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Do You Need a Dental Crown During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

August 10, 2020

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Masked woman needs dental crowns during the COVID-19 pandemicJust because the COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically changed so many aspects of our everyday lives doesn’t mean that the world has stopped spinning. It’s still just as important that we water our plants, take our dogs on a walk, do our household chores, and take care of our oral health. In fact, it’s more important now than ever to repair your damaged or weakened teeth. Read on to find out why and what it’s like to get dental crowns in Austin during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Why You Should Replace Your Missing Teeth with a Dental Bridge Instead of Implants

July 31, 2020

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diagram of dental bridge being used to replace missing teeth

You lost a couple of front teeth to severe decay a few months ago, and you’ve had a noticeable gap in your smile ever since. You want to get them replaced so you can stop feeling self-conscious every time you talk or laugh in public. People have been telling you how great dental implants are, but you’re hesitant to invest in them. After all, they require oral surgery, they take several months, and they can be expensive. Fortunately, there’s another option to replace your missing teeth – dental bridges. Keep reading below to learn why you should choose a dental bridge over dental implants.


How To: Enjoy a Night on the Town with Invisalign

June 9, 2020

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Group of friends laughing at happy hourBy providing patients with virtually undetectable and completely removable trays, Invisalign has revolutionized the teeth-straightening process. In fact, their convenient, effective approach to creating beautiful smiles means you can enjoy a night out on the town without having to worry about pesky metal brackets and wires. That being said, it is important to take care of your clear aligners so your teeth can remain in pristine condition. Below are four tips for enjoying your evening with Invisalign:


How Long Do Metal-Free Restorations Last?

April 21, 2020

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Model of tooth-colored fillings.If you have a cavity or a damaged tooth, you don’t need to worry about a dark restoration causing an eyesore when you smile. Instead, metal-free fillings and crowns are the go-to solutions to rehabilitate a compromised tooth. They are customized to match the color of your enamel to blend in with your natural teeth. Since they aren’t made of metal, it’s normal to be concerned about their strength and durability. Rest assured, tooth-colored fillings and crowns are designed to last for many years with the right aftercare.

4 Clear Signs That You Need to Call Your Emergency Dentist

March 3, 2020

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woman with tooth pain needing to see emergency dentist in Austin

When you have a medical emergency, you know that you need to see a doctor immediately, and dental scenarios can be just as important to treat right away. As the threat of COVID-19 continues to grow over the coming weeks and months, dental practices are temporarily closing their doors for all non-essential care. However, if you experience a dental emergency, you can still contact your emergency dentist in Austin. But how can you know that what you’re experiencing qualifies as a dental emergency? Read on to find out! (more…)

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