Daily Health Tips

Daily Health Tips

Daily Health Tips

Austin Cosmetic Dentistry
October 12, 2020

The 4 Types of Teeth and How They Function

You may not have considered the specific details of your teeth carefully. Learn more about how your teeth work to appreciate the natural tools that help you chew, eat, and speak. You’re also more likely to maintain excellent dental care, according to any Austin preventative dentistry expert. There are four main types of human teeth […]

wear a night guard  
December 14, 2020

Four signs you might need to wear a night guard  

Dealing with unexplained, persistent pain can be a frustrating experience for anyone. Mouth pain, especially, can interfere significantly in your day-to-day life. In many cases, it’s discovered that nighttime jaw-clewing and grinding (formally known as bruxism) are the culprit behind various instances of jaw and mouth-related discomfort. With roughly ten percent of the population affected […]

What Does Your Saliva Reveal?  
January 25, 2021

What Does Your Saliva Reveal?  

Your saliva can reveal much information about the state of your dental health as well as your overall health. In fact, issues with the saliva are one of the first markers of oral health that the expert dentists at Austin Cosmetic Dentistry look for when examining patients. In this article, we will briefly introduce you […]

Does Whitening Toothpaste Work
February 2, 2021

Does Whitening Toothpaste Work?

If you consume American media, you’ve likely seen at least one ad within the past few days for teeth whitening toothpaste. Lots of manufacturers promise fantastic results, but do they deliver? An entire economic machine powers the dissemination of “whitening” advertising schemes and “miracle” teeth whiteners. The teeth whitening industry generates about $6.6 billion around […]

Common Fears about wearing Dentures
February 15, 2021

Never be afraid of wearing your dentures

Common Fears about wearing Dentures Teeth are the first thing people take note of when looking at someone. It is, of course, important to continually maintain a healthy, beautiful smile at every age. As you age, tooth loss can happen, but that does not mean you have to lose your beautiful smile. Full and Partial […]

Tooth Sensitivity to Heat or Cold
February 22, 2021

Sensitive teeth: Do hot and cold bother you?

Most people agree that visiting the dentist’s office is not on their list of fun things to do. Whether the visit is for a routine exam or a root canal, we might feel some apprehension. Still, most people understand the importance of regular dental care in maintaining healthy teeth and gums. Tooth Sensitivity to Heat […]

Tooth Mobility and Tooth Loss
March 1, 2021

Tooth Mobility and Tooth Loss

Living in Austin means we know good food. Did you know that every time we eat, our teeth move? The movement is slight and probably unnoticeable but is healthy movement. However, if a tooth moves beyond the normal limits of eating, dental care is necessary. When a tooth moves horizontally or vertically, outside of its […]

Dry Mouth Risky For Your Teeth
March 16, 2021

Why Is Dry Mouth Risky For Your Teeth?  

Did you know that over 10% of the world’s population have suffered from dry mouth? Dry mouth, popularly known as xerostomia, is a medical disorder characterized by insufficient saliva production or incompetent saliva flow. Saliva plays an important role in: Digestion and swallowing of food. Lubrication of the mouth. Cleansing of the mouth. Facilitates the […]

dental inlay is the best option
March 22, 2021

Times where a dental inlay is the best option

In dentistry, a dental inlay is placed within the tooth. It is similar to a cavity filling that does not cover the entire top part of the tooth. It must be designed to fill the exact size of the cavity before it’s cemented into place. In addition to inlays, there are onlays and overlays that […]

April 12, 2021

I don’t smoke, can I still get oral cancer?

In the United States, oral cancer accounts for three percent of all cancer incidents. Although smoking is a significant risk factor in the development of this condition, you don’t have to be an active smoker to be at risk. Other risk factors include poor dental hygiene, alcoholism, Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infection and suppressed immune system. […]

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