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…


The 6 Cavity-Causing Culprits You May Not Know About
added on: February 7, 2018
woman looks at her teeth in the mirror

There are many widely known causes of cavities including eating too much sugar, not brushing or flossing your teeth enough, or avoiding regular visits to your Northwest Austin dentist. But there are also plenty of lesser known cavity-causing culprits out there that you should be aware of… Teeth with Deep… Read More…


Are All Those Claims About Charcoal Toothpaste Really True?
added on: January 22, 2018

There’s recently been a surge in the popularity of using charcoal toothpaste to get a whiter smile. Promoters of the charcoal toothpaste trend claim that it can help whiten teeth effectively without the risk of increased sensitivity that may result from using other products. But does it really work? Join… Read More…


5 Things You Can Do to Get a Smile You’ll Love
added on: January 9, 2018
woman embarrassed by her smile

A little too crooked or a little too gapped… a smidge too yellow or a lot not right… there are plenty of reasons you may be unhappy with your smile. If you’re one of the many people who doesn’t like your smile, you’ve come to the right place. The wide… Read More…


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