October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are fighting cancer or dental problems, catching problems in their early... read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to the bone from the missing tooth’s chewing action. Over time,... read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have living cells it can’t grow... read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account your family history. We will... read more »

Why Should I Brush My Teeth?

Brushing is very important for your teeth, gums and smile, which is why our dentist, Dr. David Umansky, strongly recommends brushing twice a day, every morning and night. To help you understand why you should brush your teeth, our dentist is happy to list the reasons involved. The more you know, the better. The reasons you should brush your teeth... read more »

Jumpstart Your Spring With Dental Bonding

If you should ever suffer any kind of dental damage, whether it be through physical accidents or official impairment, it is important to make sure that it is treated. Oftentimes, any kind of dental damage will leave you vulnerable to further damage in the form of infections and tooth loss. To help prevent further damage from occurring, consider visiting our... read more »

Sleep Apnea: The Facts You Should Know

Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that many people suffer with. It can be quite troublesome and even dangerous. To help you know all about sleep apnea in Humble, Texas, our dentist, Dr. David Umansky, is happy to tell you all about it. The more you know about sleep apnea, the better! Our dentist is happy to share the following... read more »

The Beauty of Dental Crowns

Are you familiar with the beauty dental crowns can add to your smile? If not, we have news for you! Our dentist, Dr. David Umansky with Aesthetic Dentistry Associates in Humble, Texas, cares for your smile and is happy to talk to you about why dental crowns may be needed for your smile. In a nutshell, dental crowns are unique... read more »

Tooth Enamel Erosion Can Often Be Improved With Increased Fluoride

The enamel layer on each of your teeth is made up of a dense matrix of microscopic mineral crystals. This is what provides your teeth with the necessary hardness to handle biting and chewing hard foods, while also resisting the bacterial influence of tooth decay.   If you have a bad habit of forgetting to brush your teeth each morning... read more »

Removing Your Wisdom Teeth Can Help Your Oral Health

Did you know, wisdom teeth removal can benefit your oral health long-term? Well, it’s true! There are many reasons to have your wisdom teeth taken out, which is why our dentist, Dr. David Umansky with Aesthetic Dentistry Associates in Humble, Texas, is happy to explain them. Wisdom teeth are found in many people and oftentimes creates an alignment issue among... read more »