October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

A Child’s Oral Health Impacts Their Overall Development

The development of your child’s oral and general health is partially determined by how healthy their teeth are. To help your child grow up in good health, Dr. Bradley Austin and our team encourage you to understand their dental needs and help them have healthy teeth. A solid foundation of... Read more »

Fluoride: The Answers to Commonly Asked Questions

If you have questions about fluoride, it could lead to improperly using the beneficial mineral. This could result in the failure to protect your smile. So, it’s important to know the details about fluoride so you could properly use it. To help you find the answers to your questions about... Read more »

You Need to Take Steps to Preserve Your Custom Mouth Guard

Schools and athletic associations often require contact sport athletes to use a protective mouthguard during practices and games. Yet many athletes complain that stock mouthguards and boil and bite mouthguards feel uncomfortable and make it hard to breathe. In some of these instances the athlete will be tempted not to... Read more »

Facts You Should Know About Oral Hygiene

If you want a top-notch smile and oral health, then you need to keep up on oral hygiene. If you fail to make oral hygiene a priority, then there is a good chance you don’t know all you need to know about it. Our dentist, Dr. Bradley Austin, is happy... Read more »

The Uses of Dental Crowns to Protect Teeth

If you have a damaged or unflattering tooth, you can choose a dental restoration such as a dental crown to improve the weakened tooth structure. Our dentist and team will gladly help you determine if a dental crown is the right method. Dental crowns cover the whole tooth from the... Read more »

The Answers to Questions About Bad Breath

If you’re interested in having pristine breath, then you most likely have questions about bad breath. Well, you have come to the right blog. Today, our dentist, Dr. Bradley Austin, is answering commonly asked questions about bad breath. Maybe one of those answers can help you! The commonly asked questions... Read more »