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Dr. Bruce Silva and his team at Austin Premier Dental are dedicated to providing high-quality and compassionate dental health care.

December 31, 2015

A New Years resolution that should be on everyone’s list for 2016: smile more! Smiling more often is proven to increase your quality of life, better your chances of success in your career, and help you catch the eye of that special someone. Many people hide their smiles because are embarrassed by yellowed or stained teeth. Teeth usually darken as we age, but other factors can cause teeth to become discolored as well including certain foods, drinks, medications, tobacco, and genetics. Though you can’t choose your ancestors, you can elect to do something about your own teeth.

Professional whitening is safe and can brighten your teeth up to ten shades lighter in just one visit! Over-the-counter remedies aren’t as effective and can take weeks to see results. They can also cause discomfort to people with sensitive teeth or gums when used long-term.
Start the year off right and schedule your teeth whitening consultation today. Reveal those pearly whites waiting to be uncovered!

Here are some benefits of teeth whitening:

  • Smile more
  • Boost your confidence
  • Remove stains from coffee, tea, juice, smoke, or medications
  • Elevate your outlook on life

At Austin Premier Dental, we offer several teeth whitening options, including an in-office procedure that can give you a brighter, whiter smile in as little as an hour. We also offer customized, take-home options as well. Whichever treatment you choose, you can rest assured that we’re the Austin dentists who will work with you to determine the most appropriate teeth whitening method for you.

Start the New Year with a new smile, a new look…and a new you! Call today for a consultation.

Source: Jefferson Dental & Popular Mechanics

December 22, 2015

Happy Holidays to all of our patients and their families! With the celebrations beginning, you know that even those on Santa’s nice list can be tempted by the constant offerings of sweet treats like desserts, candies, cookies and other sugar plums. We don’t want to be a scrooge, though, we want you to have a good time and enjoy the season! The good news is you can have your cake (in moderation) and eat it too and still keep your oral health top of mind.

Remember, when you consume a lot of sugar, the natural bacteria in your mouth will create acids that can wear down the enamel of your teeth. When your enamel wears down, the tooth can soften and become more susceptible to decay. These acids and developing decay can cause gingivitis and other gum problems.  During the holidays, when so many sweets are readily offered, your dental health can go from bad to worse.  Here are some helpful hints in making the right choices without missing out on all of the fun.

  • Did you know cakes and cookies are better for your teeth than hard or chewy candy? Make the right choices when it comes to dessert.
  • If you can’t brush your teeth after you eat, try rinsing your mouth out with water. Even chewing sugarless gum can help add saliva to wash away that sugar.
  • Do keep a travel size toothbrush and toothpaste handy so that you can be prepared. Keep them for your children as well.
  • Increase your brushing at home. Spend a little extra time at the sink both morning and night.  This may just be a habit you’ll want to keep all year! The recommended amount of time for brushing is 2-3 minutes. Maybe a timer will help, especially with the kids.

We hope you have a magical holiday season and look forward to seeing you at your next visit! Remember, if you suspect you may have a cavity or any other dental issue, give us a call!

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Austin, TX 78704

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