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Preventive dentistry is a field of specialization in dentistry that includes life practices and dental procedures, which are designed to prevent the onset as well as the progression of oral disorders.

Acid Erosion vs. Tooth Decay: The Perils of Orthodontics

Acid Erosion vs. Tooth Decay: The Perils of Orthodontics One of the most common questions we get from patients (both children and adults) while in braces is how to prevent tooth decay. During consultations, acid erosion is often also discussed. Our dental team has noticed that people [...]

Do I Really Need to Have the “Dreaded” Root Canal?

Do I Really Need to Have the “Dreaded” Root Canal? “I’d rather run a marathon and endure the pain” or “Are there any other options?” are just two of the common reactions we get from our patients here at our Katy dental practice upon recommendation of a root canal [...]

10 Reasons to Visit Welch Dental Group As Soon As You Can

10 Reasons to Visit Welch Dental Group As Soon As You Can Here at our Katy dental practice, we often educate our patients that there’s no “one-size-fits-all” dental treatment. Every patient is unique and so are their dental needs and preferences.  We can give you way more than 10 [...]

Understanding Gum Disease and What You Can Do to Stop It

Understanding Gum Disease and What You Can Do to Stop It Red, swollen or tender gums are quite a common problem among the majority of the population. Here at our Katy dental practice , avoiding gum disease is part of our preventive dental care plan. It pays to be [...]

Cone Beam Computerized Tomography

Cone Beam Computerized Tomography A number of dentists are discovering the advantages of digital volume tomography (DTV) for diagnostics. There are several different options that are innovative for the planning and performing of treatments. As a result, new applications are continuously being developed for oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics, [...]