Today’s blog comes to us courtesy of one of our patients, Matt. Matt is a 42-year-old marketing executive here in Houston. We recently invited him to Bunker Hill Dentistry to try out our new Itero Element 2 intraoral digital scanner. He was kind enough to share his thoughts on the process with us, with a… Read More


Your child comes running into your home with what seems like a bloody lip. You quickly learn that he or she has a chip missing out of their tooth. What do you do when this happens? Many parents will encounter this from time-to-time.  Accidents happen, but chipped teeth, especially those in a child, can be… Read More


When you are away on vacation, on a business trip, visiting family out of town or on a holiday overseas, the last thing that you want to think about is finding an emergency dentist. But sometimes they happen when you least want them to. The best thing that you can do during a dental emergency… Read More


Millions of Americans experience anxiety about going to the dentist. Much of this can be chalked up to Hollywood sensationalism, but there’s no doubt that not so long ago, dentists were hindered by inadequate tools and techniques that made getting your teeth worked on not much fun. But if you haven’t stepped into a modern… Read More


For some people, a trip to the dentist means anxiety and frustration due to lengthy visit times and uncomfortable x-ray procedures. But what if undergoing dental imaging could be easier, faster, and much more comfortable? Thankfully, our team at Bunker Hill Dentistry is proud to offer a better alternative—the iTero Element 2 intraoral digital scanner.… Read More


From a sudden ache to a broken front tooth from falling, dental emergencies can happen at any time. If you’re in pain and not sure what to do, this guide will help you determine whether your situation is classed as a true dental emergency or something that can wait until your dentist’s regular opening hours.… Read More


There are many reasons people visit an emergency dentist, from root canals to chipped teeth. Emergencies can also happen when you least want them to. Whether you have swollen gums or pain from a wisdom tooth, it’s important to know what to expect during an emergency dental visit. What can a dentist do for you… Read More


All-on-4 implant surgery is a comprehensive and effective solution for gum disease and tooth decay where entire upper or lower arches are missing or beyond repair. Post surgery, you can expect some side effects before the advantages of All-on-4 implant surgery take full effect. These symptoms may include: Minimal bleeding Swelling Stiff jaw and jaw… Read More


All-on-4 implants are making headlines for their ability to combine the best features of both traditional dentists and cutting edge dental implants. At our practice, we’ve noted the rise in All-on-4 treatments. Many patients interested in this kind of full mouth treatment are also rightfully concerned about the lifespan of the system. Since this treatment… Read More