Parkfield Family Dental Blog
January 15, 2019
So, you’re sitting at home when you realize that you have some pain in your mouth. Maybe your tooth is hurting, but you don’t know whether it’s a true cause for concern or if it’s something minor. How do you know if it’s a real dental emergency? Thankfully, your dentist in Austin knows some common dental emergencies that you should be aware of. Keep reading to learn about 6 different times when you’ll need emergency dental care.
November 4, 2018
Did you know that some form of gum disease affects around 80% of Americans at some point during their lives? Gum disease, the most common cause of tooth loss, often shows up in the form of bleeding or swollen gums. This is the most common first sign of the disease, and it can still be reversed and cured at this stage. Keep reading to discover how a dental deep cleaning in Austin can save your gums from periodontal (gum) disease before it’s too late!
October 4, 2018
October is National Dental Hygiene Month! This time of year brings awareness to the importance of good oral health and the wonderful work that dental hygienists do. We often take our oral health for granted, but did you know that it can affect our overall health too? Read on to discover the importance of good oral health, the work dental hygienists do, and some tips on how to get the best dental hygiene in Austin.
September 4, 2018
Winter is upon us! The colder months bring fun holidays, great food, and hot drinks. Have you taken a sip of your favorite pumpkin spice latte or hot coco and been rudely greeted with a tingling pain in your teeth? You could have tooth sensitivity, which can be tough to deal with in the winter with all the hot seasonal fare. Read on to learn what causes tooth sensitivity and how to avoid it from your local dentist.
August 20, 2018
These days, it seems that everywhere you look there’s a magazine or online article about food and dietary habits. Most of these articles focus on weight loss and the way your diet contributes (or doesn’t contribute) to your general health. But your oral health is also significantly impacted by the dietary choices you make every day. In fact, choosing healthy foods and doing well with hygiene at home are the two most powerful things you can do to prevent gum disease and cavities. With these simple preventive practices, you can maintain a healthy smile for life – with minimal dental work!