Are Dental X-Rays Safe?

Some of the most common questions we get at Montgomery & Conroe Comprehensive Dental Centers have to do with dental X-rays. Are they safe?  Why do I or my children need them?  How often should I get them? These are great questions! Let's start with the most important question... are they safe? The FDA and the ADA test dental X-rays... read more »

Why is Visiting the Dentist an Important Part of Prenatal Care?

This is very good question!  While you may have completed the nursery, checked your registry list twice and scheduled every follow-up appointment with your OB/GYN, what is missing?  During the excitement of anticipating and making arrangements for your newborns arrival, many expectant mothers forget to schedule a check-up/cleaning as part of your prenatal care. For some, it isn’t until you... read more »

7 Benefits of Dental Laser Treatment

That’s a great question!  Many people may not know that lasers provide revolutionary and painless options to kill harmful oral bacteria, plus they allow you to preserve teeth that may have been lost with standard periodontal disease treatments.  Using lasers represents the leading-edge treatment to fight periodontal disease. These are some of the benefits of using lasers to treat gum... read more »

Dental Implants 101…

Before advances in technology, one of the saddest days for a dentist and their patient was finding that a tooth could not be saved. In fact, over time teeth may actually have to ‘retire’ for a variety of reasons. This can include fracturing your tooth while eating, or an infection. Thanks to dental implants, you no longer have to feel... read more »

Is It Safe To Go To The Dentist During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Undoubtedly, COVID-19 has changed our lives and while we've never seen anything like this before, avoiding the dentist isn't a wise idea. Avoiding regular cleaning and resolving pain issues will not only help your overall health but can prevent issues from becoming even more painful and much more costly down the road. To help with the fear of air quality... read more »

Care for your Whole Family

The struggle is real. Work, kids, extra activities, meals, doctors appointments - it's not easy being Mom and Dad. But what if you could do two things at once? We serve as a family one-stop shop for dentistry! Get your teeth cleaned while the kids get orthodontic check-ups. Treat yourself to whitening while the kids get their fillings. Have e-mails... read more »

11th Annual Dentistry from the Heart

Dr. Tim Gardner of Conroe Comprehensive Dental Center (CCDC) and Montgomery Comprehensive Dental Center (MCDC), armed with staff and volunteers is out to change lives by offering free dentistry to the underprivileged of Montgomery County, as they host the latest event in conjunction with Dentistry from the Heart (DFTH). The 11th Annual event will treat those, residing in Montgomery County,... read more »

Here’s to Overall Health in 2019!

My biggest concerns for all of my dental family are diseases that affect us systemically. They include oral cancer, infections and nighttime airway issues. Here’s how I address these each of these health concerns: Oral Cancer: At a minimum, oral cancer checks are done annually at your hygiene visits. I’ve surrounded myself with wonderful specialists in the event that anything... read more »

We Want to Stand Out – For YOU!

In today’s hustle and bustle, always-on-the-go lifestyles, it’s no surprise that people are always looking to get things done more quickly. As corporate dental practices continue to pop up in the most convenient of places, it’s important that our patients (and potential patients!) understand just what sets us apart. But don’t take our word for it; here’s what our patients... read more »

7th Annual Dentistry for Veterans

Dr. Tim Gardner’s, of Montgomery and Conroe Comprehensive Dental Centers, 7th Annual Dentistry for Veterans event Saturday, November 10, proved to be a success. More than $67,000 worth of free dentistry was performed on Montgomery County veterans. Veterans were asked to make a pre-screening appointment to diagnose necessary treatment. Procedures done free of charge included, but were not limited to,... read more »