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…


What is Gum Charting?
added on: May 9, 2017
young woman in dental chair looking up

Gum, or periodontal, charting is when your Austin dentist measures the pockets around each tooth to help evaluate oral health. It’s an important step in diagnosing gum disease and determining how advanced it may be. Periodontal charting can also assist your dental team in recommending an appropriate treatment plan. How… Read More…


Smokeless Doesn’t Mean Harmless
added on: April 24, 2017
chewing tobacco

As we near the end of April, which just so happens to be Oral Cancer Awareness Month, the team at our Austin dental office thought we should talk a bit about the oral health concerns associated with smokeless tobacco. Some individuals may assume that since it’s smokeless, chewing tobacco isn’t… Read More…


What’s a Frenectomy and Do You Need One?
added on: April 7, 2017
frenectomy

There are times when the team at our dental office in Austin may recommend a frenectomy for a patient. But we understand that many patients aren’t’ exactly sure what a frenectomy is and why one may be needed. So we’d like to cover the basics to help all of our… Read More…

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“Do I Really Need to Get My Wisdom Teeth Removed?”
added on: March 16, 2017
wisdom teeth

Wisdom teeth are often first seen on x-rays conducted during regular appointments at our Austin dental office. Most often, we can see them as they’re beginning to erupt through the gums. It’s also when we’re most likely to recommend that they be removed. In fact, about 90% of Americans get… Read More…


Top 4 Causes of Tooth Sensitivity
added on: March 8, 2017
sensitive

Having sensitive teeth can be brutal. The sharp, shooting pain that often accompanies tooth sensitivity can put a damper on enjoying favorite foods. At our dental office in Austin, we don’t want any of our patients to suffer from sensitive teeth, but we understand that a lot of them do…. Read More…


Are Lip & Cheek Biting Actually Bad for You?
added on: February 22, 2017
biting

You know the feeling. You’re happily chewing away on your lunch, talking with a coworker when all of a sudden, you hear a crunch. You feel the pain. You realize you’ve just bit your cheek (or lip, or tongue — doesn’t really matter, it all hurts!). This painful accident can… Read More…


Top 5 Ways to Reduce Sugar Intake
added on: February 13, 2017
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Sugar is every dentist’s worst enemy. It negatively affects oral health and puts teeth at increased risk for decay, cavities, and can lead to more serious dental and overall health problems. At our dental office in Austin, we care about our patients’ smiles and well being, which why we’re strong… Read More…

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