Prosthodontic Full Mouth Rehabilitation in Austin, Texas

One of the common treatments patients seek out and discuss here at Rigby Advanced Dental in Bee Cave, TX is the need for Full Mouth Reconstruction (FMR). Also commonly referred to as Full Mouth Rehabilitation or Full Mouth Restoration.  No matter what you call it, all of these terms describe the same process and can be used interchangeably when one is considering rebuilding or simultaneously restoring all of the teeth in both the upper and lower jaws.

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Wisdom Teeth…..The Dreaded Third Molars

Wisdom tooth removal is a very common dental procedure and one discussed often here at Rigby Advanced Dental in Bee Cave, TX.  Dr Rigby carefully examines each case, discusses and educates the patient on the pros and cons of wisdom tooth extraction.  If removal is indicated then a decision is made with the patient on how they would like to have them removed and what level of sedation they desire.

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A Little About Rigby Advanced Dental

Welcome to Rigby Advanced Dental’s blog.  Here is a quick video we recently filmed to introduce and explain a little about our office to the fine residents of Bee Cave, Lakeway, Barton Creek, Dripping Springs and other areas of Lake Travis, TX.  Our office is located in The Hill Country Galleria in Bee Cave, TX.  Check it out and let us know what you think.

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You Can Use Toothpaste For What????

We all have at least one tube of toothpaste in our homes.  But did you know this inconspicuous item is useful for far more than keeping your pearly whites white?  Here is a short list from Rigby Advanced Dental of some of the more unexpected uses for your plain, old toothpaste.

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Understanding Dental Credentialing.

Every year, more and more people choose Rigby Advanced Dental and prosthodontics for their restorative dentistry. Those that do, truly experience the difference. However, thanks to some creative marketing schemes and weekend education courses, consumers are often mislead about the credentials of some dental practitioners.

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Get the Truth about Prosthodontics!

Every year, more and more people choose Rigby Advanced Dental and prosthodontics for their restorative dentistry. However, there is still some confusion about what prosthodontists actually do. It’s time to put the myths to rest, so you can make an informed decision about whether prosthodontics is right for you.

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Dental Myths…….Here Are A Few

Every medical field has its share of wives tales, fables and myths.  Dentistry is no exception.  Below are a few of the most popular dental myths and the truths that debunk them.  Hopefully these help you in your quest for better dental hygiene.

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Today’s Implant Restoration!

Check out the dental implant restoration Dr. Brent Rigby  just completed for one of our outstanding patients!  The implant was placed and restored by Dr. Rigby.  It was allowed to integrate with the surrounding bone for roughly six months before final restoration.  The patient had a very smooth and comfortable healing period and was surprised by how simple and straight forward dental implants can be.  Both Dr. Rigby and the patient were pleased with the outcome.

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Tips to Beat Bad Breath!

There’s no way around it – bad breath is embarrassing. Chronic bad breath can seem like a nemesis, constantly foiling your plans and preventing you from engaging in social activities. We know what to avoid food-wise: anchovies, onions, garlic, etc., but what else can you do? Consider these helpful tips to help you overcome bad breath and start smiling again!

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Broken Implant Screws……..No Problem!!

One of the things we do here at Rigby Advanced Dental is complex dentistry…….Dr. Rigby loves a good challenge!  We regularly have patients sent to us from other practitioners in need of a helping hand.  Not to long ago an oral surgeon gave us a call and referred a patient that was having problems with some existing dental implants that were placed over 20 years ago.  After a  through work-up Dr. Rigby determined the problems present as follows;

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