Blog Archive

How to Adjust to Life with Dentures Sep 1st, 2021

Whether your dentures are replacing a full set of teeth or they’re filling in some gaps, there’s always an adjustment period, and getting used to your new teeth can be overwhelming if you try to do it alone.  That’s where Dr. Thomas Hernandez comes in.  At Heritage Dental, we know...

5 Health Benefits of Straighter Teeth Aug 2nd, 2021

If you slide your tongue around your teeth, do you notice anything crooked or out of place? It might be tempting to ignore those seemingly minor flaws. After all, the only options for straightening teeth are expensive, time-consuming, uncomfortable, or all three.  But straightening your teeth isn’t how it used...

Common Causes of Teeth Discoloration Jul 6th, 2021

Do you notice that you smile with your mouth closed — or even avoid talking and laughing — to hide your stained teeth? You’re not alone. Many people struggle with tooth discoloration and can’t figure out what’s causing the problem. You need answers and solutions, and we have both. Dr....

Reasons You May Need a Dental Crown Jun 7th, 2021

Does it ever feel overwhelming when you think about all the different ways a dentist can treat your smile? We get it. That’s why we’re taking the guesswork out of dental work and giving you the best information about some of our most common dental techniques, like dental crowns. Dr....

What's Causing My Bad Breath? May 18th, 2021

Bad breath, also known as halitosis, is one of the most common reasons people seek dental care. It’s estimated that 1 in every 4 people have chronic bad breath.  Even if you’ve tried every breath-freshening product on the market, your bad breath can still make people stand at a distance....

What to Expect At Your Dental Filling Appointment Apr 9th, 2021

Even in the most developed countries, dental health is in steady decline. Cavities are among the most prevalent oral health issues in America, affecting nearly 90% of adults aged 20 and older. Despite the obvious, desperate need for dental treatments, almost 60% of the population won’t get the help they...

Help! My Teeth are Yellow Mar 16th, 2021

You could have the latest hairstyle and the trendiest clothes, but if you don’t have a bright white smile to match, your confidence could take a nosedive.  When you’re feeling hopeless and longing for a smile you can be proud of, we’ve got you covered.  Dr. Thomas Hernandez and our...

Should I Choose Implants or Dentures? Feb 9th, 2021

Implants or dentures? This is one of the questions that we get asked most often, and for good reason — there are lots to be said for each method.  In the end, however, there’s always an option that’s best for you, and our expert dentist can help you find it. ...

What’s That Bad Taste In Your Mouth? Jan 12th, 2021

If you have a bad taste in your mouth, the culprit could be many different causes. From oral hygiene to medical conditions to environmental factors, it can be tough to figure out exactly why your mouth tastes bitter, sour, metallic, or musty. Dr. Thomas Hernandez of Heritage Dental in Tomball,...

Give Yourself the Gift of Straight Teeth this Holiday Season Dec 14th, 2020

The holidays are right around the corner, and it’s time to start checking items off of your to-gift list. This year, why not give yourself a gift? No one ever said the season of giving couldn’t include oneself.  Make this year the year to finally stop putting off that one...

Veneers Can Give You the Smile of Your Dreams Nov 9th, 2020

Everyone deserves a stunning smile that makes them feel confident. Dr. Thomas Hernandez, an expert cosmetic dentist at Heritage Dental near Houston, Texas, is a firm believer in that. That’s why he offers several options for achieving straight, attractive teeth, from crowns and bridges to implants to veneers.  What are...

The Difference Between Crowns and Bridges Oct 9th, 2020

If you’re missing a tooth or several, you’ve probably already started looking into tooth replacement options — that might be how you found yourself here. Two standard procedures you might’ve come across already are dental crowns and bridges. Crowns and bridges are both dental treatments for missing teeth, but they...

5 Benefits of Invisalign Sep 18th, 2020

Everyone loves a friendly smile. It’s undeniable: A dazzling smile is impossible to ignore. Most people would give a lot to get their dream smile. With Invisalign® clear aligners, you don’t have to give much — just a few trips to the dentist and a few seconds each day to...

How to Extend Results of Teeth Whitening Jul 27th, 2020

The team at Heritage Dental wants you to have a bright smile that you can feel confident about. Dr. Thomas Hernandez and our team of dental hygienists are skilled at restoring smiles affected by stains and discoloration. There’s no substitute for professional teeth whitening. At-home kits can’t come close to...