At Abilene Family Dentistry, we want knowledge to stick and plaque to split! We’re proud to see our patients apply the education we provide and share it with their families, because we think the world of dentistry and oral health are fun to explore. Our blog is the place we’ll share some of our favorite facts and helpful hints twice a month. For oral hygiene tips, home remedies for toothaches, details on the latest at-home whitening trends, and answers for the most frequently asked questions about dental insurance, follow along! Share a smile with us by commenting and sharing!
Pulp is found in the center of each tooth and consists of tissue, nerves, and blood vessels, which work together to provide oxygen and nutrients that keep them healthy and strong. If one or more teeth suffer a traumatic injury or decay, the pulp can become inflamed or infected. When this happens in a child’s… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Don’t be Afraid of the Dentist! Abilene Family Dentistry knows some folks avoid the dentist’s chair like the plague. According to studies at the Dental Fears Research Clinic at the University of Washington, as much as 8% of Americans are too afraid to go to dentists and 20% are too anxious to visit a dentist… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Traditionally, dentists have used what’s known as amalgam, or special metal alloys, to fill cavities. However, modern dental medicine has advanced to the point that Abilene Family Dentistry can offer patients a much better option for filling holes caused by tooth decay: composite fillings. Dr. Webb and Dr. Awtrey would like to educate you on… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Welcome to our new website! We are thrilled with the launch of our new online home that will help us provide a better experience for our patients. This site is meant to be an extension of our practice that allows you to easily find information and schedule appointments, and a resource for our patients and… (Read More)Continue Reading »