Picture this: you've just finished your morning coffee, and as you take a satisfied sip of water to rinse away the remnants, you catch a glimpse of yourself in the mirror. Your teeth seem duller than they once were - perhaps it's time for a whitening … [Read more...]
How to Find the Best Kids’ Dentist
Countless studies conducted over the past few years have found that oral health is closely linked to overall health, so if you want your children to live long, healthy lives (and what parent doesn’t?), one of the most important contributions you can … [Read more...]
Does My Tooth Need A Crown After a Root Canal?
You just finished a root canal. You are out of pain and you are maybe thinking about waiting a while to return to your dentist for that crown. Well that could turn out to be the worst decision. Take a look at the video below and we will discuss … [Read more...]
What is a Dental Emergency?
It throbs. It aches. You haven't got a good night's sleep in a couple of days. You know the pain is coming from one of your teeth. Putting off a visit to the dentist is no longer an option. This could be a dental emergency. These emergencies … [Read more...]
Wisdom Teeth Removal Later in Life
Let's get one myth debunked before we get started: you are too old to have your wisdom teeth pulled. With that being said, there is an ideal age and development of wisdom teeth in which to take them out. Ideally, the wisdom teeth are pulled when … [Read more...]
Great news! North Austin Dentistry has decided to extend its hours to make itself more available to patients when they need it, including weekends. We understand that in today's work environment, employers are becoming less flexible in allowing … [Read more...]
How Does Dental Insurance Work?
I am writing this blog post for one primary purpose: to help my patients understand how their insurance works, so there are fewer of those awkward financial conversations in dental offices everywhere. Let’s first get one thing out of the way … [Read more...]
The Broken Tooth Gallery
We are living longer. There is no disputing that. With the constant and ever expanding advances in modern medicine, people are able to overcome many different illnesses and ailments that would have devastated entire populations 100 years ago. … [Read more...]