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Seaweed, which many enjoy when they eat sushi or other Japanese food, has been shown to possibly help prevent cavities. Researchers from Newcastle University were studying how to clean ship hulls with seaweed and discovered a new way to prevent cavities in the process, a recent study shows. A microbe was found on the surface […]

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If you have had an amazing experience at Lakeway Center for Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, now you have your chance to share about it and become an Austin area movie star. We have begun recording videos of patients like you who want to share about your enjoyable experience at our office. These videos will now […]

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The American Dental Association recently surveyed Americans in its first oral health quiz. You would be surprised at how much Americans are mistaken about dental health care. Test yourself here and see if you beat the average American. 1. You should floss twice a week. True or False 2. You should brush after every meal. […]

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Many people, including Jessica Simpson, say they don’t brush their teeth much, but instead use Listerine or another mouthwash. But this is very dangerous, and isn’t a good habit to start. When you use mouthwash, many times you will feel a burning sensation because alcohol in the mouthwash is drying out your mouth. This results […]

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Dr. Rudy Izzard joins Lakeway Center for Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, bringing a focus on dental implants and oral surgery.Austin, Texas, July 17, 2012— Dr. Robert D’Alfonso of the Lakeway Center for Cosmetic and Family Dentistry has added a new dentist to his practice of Austin cosmetic dentists. Dr. Rudy Izzard joined Lakeway Center for Cosmetic and […]

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A new government report states that more than one in every five Americans has untreated cavities. Some believe the reason untreated cavities haven’t decreased over the past decade is that more people are on Medicaid, and many states have eliminated dental benefits. The spokesperson for the American Dental Association, Dr. Lindsay Robinson, stated that there […]

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Neem—this word may not mean anything to most Americans, but to others around the world it is their key defense in maintaining oral hygiene. A neem tree has also been called a toothbrush tree. Its branches have been used as the main toothbrush for centuries for many in India, the Middle East, parts of Africa […]

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Children love to suck on sippy cups, bottles and pacifiers. But new research shows that as children get older these comforts can injure instead of soothe. In a recent study published in the Pediatrics journal, from 1991-2010, researchers found that 45,398 children were treated for injuries that resulted from pacifiers, bottles and sippy cups, which equals out […]

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Most TV shows or movies about crime scene investigations focus on a dead body lying on the ground, but forensics also includes examining victims’ teeth. The FBI states that there are 100,000 active missing people cases in the USA at any time. Forensic dentists help identify victims and criminals in order to bring peace to […]

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There is now another option for parents who missed out on saving their child’s umbilical cord stem cells. New research shows that children’s “milk teeth” have stem cells that can be used to help during disease or illness. The stem cells can be saved from baby teeth, teeth extracted for orthodontic reasons, and wisdom teeth. […]

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