Houston Heights Dentistry Blog

The official blog of Dr. Neela R. Patel and the Houston Heights Dentistry team.

Signs You May Need to see an Emergency Dentist

Dr. Neela R. Patel | 02/24/2020

When dealing with a severe dental problem, your dentist should be your first call.


Revitalize Your Smile with Cosmetic Dentistry

Dr. Neela R. Patel | 04/15/2017

Cosmetic dentistry can open the door to a younger, revitalized – and smiling – YOU!


Let Our Team Give You Dazzling Results in Time For That June Event

Dr. Neela R. Patel | 03/20/2017

et our team give you dazzling results in time for that June wedding or graduation. Book your spring smile update with us today.


Soft Drinks, Hard Choices

Dr. Neela R. Patel | 02/15/2017

Why you want to stay away from soft drinks.


Reward Yourself with Cosmetic Dentistry

Dr. Neela R. Patel | 01/20/2017

Don’t you think you deserve some smile sizzle? Give yourself the gift of a great-looking, ego-­boosting cosmetic dental procedure!


Our Sincere Thanks

Dr. Neela R. Patel | 12/31/2016

I’d like to take this opportunity to thank you personally for your many years of continued support for our family dental practice.


Fight That Cold

Dr. Neela R. Patel | 12/13/2016

We recommend our patients change their toothbrushes every three months, or with the seasons.


Five Ways to Prevent Cavities

Dr. Neela R. Patel | 11/17/2016

Just because you love your sweets doesn’t mean your teeth have to suffer the uncomfortable cavity consequences.


Dark Chocolate & Your Teeth

Dr. Neela R. Patel | 07/18/2016

Many people may have heard that dark chocolate is good for you, but they might not have heard about how good it can be for your teeth.


Follow our NOSES to learn all about Red NOSE Day — Thursday May 26, 2016

Dr. Neela R. Patel | 05/26/2016

Through the power of entertainment, Red Nose Day has raised awareness and money to help kids in the U.S. as well as internationally.


Earth Day

Dr. Neela R. Patel | 04/22/2016

Each year, Earth Day—April 22—marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970.


Oral Cancer Screening for Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Dr. Neela R. Patel | 04/22/2016

The Oral Cancer Foundation is a national public service, non-profit entity designed to reduce suffering and save lives.


Dental Emergencies

Dr. Neela R. Patel | 02/19/2016

Any dental emergency like an injury to the teeth or gums can be potentially serious and should not be ignored.


Presidential Smiles Part Two

Dr. Neela R. Patel | 02/17/2016

Part two of our look at the history of how our leaders aching teeth, weird dentures, and oral health have shaped the nation in their own small ways.


Presidential Smiles Part One

Dr. Neela R. Patel | 02/15/2016

The third Monday in February is Presidents’ Day. Several states specifically honor Washington, who was born Feb. 22.


Who is Saint Apollonia?

Dr. Neela R. Patel | 02/09/2016

Have you ever heard of St. Apollonia? St Apollonia is the Patron Saint of Dentists.


Children’s Dental Health Month

Dr. Neela R. Patel | 02/04/2016

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month.


Toothbrush Tales – How old is your toothbrush?

Dr. Neela R. Patel | 01/28/2016

Toothbrush Tales – How old is your toothbrush?


What Is A Dental Pothole?

Dr. Neela R. Patel | 01/22/2016

As a dentist for over 21 years, I have been calling the worn-off tips of pointed cusps on teeth “potholes”.


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