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There’s HOW Much Sugar in That?!

Sugar has been a hot topic in the news lately, and with good reason. On average, Americans are consuming 82 grams of added sugar every day. That much sugar puts not only puts us at risk for serious diseases such as diabetes, but as our dental office in Austin knows, it also increases the risk of dental decay, cavities, and […]

What All Seniors Need to Know About Their Oral Health

Getting older is a natural part of life, and as we age our healthcare needs tend to change. Oral health is no different. Our dental office in Austin is committed to protecting smiles through every stage of life, and this month we want to dedicate our blog to the seniors of our community by providing them information on just how […]

Looking for Migraine Relief? Consider Seeing Your Dentist

Over 39 million Americans, including both adults and children, are affected by chronic migraines, and currently there is no cure. In order to help educate the public on the reality of this painful condition, our Austin dental office observes National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month every June. But why is a dentist talking about migraines? What do they have to […]

All About Asthma and Oral Health

Asthma is a scary, chronic disease that affects over 20 million adults and more than 6 million children in the United States. If not managed and treated proactively, asthma can make it difficult to breathe, cause the chest to tighten, and can even lead to death. At our dental office in Austin, we also know that asthma not affects your […]

What All Women Need to Know About Dental Health

We all know that men and women are built differently, and that affects what health problems each gender is more susceptible to. At our dental office in Austin, we also know that even though women are more open to visiting us regularly, they’re actually at more risk for dental problems throughout their lives than men. This May, in celebration of […]

April is National Facial Protection Month

As the weather gets warmer we all tend to spend more time outside. And perhaps our kids are participating in some fun spring sports. While we’re happy that they’re out the house doing something active, it’s not all fun and games when smiles and faces are at risk for injuries. That’s one reason our Austin dental office chooses to do […]

How a Dental Checkup Can Save Your Life

Oral cancer diagnosis is on the rise with an estimated 51,540 new cases expected in 2018. At our dental office in Austin, we understand how serious this life threatening disease is. In fact, the American Cancer Society projects that over 10,000 people in the United States will die from it this year. However, while oral cancer can lead to death, […]

Calcium Builds Strong Bones… And Teeth!

We all know that calcium is an important ingredient when it comes to building and keeping strong bones. But your skeleton isn’t the only thing that relies on calcium. The truth is, each one of our teeth is made up of 70% calcium! That makes this mineral essential for a lifetime of good oral health. But how much calcium do […]

The Importance of Good Nutrition for Good Oral Health

Every March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrates National Nutrition Month to raise awareness on the importance of eating a healthy diet for overall health. At our dental office in Austin, we want to do our part and take this opportunity to also share the oral health benefits of eating a well-balanced diet.
Nutrition Can Be Confusing
While we know […]

Don’t Forget About Your Pet’s Oral Health

The team at our dental office in Austin is committed to providing our neighbors with top-notch dental care so that each and every patient not only has a healthy smile, but a beautiful one too. However, there are some members of our community whose dental health is often overlooked…we’re talking about our beloved pets. And while we’re not currently accepting […]