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Welcome to Bear Creek Dentistry & Orthodontics where we make healthy, happy smiles a reality! We welcome patients of all ages to our Houston, TX dental office and take great pride in offering exceptional quality and personalized patient care. We make dentistry convenient by offering a full array of treatment options for you to choose from. We value our role in the health of our community and look forward to welcoming you and your family to Bear Creek Dentistry & Orthodontics!

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New Techniques for Root Canals, a Study

One of the challenges of root canal treatment is that the removal of the nerve and blood supply causes the teeth to become brittle. A new technique makes it possible to regenerate blood vessels to keep teeth from becoming unstable and more susceptible to fractures and cracks.While this new therapy is still in the development phase, you can count on effective and comfortable root canal therapy in our Houston, TX dental office. We use modern rotary instruments for more efficient root canals with higher success rates.Rotary instruments are more precise than their older counterparts.Nervous about Root Canal Treatment?Many patients come to us in pain and feel nervous about having treatment ...

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Does Orthodontic Treatment Cause TMJ?

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Many patients wonder if altering their bites will cause TMJ disorders or pain. Modern orthodontic treatment in our Houston, TX dental office accounts for the ideal occlusion (bite) of your teeth, ultimately resulting in better function of the entire dental system – including the jaws.If you have jaw joint pain or notice clicking and popping, we invite you to come in for an evaluation. We offer solutions to reduce the symptoms of jaw joint disorders including pain swelling, and headaches.Straight Teeth Are HealthierMisaligned teeth develop decay more often and are harder to keep clean. By correcting uneven spacing and overlapping teeth, your home hygiene will be far more ...

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Don't Make Excuses... Make a Commitment!

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Families today are busier than ever. Most parents work, and kids today have school and sports-related activities demanding their time and the time of mom and dad. Missing work can lead to having to play catch-up later, so a trip to the dentist in Houston, TX might easily slip your mind or end up getting put off.Consequences of Missing Dental Exams and CleaningsMissing even one or two dental exams and cleanings can turn small dental conditions into significant problems that require more time in the chair and more time away from the office.Oral health conditions rarely cause pain until they impact the nerve, deep within the canals in ...

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5 Dental Terms That You Might Misunderstand

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Dentistry, like all aspects of healthcare, often contains terms that boggle the mind. Some dental terms can also sound a little scary when they are just technical jargon to explain something relatively routine.If you want a Houston dentist who explains treatment along with all of your options (and what they mean), contact Bear Creek Dentistry & Orthodontics where our friendly dentists are happy to answer your questions and help you gain a healthy smile.RadiographsRadiographs refer to x-rays. At our Houston dental office, we use digital x-rays for the sharpest image and patient safety. Digital x-rays emit up to 80 percent less radiation than their old-fashioned film counterparts.Periodontal Treatment

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3 Ways Dental Bonding Improves Your Smile

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Dental bonding is a noninvasive way to improve the appearance of your teeth, but many patients forget that this treatment option is available with all of the talk about dental crowns and veneers. At Bear Creek Dentistry & Orthodontics, we provide all restorative dentistry options in our Houston, TX dental office and help our patients make the best choice for themselves.Here Are 3 Ways We Use Dental Bonding to Improve Smiles#1 To Fill Chipped TeethSmall chips may not require a dental crown or veneer, but the loss of enamel can lead to stains and worn looking teeth. Dental bonding, which we match to your natural tooth color seal ...

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The 3 Most Important Reasons We Recommend Cleanings

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A lot of misinformation finds its way onto the internet and subjects involving dentistry are no different. While electric toothbrushes and latest products claim to do a better job keeping teeth and gums healthy, nothing replaces a professional dental cleaning and polish.3 Reasons Why We Offer Dental Cleanings in Our Houston, TX Dental OfficeImproved Periodontal HealthEven if you brush and floss by the book, food particles and bacteria still find their way into the smallest crevasses of teeth and just below the gumline. Brushing and flossing are essential, but a professional cleaning by a trained hygienist will get into those hidden places.Our hygienists are gentle, so you don’t have to ...

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Breaking the Soda Habit - A New Study Shows It's Happening in the US

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Soda has long been the nemesis of good oral health by combining a sugary base with an acidic nature. Both aspects of soda are the exact formula that creates decay. Soda also has links to obesity, diabetes, and has been shown to have addictive qualities.Fortunately, Americans are catching on that empty calories and the rampant consumption of sugar is not supportive of good oral health or good overall health. As with dessert, soda is best as a treat than a staple.AlternativesReaching for plain water or making your own fruit water with strawberries or cucumber slices can add flavor and interest when you feel like you need a little something extra.Soda and ...

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