Dental Crown FAQ’s

Here at TLN Family Dental in Houston, Texas, we understand how life gets stressful and accidents can occur from time to time. Sometimes a cracked or chip tooth or even extensive tooth decay needs to be addressed and many people may not know the best way to treat it. That... Read more »

The Facts About Your Oral Health and Pregnancy

Are you pregnant or thinking about getting pregnant? If so, you’re probably expecting a number of changes, but did you know that your teeth may change as much as your body. Similarly, had you heard that it’s vital for you to protect your oral health in order to protect the... Read more »

Why Choose Dental Implants?

From dental veneers to crowns, it's easy to overlook implants as an option for replacing any missing or broken teeth in your smile. After all, crowns and veneers don't require screws inserted into your gums, right? While that may be true, implants offer some features that other - while still... Read more »

Are ClearCorrect™ Braces a Clear Choice for You?

At TLN Family Dental, located in Houston, Texas, Dr. Tammeka Nickleberry and our team are pleased to offer ClearCorrect™ clear aligners for our patients seeking a straighter, more attractive smile. If you have always wanted a smile makeover but are self-conscious about wearing traditional braces in this stage of your... Read more »

Providing First Aid for a Loose Bridge

When a bridge is cemented into place, it is meant to last for a very long time. Yet there are instances when chronic gum disease or a blow to the face can compromise the cement that is holding your dental bridge in place. If either end of a bridge feels... Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry Options

A winning smile gives you a leg up in social situations. Many people with imperfections like chips, stains or visible old fillings on the teeth in their smile will seek out Dr. Tammeka Nickleberry to give them the winning smile they’ve always wanted. Dr. Tammeka Nickleberry has training and experience... Read more »

Fix Your Teeth With Fluoride

The enamel layer of your teeth is made out of microscopic mineral crystals. While tooth enamel is very strong, it is still possible for acidic food and drinks, and the natural processes of the bacteria in your mouth, to erode a microscopic amount of enamel each day. This enamel erosion... Read more »

We Offer Dental Veneers to Enhance Your Smile

Welcome to TLN Family Dental, the dental practice of Dr. Tammeka Nickleberry, where we offer dental veneers for our patients. Our dental veneers are thin-as-wafer shells which are custom made to cover the front part of your teeth to help you achieve a beautiful, natural-looking smile. They are made from porcelain or resin composite... Read more »

Choosing the Right Toothpaste to Address Your Needs

Adding toothpaste to your toothbrush makes it more effective at cleaning your teeth. While most people like to use abrasive toothpaste to help scour away plaque and food particles, there are also a few other things to consider when shopping for toothpaste. First and foremost, you should only consider buying... Read more »