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Help! My Teeth Are Yellow Feb 1st, 2022

Teeth can lose their luster for numerous reasons, and it can still happen when you have impeccable oral hygiene habits. But that doesn’t mean you’re destined to have a mouth full of dull, discolored, or yellow teeth. Peter Gambertoglio, DDS, offers cosmetic and comprehensive family dental services in Spring, Texas....

Am I A Good Candidate for Veneers? Jan 1st, 2022

Dental veneers date all the way back to 1928 when they made their first appearance in Hollywood to perfect an actor’s teeth on set. But they’ve come a long way since then, even if the original concept remains unchanged. The earliest versions of veneers were temporary, and actors could pop...

Full Mouth Reconstruction Results: What to Expect Dec 1st, 2021

Full mouth reconstruction isn’t a single procedure. Instead, it’s a combination of dental solutions designed to rebuild and restore your oral health. Since that can involve any aspect of your gums, teeth, and jaw, full mouth reconstruction can vary significantly based on your unique needs.  If you have several dental...

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Teeth Whitening Treatment Nov 1st, 2021

One of the easiest ways to transform your smile is teeth whitening. Unfortunately, even though professional teeth whitening provides longer-lasting results than over-the-counter products, it doesn't last forever. But are things you can do to extend the time between treatments. Peter Gambertoglio, DDS, in Spring, Texas, offers both in-office Zoom!®...

How to Care for Your Dental Implant Oct 1st, 2021

Unlike other tooth replacement options, such as bridges, a dental implant gets anchored securely in your jawbone. That means the medical-grade surgical post basically becomes a new tooth root, holding your new, artificial tooth — or dental crown — in place. This approach offers long-lasting solutions and an artificial tooth...

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Jaw Pain Sep 1st, 2021

Jaw pain can develop for several reasons, ranging from a compressed nerve and sinus problems to cluster headaches and even heart attacks. However, in the dental world, two of the leading causes of jaw pain involve temporomandibular joint and muscle disorder — also known as TMJ or TMD — and...

4 Cosmetic Dentistry Options for a More Vibrant Smile Aug 1st, 2021

Do you find yourself trying to hide your smile or, worse yet, not smiling at all? Even the smallest tooth issue can make a person feel self-conscious and keep a smile far from mind. Fortunately, cosmetic dentistry makes it easy to improve a single tooth or completely transform them all....

Professional vs. Home Teeth Whitening: How Are They Different? Jul 8th, 2021

Nothing restores a smile’s sparkle like professional teeth whitening. And it’s hard to beat this safe and effective solution when you want results, fast. The best part? Now you can get professional whitening at the dentist’s office or at home. Peter Gambertoglio, DDS, understands that teeth can lose their luster...

How Long Do Veneers Last? Jun 7th, 2021

Veneers are an industry favorite when it comes to correcting dental problems. That’s because they provide an affordable and flexible solution for numerous issues, including: Worn or chipped teeth Cracked or broken teeth Oddly shaped or gapped teeth Discolored teeth that don’t respond to whitening While they can treat a...

Benefits of Bone Grafting May 4th, 2021

Choosing dental implants is a big step. Unlike other solutions for missing teeth, they can take multiple appointments and several months of healing time. However, once your implant fuses with your jawbone, you have a permanent tooth replacement option that functions just like a natural tooth. Before you can begin...

How Often Should You See a Dentist? Apr 1st, 2021

Most of us have heard that we should visit the dentist every six months. But is that really necessary? Dr. Peter Gambertoglio has been practicing dentistry for over 30 years. At his family dentistry practice in Spring, Texas, he recommends that children and adults follow these expert guidelines. However, sometimes...

How to Prevent or Minimize TMJ Pain Mar 11th, 2021

Your temporomandibular joint — or TMJ — is the hinge on each side of your face connecting your jaw to your skull. It’s easy to ignore these joints until problems arise. That’s because TMJ disorders often cause symptoms that include: Jaw pain or discomfort in one or both joints Aching...

What to Expect from Full Mouth Reconstruction Feb 15th, 2021

It’s hard to imagine needing to replace all or nearly all of your teeth. However, several factors can end up requiring full mouth reconstruction, such as: Lost, cracked, or broken teeth Decay or failing dental fillings Badly worn teeth from grinding or other habits Injuries or trauma  Health problems, like...

When Fixing That Gap Is More Than a Cosmetic Issue Jan 1st, 2021

In dentistry, we call a gap between your teeth a diastema. These spaces can be small and barely noticeable or so large they cause cosmetic or alignment issues in your mouth. For some, diastema disappears on its own as permanent teeth grow in, but others can require professional treatment. Dr....

Why Does Your Breath Smell? Dec 1st, 2020

No one wants to suffer from bad breath; that's why store shelves overflow with products like mouthwash, mints, and gum. But, even when they leave you feeling minty fresh for a moment, they're only a temporary solution. Dr. Peter C. Gambertoglio provides people of all ages with expert dental care...

Signs Your Gums Are Suffering Nov 3rd, 2020

Most people spend their time focused on their teeth, not their gums. After all, your pearly whites get plenty of attention every time you smile. But, your gums often provide more clues about your oral health. Healthy gums fit snugly around your teeth, have a firm texture, and appear pale...

Foods That Promote Oral Health Oct 13th, 2020

It’s no secret that you should avoid sweets and sodas if you want to protect your teeth. But what if we told you that some foods can actually help your dental health? Peter Gambertoglio, DDS, has been interested in health science since he was a kid. In college, he decided...

5 Steps for a Whiter, Brighter Smile Sep 8th, 2020

Your smile says a lot about you, so it makes sense that you want it to look its best. With more than 30 years of experience in cosmetic and family dentistry, Dr. Peter Gambertoglio recommends taking these steps to get the whiter, brighter smile that will restore your self-confidence. 1....

How Long Does Invisalign® Take? Aug 14th, 2020

Have you been delaying straightening your teeth because the time commitment doesn’t seem worth it? The Invisalign® system can give you a brand-new smile that starts during your very first fitting. Dr. Peter Gambertoglio in Spring, Texas, offers these insights into how Invisalign works and how long your treatment could...

Dental Implants vs. Veneers Jul 16th, 2020

When it comes to correcting dental problems, your choices can feel overwhelming. But, just because there's more than one option, it doesn't mean they all offer the same results — especially with cosmetic dental treatments, like implants and veneers. Fortunately, Peter Gambertoglio, DDS, in Spring, Texas, can help guide you...

3 Common Causes of Jaw Pain Jun 15th, 2020

It’s hard to ignore pain or tenderness in your jaw or in or around your ear, or discomfort while chewing. But many people wait to discuss these symptoms with their dentist. Unfortunately, ignoring these problems can lead to additional complications, some of which can be serious. For over 30 years,...

When You Suffer a Dislodged Adult Tooth Quick Action Can Make All the Difference May 12th, 2020

Losing teeth as children can be an exciting time, assuming it’s a “baby” tooth that brings a visit from the Tooth Fairy. That’s because it’s completely normal for these teeth to fall out to make room for up to 32 permanent teeth, or “adult” teeth.  As their name indicates, permanent...

5 Smile Flaws That Easily Corrected With Veneers Apr 23rd, 2020

There is a reason why dentists love veneers. These thin, tooth-like shells can work magic when it comes to fixing numerous imperfections or dental issues. Plus, veneers come in a wide range of colors, so you can match your existing teeth or enhance them all.  When you get a veneer,...

Could You Be Ruining Your Teeth With These 5 Bad Habits? Mar 5th, 2020

You know the drill: brush and floss twice a day and get professional cleanings twice a year, otherwise you’ll have dental problems. However, while proper oral hygiene is an essential part of protecting your teeth, it’s only the beginning. And, unfortunately, most of us engage in bad habits every day...

5 Ways to Set Your Child up for a Lifetime of Healthy Teeth Feb 3rd, 2020

The secret to having healthy, pearly-white, adult teeth starts with a good foundation early in life. But where and when do you begin?  Dr. Peter Gambertoglio is an experienced dentist offering comprehensive family dental services for kids and adults in Spring, Texas. He recommends taking these simple steps to ensure...

Professional Teeth Whitening Is the Quickest Way to Look Years Younger Jan 2nd, 2020

Over the years, your teeth pick up stains and discoloration. Some foods and beverages, like coffee, tea, blueberries, as well as habits like smoking tobacco, can accelerate the yellowing process. However, a certain amount of yellowing naturally comes with age. You might not think of teeth whitening treatment when you...

Why Dental Implants are the Best Choice for Replacing Missing Teeth Nov 30th, 2019

When you lose a tooth, the effects go far beyond simple cosmetic damage. Losing one tooth can start a cascade of tooth loss, resulting in significant changes to your facial structure. While there are many options available to you when it comes to tooth replacement, only one addresses these long-term...

Invisalign Makes it Easy to Get Straight Teeth at Any Age Nov 1st, 2019

Everyone deserves a beautiful smile, but no one deserves to endure the pain and awkwardness that come with braces. Thankfully, Invisalign clear aligners do away with most of the troubles associated with braces.  Dr. Peter Gambertoglio at Spring Dentists in Spring, Texas, offers Invisalign because they’re faster, less painful, and...

Waking Up With Headaches? It Could Be TMJ Oct 1st, 2019

Everyone gets headaches every once in a while, and we usually attribute them to common causes: fatigue, eyestrain, stress, dehydration, along with other factors. But there’s one unsuspecting cause of headaches — particular morning headaches — that might be the culprit behind yours.  Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder involves issues with...

Combining Dental Procedures For a Custom Smile Makeover That's Best For You Sep 24th, 2019

Well-known cosmetic dentist Peter Gambertoglio, DDS, located in Spring, Texas has transformed the smiles of countless patients with his customized cosmetic dentistry plans. Read on to learn how Dr. Gambertoglio can create the perfect combination of state-of-the-art dental techniques for your ideal smile. Your prescription is likely to include a...