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How a Microbiologist Turned Dentist Is Keeping Patients Safe

Nov 8, 2020176 Views

Before Dr. John Siu of The Dental People went to dental school, he completed his undergraduate degree in microbiology. During his studies, he gained a rich knowledge of viruses, bacteria, and other organisms that are too small to be seen with the naked eye. Today, he is still putting that knowledge to work! The safety […]

Don’t Lose Valuable Money! Use Your Dental Benefits Now

Oct 17, 2020147 Views

The end of the year is quickly approaching. With only a few months left before welcoming 2021, you may be happy to say goodbye to the last 12 months and all the chaos it caused. But before you break out the party hats and sing “Auld Lang Syne,” you might want to take a look […]

Does It Hurt to Have a Root Canal?

Sep 17, 2020154 Views

If you’re like most people, you’ve heard the multitude of myths surrounding root canals. One of the most common misconceptions is that they cause immense pain, which is why so many individuals express immediate fear when learning they need one to avoid a potential extraction. But what is the truth? Are root canals painful? Do […]

Use Them or Lose Them: What You Need to Know About Dental Benefits

Nov 12, 2019143 Views

A healthy smile starts with proper oral hygiene habits and home and seeing your dentist in Katy twice a year. Since most insurance companies agree to cover these two visits, it’s hard to believe that some people won’t even take advantage of getting their teeth and gums cleaned free of charge. Unfortunately, it’s true, and […]

Why You Need to Treat Gum Disease Now

Oct 28, 2019129 Views

Do your gums bleed easily when you brush? Are they red and swollen? Do you have chronic bad breath? You’re not alone. Gum disease is a common inflammatory condition that affects about half of American adults. Although these symptoms can seem small and insignificant, you shouldn’t ignore them. They indicate that something serious is harming […]

Regular Dental Checkups Could Save Your Life!

Sep 25, 2019131 Views

It’s usually recommended to have at least two dental checkups and cleanings a year, but studies have found that many Americans avoid these appointments; it’s been reported that up to 20% do so out of fear while about 13% have financial concerns. Whatever the reason, avoiding the dentist comes with a great deal of risk; […]

The Dos and Don’ts of Denture Whitening

Sep 20, 201990 Views

Most people would agree that teeth that are white, aligned, and fully intact would make up their ideal smile. Over time, both natural teeth, as well as restorations, wear down and begin to look aged and discolored. If you have dentures, you’re using them to chew stain-causing foods daily. Even if you’re diligent about cleaning […]

A Warm Welcome from Your Dentist in Katy!

Jul 10, 2019169 Views

Hello and welcome to our blog! Here at The Dental People of Katy, we are committed to providing high-quality oral care as well as giving patients the knowledge and tools to keep their smiles healthy and whole in between regular checkups. We have recently revamped our website to make it easier for patients to navigate […]

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