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Muse Dental Studio Blog

The Dangers of Not Replacing Your Toothbrush

May 19, 2020

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New toothbrush vs. old toothbrush

Let’s face it – replacing your toothbrush is long overdue. The bristles that were once colorful and strong are now loose and ragged. You tell yourself that you’re going to remember to replace it this time, but as soon as you leave the bathroom it’s a distant memory.

While the American Dental Association recommends changing your toothbrush every three to four months, about 75% of people are guilty of waiting five to six months. Here is everything you need to know about routinely replacing your toothbrush according to an experienced dentist.


4 Habits To Improve Your Oral Health

April 23, 2020

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fresh fruits cut up and placed into jars

Although brushing and flossing your teeth daily is the cornerstone of maintaining healthy teeth and gums, there are also other steps you can take to improve your oral hygiene and avoid problems like cavities. With the proper preventive measures in place, you can optimize the health of your teeth and gums. That way, the next time you visit your dentist for a checkup and cleaning, your visit will be short and sweet, because you won’t have any tartar buildup or oral health problems to treat! Read on to learn four oral health habits to optimize your smile.


5 Oral Hygiene Tips to Stay Healthy During COVID-19

April 1, 2020

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person washing their hands before they brush their teeth

During these uncertain times, it’s a good idea to take all of the precautionary measures that you’re able to in order to make sure that you remain healthy while you’re self-isolating. Because COVID-19 is transmitted via droplet transfer to your mucous membrane, or your eyes, nose, or mouth, it’s important to maintain good hygiene while you’re brushing and flossing your teeth, because your hands will be near these areas. Read on for five oral hygiene tips from your dentist to stay healthy.  


How to Handle the Most Common Dental Emergencies

March 11, 2020

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pained man needs to see his Houston emergency dentist

Dental emergencies rarely occur at a convenient time. They could happen at work while you’re chewing on a pen cap, at school while your child plays sports, or even at the movies as you and your friend munch on popcorn. Would you know what to do if you or your loved one’s tooth became chipped, cracked, or knocked out? Your Houston emergency dentist explains how to quickly and correctly handle these alarming situations to save your smile.


It’s the New Year. Did You Know That You Have New Dental Benefits?

December 31, 2019

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A woman at her dental appointment.

The new year is always a fun celebration for all. Your friends and family are likely forming new year resolutions, and you’re probably making plans for the rest of the year. But did you know that your dental insurance benefits have already reset and are ready to be utilized? Since many people don’t realize this, a dentist wants to break down why using your benefits now is so important, why getting treatment early is more ideal, and how you can set up your future treatments moving forward.


New Year, New You: It’s Time for a Healthier, Happier Smile

December 13, 2019

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Woman with beautiful, healthy smile

Do you like how your teeth look? According to a recent study conducted by Bupa (an international healthcare group) most people don’t. A staggering 81% of participants said that they thought their teeth looked unattractive in photographs, and more than a quarter reported that they don’t show their smile when taking pictures for social media because of it. 42% said that their smile is the first thing they would change about themselves. Does this sound familiar? With the New Year right around the corner, now is the perfect time to start improving things you don’t like about yourself, including your smile. Getting a beautiful smile won’t just improve how you look in pictures either! Research shows that aesthetically pleasing smiles boost physical and psychological health as well! So this year, take a quick trip to see your cosmetic dentist at Muse Dental Studio and get a happier, healthier smile that you will be excited to show off!


Suffering from TMJ Disorder? How BioPak Technology Can Help

August 16, 2019

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Man in bed with jaw pain

According to the National Institutes of Health, over 10 million women and men in the U.S. are affected by TMJ disorder. If you have trouble opening your mouth because of tightness in your jaw, you may be among them. Feeling like your jaw is “stuck” is a common symptom of TMJ disorder. What can you do? A dentist in Uptown Houston explains how the revolutionary BioPak system leverages advanced technology to help dental professionals diagnose and treat TMJ disorder.


5 Questions to Ask Before Calling an Emergency Dentist

August 4, 2019

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Woman with dental pain

Seeking immediate care in case of a dental emergency can be the difference between losing and saving a tooth. However, how do you know when to call an emergency dentist and when you can afford to wait a day or two? Whether you are experiencing severe dental pain or have a tooth that feels a bit loose, here are 5 questions to ask yourself to determine if you should seek professional help right away.


Why Are Extractions Necessary Sometimes? A Dentist In 77056 Explains

July 14, 2019

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Dentist holding an extracted tooth

Tooth extractions are often a last resort, but sometimes they’re the best course of action for your oral health or they’re necessary to get you out of pain (or both!) And just like there are different types of dental fillings and crowns, there are also different types of extractions (simple and surgical) that a dentist in 77056 can recommend, depending on the situation. In this blog, you’ll find out when each type of extraction is recommended and how it will ultimately help you have a healthier smile!  


Welcome! A Dentist Serving Houston and the Surrounding Areas Has a New Blog

July 2, 2019

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Woman getting a dental exam

Welcome! At Muse Dental Studio, we’re excited to share the first installment of our new blog with you. As a dentist serving Houston and the surrounding communities, we look forward to having a platform where we can share helpful information on a variety of oral health topics. If you’d like to know how dental implants work, what the best way to whiten your teeth is, or why root canals are sometimes necessary, this is the place to learn about all that and more. For today’s blog, you’ll learn about our comprehensive service menu and our unique approach to dental care. Whether you’re a new patient or you’ve been with us for several years, we look forward to serving your dental needs for many years to come!

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