Mini Implants May Be Right For You

Though they are not as well known as traditional dental implants, mini implants are also being used successfully in the Lake Jackson area to improve smiles. Implants are popular because they provide a natural, lasting smile, allowing you to live and eat more freely. At Distinctive Dental Services – Dr. Scott Elrod, we can help you decide… Read more »

Choosing A Toothbrush For Your Child

At Distinctive Dental Services, our team members are often asked how to choose the most basic tool of oral hygiene, the toothbrush. Picking a toothbrush can be as challenging as choosing a paint color, and there seems to be just as many choices. If you have visited the dental section of your local grocery store,… Read more »

How Dental Implants Are Changing Dentures

If you are one of the many Lake Jackson denture wearers, you know that they are not the ideal solution for missing teeth. At Distinctive Dental Services, we can help if you’re having issues with your dentures. The problems with dentures include slipping, gum irritation, trouble eating and talking, bone loss, and inability to taste food… Read more »

Schedule Your Coronation

We treat all of our patients royally here at Distinctive Dental Services, but some of them receive actual crowns. We’re not talking about crowns a king or queen wears, but crowns for your teeth! If you live near Lake Jackson, Distinctive Dental Services is the best place to get your teeth looking better than ever…. Read more »

How Can You Improve Your Smile Quickly?

Distinctive Dental Services in Lake Jackson can provide the perfect treatment for achieving your best smile ever.With porcelain veneers, you can revamp your smile without significant restorative dental work. What are Veneers? Porcelain veneers are glass-like, wafer-thin covers that are attached to the front of your teeth. Used in dentistry for many years because no other… Read more »

New Parents: Educate Yourselves About Children’s Oral Health

Today’s message is for new parents or couples planning for children sometime in the future. At Distinctive Dental Services in Lake Jackson, we have a prevention-oriented philosophy of dental care. This is especially true for children. An Epidemic of Tooth Decay in Young Children The statistics on early childhood tooth decay are sobering. According to the… Read more »

Aching Jaw?

Let’s review some of the conditions that may result in jaw pain. At Distinctive Dental Services in Lake Jackson, we have treated many patients with jaw pain and our TMJ/TMD treatment has helped countless patients manage their condition. You may not be sure why your jaw hurts. Is it a dental issue or could it be… Read more »

A Facelift For Your Teeth?

Today’s article focuses on an effective and versatile cosmetic dental procedure—porcelain veneers. Distinctive Dental Services in Lake Jackson can provide the perfect treatment for achieving your perfect smile. Veneers are individual covers for the front part of teeth. They are a fantastic way to fix many tooth imperfections such as chips, stains,  or yellowing teeth. Have you… Read more »

Preventive Dentistry At Distinctive Dental Services

At Distinctive Dental Services in Lake Jackson, we have a prevention-oriented philosophy of dental care. Perhaps you have a beautiful smile and want to prevent tooth decay. Perhaps you have a mouth full of fillings – and no one wants to add another one to their collection. Your first step toward dental health begins with a… Read more »

3 Smart Smile Solutions

In this article from Distinctive Dental Services in Lake Jackson, we concentrate on three innovative procedures used in cosmetic dental smile makeovers. 1. Dental Implants Dental implants are changing the face of dentistry. For most patients, a dental implant is the ideal solution for a missing tooth. A dental implant is a metal (usually titanium)… Read more »