The Academy of General Dentistry says that the best toothbrush is the one you will actually use. If an electronic toothbrush will help you to reach the recommended two to three minutes of brushing for two to three times per day, then you should use an electronic toothbrush. But, for the average person, if you […]
Our staff is spending a few days in Colorado Springs for a dental seminar. I’m excited to be a guest speaker at this event to discuss CEREC technology with a group of about 21 dental offices. This particular seminar has a variety of speakers to help educate dentists and their staff on the newest technologies […]
Do you get enough fluoride from our toothpaste? This is a tricky question…it depends on a number of factors, such as your age, diet, and even exposure to fluoride. Some toothpaste brands have more fluoride than others. Fluoride helps protect our enamel, and you may not be getting enough. Crest Pro-Health has almost double the […]
Did you know that a quick, simple laser treatment will ‘zap’ a mouth ulcer and help it to heal in just 24 hours? If you feel a painful ulcer coming on, call our office right away. We can usually get you in same-day for a 15 minute appointment to treat the ulcer with a laser […]
Women smile about 62 times a day compared to men who smile about 28 times. Children find something to smile about more than 400 times each day. So, find your inner-child and smile!
The purpose of flossing is two-fold: to clean between teeth and to remove debris from under the gum line. If you’re like most people, you neglect this necessary tooth task and leave behind more than 300 types of destructive bacteria that make up plaque and tartar. You probably know by now that excessive plaque will […]
The Hills Dental Spa is closing for summer vacation for our staff. We will reopen Monday, June 28th at 9am.
Some people believe that bleeding gums are a result of flossing. Did you know, that’s a myth? Flossing generally shouldn’t cause your gums to bleed. If it does, consider it an early warning sign of periodontal disease. According to the National Institutes of Health, an estimated 80 million Americans have some form of periodontal disease […]
Many people are uncomfortable with, even scared of, going to the dentist. We strive to make each and every client comfortable in our office. If you are one of those people who are nervous about dentistry, let us help you by providing a free relaxing CD created for you by Austin Hypnotherapy Solutions. Pam Yagjian […]
During the month of June, take $10 off any massage! That means, you can get a full 60-minute massage for just $65…what a deal! Call to make your appointment – 512-347-0044