Posts Categorized: Dental News

Keeping Teeth Pearly White Over the Holidays

Nothing tastes better than the savory dishes and sweet treats of the holidays. However, those tasty meals and treats can wreak havoc on your teeth, yellowing them and even potentially causing cavities. Many dentist offices are closed over the holidays and are generally booked with last minute appointments. Fortunately there are several home remedies and… Read more »

Your South Austin Dentist Offers Tips for Seniors

Dr. Steven Van Wicklen has practiced dentistry in Austin, TX, for over 25 years.  His emphasis on quality care, with a sincere focus on patient comfort and rapport, is just as evident now as it was back in 1985. With his friendly, professional staff and the welcoming environment that his office conveys, it’s no surprise that… Read more »

Why Coconut Oil Might Be Good for Your Teeth

A presentation given recently at the Society for General Microbiology’s autumn conference is the latest in a score of studies aimed at discovering unconventional methods of addressing cavity prevention. The study outlined the ways in which enzyme-modified, or digested, coconut oil might join the ranks in the war against tooth decay. Already known to be… Read more »