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!
Whiter, brighter teeth are on the top of everyone’s smile wish list – and for good reason! White teeth look young and healthy. The good news is that teeth whitening is one of the cheapest and easiest ways to improve your smile, and the results are almost immediate. If you’re already taking good care of… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Acids and bases might sound like something from far back in your memory, like middle school science class, but the concept is still very applicable to every aspect of life today. The foods and beverages you consume daily have a very big effect on your oral health and overall health, for better or worse. You… (Read More)Continue Reading »
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 »