Latest From Our Dental Blog

Sep 21

People often feel apprehensive when they come into our office for root canal therapy. However, we teach our Houston patients about the root canal treatment process upon the first consultation to reassure any unease. What kind of scenario calls for root canal treatment? Anytime a tooth has decayed past the gum line to the root, […]

Sep 21

Dental implants are a marvel of modern medicine. Several years ago, dental implants were far more primitive than modern implants, which offer a look and feel similar to your natural teeth. Many people never bothered replacing lost teeth and instead dealt with gaps in their smiles in the past. If you’re looking for dental implants and live […]

Sep 21

According to the National Institutes of Health, it is estimated that 36% of people struggle with dental anxiety or dental fear, while another 12% struggle with extreme dental fear. This anxiety — called dentophobia — can create a significant barrier to a patient’s oral health. At Vivid Dental, we understand that this fear is genuine. […]

Sep 21

Dental emergencies, which can occur when least expected, can be a source of stress and confusion. That’s why we provide emergency tips and services available at Vivid Dental in Houston, Texas. If you happen to experience a dental problem that requires immediate attention, contact Dr. Monti Harpalani immediately. The following are common dental emergencies: Persistent tooth pain […]

Sep 21

A crown can be one of the most excellent tools in the toolbox of any dentist in Houston, Texas. Crowns are naturally reserved for teeth that have experienced substantial damage or decay. A crown is among the most durable, reliable, and attractive forms of dental repair once correctly installed. A crown would not be placed […]

Sep 15

Having a bright smile builds your self-confidence wherever you go, and it impresses dates and future employers. Not all teeth whitening solutions are created equal, however. Here are some tips for Houston patients seeking professional or over-the-counter solutions. Over-the-Counter Teeth Whiteners They are usually offered for a low price at most grocery stores. You can […]

Sep 15

Due to the nature of dental procedures, most patients think that dental treatments are painful and those with low pain tolerance usually come up with excuses to avoid going to the dental clinic until it is really necessary. Dr. Monti Harpalani and the team at Vivid Dental will put your mind at ease concerning a […]

Sep 15

Are you thinking of getting dental implants for your teeth? It’s worth your while to take your time and choose a dentist in Houston who will meet your needs best. Getting things right the first time with dental implants can make a world of difference for your smile and your budget. The good news is […]

Jun 08

Never underestimate the impact of a beautiful smile. A vibrant smile can inspire confidence, put others at ease, promote friendships, and more. If tooth imperfections are marring the beauty of your smile, come to Vivid Dental in Houston, TX, for the restorative dental services you need. What is Restorative Dentistry? Restorative dentistry refers to dental […]

Jun 08

People tend to take their smiles for granted. After all, most of us smiled for the first time when we were just a few months old, and our smiles delighted parents, grandparents, and any other baby-loving adult who happened to be walking by. There are few things more beautiful than the human smile, but it’s […]