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HOW TO BECOME A PATIENT

Making an initial screening appointment:

  • Call (713)974-0900, Monday Tuesday and Thursday 9:00-5:00, Wednesday 9:30-6:00, Friday 8:00 -2:30, Limited Saturday hours.
  • You owe it to yourself to make the commitment to your teeth in the new year!
  • Our gentle and thorough hygienist will clean your teeth and take cavity detecting xrays.

Enamel Hardness

Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the body with a 5 ranking on the Mohs scale. It measures 2.5mm at the cusps and gets thinner, toward the roots. (cementoenamel junction) Why is this substance with 96% mineral (hydroxyappetite), so vulnerable to decay?

The answer is the bacteria left behind poor oral hygiene secrete an invasive acid byproduct that dissolves tooth structure.

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