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!).
No, we aren’t talking about the bad breath that you experience when you delve into the deep end of your favorite, garlic-loaded pasta dish and walk away with an unapproachable mouth. Instead, our Austin, TX team is discussing the type of breath situation you end up with that’s chronic. It’s called halitosis and it can really start to make your daily life feel like it’s packed full of challenges, such as trying to figure out how to speak with friends or colleagues without offending them with your breath! With that said, though, part of you may figure you’ll just have to get used to it but that it’s not really worth worrying about. We disagree! Find out more regarding why you should take action quickly!
If you’re doing what our Austin, TX team suggests in terms of your dental hygiene, then you are flossing once daily in addition to brushing twice daily. While you may feel that as long as you are running floss between your teeth in some manner, you’re on track, our team wants you to remember that if you want to enjoy optimal results, you should really be doing your best! However, what if you aren’t sure what that entails? What if you’re missing a beat here and there? Fortunately, we can cover everything you need to know during checkups. To get started, run yourself through a quick self-assessment for some pre-visit insight that can help right now.
When your dental cleanings are sporadic at best but they’re definitely not the consistent, every-six-months event we recommend to you, it’s important to remember that this isn’t in your best interest! If you are already keeping up with your twice-annual care as suggested, though, you may wonder: Why not? Why can’t you just skip a visit here and there, put one off, etc.? Today, you get some to-the-point information from our Austin, TX team, as we respond to the types of questions that frequently pop up for otherwise very dedicated patients!
Seeing the onset of gum changes? Maybe it’s more about the way your gum tissue seems to feel. Whatever of your five senses are coming into play when you think you have something happening with your gum health and it’s probably not good, our Austin, TX team strongly suggests you pick up the phone to schedule a visit with us immediately! Remember, when you come in at the first sign of a change, it makes it much easier to quickly get the health of your gums right back on track! So, don’t hesitate to call.
There are those little changes that you can make to your smile that make an impact, such as fixing a chip, repairing a cavity, etc. However, when we’re talking about the other end of the spectrum, there are some serious, dramatic changes that will result in a true smile transformation! If you’re feeling like you could really use some type of 180 for your smile but you aren’t really sure how to go about doing it, our Austin, TX team reminds you of some examples of the treatments we offer. Ready for a change? Come in soon!
When the topic of the day is your smile care, you know what’s expected and what you need to do to keep all of those very important tissues in lovely condition. However, you may wonder to yourself what you should do when you’re really not happy with certain aspects of dental hygiene, etc. For instance, what if you can’t stand the way it feels to brush your tongue but you know you have to clean it? For advice in regard to this particular detail and more, our Austin, TX team can quickly show you that seeking out alternatives can make a world of difference!
It’s easy to come in to talk with us about your smile and your cosmetic care hopes and dreams when your entire smile appears yellowed. You know we offer care like whitening that can lift stains, that this is a popular treatment, and so there’s nothing much out of the ordinary about seeing our Austin, TX team for such an issue. However, when you’re standing in front of the mirror and you’re looking at what you consider to be a tiny cosmetic issue, you may find yourself going back and forth in your mind: Should I call the dentist to set up a visit or shouldn’t I? While we understand how you’re feeling, we also want you to realize that we don’t weigh your concerns based on whether they’re big or not! A concern is a concern. See us soon!
When you want an answer to the question involving whether or not teeth whitening is safe, this isn’t something our Austin, TX can respond to with a simple yes or no answer. This is, in part, because there are many ways to whiten your smile, many types of treatments, and patients often look into many different approaches. So, in short, the answer is sometimes! With a bit more detail, the answer is: If you seek professional care, then yes … if you try to do it on your own, then no. However, we prefer to give you the information-packed version, so you feel educated in regard to your options!
In terms of what you hope to gain from practicing dental care, your main goal is enjoying a smile that’s healthy and that stays healthy for life! Unfortunately, even though you may become dedicated to your oral health and you’re on track with frequency and other details, you may still be unintentionally harming your smile. What might the problem be, you wonder? Though seeing you at our Austin, TX practice for a checkup is the best way to offer you an accurate answer and help, we are happy to share common concerns that you may need to fix!