ADA Accessibility Information
Accessibility

A
A

A
 Facebook button
 Twitter button
 Google button
 yelp button
 Instagram button
 youtube button
(210) 408-7999

Dental Blog


Dr. Joshua Austin has provided this educational blog as a resource to the community. Our hope at Joshua Austin, DDS is that our blog will cover the subjects that you may be interested in.

If you like an article or the dental blog in general please use the share it button to post to Facebook, Twitter, or Google+.

If you would like us to cover a particular topic please contact us!

Click an icon below to share our blog.


Latest Posts:

Should You Floss with Water or Mouthwash or With a Liquid Flosser?
Posted on 3/15/2019 by Office
Flossing your teeth is important. This is because you don't want plaque (a soft, sticky film full of bacteria) to build up on your teeth. Of course, there are many other great ways in which you can also prevent this from happening, including using a water pique (a.k.a. liquid flosser) and mouthwash. Flossing Away PlaqueWith dental floss you're able to get down, around and in between your teeth where the plaque builds up. These are areas that are difficult for your toothbrush to reach, but this isn't true for dental floss. Using a Waterpik or Liquid Flosser to do Away with PlaqueIt's important to understand that you can't depend fully on a waterpik to remove all the plaque from your teeth. This is because the only real way to remove plaque from your teeth is by using your toothbrush to create a mechanical, gentle scrubbing action followed by flossing. Instead you should see this as an aid for your toothbrush that will rinse away any leftover soft plaque particles. Of course, this is also another beneficial way of cleaning your teeth. Washing Plaque Away with MouthwashAntiseptic mouthwash is something you should include in your daily oral health routine. This is because studies show that using mouthwash will reduce dental plaque on your teeth by roughly 22.2%. It's also able to reduce the likelihood of you having problems with things like gingivitis. While you may understand the importance of removing plaque from your teeth, it's easy to still find yourself feeling really confused about what the best way to make this happen is. Hopefully this information has helped you some, but if you still have some questions about this topic, make sure you give us a call and set up a time to come in and discuss these things with us....
Read more...




All Posts:

Should You Floss with Water or Mouthwash or With a Liquid Flosser?
3/15/2019
Are Carrots Good for Your Teeth or Too Sweet?
2/25/2019
How Do Your Teeth Get Whiter with Whitening Toothpaste?
2/15/2019
Is Black Tea Good for Your Teeth?
1/25/2019
How to Protect Your Oral Health While Traveling
1/15/2019
What You Drink Can Ruin Your Breath
12/25/2018
What We Look For Specifically During Dental Exams
12/15/2018
Is Oral Herpes Something That Can Reduce Your Oral Health?
11/25/2018
How to Pick Out the Perfect Electric Toothbrush
11/15/2018
Should You Put Aloe on Oral Cuts or Scrapes?
10/25/2018
Secrets to Having a Beautiful Smile
10/15/2018
What Does Bad Breath Say About You?
9/25/2018
What Do the Teeth and Gums Get Out of Eating Produce?
9/15/2018
Your Tongue and the Roof of Your Mouth Need Brushing Too
8/25/2018
You Need to Protect Your Oral Health When You Work Out -Here's Why
8/15/2018
Most Common Risk Factors for Tooth Loss
7/20/2018
Does Your Jaw Tend to Hurt When You Wake Up?
7/10/2018
Why Ibuprofen is So Highly Recommended After Oral Procedures
6/20/2018
Why Do Your Taste Buds Swell?
6/10/2018
What Can Make Your Dental Bonding Dull
5/20/2018
Ways of Decreasing Your Risk of Oral Cancer
5/10/2018
Snacking Can Increase the Chances of Tooth Decay by Eating Away at Your Enamel
4/20/2018
Signs You May Be Getting Too Much Fluoride
4/10/2018
Why Your Teeth and Gums Need You to Get Plenty of Vitamin D
3/25/2018
Why You Want to Drink More Water When You Struggle with Dry Mouth
3/15/2018
Top 3 Myths About Dental Crowns
2/25/2018
Things to Eat to Avoid Dental Stains
2/15/2018
When Tooth Shaping is the Best Option for Your Teeth
1/25/2018
What Snacks Do the Most Harm to Your Teeth?
1/15/2018
Do You Need Enough Cheese? Your Teeth Really Like it When You Eat it
12/25/2017
Dental Implants Keep You Looking Younger, Here Is How
12/15/2017
What Can Happen if You Avoid Dental Care During Pregnancy?
11/27/2017
What Biting Your Fingernails Does to Your Teeth?
11/17/2017
Reasons Biting Down May Hurt to Do
10/27/2017
Protecting Your Teeth When You Are Sick and Vomiting
10/17/2017
Teaching the Elderly About How to Care for New Dentures
9/30/2017
The Benefits of Flossing Well if You Want to Lose Weight
9/20/2017

4553 N Loop 1604 W, Suite 1211
San Antonio, TX 78249
 Request an appointment button Request an Appointment
(210) 408-7999




Patient Log-in

New Patient Forms

Refer a Friend

Copyright © 2017-2019 Joshua Austin, DDS and WEO MEDIA. All rights reserved.  Sitemap | Links