Do Electric Toothbrushes Clean Better Than Regular Toothbrushes?
added on: July 10, 2018
toothbrush

With all the hype surrounding electric toothbrushes lately, the team at our dental office in Northwest Austin wanted to take the opportunity to talk to our neighbors about what’s true about those claims of a superior clean, as well as provide a few pros and cons to both electric toothbrushes… Read More…


Different Types of Sedation Dentistry
added on: June 22, 2018
woman smiling in dental chair

When some people think about going to the dentist they’re immediately hit with a wave of nervousness and anxiety. The truth is, it’s quite common to be afraid of the dentist as between 30 and 40 million people report dental fear. At our dental office in Northwest Austin, we want… Read More…


3 Things All Men Need to Know About Their Oral Health
added on: June 6, 2018

The truth is, men are more likely to skip the recommended bi-annual visits to the dentist. According to the Academy of General Dentistry, many American men simply don’t go to the dentist unless they have a problem. However, by maintaining dental appointments twice-a-year they can prevent many of these problems… Read More…


Doing This for 4 Minutes Every Day Can Keep You Healthy
added on: May 17, 2018
young woman brushes teeth

There are 1,440 minutes in a day. Dedicating four of those minutes to brushing your teeth will not only help protect your smile and keep your breath fresh, but it can also protect your overall health. While brushing your teeth may seem like a pretty simple task, there are a… Read More…


Could Allergies Affect Your Dental Health?
added on: May 10, 2018
woman with allergies

If you get a stuffy nose when the pollen count is high, every time you’re around a cat, or have an even worse reaction to certain foods, it’s likely you’re suffering from an allergic reaction. The typical symptoms of allergies include itchy eyes, a stuffed up nose, or difficulty breathing…. Read More…


“Why Do I Need to Have Dental X-Rays Taken?”
added on: April 24, 2018
dental x-ray

When we typically think of x-rays, we may immediately think of a huge machine that’s checking for a broken bone. Dental x-rays are a little bit different. They’re an important part of diagnosing disease or other problems. In fact, at our dental office in Northwest Austin, we use dental x-rays… Read More…


What You Need to Know About Oral Cancer
added on: April 9, 2018
oral cancer risk

April is recognized as Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and at our Northwest Austin  dental office, we know just how serious this epidemic is in the United States. In fact, just over 51,000 people are expected to be diagnosed with it this year. While there have been advancements in oral cancer… Read More…


“Why Do I Have Dreams Where My Teeth Fall Out?”
added on: March 21, 2018

At our dental office in Northwest Austin, we occasionally have a patient who is concerned with a recurring dream where they lose their teeth. Sometimes one tooth becomes curiously loose and just pops right out. Other times the whole mouth of teeth begins to crumble, leading to a totally toothless… Read More…


The Not So Lucky Side Effects of Green Beer
added on: March 12, 2018
green beer

Every March 17th, we’re all a little bit Irish and join in the celebration of St. Patrick’s Day by putting on our best green outfit and possibly meeting up with friends at a local bar. As one of the largest drinking days of the year, our dental office in Northwest… Read More…


The Connection Between Gum Disease & Heart Disease
added on: February 21, 2018

During this American Heart Health Month, our dental office in Northwest Austin  wants to do our part and raise awareness of how gum disease can increase your risk of heart disease. While these two areas of the body seem to be unrelated, there’s a clear connection between gum disease and… Read More…


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