Is Dental Phobia Real?

There is a difference between dreading your routine dental cleaning and truly being afraid of going to the dentist. Up to 15% of Americans experience some form of dental anxiety, or dental phobia.
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Why am I getting "X-rayed" again?...

A toothache may feel like it popped up overnight but believe it or not, that usually is not the case. The most common toothache seen at our office is created by decay that has been left too long...
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10 Common Dental Problems and How to Avoid Them by Catherine Pearson (The Huffington Post)

Catherine Pearson, writing for The Huffington Post, does a great job of helping to educate the common reader about 10 common dental health problems. We here at Avalon Dental see these problems...
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America's Dental Health Crisis

Today, I came across this news article from CNN.com that restated something most dentists are already aware of. Most American's do not have easy access to dental care either through geography or financially.
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Your Team at Avalon

Since it's been awhile, I'd like to introduce your team at Avalon Dental in Sugar Land. My office manager Leslie and I made sure to put together a caring and top notched team that understands...
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How to choose the right toothbrush and toothpaste

A trip to the dental aisle at your local grocery store or pharmacy can be a bit dizzying because of the variety of products offered nowadays.
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What is a Cavity Exactly?

Most people ask us here at Avalon Dental Group, “what exactly is a cavity?” Simply, as the name implies, a cavity is a “hole” in your tooth. Obviously that answer leads to the heart of the question which is, “how does it get there?”
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Learning How to Floss

As a valued partner in your oral health, we would like to take this opportunity to remind all our patient family how to floss correctly. Flossing is an integral part of the daily oral hygiene regimen...
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Dental Emergencies for Kids

Sometimes even with the best preventative steps, your child may suffer a dental emergency. The Avalon Dental Team is always available to help your child in our office or over the phone, but just in case...
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