For A Healthier Smile, Stop Doing This

Katy friendly family dentist
At Crabtree Dental in Katy TX, your dental health is our main concern. That’s why we want you to brush and floss after every meal, and see us twice a year for a cleaning and checkup.

In addition, there are things you can do – or stop doing – that will help protect your teeth and gums. Here is our list of things you can stop doing, to benefit your dental health:

Chewing sugared gum all day.
Cavities, a sore jaw, or damaged bridgework may result. If you must chew, select gum with Xylitol.

Drinking soda and energy drinks.
These sugary, acidic beverages are immensely efficient at weakening enamel.

Chewing ice or hard candy.
Your enamel is quite hard. But so are ice and hard candy, and head-to-head, sometimes they win, resulting in a cracked tooth.

Skipping flossing.
Maybe you think brushing is sufficient. Following brushing with an attentive flossing job gets rid of particles of food and plaque between teeth.

Using a firm bristled toothbrush.
A soft bristled brush is the best tool for the job. Save your firm brush for cleaning the grout around your bathtub.

Delaying dental checkups.
Don’t wait until something hurts. As noted, we like to see each of our patients for a cleaning and checkup every six months. Our hygienists really are the best!

At Crabtree Dental in Katy TX, our services include general and cosmetic dentistry. Don’t forget to brush and floss, and to schedule your next appointment to see us!

Contact Crabtree Dental:


Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

23056 Westheimer Pkwy
Katy, Texas


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