February is National Children’s Dental Health Month! Positive dental experiences in childhood help kids have a lifetime of healthy, beautiful, confident smiles. Our team at Southwest Smiles wants to help your child learn to love the dentist. Read our blog post for tips! Then call us to schedule their appointment with our pediatric dentist.
You’ve rung in the new year, and now it’s time to get serious about those resolutions you made. Read our blog post for a few tips to help you make sure your oral hygiene routine will have you smiling a beautiful smile in 2018. Don’t forget to call us to schedule your routine cleaning and exam at Southwest Smiles.
Studies show that the majority of adults don’t floss regularly. But there’s a reason your dentist recommends you do it daily. These consequences of not flossing will make you think twice about skipping this important part of your routine. Gum Disease When you don’t floss, plaque builds up between your teeth and gums. This can …Read the full article
Are you looking to improve your smile? Whether you want to make a subtle change or a dramatic one, dental veneers may be for you! What Are Dental Veneers? Veneers are thin, natural-looking shells that are customized to fit over individual teeth that need to be corrected. Veneers are made of porcelain or composite resin …Read the full article
It’s getting to be that time of year where bags of candy start appearing at drug and grocery stores. But you don’t have to reach for the candy corn or the chocolate bars to satisfy your sweet tooth! While Halloween has always been associated with candy, we’ve found recipes for three Halloween treats that aren’t …Read the full article
This October, the Austin City Limits Music Festival will welcome a number of fantastic musicians with brilliant megawatt smiles like Solange and Chance the Rapper. At Southwest Smiles, we offer a number of cosmetic dental treatments that can help you get smiles just as gorgeous as these ACL rockstars. Professional Teeth Whitening Want to get …Read the full article
Back to school means recess, new school supplies, and packing snacks for your child. But what kinds of snacks should you be putting into their lunchbox? Here are some of our favorite healthy snacks for kids. Cheese Cheese is a great snack to pack for your child because it contains proteins like casein that act …Read the full article
Many patients don’t have dental insurance, so they put off going to the dentist because they are afraid it will cost too much money. However, putting off important appointments, like regular cleanings and checkups, could cost you exponentially more in the long run. Options for Uninsured Patients At Southwest Smiles, we have financing options for …Read the full article
When you receive a new set of dentures, it’s important to take care of them so they last for years. Here are some ways to take care of your dentures, ensuring they are comfortable, clean, and long-lasting. Postprandial Cleaning After enjoying a good meal or snack, run clean water over your dentures to remove any …Read the full article
A clean bathroom helps expedite your morning routine. Whether it’s getting your family ready for school or hitting the gym before work, an impeccably organized bathroom makes getting out the door early that much easier. Plus, a clean, well-organized bathroom will save you time, giving you extra time to focus on important habits like flossing …Read the full article