Common Myths About Cosmetic Dentistry

Myths and tall tales about cosmetic dentistry abound. The team at Distinctive Dental Services – Dr. Scott Elrod in Lake Jackson would like to discuss some of those myths. We have heard almost all of them. Myth #1: Cosmetic Dentistry is Never Necessary for a Healthy Smile Many of the procedures that an aesthetic dentist would… Read more »

Infant And Toddler Teeth Care

Though most parents know the basics of children’s dental care, the team at Distinctive Dental Services – Dr. Scott Elrod in Lake Jackson continue to see cavities in young children. Caring for your infant’s teeth should begin even before they appear. To prevent bacteria growth, parents can wash their baby’s gums with a wet washcloth after… Read more »

Is Your Smile Holding You Back?

Attractive clothing, well-groomed hair, and a fit body boost self-confidence. But do you know what people notice before any of these characteristics? Your face. Specifically, your smile and eyes. Multiple studies have shown that beautiful teeth and eyes immediately capture attention. Dazzling smiles are within reach because the team at Distinctive Dental Services – Dr. Scott… Read more »

5 Simple Ways To Avoid A Cracked Tooth

Cracked teeth can be painful, unattractive, and costly to repair, especially if you need emergency dental care. Today’s post in the Distinctive Dental Services – Dr. Scott Elrod dental blog contains an easy-to-follow list of tips to keep your teeth whole and strong. Don’t chew on hard things. People should steer clear of ice, hard… Read more »

Know The Facts About Oral Piercings

Body piercings are a common form of self-expression seen around Lake Jackson. At Distinctive Dental Services – Dr. Scott Elrod, we encourage our patients to enhance their smiles in the healthiest way. Today’s post is for those who currently have an oral piercing or are considering one. Unfortunately, these piercings and the jewelry they use can lead… Read more »

Adequate Results vs. Incredible Results

A cosmetic surgeon has specialized schooling in addition to the training a general surgeon completes. Likewise, a cosmetic dentist has completed rigorous courses in addition to dental school. Our team at Distinctive Dental Services – Dr. Scott Elrod serving the Lake Jackson and Angleton areas has had extensive training in cosmetic smile enhancements. Teeth whitening, crowns,… Read more »

Get The Royal Treatment At Distinctive Dental Services

In need of a crown? At Distinctive Dental Services – Dr. Scott Elrod serving the Lake Jackson and Angleton areas, we can provide the outstanding experience you deserve with the dental care required. Get discolored teeth brightened and chipped teeth corrected. Receive one procedure or full smile transformations. Your wish is our command. Our team… Read more »

Bridging The Gap

Hello Lake Jackson smiles! Do you have a missing tooth that is detracting from your otherwise attractive teeth? Let Distinctive Dental Services fill the gap for you and help you get your brilliant smile back! A dental bridge could be the perfect solution for your missing tooth and help you chew and speak properly. A… Read more »

Do You Have Periodontal Disease?

Periodontal disease is more common than you might think. At Distinctive Dental Services – Dr. Scott Elrod, we see patients with gum disease every day. Some patients aren’t even aware they have it until our team diagnoses it. Fortunately, it can be treated with varying degrees of treatment depending on the severity. What is periodontal… Read more »

Are You At Risk For Bone Recession?

A healthy smile needs decay-free teeth and healthy gums, as well as a strong jawbone. Our teeth need a strong firm foundation to remain healthy and beautiful. At Distinctive Dental Services – Dr. Scott Elrod, we’ve seen a variety of issues in our patients’ jaw health. Today’s post looks at bone recession. Occasionally, a patient experiences… Read more »