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Joshua Austin, DDS

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By Joshua Austin, DDS

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Can I Eat Candy With Braces? Created: Monday, October 18, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      You have braces and you want to sink your teeth into a gooey candy bar, but you wonder if it's okay to do.
    • Definition of Cephalometric (Ceph) X-Ray Created: Monday, June 29, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      The definition of cephalometric is examined here.
    • Incisors - Definition of Incisors Created: Thursday, February 05, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      The definition of incisors, how they contribute to eating and everyday life, and an illustrated example of its position in your teeth.
    • Everything You Need to Know About Canker Sores Created: Thursday, May 07, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Learn everything you need to know about canker sores, from what they are to how to treat them and when to see your dentist.
    • How To Relieve Pain From a Cracked or Broken Tooth Created: Friday, May 07, 2010 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Here are the best ways to get relief from a toothache caused by a broken or cracked tooth.
    • What Causes Canker Sores? Created: Tuesday, April 28, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Canker sores are painful lesions in the mouth. Learn about the common causes associated with canker sores.
    • Whitening Home Remedies - Do They Work? Created: Sunday, April 29, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      Trying to whiten your teeth naturally? Find out what works and what doesn't.
    • When Do Children's Baby Teeth Fall Out? Created: Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014
      Find answers to questions about baby teeth, when children's baby teeth fall out and when their permanent teeth will erupt.
    • What is a Root Canal? Created: Wednesday, January 21, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014
      You have been told by your dentist that you need a root canal, but what is it? Read up on the procedure before your appointment, so you are aware of what is happening in your mouth during the proc...
    • What You Can and Can't Eat With Braces Created: Monday, March 01, 2010 Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014
      Are you confused about what you can and can't eat with your braces? I have broken down each food group for you, so you know exactly what you can and can't eat with your braces.
    • How to Achieve Pain Relief for an Abscessed Tooth Created: Friday, May 07, 2010 Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014
      Do you have pain from an abscessed tooth? Here are some good ways to relieve the pain from an abscessed tooth until you can see your dentist.
    • Are There Canker Sore Treatments and Remedies That Work? Created: Wednesday, April 29, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014
      Canker sores are painful lesions that develop inside the mouth. Find out how to treat canker sores at home, plus find out when you should see your dentist for treatment.
    • Crest Vs. Colgate: The Ultimate Fight for Your Oral Healthcare Dollar Created: Wednesday, April 02, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      what tooth paste is best? colgate total with triclosan toothpaste is the best toothpaste according to studies.
    • Snake Oil Pulling Created: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
      Oil pulling does not replace brushing for routine oral and dental hygiene. Oil pulling has no positive effects and does not effectively break up the plaque in your mouth.
    • Pregnancy Gingivitis - Gingivitis During Pregnancy Created: Monday, July 06, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014
      Pregnancy gingivitis is a common condition in pregnant women. Share your stories here.
    • Preventing Bad Breath - How Do I Prevent Bad Breath? Created: Monday, February 16, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014
      Bad breath is an embarrassing condition that can strike anywhere at anytime. Learn about the simple ways to treat your bad breath, and ways to stop if from occurring in the first place.
    • Plaque - Definition of Plaque Created: Tuesday, January 27, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014
      Plaque is continually forming on our teeth and gums. Find out what plaque is and how it damages your teeth and gums.
    • How To Brush Your Teeth Properly Created: Monday, December 22, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014
      If you are not brushing your teeth properly you may be harming your delicate gum tissue, causing tooth abrasion, and likely missing plaque from hard to reach surfaces. Follow this simple guide on ...
    • What is oil pulling? Created: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014
      What is oil pulling? How is oil pulling done? What oil is used in oil pulling? Is there any science to support the practice of oil pulling?
    • Before You Consider Teeth Whitening Created: Tuesday, December 23, 2008 Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014
      Before you consider teeth whitening products and procedures, find out what methods are available and which one is right for you.
    • What to Expect During a Dental Implant Procedure Created: Thursday, March 01, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013
      Find out how to prepare for your upcoming dental implant surgery and what you can expect during and after the surgery.
    • Braces and Orthodontic Treatment - Reasons for Braces and Orthodontic Treatment Created: Wednesday, December 17, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013
      Do you need braces? Reasons why braces are used and how they improve your oral health.
    • Root Canal Myths Created: Wednesday, December 02, 2009 Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013
      There are several myths and half-truths associated with root canal therapy. The top 10 root canal myths are explored here.
    • What are Dental Veneers? Created: Friday, January 23, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013
      What are veneers, you ask? Learn about this popular cosmetic dental procedure, that creates a beautiful new smile.
    • Product Review - Colgate Wisp Created: Tuesday, April 21, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013
      Colgate Wisp is an oral care product that is advertised to give you fresh breath on the go. Does it live up to its claims?
    • Gum Disease and Your Overall Health Created: Wednesday, December 17, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013
      An overview of gum disease and the surprising impact it can have on your health. Read up on these important reasons to brush and floss your teeth.
    • Over-The-Counter Pain Relief Medication for Dental Use Created: Friday, July 02, 2010 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
      Learn how over-the-counter pain relief medication is used in dentistry.
    • Drug Associated Gingival Overgrowth and Enlargement- Dilantin (Phenytoin) Created: Monday, March 16, 2009 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
      Dilantin (Phenytoin) is a medication frequently used to treat seizure disorders and epilepsy. The side effects on the gum tissue from the use of phenytoin are examined along with common treatments...
    • All About Dental X-rays Created: Thursday, March 01, 2012 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
      Everything you need to know about dental x-rays, including how often you should get them, descriptions of the different types, what they are used for, and much more.
    • Fun Dental Activities For the Whole Family to Enjoy Created: Tuesday, February 23, 2010 Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013
      This list of the best dental activities on the web will provide hours of dental fun and dental education for the whole family to enjoy.
    • Alginate Impression Definition Created: Tuesday, December 07, 2010 Updated: Monday, March 25, 2013
      Discover what the dental term alginate impression means.
    • Review of Tom's of Maine Maximum Strength Sensitive Toothpaste Created: Monday, November 30, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013
      Review of Tom's of Maine Sensitive Toothpaste.

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