Parkfield Family Dental Blog
April 8, 2019
According to some data sets, as many as 85% of adult Americans have some form of gum disease, a condition that, alarmingly, is still on the rise. If it goes untreated, gum disease can cause some serious oral and overall health problems. As you continue reading, find out about these issues, what symptoms to be on the lookout for and ways to prevent the disease.
March 25, 2019
As you work for your new promotion or dip your feet into the dating pool again, fixing your crooked smile could become your first priority. But braces seem inconvenient and painful and can take up to years to work! You don’t have that kind of time. Invisalign in Austin can offer you a pain-free and quick way to straighten your smile, so you don’t have to put your life on hold. Read on for the facts and benefits of Invisalign aligners! (more…)
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.