porcelain veneers

Porcelain veneers are the ideal option for cosmetic concerns and the treatment of many dental health problems. Veneers are thin layers of tooth-enamel-colored ceramic that cover the front surface of the teeth. They can be used for aesthetic purposes, a treatment option for structural reinforcement, or both. Dental veneers can…

Dental fillings

Dental fillings are a common procedure performed by dentists. They are usually done to repair damaged teeth or replace missing parts of the tooth structure. We often see patients with old silver fillings that need to be updated with modern materials. Fillings are an important part of dental hygiene because…

TMD

Many people are surprised to find out that the painful symptoms they’re experiencing are related to temporomandibular joint disorders, or TMD. Millions of people suffer from TMJ disorders, but they often go undiagnosed because of the wide range of symptoms. There are also many varying reasons for the onset of…

Fast and Effective Dental Care We know how many things are on your mind at any given moment and how busy life can get. That’s why one of our goals at Houston Dentists at Oak Point is to provide superior dental care at an efficient pace. We value your time…

TMJ Bruxism Treatment Houston

Bruxism is a term used by dentists for grinding teeth especially when sleeping, and it is a common dental problem in both children and adults. In recent years, the numbers having to be treated for Bruxism have increased because people carry more stress from work, school, finances and a wide…

Summer brings people out of the house and out to the beaches, amusement parks, and picnic grounds. Along with the swimming and sports, this means people have more opportunities to try tempting treats. From backyard barbecues to sugary ice cream, there are plenty of summer oral health hazards. While it…

Dr. Nicholas Pigneri has earned the designation of Fellow from LVI Global (LVI).

June 21, 2022 / Houston / TX – Dr. Nicholas Pigneri has earned the designation of Fellow from LVI Global (LVI). The LVI Fellow designation recognizes that a dentist has completed a series of studies on the clinical skills and knowledge necessary to provide comprehensive aesthetic treatment for the dental…

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Smoking or chewing tobacco is widely acknowledged to be harmful to your health, including your oral health. Many people now use vaping as a healthier alternative to smoking. While vaping is a healthier alternative to smoking, its long-term effects are unknown. A study recently completed by the New York University…

If you enjoy puzzles like “What came first? If you liked “The chicken or the egg?”, you’ll like this one: “Which should you do first, brush or floss?”” Both of these oral hygiene procedures are critical for removing dental plaque, which is a thin bacterial film that accumulates on teeth…

Can Invisalign Affect the Way You Speak?

If you want a discreet way to straighten your teeth, you may want to consider Invisalign in Houston, TX. Are you concerned that their impact on your speech will be a dead giveaway that you’re wearing clear braces? When it comes to Invisalign treatment, this is a legitimate concern. However,…