Stop Cavities With a Dental Checkup

A common sign of cavities is a dental pain, a result of the tooth decay invading the tooth enamel. If you aren’t visiting your dentist regularly for dental checkups, your cavities may go undetected until they reach below the tooth enamel and affect the network of tiny nerve endings within the tooth. We encourage you to visit the dentist every... read more »

The Steps to Building a Better Smile: Dentures

Oral accidents and injuries do tend to occur around the holiday season. If you happen to suffer any oral accidents or injuries, or if an oral health condition becomes known, a tooth extraction may be required, and a future tooth replacement will be needed. If you require a tooth replacement, consider the benefits of detachable tooth prosthetics known as dentures.... read more »

Your New Dental Crown Needs Daily Brushing and Flossing

The dental crown installed in your mouth is intended to fully restore your normal oral function. The dental work was created from special dental materials that will not be susceptible to demineralization and tooth decay. Yet your new dental crown will still need to be included in your daily oral hygiene practices. If hardened tartar starts to build up at... read more »

Making Dental Sealants Part of Your Child’s Daily Oral Care

If our dentist determines that your child’s dental health would benefit from receiving dental sealants, we can paint these thin, protective coatings onto the biting surfaces of your child’s back teeth to so that the durable plastic resin can prevent bacteria from your food particles and plaque from creating tooth decay. While dental sealants are very effective in protecting the... read more »

You Should Not Ignore Symptoms of a Newly Developing Cavity

Ideally, your daily oral hygiene routine and your regular dental checkups with our dentists, Dr. Samuel S. Henry, Dr. Brett McCown, and Dr. Jacob Johnson should be sufficient for preventing a cavity from developing on your teeth. Unfortunately, there are still times when trapped bacterial deposits and plaque acids still manage to demineralize an area of tooth enamel. As this... read more »

Why You Should Utilize Your End of Year Dental Benefits Before the New Year

If your dental health insurance starts over in January, now is the time to utilize your benefits. Our Tier One Dental team in Seguin, Texas is happy to help you get the preventative oral care you need, including dental cleanings and exams. This works in your favor, as preventative care improves your oral health while being good for your budget as... read more »

Don’t Damage Your Teeth With Risky Decisions

Have you ever worn a mouth guard during outdoor sports activities? Have you ever bitten into something that was too hard for your teeth to bite? The answer is probably yes, as most individuals have taken plenty of risks to their oral health over their lifetime. While strong, our teeth are can be damaged, so we encourage our patients to be... read more »

Enhance Your Smile with a CEREC® Crown

If the winter weather has lessened the sunshine in your life, then now is a great time to create some of your own with a cheery disposition. Light up any room with a healthy, confident smile today. If your smile lacks the shine and grace you seek, Tier One Dental can help. If you suffer from any broken or damaged teeth,... read more »

How Teeth Whitening Teeth Can Make Your Smile Brighter

If your teeth have been less than stellar lately, because of tooth discoloration, we are happy to help. Tooth discoloration is fairly common, and your teeth can become yellow, brown, and sometimes even grayish, depending on the cause, and if they are extrinsic or extrinsic. Extrinsic stains, are the kind that occur thanks to outside sources which are in your control. These... read more »

The Beauty of Dental Sealants

The beauty of dental sealants is that they are a tool in one’s arsenal against cavities, along with meticulous brushing, flossing and regular dental cleanings. Their proven track record goes back to the 1970’s—that’s how long they have been helping people achieve cavity-free molars and premolars. Also known as pit and fissure sealants, they act as barriers against the ravages... read more »