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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What Happens When You Get A Tooth Filled?

Here at Rigby Advanced Dental, in Bee Cave Texas, we live in reality and understand that when you face dental work, it can be a scary experience. You will often hear Dr. Brent Rigby admit that dentists get a “bad rap” when it comes to health professionals, because many people associate dentists with pain. It is our goal here at Rigby Advanced Dental to change this trend of thinking, and one of the easiest ways to do so is with patient education. Coming into a procedure knowing what to expect often makes the experience more pleasant and tolerable. Today we will focus on tooth fillings and restorations.

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Start Brushing Early And Often With Your Kids For Good Habits Later On!

Proper oral hygiene starts at an early age. From the time your child gets their first tooth, you should be using age-appropriate techniques to clean their teeth.

There are a variety of products available for cleaning the teeth of babies. As your child gets older, you can start using a toothbrush and pea-sized amounts of toothpaste. Remember to teach your child to spit the toothpaste out and rinse with water.

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Reverse The Numbness After Dental Work With Oraverse!

One of the most common complaints we hear from patients at Rigby Advanced Dental is that their anesthesia (numbness) lasts too long after a procedure is complete.  A quick trip to the dentist with dental local anesthesia can turn into an afternoon of numb cheeks, slurred speech, a crooked smile and maybe even a little drool.  But it doesn’t have to anymore.  There’s a new solution for this problem called OraVerse.

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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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What Causes Sensitive Teeth?

Does tooth sensitivity keep you from enjoying your favorite cold treat?  Does a cup of coffee make your mouth cringe?  You may be suffering from sensitive teeth.  But what causes sensitive teeth and how can you fix it?  Here at Rigby Advanced Dental sensitivity is no joke here are a few possible causes and suggestions to help you get started.

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Is Thumbsucking Bad Long Term?

That is a common question we hear from a lot of parents here at Rigby Advanced Dental.  Never fear, Dr. Rigby has a few nuggets of wisdom and suggestions for those who will listen and read.

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Why You Should Schedule A Dental Cleaning

One of the most important ways to stay healthy is to schedule a regular dental checkup with Dr. Brent Rigby of Rigby Advanced Dental in Bee Cave, TX.  Dental health is often neglected and put off until a problem arises. Yet keeping your pearly whites in top shape not only keeps your smile white, but can also help you avoid other health problems. The following ten reasons are why you should schedule a dental cleaning and keep your mouth happy and healthy.

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What Causes Periodontal Disease?

In recent years numerous studies and articles have tried to educate the general public on the importance of the oral cavity and its direct correlation to an individuals overall health.  It has been shown that poor dental hygiene is linked to numerous health problems, including heart disease. Gum disease also called “Periodontal Disease” has become a hot topic and understanding what it is and how it is caused is the purpose of this weeks post. Luckily right here in Bee Cave, Texas Dr. Brent Rigby has extensive training in treating and caring for individuals with periodontal and gum concerns.
 

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