Your Smile’s Health Changes With You as You Age

Did you know, your smile's health changes with you as you age? Yes, it’s true! Your teeth and gums all age and may have an increased risk of discoloration and gum disease as you get older. If you neglect your oral health routines, you can be placing your smile at risk for severe problems that might be painful or costly... read more »

Enjoy Your Smile Thanks to Cavity Prevention Treatments

To ensure your smile has the best chance for oral health care success, be sure to enhance every aspect of your oral health care lifestyle. This includes maintaining dietary habits, frequent visits to your dentist, and regular cleanings every day. Never let your oral health fall into disrepair. The good news is with proper help and treatment, you can reverse... read more »

Teeth Can be Whiter With Treatment

If you are looking for advice on teeth whitening, you have come to the right place! Our team is happy to give you some insight on teeth whitening, so your teeth can stay healthy and beautiful each day, as well as provide KöR® Whitening Deep Bleaching™ as an option. The most imperative thing to remember with any teeth-whitening treatment is... read more »

Why Brushing Correctly Helps Your Smile Shine

Brushing your teeth correctly protects your teeth and gums from the ravages of tooth decay and gum disease while making your smile shine. There are better ways to brush your pearly whites than sawing back and forth or using an outdated toothbrush. Dr. Anderson Lane and our Anderson Lane Dental team in Austin, Texas, hope you enjoy the following brushing tips... read more »

Avoid the Damage of Halloween Candy

This is a great time of year, especially for younger children. However, with the influx of candy in many people's diets, this means they're at higher risk for cavities. This is a serious problem because cavities can devolve into other issues when left untreated. With that in mind, let's look at exactly what too much Halloween candy can do to... read more »

Can a Tongue Scraper Help You?

You know that if you want to enjoy good oral health, you need to brush your teeth twice a day and floss daily, but did you know there are other things you can do to improve your oral health? Naturally, we recommend considering all of your options when it comes to your oral health—include tongue scrapers. Granted, using a tongue... read more »

Common Causes of Dry Mouth

Your saliva production can be affected by many things, anything from dehydration to medical conditions and medications. When saliva is reduced, you may experience a condition called dry mouth, or xerostomia. Dry mouth happens when the salivary glands which produce saliva in the mouth decrease production, making the mouth feel drier than normal. No. 1. Dehydration may develop from excess... read more »

Don’t Skip Brushing Before Going To Sleep

At the end of a long, stressful day, you may want to just fall into your bed and sleep. However, you should not forgo your oral hygiene routine, no matter how tired you feel. Your teeth should be brushed twice a day and flossed once a day. When you skip brushing, especially before you go to sleep, then cavities and... read more »

Dental Health And Diabetes

Did you know that 1 in 5 cases of complete tooth loss have been linked to diabetes? Did you know that not only can diabetes increase your risk of gum disease, but that gum disease can make it difficult to control blood sugar levels? If diabetes isn’t properly cared for, it can wreak havoc on your general and dental health.... read more »