Healthy Smile Recipes: Wild Salmon and Quinoa

Wild Salmon and Quinoa (Recipe by Dr. Shawn Frawley) A cast iron skillet will allow for precise control of cooking temperatures since its heat retention qualities produce an even temperature cooking surface without hot spots. With cast iron, you can prepare salmon that is moist and has a nice crust.  Wild salmon is high in [...]

By | 2017-02-02T20:45:53+00:00 March 18th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Quick Way to Brighten Your Smile

Want a quick tip to brighten your smile? NewBeauty says Hollywood celebrities know a trick- that makeup can make a big difference in your overall look. Whether you recently whitened or never have, wearing lipstick with a bluish hue in it will make your teeth look whiter no matter what. NewBeauty also reports Supersmile On-the-Go [...]

By | 2013-07-15T14:58:19+00:00 July 15th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Fun Teeth Numbers

As pubished in Allure Magazine, Tooth history has had it's moments of true brilliance... 1000 B.C.: Approximate year of Africa's Bantu migration. The people believed death entered the body through the teeth; to allow death to exit, they filed their teeth into triangular points. 19:20 Passage in the Book of Job in which the phrase [...]

By | 2013-06-25T15:28:50+00:00 June 25th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Tips for Fresher Breath

Did you know, that bacteria grows in your mouth?  Yuk!  But it's true.  Bacteria is a main cause for bad breath.  Fluoride kills some bacteria, so be sure you're using a toothpaste or mouth wash that contains fluoride.  A toothpaste that boasts it contains mouthwash isn't going to give you cleaner teeth, but it will [...]

By | 2017-02-02T20:45:54+00:00 May 13th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Ashiatsu Massage

Ashiatsu is a Japanese word meaning “foot pressure.”  With roots in the Far East, this spa therapy utilizes techniques that have been around for thousands of years. This treatment is often referred to as the most luxurious deep massage, and in fact, the Austin Chronicle recently called Ashiatsu the “most amazing use of the human foot!”  [...]

By | 2017-02-02T20:45:54+00:00 July 23rd, 2012|Uncategorized|

3 Crafty Ways to Prevent Teeth Stains

They are everywhere, even when you least expect them: stain-causers. Colored beverages, foods, medication and environmental factors that can turn your teeth from pearly white to dishwater gray or yellow. Here are a few who-would-have-thought ways to prevent teeth stains: Don't chew ice "It creates microcracks in the tooth structure, which can absorb food stains [...]

By | 2017-02-02T20:45:54+00:00 July 18th, 2012|Uncategorized|

All Natural Facial at Home

Summer sun significantly dries your skin... even if you do apply sunscreen daily.  This month, a 1-HOUR moisturizing facial is only $50!  But, if you don't have time to make it in for a treatment, consider indulging in a treatment at home.  Try this all-natural at-home facial and get spa benefits in 3 easy steps: STEP 1: In [...]

By | 2012-07-16T20:19:48+00:00 July 16th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Cell Phone Challenge

July is National Cell Phone Courtesy Month!  So take a minute and appreciate how cell phones have improved our lives. But more importantly, be sure that you are being courteous to those around you when you use your cell phone. Turn your phone to silent when you enter a place of business like a doctor’s office [...]

By | 2017-02-02T20:45:54+00:00 July 13th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Community Corner

Are you a fan of live music in Austin? During the month of July, help us support Health Alliance for Austin Musicians. The mission of HAAM is to provide access to affordable health care for Austin’s low income, uninsured working musicians, with a focus on prevention & wellness. The Hills Dental Spa will match every dollar [...]

By | 2017-02-02T20:45:54+00:00 July 12th, 2012|Uncategorized|