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At McCulloch-Wilson Dental, education may be the largest and most important service we provide. We’re your trusted experts for examinations and dental procedures, but your oral health and overall wellness are ultimately in your hands. If that feels like a lot of pressure, remember that it’s really about the small decisions you make each day—brushing and flossing, choosing healthy snacks over the sugar-packed variety, putting down cigarettes and picking up an exercise routine. We’re here to support you and expand your knowledge, and our blog is one of our favorite places to accomplish this task. We publish two articles a month on all things related to the health of your mouth and body. Follow along and feel free to share and join the conversation!
If your teeth or jaw don’t line up well with each other, you may have a crossbite. Dr. McCulloch & Dr. Wilson, Katy dentists explain more about this condition, its effects, and what you can do to treat it below. A Good Bite In a perfect world, your teeth would all be straight, and your… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Ah, vacation. The sun, the sand, the… gauze in your mouth? Dental work and recovery might not be your preferred use of your precious vacation days, but some people are packing their bags and heading to exotic locations for dental work in hopes of saving money. As medical education and technology improve all around the… (Read More)Continue Reading »
We all have those nervous habits we turn to when we feel awkward, stressed, or just plain bored. If your choice vice is biting your nails, you need to know that it can cause a lot of distress on your oral health and overall health. Katy dentists, Dr. Wilson & Dr. McCulloch share why nail biting… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Most kids lose their baby teeth—also called primary teeth—in a distinct sequence at set intervals. Children’s baby teeth come out naturally starting around age six, becoming progressively looser as they fall out (sometimes with a little extra wiggling because the Tooth Fairy is expected to visit). Sometimes baby tooth loss doesn’t happen in the usual… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Take a look around your bathroom and you’re likely to see a lot of products in plastic packaging. Paper boxes and toilet paper rolls are easily recycled in your bin at home, but what about the tricky stuff like toothpaste tubes and toothbrushes? Your Katy, Texas dentists Dr. McCulloch & Dr. Wilson have the answers!… (Read More)Continue Reading »
When it comes to dental insurance, it seems like there can be as many (or more) questions as there are answers. Even when you are fortunate enough to have dental insurance, navigating its use can still be very confusing. Many people don’t give their dental insurance a second thought – until the day comes when… (Read More)Continue Reading »
You did it! You got the consultation, booked the appointment, and you actually showed up on the big day. You saw the dentist and now all that has left you hungry! The question is: what can you eat after having dental work done? You need some soft food recipes! For some of us, it’s nostalgic… (Read More)Continue Reading »
In a great tale of opposites, lemon juice can be both acidic and basic, or alkaline. Read on to find out why people are talking about this, and what it means for your oral and overall health. What Is pH & Why Does It Matter? Drinking lemon juice (usually diluted in a glass of water… (Read More)Continue Reading »
How old is too old for braces? It’s an interesting question—and the answer may surprise you! McCulloch-Wilson Dental in Katy would like to share some information with readers today regarding patient age as it relates to orthodontic treatment. Spoiler Alert! Patient age alone is not a deal-breaker when it comes to successful orthodontic treatment outcomes,… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Cold sore. Fever blister. Herpes Simplex Virus-1. These babies go by a lot of different names, but the experience is always the same: Telltale burning or itching near the lip A red bump appears a day or so later The bump becomes a cluster of blisters The blisters dry up and scab over The scab… (Read More)Continue Reading »