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Root Canal Treatment Houston, TX

Do I need a crown after root canal therapy?

So you’ve been told you need a root canal. Now what? For what is often considered a procedure that involves pain, this couldn’t be further from the truth! Dr. M. H. Peters of Peters Dental Associates is a dental professional in the Houston, TX area who can assist with this procedure—and put patients at ease […]

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root canal therapy

What is root canal therapy, and is it painful?

When infection or disease impacts a tooth, it can reach deep into the canals and impact the dental pulp inside. The dental pulp, which is a mass of tissues that includes the blood supply and nerves of a tooth, can become painful if damage occurs. This toothache can often be resolved by having patients undergo […]

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What is obstructive sleep apnea and how can your dentist help?

When patients think about sleeping disorders, they often think of conditions such as insomnia or narcolepsy. However, there are other sleeping disorders that many patients have but have not received a proper diagnosis for. This includes obstructive sleep apnea. What is obstructive sleep apnea? Also known as OSA, obstructive sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder […]

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Dentures Clear Lake TX

Things to know about dentures

Patients who wear dentures, or have considered them for their own smile, know that they can be helpful in restoring functionality. The topic of dentures is a very extensive and complex topic that may be overwhelming for patients researching their options for smile restoration. At Peters Dental Associates in Houston, TX, patients can ask questions […]

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Why obstructive sleep apnea needs to be taken seriously

Are you still tired in the morning even after what you thought was a good night’s sleep? Do you experience daytime fatigue, morning headaches, or changes to your energy levels, memory, and concentration? Has your sleeping partner told you that you snore and keep them awake? All of these may be an indication that obstructive […]

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Dental Crowns

When Do Dentists Use Dental Crowns to Restore Teeth?

Dentistry is more than just cleanings and fillings. At Peters Dental Associates, we understand the many facets of dentistry that help improve the appearance, function, and health of the teeth and gums. This includes the use of dental crowns. What is a dental crown? Our team describes a dental crown as a restoration that is […]

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