Helpful Tips for Caring for Your Dentures

Have you recently received new dentures? You’re looking forward to being able to eat and speak properly once again. You may have some questions, however, about how to care for your new dentures and keep them in ideal condition. Dentures Care One important thing that you can do to care... Read more »

Do You Need Root Canal Treatment For an Injured Tooth?

When you hear the words “root canal,” do you tend to assume the worst? Root canal treatment has received a bad reputation over time, but it is a procedure that is often necessary in saving an infected tooth and improving your oral health. If left untreated, tooth infection can cause... Read more »

Know the Oral Cancer Symptoms

The best way to prevent oral cancer is to visit the dentist regularly for checkups that include oral cancer screenings. Early detection is the best key to recovery, so we encourage you to always attend dental appointments and keep track of any changes in your smile that could be warning... Read more »

Ouch! Tooth Sensitivity: What Not To Do

Sensitive teeth that hurt when eating or drinking happens when the protective enamel covering our teeth becomes thin, or when the gums recede to the point where the underlying surface is exposed. When this happens, hot and cold comestibles cause pain or minor discomfort. Acidic or very sweet things can... Read more »

Visit Your Dentist About Dental Sealants

Through the use of dental sealants, individuals of any age can have their teeth protected from dental damage that can arise in the form of dental erosion. Because dental erosion exists due to harmful acids eating your tooth enamel, dental sealants can help protect the surfaces of teeth with a... Read more »

Why and How Cavities Form

A cavity is a hole that appears in the surface of a tooth as a result of tooth decay. It is often accompanied by pain, tooth sensitivity, and discoloration, but may not include any symptoms at all. Our team offers professional insight into why and how cavities form. A cavity... Read more »

End of the Year Discussions about Mouth Guards

If you are involved in any activities that can easily put your teeth at risk, wearing safety equipment is important. This includes using helmets, face masks, or mouth guards. Often, mouth guards are the easiest to obtain and the easiest to place. Depending on your health care needs, your dentist... Read more »

Oral Care While Pregnant

If you’re pregnant, it’s very important to take good care of your smile. This is because pregnancy can harm the teeth and gums in more ways than you might realize. In fact, it can cause eroded tooth enamel, brittle teeth, and a major problem called pregnancy gingivitis. So, make sure... Read more »

How Can I Help My Teen Have a Top-Notch Oral Health?

Your dentist, Dr. Bradley Austin, and dental team think it’s important for your teen to have a top-notch oral health and smile. In fact, your teen deserves strong and healthy teeth and gums. Unfortunately, these goals might be tough for your teen to achieve alone, which is why we consider... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Austin Dental Associates, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and... Read more »