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5 Questions to Ask During Your Dental Implant Consultation

September 17, 2021

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Tooth loss is a common issue that affects millions of Americans across the country. It can make it difficult to complete daily tasks, like eating, speaking, and smiling with confidence. The good news is that you don’t need to go the rest of your life with gaps in your smile. Dental implants are an excellent tooth replacement option because they have so many unique benefits, like preventing bone loss. However, you want to be well informed about the procedure before committing. Here are some questions to ask your dentist during your initial consultation.

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TikTokers Are Breaking the Stigma of Tooth Loss!

September 2, 2021

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Tooth loss is a lot more common than you may think. Approximately 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth while 40 million are missing all of their teeth. There are all sorts of different reasons for tooth loss, but one thing is for sure – you don’t need to go the rest of your life with gaps in your smile. There are options, like dentures, to help patients get their smile back and regain their confidence. TikTokers all over are breaking the stigma of tooth loss and showing what modern dentistry has to offer! Continue reading to learn how this all got started and some of the benefits of dentures.

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4 Reasons Why You Should Always Soak Your Dentures at Night

August 23, 2021

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hand holding a glass of water that’s soaking dentures in South Austin

You’ve had a long, stressful, day, and you want nothing more than to crash on your bed and get a good night’s rest. There’s just one small problem – you haven’t yet taken out your dentures to soak them. Is it really a big deal if you sleep with your dentures, though? According to your dentist, failing to let your dentures soak overnight could spell disaster for your smile. Here are four reasons why soaking dentures in South Austin is absolutely essential!

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Is Tooth Pain Considered a Dental Emergency?

July 26, 2021

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woman suffering from tooth pain

It may surprise you to learn that no amount of tooth pain is considered normal, regardless of how mild it is. After all, it’s designed to alert you that something is wrong – so don’t just brush it off! But if you have a toothache, does it necessitate an emergency visit or can it wait until your next appointment? Read along to find out when it requires immediate care, what can happen if you neglect to seek treatment, and tips for managing your tooth pain.

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Careful! These Actions Can Ruin Your Clear Aligner Treatment

July 13, 2021

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Most patients prefer clear aligners over traditional metal braces because it promises to be much more subtle, convenient, and comfortable. While that does hold true, they also require special care and maintenance to assure successful treatment. Otherwise, you risk derailing your plans for a straighter smile. Your South Austin dentist shares a few ways you can ruin your clear aligner treatment and a few tips for taking proper care of them.  

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5 Tips for Sleeping Soundly with a Toothache

June 22, 2021

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Woman awake because of a toothache at night

We all know how important sleep is to ensure that you are both restful and productive the following day, but getting some Z’s can be difficult if you are dealing with a nagging toothache that isn’t going away on its own. You know that you need to see your emergency dentist in the morning, but how do you wait until then? Read on to learn some tips to relieve tooth pain so you can sleep soundly until morning rolls around.

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The Journey of Restoring Your Smile: Getting Dental Implants After An Extraction

June 16, 2021

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Did you sustain serious dental damage or develop an advanced oral health problem that requires a tooth extraction? While it may seem like the end of the road for your complete and healthy smile, it’s not! Although your dentist will be removing your damaged tooth, it’s likely for the best so the issue doesn’t progress further. Plus, when you choose dental implants to restore your smile, you’ll be able to replace your home-grown pearly white with one that looks and feels identical. Read on to learn about what you can expect along your smile restoration journey.

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Common Causes for Facial Swelling (and When to Call a Dentist)

May 13, 2021

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Woman considering visit to an emergency dentist for facial swelling

If you notice your face looking puffy or swollen, it’s generally a sign that something is wrong with your oral health. However, unlike medical emergencies, it’s not always so clear when it’s considered to be a dental emergency. One thing is for sure: a swollen face is not normal in any circumstance. If you aren’t sure when (or why) you should call an emergency dentist for facial swelling, you’ll want to keep reading.

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3 Summer Activities That Are Dangerous for Your Smile

May 2, 2021

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Summer vacation is nearly here! This means that your kids will have no school, the days will be longer, and you will have all sorts of exciting, warm weather activities ready for your family! However, this isn’t necessarily the best time of year for your smile. There are all sorts of different activities that can be harmful for your oral health. It is important to protect your smile more than ever. Continue reading to learn about a few summer treats that are harmful for your oral health.

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6 Common Types of Toothaches

April 25, 2021

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Woman with tooth pain in South AustinYou might believe an occasional toothache is normal, but it’s never a good sign. In fact, it’s best to contact your emergency dentist right away to get to the source of your discomfort. Did you know not all types of tooth pain in South Austin are the same? Identifying the type can be influential in determining the cause of your pain. Here are the 6 most common toothaches that occur.

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