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3 Tips for Getting Kids to Brush Their Teeth

When you feel your little one is physically able and responsible enough to start brushing their own teeth, try to make the experience as enjoyable as possible. Positive dental experiences as a child encourage lifelong adherence to superb oral healthcare habits. To help them follow through and brush effectively, check out these tried-and-true tips for

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Benefits of Choosing a Family Dentist

If you are in the market for a new dentist for yourself and your family in the Katy area, we invite you to choose our Heritage Dental team to care for your oral health. There are several factors to consider when choosing a new dental home. In this post, we’ll talk about several benefits of

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How to Make Dental Visits Fun for Kids

A healthy smile is best started at a young age! However, getting your kiddo excited to visit the dentist can be quite the challenge at times. At Heritage Dental, we do everything we can to make your child’s visit with us enjoyable, from fun kid-friendly amenities to rewarding them for a job well done. But

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Got a Pain In the Tooth?

At Heritage Dental, we want to know if you have a pain in the tooth. Our dental team understands that you or one of your family members may choose to avoid the dentist out of fear, or time constraints, or budget limitations. However, we also understand that avoiding the dentist will not relieve your pain

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Gum Disease and Children

Gum disease is an infectious inflammation that can have serious effects on overall well-being. Severe gum disease is not pervasive in children, but it can and does happen. The first stage of periodontal disease is gingivitis. The symptoms of gingivitis include bleeding gums, chronic bad breath, pus pockets near the gums, swollen, red, irritated gums,

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Make Dental Visits a Priority

Busy lives and full schedules make priorities a necessity, otherwise important events slip through the cracks. Even things you know should be easy priorities often get put off or pushed aside. For instance, you know you should exercise 5x a week, yet work days are long, evenings are jam-packed with kids’ sporting schedules, dinner needs

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Gum Disease and Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a huge moment in time for a woman, whether it is her first pregnancy or her fifth. During the nine months of pregnancy, there is a lot to be done: tell friends and family, make and keep prenatal appointments, decorate a nursery, buy all the essentials, and make and keep dental appointments. Wait,