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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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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Pregnancy and Dental Work…….What To Expect and Do! Part 1

Since pregnancy is in our thoughts these days we figured it would be a good time to review the topic when considering dentistry.

Oral hygiene may be the last thing that comes to mind when you learn that you’re pregnant, but just as it affects nearly every other aspect of your body, it also affects your mouth.

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