You Will Need to Use a Retainer After Your Braces Have Achieved Your Ideal Smile

The braces your dentist, Dr. David Umansky, installed in your mouth effectively repositioned your teeth to address alignment issues and give you a more appealing smile. Your routine adjustment sessions applied moderate, progressive tension to the periodontal ligaments that are anchoring each tooth in its socket. Now that your teeth... Read more »

Worried About Dry Socket? We Can Help

You may have heard of dry sockets before, but do you know exactly what they are? Dry sockets often form after you have a wisdom tooth removed, but they can form after any after any tooth is extracted. Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do to avoid... Read more »

What to Do About Sleep Apnea

Have you heard of sleep apnea? If you have, did you know that it can actually lead to a number of serious issues, such as high blood pressure or even heart disease? While there are a number of things you can do to avoid this problem, did you know that... Read more »

A Dental Implant Can Be Used to Replace a Missing Rear Molar

The molars in the back of your mouth are large teeth that are called upon to do the lion’s share of chewing and grinding tough foods. When one is lost, it can severely impair the function of your mouth. If it was one of the rear molars, it cannot feasibly... Read more »

A Thermoplastic Snore Guard Can Help With Sleep Apnea Symptoms

Sleep apnea is a serious breathing condition that afflicts millions of Americans each year. In fact, The American Sleep Foundation estimates that more than 18 percent of adults suffer from some form of sleep apnea. Primary symptoms include excessive snoring and breathing interruption during sleep, which can result from changes... Read more »

Your Teeth Should Shine as Bright as You

Do you brush and floss twice daily, but your teeth never seem to be white? Are you constantly struggling with getting a brighter smile, even if you have optimum health care? Even if you take the greatest of care of your teeth, it does not guarantee they will be ultra-white... Read more »

Invisalign® Dental Aligners Can Invisibly Straighten Your Smile

A straight smile is something that all of our patients want. A straight smile is not only appealing in appearance, but it also makes eating easier, and it makes caring for your orthodontic health easier. Since many of our patients would rather avoid traditional braces, we have the perfect solution.... Read more »

When you Need Orthodontic Treatment

Whether you're young or old, there are some telltale signs that let you know you absolutely need to have orthodontic treatment. If you live too long with teeth that aren't properly aligned, you can cause some pretty serious long-term issues - even tooth loss and gum disease. So let's look... Read more »

Tooth Sensitivity 101

Do you sometimes cringe when taking a bite of ice cream or a sip of hot tea? If so, you are not alone. Sudden, sharp tooth pain is one of the most common dental conditions we encounter at Aesthetic Dentistry Associates in Humble, Texas. Beneath your tooth enamel lie tiny... Read more »

A Filling Can Often Be Used to Repair a Small Area of Decayed Tooth Enamel

A small area of tooth decay, more commonly referred to as a cavity, can be detected during your regular dental checkup with your dentist at Aesthetic Dentistry Associates. However, if you notice a change in texture, sensitivity or pain in a tooth, you shouldn’t delay in setting up an appointment... Read more »