By visiting a laser dentist, you’ll have the opportunity to experience a new and exciting technology. We would like to give you some basic information and perhaps reduce any of your concerns. Dental lasers are a family of instruments. Some lasers are used for surgery ( soft tissue lasers), some to cure restorative materials (… Continue reading Austin Laser Dentistry. What Are Dental Lasers and What Do They Do For You?
One of the latest trends in healthcare and dentistry in particular is exploring all of the opportunities to keep your health as long as possible in the best condition. In dentistry, dental implants are starting to push full and partial dentures to the sidelines. Dentures are still a valid option for many people, but no… Continue reading Dental Implants – Discount, express? So many choices, methods, applications. Which one is right for you?
I've spent plenty of time thinking about the meaning of the saying, "long are the days, and short are the years." We are a busy people, aren't we? While the days can seem long, certainly each year continues to fly by without regard. Simply, time continues to slip away from us. Pertaining to dental health,… Continue reading Why Am I Having Tooth Pain?
Your gums are the foundation for healthy teeth. Because correcting periodontal problems are so important, Dr. Tor Gotun is always eager to find and use tools and methods that will best assist his patients. One of the latest advanced in gum treatment is dental lasers – Dr. Gotun is happy to use this technology to… Continue reading Restore Your Gum Health with Laser Dentistry
Brushing Your Teeth the Right Way This topic never gets obsolete and we cannot emphasize enough how important it is. Proper brushing is probably the most important way to keep your mouth healthy. Brushing correctly and with the proper frequency can help you prevent problems before they appear. There are four important things you will… Continue reading Do you really know how to brush your teeth???
Pregnant women can safely be treated for gum infections without having to worry about their baby's health, according to a new study. The concern among dentists had been that treating the problem could cause bacteria to get into the mothers' bloodstream, where they could harm babies' development. Gum disease -- caused by a bacterial infection… Continue reading Mom’s gum disease treatment safe for baby
Your toothbrush may be nastier than you think. Find out when to ditch it. By Stephanie Watson WebMD Feature Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD Do you know what's lurking on your toothbrush? Your toothbrush is loaded with germs, say researchers at England's University of Manchester. They've found that one uncovered toothbrush can harbor more… Continue reading The Ugly Truth About Your Toothbrush
If you experience frequent headaches and pain in your lower jaw, check your posture and consult your dentist about temporomandibular disorder (TMD), recommends the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), an organization of general dentists dedicated to continuing dental education. Poor posture places the spine in a position that causes stress to the jaw joint. When… Continue reading Headaches and Jaw Pain? Check Your Posture!
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Happy Healthy Smiles in Westlake Hills. Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Westlake Hills 78746. Just as you get inspired to clean out your closet, don't forget to take a good look at your smile. Is it healthy? Are you happy with it? Are you proud to show it off? If you answered no to any of these questions - you need to give us a call. Dr.Gotun and our entire team are at your service to help with any concerns or any desires for improvements. We CAN make you proud of your smile!