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Preventing COVID-19 in Dental Practices

11 Mar 20201
Preventing the Spread of COVID-19

With the cancellation of local favorite SXSW and other conventions, it’s no question that the COVID-19 is a serious threat to many organizations, and this includes dental practices. Named COVID-19, the virus is a contagious respiratory disease that was first detected in China in December 2019, and has now spread worldwide. There are at least 32 rep

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The Damage (Green) Beer Can Cause Your Teeth

10 Mar 20200
Green Beer on St. Patrick's Day

One of the largest alcohol consumption days of the year is quickly approaching as everyone will get in touch with their inner Irish on St. Patrick’s Day. A handful of green foods will be served to mark the day, and if you’re drinking, this might include green beer, which is beer served with green food coloring in it. Dr. Cash is here to remind you

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3 Valentine’s Treats That Keep Your Smile Bright

14 Feb 20200
Valentine's Treats

Valentine’s Day is the first holiday of the year where high amounts of sweets and treats are purchased and consumed, not only by romantic partners, but by everyone. Every year, the average spending for Valentine’s Day continues to rise. In total, spending is expected to reach $27.4 billion, up 32% from 2019. On average, 58 million pounds of chocola

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UM Dental School Receives No. 1 World Ranking

15 Jan 20201
Gate at University of Michigan Stadium

We are pleased to announce that the Shanghai Ranking Consultancy, an international organization that annually rates universities and their programs, named The University of Michigan School of Dentistry the top dentistry school in the world. The school is ranked first place in Dentistry and Oral Sciences in Shanghai’s Global Ranking of Academic Su

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4 Tips for Cavity Prevention over the Holiday

15 Dec 20190
Holiday Treats

Sweet treats, such as pies, chocolate, candy canes, and more are awaiting us this holiday season. That’s not a good sign for your oral or overall health as you might gain a new cavity in addition to a few pounds. Although delicious, sugary treats, are good at damaging teeth and gums. Here are a few ways to prevent cavities during the holiday season

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How Gum Disease Can Impact Your Health

15 Aug 20160
Dentist examination room with a yellow chair

Daily brushing and flossing can keep gum and periodontal disease at bay but for those that still suffer from Taking care of your teeth isn’t just about having a pearly white smile and pleasant breath.  There has been research proving a connection between your dental health and overall health.  Daily brushing and flossing can keep gum and periodo

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All-On-4/Teeth in a Day: Are These Denture Alternatives Right for You?

15 Jul 20160
A plastic model of a set of teeth

You may have seen a television commercial promising “teeth in a day” as an alternative to dentures. These commercials usually imply the patient walks in with their troubled teeth and walk out with their brand new perfect smile. I am asked about this heavily-marketed procedure at least weekly by our patients and I would like to take this opportunity

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The 411 On Dental Implants

15 Jun 20160
A woman laying in the grass smiling

Are you missing a tooth? Have you been told you have a tooth that is not repairable? If so, you are likely a good candidate for dental implants. An Austin dental implant is the gold standard for tooth replacement. A dental implant functions, chews and feels more like a natural tooth. The procedure of placement is usually surprisingly simple with

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How Long Will My Dental Work Last?

24 May 20160
Dental Chair

How long will my dental work last? On the surface this seems like a fair question.  A dentist might compare this question to asking your doctor “how long am I going to live?” Needless to say this is often a difficult question to answer. While the question is difficult, there are a few generalities that can be described to give a patient a better id

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