Welcome to the Blog of Terrance Swonke, DDS

Whether you are an existing patient or searching for a dentist in the The Woodlands, TX area, we’re excited you are here. With the dental industry advancing, we recognize the importance of keeping our patients and visitors up to date with all of the new and exciting things taking place in our practice.

As we move forward with our blog, we hope to promote dental awareness as a vital part of your healthy lifestyle. Here you will find a variety of articles and topics including dental news, advancements in dental technology and treatments, practical oral health advice and updates from our practice.

We hope you find our blog to be helpful, engaging and informational to ensure your best dental health. 

As always, feel free to contact our Terrance Swonke, DDS office with any dental questions or concerns.

-- Terrance Swonke, DDS

  • The Invisalign® Treatment Process
    Invisalign is gaining traction as a sought-after solution for orthodontic problems. Unlike traditional braces, which require the placement of brackets on teeth and the connection of unsightly wires, Invisalign works Read more
  • Who benefits from Invisalign®?
    One problem with trying to answer the question as to who benefits from Invisalign is that the simple answer is “almost everyone.” The see-through, almost invisible aligners for straightening teeth Read more
  • Things You Should Know Before Getting an Oral Piercing
    Have you been thinking about getting an oral piercing lately? It could seem enticing because they look trendy or cool, but it’s worth know the health risks associated with oral Read more
  • The Clear Benefits of Invisalign®
    Straighter teeth is something many people desire. A nice smile is one of the most attractive things about a person. However, wearing a mouth full of braces for two, three, Read more
  • November Marks National Diabetes Awareness Month
    Diabetes is a chronic disease that increases the risk for many serious health problems, including severe gum disease. November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and it’s a great time for us Read more
  • Halloween: Candy, costumes, and more!
    All Hallows' Eve, more commonly known as Halloween, is a yearly event celebrated on October 31, and one that is anticipated by the young and young at heart all over Read more
  • Caring for Your Night Guard
    You might have experienced painful morning headaches. Or have a partner or housemate who begged you to please keep those grinding noises down at night. Or perhaps you were unhappily Read more
  • What’s the advantage of Invisalign®?
    the doctor and our team know it is natural for you to feel some concern when you need to wear any type of dental device to correct a problem with Read more
  • Year-End Insurance Reminder
    the doctor, as well as our team at Terrance Swonke, DDS, would like to give those patients with flex spend, health savings, or insurance benefits a friendly end of the Read more
  • Satisfying a Sweet Tooth
    Time for some sweet talk! Many studies have been done to figure out why we enjoy sugar so much. Is it brain chemistry? Is it blood sugar getting a bit Read more
  • Make your child’s next visit to our office great!
    If you have been bringing your baby in for regular checkups since that first tooth arrived, you might expect that he or she is already familiar with the doctor and Read more
  • Dental Emergency? Don’t Panic, We’re Here to Help
    Nobody can predict a dental emergency. That’s what makes them so terribly inconvenient. The good news is that our office is always available to assist you, so there’s no reason Read more
  • September is National Gum Care Month!
    Can you believe it's already September? At Terrance Swonke, DDS, we know that gingivitis, the early stage of periodontal disease, can be difficult to recognize. Many people don’t recognize the Read more
  • Labor Day: Our favorite holiday to rest!
    Labor Day, celebrated on the first Monday each September here in the United States, is a holiday devoted to the American working community. The purpose of the holiday is honoring Read more
  • How Tooth-Colored Fillings Improve Your Smile
    Today’s crowns, veneers, and tooth colored fillings are very natural looking compared to early counterparts. There was a time when dentists placed silver fillings exclusively. This material is still used, Read more
  • Improve your oral health with xylitol!
    Xylitol tastes sweet, but unlike sugar, it is not converted to acid that can cause your teeth to decay. It’s a naturally occurring sweetener found in plants, fruits, and vegetables; Read more

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