Latest From Our Dental Blog

Jan 25

A pediatric dentist is a specialized dental provider with extra training and experience working with infants, children, and young teenagers. Dr. Monti Harpalani of Houston, Texas, provides comprehensive dental care for both children and adults at Vivid Dental. There are many advantages to working with a family dentist, including having your children seen by a […]

Jan 25

Root canal therapy, also known as endodontic therapy, is a treatment that is required for a severely infected tooth. It is often recommended as an alternative to permanently removing one’s natural, permanent teeth. To perform this treatment, patients will need to be evaluated to decide if they are a good fit for this procedure. Dr. […]

Jan 25

Dental crowns are used to replace teeth when a patient is missing one or more of their natural teeth. This can occur for various reasons, including tooth decay, damaged roots, or injury. When this happens, it is essential for the patient to seek treatment to restore the function and appearance of their smile. Dr. Monti […]

Dec 20

At Vivid Dental in Houston, Texas, Dr. Harpalani uses the porcelain veneer process to give his patients a whiter, brighter smile. Veneers are a great way to repair minor imperfections and flaws that can take away a person’s smile. Talking to your dentist is the best way to determine if you are a good candidate […]

Dec 20

If you want to remove imperfections and restore the beauty of your smile, you have probably thought about teeth whitening. You might see several options available at the store, but they are not the best. If you are interested in the safest way to whiten teeth in Houston, Texas, it is important to work with […]

Dec 20

If you are looking for effective false tooth replacement, you have probably heard about dentures. Multiple types of dentures are available, including full or partial dentures in Houston, Texas. What are the differences between them, and how can you decide which is right for you? Take a look at a few key points below, and […]

Nov 07

Although teeth are quite strong, they’re not unbreakable. You can break a tooth by biting down on hard candy, getting hit by a volleyball or getting elbowed in the mouth when playing sports. Dental crowns can be very effective for restoring broken teeth. Crowning a broken tooth will fortify its structure to keep it intact […]

Nov 07

Through endodontic treatment, commonly known as root canal therapy, Dr. Monti Harpalani can repair severely decayed or damaged teeth to avoid having them extracted. Once an oral infection has reached the pulp of your tooth, your only options are root canal or extraction. An untreated infection can spread to healthy teeth and other parts of […]

Nov 07

Dental fear is all too real and keeps thousands of people from getting the routine dental care they need. At Vivid Dental in Houston, Texas, we can turn stressful dental visits into serene experiences through sedation dentistry. Our dental sedation services take the fear out of dental care to make it easy to receive stress-free […]

Oct 26

Gums are a part of a smile to which most people don’t give much thought. In fact, if it weren’t for popcorn, most people wouldn’t notice their gum until they experienced a more serious issue than stuck kernels. Gum disease is a condition that impacts millions of Americans in some form or another. And, often, […]

Oct 26

Here at Vivid Dental, we believe in doing everything possible to preserve your natural teeth. That’s why teeth extractions are a last resort treatment when keeping the tooth is no longer an option, such as when a patient has an impacted tooth. The good news is that Dr. Monti Harpalani has years of experience in […]

Oct 26

Losing a tooth is an experience that can be both physically and psychologically painful. Whether we like it or not, society has certain views on people with noticeably missing teeth. And this can result in a dramatic personality change for those now embarrassed by their smiles. Aside from the aesthetic issues, missing teeth pose a […]