Safest Halloween Treats for Braces
added on: October 11, 2017
halloween teens

This Halloween season is just like any other — packed with costume preparations, decorating with ghosts and pumpkins, and preparing for a night of trick-or-treating. At our dental office in Northwest Austin, we love all the fun that Halloween brings to our patients and neighbors. But as you may have… Read More…


Workplace Habits That Are Damaging Your Teeth
added on: September 21, 2017
workspace covered in snacks

Most of us spend a lot of time at work each and every day answering emails, taking phone calls, attending meetings, organizing spreadsheets, and doing countless other responsibilities. In between, or perhaps during some of these activities, we may be engaging in other behaviors that have now become everyday habits…. Read More…


“Why Does My Tooth Hurt?”
added on: September 12, 2017
woman with tooth pain

There are plenty of reasons why a tooth may hurt. When this happens, the best thing you can do is to call your dentist in Northwest Austin as soon as possible to determine the reason why and get treatment started quickly. However, there are a few ways you can try… Read More…


What You Need to Know About Probiotics & Your Oral Health
added on: August 28, 2017
woman wears probiotics tshirt

Probiotic use is typically associated with digestive health and even as a “good bacteria” replacement after a round of antibiotics. But can probiotics also be beneficial for oral health? At our dental office in Northwest Austin, we’ve been hearing about some research that may show a positive correlation between certain… Read More…


Your Dental Cleaning is Much More Than Simply a Cleaning
added on: August 14, 2017
man gets dental cleaning

Twice a year (at least) you come to our dental office in Austin for your dental hygiene visit. During this appointment, we’re certainly focused on removing plaque, flossing diligently, and polishing your pearly whites. But what our patients may not know is that your bi-annual cleaning has a much bigger… Read More…


Exercise: Good for the Body, Bad for Teeth?
added on: July 24, 2017
woman exercising

Throughout the past few years, there have been several studies that provide conflicting information on whether exercise is good or bad for your oral health. Our dental office in Austin hopes that we can help clear up any confusion so you can get back to working out without worry. The… Read More…


What’s Occlusion and Should You Worry About it?
added on: July 7, 2017
woman and dentist examine x-ray

  You may have heard us talk about your “occlusion” during your visits to our dental office in Austin. But what exactly are we talking about when we speak about occlusion? Is it something you should worried about? Let’s take a closer look at what occlusion means and examine a… Read More…


5 Secrets Your Tongue Reveals About Your Health
added on: June 26, 2017
woman sticking out tongue

Grab a mirror, open up, and say “ah” because we’re talking tongues today. Did you know the color and even the shape of your tongue can say a lot about what could be going on healthwise in the rest of your body? Our dental office in Austin (and your primary… Read More…


A Few Facts About Your Bottled Water
added on: June 13, 2017
rows of bottled water

By now you probably know that the human body is made up of mostly water, and we need to drink plenty of it each day just to keep our organs and other important parts functioning properly. At my dental office in Austin, we understand how important it is to stay… Read More…


Nail Biter? Here’s Another Reason You Should Stop
added on: May 18, 2017
young woman biting nails while studying

Nail biting is a common habit that affects a number of Americans including an estimated 60% of kids, 45% of teenagers, and 30% of adults. While the likelihood of being a nail biter decreases as we get older, the truth is it is a habit that can be difficult to… Read More…


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