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…


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…


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