Dentistry Essentials 101: Teenage Dentistry

  Caring for your teeth begins as soon as you can see a visible tooth in your mouth. However, one of the key times of your life that you should focus on is when you are a teen. Because the last of your adult teeth grow in as a teen,... Read more »

Restoring a Smile With Dental Crowns and Veneers

The appearance of your teeth can play just as important of a role as their overall function for biting, chewing, and breaking down food. This is especially true for your front teeth, as they appear in your smile and many of your important facial expressions. If you have teeth that... Read more »

Your Large Cavity May Require a Dental Crown

When the natural bacteria in your mouth is not remedied with proper dental hygiene and finds a weak area of tooth enamel, it can create a cavity. Cavities that become too large for dental fillings may need dental crowns. Dental crowns can treat tooth decay and restore lost dental structure... Read more »

Locate Your Dream Smile Today with Chewing Gum

  Chewing gum is a highly effective step for improving your oral health care due to the fact that it can be used as an alternative supplementary tool to improve the condition of your teeth and gums. It can help rinse away food debris and is extremely effective in the... Read more »

Effective Flossing Is Essential for Periodontal Disease Prevention

The American Dental Association notes that you need to brush your teeth twice each day and make sure to thoroughly floss at least once per day. This consistent and effective oral hygiene routine is intended to remove, plaque buildup, and lingering food particles before they can promote oral health problems.... Read more »

Dental Hygiene for the Holidays

With all the sugary goodies flying around for the holidays, it is extra-important to stay on top of your oral hygiene. Here are some tips to take care of your mouth through all those holiday soirées.   Be Aware of Your Sugar Intake: Don’t snack on sugary food products throughout... Read more »

Inconsistent Oral Hygiene Could Result in the Need For a Dental Filling

If achieving consistent tooth care such as brushing twice a day and flossing daily is a struggle for you, you could be at risk of more than bad breath or sore gums. Poor oral hygiene could cause you to develop a cavity that requires a dental filling. If we discover... Read more »

Getting Your Kids to Brush

If you are lucky, your child goes right to the sink first thing in the morning, and just before bed to brush her teeth. But in many cases, getting your child to take care of her teeth may be a bit of a struggle. If you would like to learn... Read more »

Keeping Your Veneers Looking Great!

If you have minor chips in your teeth, or if they are discolored, too short or incorrectly spaced, dental veneers may be an answer to your problem. Veneers are very thin shells, often made out of porcelain that are placed on the fronts of your teeth. They can conceal minor... Read more »

Are You Making These Mistakes When Brushing Your Teeth?

To maintain your healthy smile, be sure to practice good daily oral hygiene. At Long Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we encourage eating a balanced diet and attending all bi-annual dental checkups in College Station, Texas along with a strong daily oral hygiene routine to promote your healthiest smile.   Today... Read more »