The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team is happy to review both versions for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile. Below we will review the main types of dentures, which are full and partial dentures, and... Read more »

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... 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... 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.... 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... Read more »

What to Do When a Lip or Tongue Is Injured

Active children can often be prone to mild injuries such as a fall or blow to the face that affects the lips or tongue. These can fall under the category of oral emergency, and Dr. Ahmad J Akram and our team can help you know what to do, as well... Read more »

Cleaning Tooth Stains

If you thought getting stains out of delicate fabric was tough, you’ve probably never had to deal with cleaning tooth stains. These stains go deep into the enamel of a tooth, and it takes some serious work to get rid of them. Luckily, we have tons of experience in cleaning... Read more »

Fluoride Helps Protect Teeth

Your teeth are an essential aspect of your life. In fact, you need your teeth to talk and chew food properly. That is why keeping them protected is a critical need for our lives. Fluoride is a useful tool to help protect your teeth and your oral health because it... Read more »

Don’t Treat Your Temporary Dental Crown Like a Tooth

If you are planning to visit the dentist to receive a dental crown for tooth damage, decay or cosmetic flaws, know that the process may take two different visits to Lonestar Dental Center and may involve wearing a temporary dental crown. You can’t treat a temporary dental crown as you... Read more »

Dental Veneers Look Just Like White Tooth Enamel

There is a naturally white gleam to healthy tooth enamel that many people find aesthetically appealing. People with careers that call for a lot of personal interaction, or who have a very active social life are often concerned with the appearance of their smile. Yet the natural processes of growing... Read more »