Dr. Kevin Nail

Dentistry
Cypress, TX
13 years experience male

Locations

Kevin Nail DDS

Houston, TX

Address

15757 FM-529, Suite A, Houston, TX, US
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My office hours

Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

UnitedHealthcare

Cigna

About

Bio

Dr. Kevin Nail served in the United States Air Force as a general dentist for 4 years prior to going into private practice. Dr. Nail currently practices kevin Nail DDS in a Houston, TX. Dr. Nail enjoys cosmetic dentistry and treating children. Dr. Nail continues to pursue excellence through continuing education. Dr. Nail is a proud Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry as well a Diplomate in The International Dental Implant Association. Currently practicing in Houston, TX, Copperfield Area. Visit us ar our website http://kevinnaildds.com or call 281-550-9054 for an appointment

Specialties
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Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry

Licenses

United States: Texas

Doctor Q&A

254 Answers
120 Agrees
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Dentures: Does this question mean when do you know if you need dentures? It all depends. If you have severe gum disease with all of your teeth being severely ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Dental exam: Depends on your oral hygiene and dental caries risk
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Cleft lip repair: Oral surgeons and or orofacial plastic surgeons can fix cleft lips. general dentists are not qualified to do this
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Tooth extraction: The tooth will be anesthetized as when doing a filling. If you choose or you dentist offers you could get some type of sedation (usually not recommend... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Root canal failure: Did your tooth break? What are your symptoms? Root canals can fail and root on root canal treated teeth can fracture. If you are experiencing pain,... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Root canl: Go to the dentist when you first notice your have a toothache. Don't wait until your get swelling. This makes the root canal more uncomfortable (poss... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Dental laser: What is the cause of your gums being black? Amalgam tattoo? Melanoma (hope not)? Ethnicity? Some laser treatments can lighten the gingiva, search the... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Pulpitis: Pulpit is inflammation of the tooth nerve. It can be transient (reversible pulpitis) or lingering (irreversible pulpitis). Irreversible pulpitis requi... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Dental bridge: Yes, but so are dental implants and partial dentures. Talk to your dentist and figure out what treatment option is right for you. If you have large fi... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Root Canal: Root canals are typically not painful unless you come into the treatment with huge swelling and pain. Sometimes swelling can prevent the anesthetic fr... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Jaw pain: The lesions on your tongue and your jaw aching are probably not related. Are you dark skinned or dark completed? If so, these bump could just be norma... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Sinus Infection: You could have a sinus infection. See your doctor. Sometimes all you need is antibiotics to help clear you up in no time.
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A member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Dental trauma: in the near term, have your doctor on a soft diet and give Her over the counter pain meds. Chances are she is fine but I would get to a dentist for ev... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Lymph nodes: Your gland could be swollen for a number of reasons. Activation of the virus that causes the ulcers on your lip or any other weakening of your immune... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Hypersalivation: Are you wearing anything in yourouth at night such as bleaching trays or night guard? These will cause hyper salivation. Are you having this problem e... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Orthodontics: With an extreme crossfire, you might be better off with traditional orthodontics. More than likely you will need some tooth colored fillings called bi... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Mouth spots: Do you have any pain and/or fever? Do you feel very tired and worn down? If so, you might be experiencing strep throat. Have you recently engaged in... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Tongue sores: Do you have a habit of eating lots of citrus foods, pineapple, grapefruits, , etc. How about very salty foods or rough things such as salty candy or ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Fragile teeth: This is a difficult question to answer. The most common teeth to fracture are your upper and lower molars. When it comes to trauma, your front teeth... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Primary tooth: They will likely coordinate with your dentist to get that tooth out of the way. It's not helping you and only gets in the way of getting your teeth st... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Carbohydrates: Some people have a metabolic disorder that causes this problem. Usually involving carbohydrate metabolism. I would ask your physician about this. Did... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Dentures: The biggest benefits of dentures are the esthetics of having teeth. Dentures support the lips (as opposed to having no teeth). Dentures help in phonet... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Sore throat: Honey to coat the throat. Lozenges. Ricola lozenges. Gargle slightly warm salt water. Drink like warm water. Avoid soda, coffee, carbonated, citrus, a... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Injury: It will likely heal up without a problem. If the frenum was truly torn through and through, it may not heal back exactly like it was. This is really o... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Toothache: Give it a few days. Try some ibuprofen for pain and inflammation if you can take it. Rinse 3 times daily with warm salt water. If you continue to hav... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Wisdom teeth: Have you seen a dentist? Do you still have your wisdom teeth? This is a common finding with a condition called pericoronitis from impacted wisdom tee... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
ENT vertigo: Most likely the vertigo or dizziness is caused by something other than TMD or TMD therapy. You should see an ENT specialist and have an exam. They sho... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Impetigo: Rash could simply before irritation from increased saliva dripping out of his/her mouth due to teething.....any fluid filled lesions? Could be impetig... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Cracked tooth: Pain/sensitivity to biting would be the pain that could mimics cracked tooth syndrome as well as temperature sensitivity. With trauma and no findings ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Dental floss: For efficiency and patient compliance, I find that my patients do better with the floss picks. From a pure cleaning standpoint, floss wraps around the... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Ignore: Do: Brush 2 times daily all teeth surfaces...takes about 2 minutes.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Fordyce granules: You are describing Fordyce granules. Fordyce granules do not usually wax and wane like herpes labialis (aka fever blisters). Herpes labialis has a pro... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Sinus pain: Yes...it can be referred pain. Is the pain worse if you move your head quickly from side to side, jump up and down, or rotate your head? If so then it... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Tooth trauma : Likely that your tooth will be fine but it would be wise to see a dentist to get an evaluation, trauma can cause fractures or nerve damage
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Dental crown: Prices for dental crowns vary greatly in different parts of the country. They also vary based on if you have dental insurance. I would imagine that i... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Tooth root : If you really have a problem involving the nerve or your tooth, potassium not ratites won't work. If howeever you have root sensitivity that is transi... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Dental bridge: The bridge can't cause an infection, but a decayed or infected tooth could cause a large infection. If this problem is not addressed then you could ge... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Root canal: This is up to your dentist. If you have pain and swelling then your dentist might prescribed antibiotics. If you have a dead nerve in the tooth prior... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Canker sore: Try using some water and corn starch to make a paste to put on the ulcer. This usually helps. If you go see you dentist, they can give you debactero... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Dental pain: I could be either. If you are not having significant swelling then you probably are just sore from the treatment. If you were sore going into the root... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Dental bridge: A well designed dental bridge if usually not noticeable. Some factors that make matching the bridge to your teeth are if your teeth have lots of diff... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Toothache: Deep tooth decay and gum disease are the usual suspects
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Wisdom teeth: I have never heard of this, nor read about it. They can cause erosion/resorption of the tooth in front of them if they are angled toward them and if y... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Dental whitening: You cannot whiten dental materials. If you want whiter teeth then you should whiten first and then get the bridge to match your teeth once they have ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Root canal pain: This is not normal. I would call your dentist for a follow up. You could have a root fracture, missed canal, etc. the point is call your dentist for ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Root Canal Treatment: Most of the time no unless you are very swollen or have a large infection with pain going into the procedure. Most procedures I complete the patients... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Ignore: TMJ pain that is severe is best managed by an orofacial pain specialist.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Mouthwash: no...if it is indicated for use in the mouth, it is safe to swallow a little bit..consult poison control of you have any questions/concerns
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Dental crown: You can tell the material is different that your tooth but when the crown is done, it should be smooth and should not bother your tongue. As for the ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 13 years experience
Oral lesion: Is it possible that you burned your tongue or irritated it with something else such as acid or spicy food? Very salty, sugary, or rough food? Hot tea... Read More
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Testimonials
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Mar 23, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Nail is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Nail is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I have lortab. So narcotics are the next best pain med even though I don't like them.I'm losing weight & don't want another biopsy so I'll take it.tks
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This was very helpful. Thanks! My dentist is pushing for laser removal; ENT said surgery. Very confusing but appreciate your answer. Really don't want scars on my lower lip though
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Dr. THANK YOU..IVE BEEN SO SCARED TO EAT..IVE LOST 6 POUNDS IN 8 DAYS. .I HOPE ILL BE OK TODAY..THE STICHES ARE OUT @NOON. GOD BLESS YOU

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical School at Houston, TX
Graduated 2010MD

Awards

Fellow in Academy of General Dentistry
United States Air Force Meritorious Service Medal
Health Professions Scholarship, USAF

Affiliations

American Dental Association
Greater Houston Dental Society
Academy Of General Dentistry (Fellow)
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