Can I Whiten Now, Not Yet, Or Never?

When you sit back and consider the idea of teeth whitening for yourself, you may realize that your thoughts primarily focus on the fact that you’re not sure when you’ll be able to whiten. If this is the case, then that means you haven’t been in to see our Austin, TX team for a cosmetic consultation just yet (which we highly recommend because it will provide you with time to receive answers to your every whitening question and more!). You may ask yourself: Are you ready now, are you going to need to do something to become a candidate, or is traditional whitening just not in the cards for you? Allow us to help.

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Sealants: Compelling Reasons To Say, “Yes!” 

Have you considered dental sealants, yet, for your child? Maybe you are on the fence, you haven’t really given them much thought, or you keep thinking about following through (but just haven’t gotten around to it yet). Whatever the particular detail is that’s kept you away from this preventive care children’s treatment, we remind you that there are some exceptionally compelling reasons to get motivated, bring your kiddo in, and to say “yes!” to sealants at our Austin, TX practice. Find out a bit more.

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Cosmetic Care For Fall: 3 Reasons To Do It!

Here comes fall! Yes, we know, it seems like summer only just descended upon us and now we are winding down these warmer months, as September and the start of autumn quickly come into view. If you have been hoping to make some exciting changes to your smile that will have you putting a beaming, beautiful grin on display by the time the cooler season rolls in, then now is the time to start. Oh, and our Austin, MN team has some additional, compelling reasons to follow through with this cosmetic care plan, if you are in need of a bit more motivation!

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Your Toothache: The 3 Essential Things To Remember

When you find that you’re contending with the arrival of a toothache, it can cause your thoughts to do a quick spiral. Should you call our Austin, TX team, you wonder, to let us know that your tooth feels bad? Or, should you keep the information to yourself, hope that the pain just subsides all by itself, and act as though there’s nothing bothering you in the least? As you have likely already guessed, we strongly suggest the option in which you get in touch with us right away! As for the details that will help you focus on the simple fact that what you need is a diagnosis and any required treatment (so your smile feels good again), we offer essential reminders!

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What Are Your Biggest Cavity Risks?

Most chronic dental health issues, like cavities and gum disease, are the result of harmful oral bacteria and the substances they produce. However, there are many different factors that come together to make it possible for harmful oral bacteria to affect your smile. At our Austin, TX, dentist’s office, our goal is to help you preserve your smile by controlling or addressing such risks. Today, we help you learn more about protecting your smile from tooth decay be reviewing some of the most common ways you might be increasing your risks of cavities. (more…)

3 Habits To Break To Protect Your Smile

Did you know that there are some bad habits that may be negatively impacting your oral health? You may know of other bad habits you’d like to give up but when it comes to keeping your smile safe, this factor may not have crossed your mind just yet! The good news is that once our Austin, TX patients recognize that some of the choices they’re making can essentially make or break their ability to safeguard their teeth and gums (and more), it makes it much easier to cultivate a clear outlook on oral health protection. Consider not-so-good habit examples and come in for help with your smile!

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Easy Smile Rules To Live By!

It seems like making your way through life, as you keep your smile intact and your oral health in lovely shape, is probably going to be quite an undertaking. The more you consider about the things that could possibly go wrong with your grin, the more you worry that the daily goal of protecting your teeth and gums is going to simply prove to be unattainable! While we can certainly understand how you might feel carried away by the details, our Austin, TX team is happy to reel you back in and remind you: It’s actually all very easy. Consider some common rules to live by, brush and floss, come in for visits, and you’ll be just fine!

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When You’re Thinking: I Can’t Stand My Smile!

How do you feel when you think about your smile? If your general reaction is, “I can’t stand my smile!” then our Austin, TX team most certainly think you need some help in the form of dental care! However, to begin, it’s important to further dissect and figure out the reason or reasons you’re feeling this way. Are you unhappy with the way your smile looks, feels, or otherwise? Remember that when you schedule a checkup with us, we can help pinpoint the underlying concern, address it, and you will then likely find yourself feeling much better about this lovely feature!

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Why Does My Tooth Need A Dental Crown?

It’s not that you’re against the idea of receiving a dental crown or that you have anything against them in any way. However, when the suggestion for your oral health comes up in the form of the placement of a crown, you wonder why. This is a completely normal and even admirable way to feel! Exploring the reason behind care that you’re planning on receiving helps you both feel confident about following through and can often help you better protect your smile in the future. Let our Austin, TX team help you get started with your crown education!

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When To Pay Special Attention To Your Routine

You already know that you should always ensure you’re following a routine that adheres to the dental care guidelines we suggest, so your smile stays nice and healthy! Of course, during your usual daily life routine, this is easy. You may even feel like brushing and flossing is something you do automatically, without really having to think about it. However, there are those other times when something interrupts your usual day-to-day experience, thereby threatening to interrupt your routine! Our Austin, TX team reminds you: Just remember to pay special attention to your preventive routine during these moments, too, so your smile success continues! (Consider some examples!).

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