Without Professional Treatment a Dental Abscess Can Be Life Threatening

Choosing not to have a cavity treated by a professional dentist can allow the area of tooth decay to expand and worsen. In time the natural bacteria in your mouth could infiltrate the soft tissues within a tooth causing increasing discomfort. It could even cause a large area of infection to build up in the underlying gums. As it continues... read more »

What to Do with Orofacial Pain

Orofacial pain is the technical term for any pain felt of the jaw, inside the mouth, or on other parts of the face. This is a common issue. In fact, 22% of Americans claim they had some kind of facial pain in a six month period and nearly all have experienced it at multiple points in their lifetime. The most... read more »

Wisdom Teeth Removal Can Improve Oral Health

Wisdom teeth can cause many oral health problems to your beautiful smile. That is why most people have them removed. Here at JF Lopez DDS, MD, RPh, PA in Houston, Texas, our practice specializes in oral surgery like removing your wisdom teeth, so you can keep your smile healthy and in good alignment throughout your life.   Wisdom teeth are... read more »

Learn About Dental Implants Here!

If you are looking for a way to restore your smile, then you have come to the right place! Dental implants are popular options when it comes to restoring your smile and oral health. This is because they are strong, durable, and can last a lifetime. Here at JF Lopez DDS, MD, RPh, PA in Houston, Texas, our team specializes... read more »

Getting a Dental Implant to Better Your Smile

If there is an unfortunate accident or infection in the tooth, you may need your tooth extracted. This can be repaired with the installment of a dental implant! Dr. Jose Lopez and our dental professionals here in Houston, Texas, strive to give you the care you need to live your life comfortably as well as speak and eat functionally. Getting... read more »

Is It Time to See Us About Your Wisdom Teeth?

Believe it or not, the last of your teeth actually come in some time between the ages of 17 and 22. They are commonly referred to as wisdom teeth, since they erupt when a is person older, and presumably wiser. They are often removed because they are vulnerable to decay, disease and other problems, and they can crowd or damage... read more »

Do You Have a Smile Issue That Can Benefit From a Bone Graft?

Our oral surgeon, Dr. Jose Lopez is pleased to offer bone grafting, also known as bone augmentation, for our patients who have experienced jaw bone loss in Houston, Texas and the surrounding areas. If you are experiencing bone loss density stemming from such oral issues as tooth loss, trauma or gum disease, a bone graft procedure might be necessary to... read more »

Recovery After Wisdom Teeth Removal

At the practice of JF Lopez DDS, MD, RPh, PA, we are pleased to provide oral and maxillofacial surgery for our patients in Houston, Texas and the surrounding areas, to help you regain healthy oral function and the quality of life you deserve. One of the ways we do this is by the removal of problematic wisdom teeth that might... read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at JF Lopez DDS, MD, RPh, PA, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area of expertise here on our website... read more »