lost tooth as soon as you can, but what’s the best way to do it? Over the years, dentists have developed multiple solutions for missing teeth, and it’s important to consider the advantages and disadvantages of each before making a decision. In cases where only a single tooth is gone, your choices will come down to a dental bridge or a single dental implant; read on to learn about the differences between these restorations so that you can start thinking about which one is the best fit for your smile.


Virtual Dental Consults: Safe Dentistry In The Time of COVID-19

April 8, 2020

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patient talking to their emergency dentist on their laptop

If you’re considered as an at-risk person during COVID-19 or are simply trying to be conscious of limiting your movement so you can stay safe, you’ll be pleased to know that dentistry is going digital. Teledentistry, also known as virtual dental consults, has been around for years, but since COVID-19 has become widespread, it’s gaining more popularity than ever. Read on to learn what a virtual appointment with an emergency dentist would be like and how digital dentistry is helping patients stay safe while receiving the care they need.


End of the Year Dental Benefits: Don’t Let Them Go to Waste

November 11, 2019

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Keeping track of your dental benefits might be the last thing you want to do during the holidays, but if you don’t want potentially hundreds of insurance dollars to go to waste, it’s a good idea to visit the dentist in Pearland so that you can utilize your benefits before they reset at the end of the year. What can your insurance help you with, and how can it save you money? Read on to learn how to make a decision that will keep your finances healthy and your smile intact.


Want Valuable Tips From a Dentist and Orthodontist? Check Out Our Blog!

November 3, 2019

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Woman getting a dental exam

At Maxwello Dental & Orthodontics, we’ve been proudly serving the communities of Pearland and Houston for quite some time. And now we’re thrilled to share our first blog with you! Today, you’ll learn about the comprehensive services you can get here from our two outstanding dentists as well as our orthodontist and endodontist. But since we’ll be writing new blogs on a variety of oral health topics each month, don’t forget to come back and check us out. With helpful tips and tricks from us, you’ll get the most out of your dental care and learn how to improve both the health and appearance of your smile. Keep reading below to learn more and don’t hesitate to get in touch if you’d like to schedule a visit. We look forward to meeting you!