Austin Dental Practice News

How Much Does a Smile Makeover Cost?

Many of our patients at Austin Dental Spa have more than one dental concern they want to fix. A smile makeover provides you with a custom-tailored treatment plan that can give you the advantage of addressing multiple dental imperfections at once. While most patients see the immediate value of a smile makeover, the cost can seem more of a mystery. Since each smile makeover treatment plan is personalized to meet every patient’s unique goals and expectations, the exact price of […]

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Is a Smile Makeover Right for Me?

A beautiful smile can make you feel confident on the inside and exude a sense of health and youth on the outside. With a smile makeover, our dentist can address many common dental concerns simultaneously, giving you a total smile transformation. Since a smile makeover can be custom-tailored to meet the needs and expectations of each individual patient, your teeth and gums can receive the personalized attention they need to look their best. Our patients have improved the appearance of […]

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Austin Dentist Uses New Kind Of Porcelain Veneers To Preserve Tooth Structure

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Dr. Mark Sweeney uses the latest advancements in porcelain veneers technology to improve the appearance of imperfect, uneven, or misaligned teeth. Austin, TX – According to cosmetic dentist Dr. Mark Sweeney, keeping up-to-date with modern dental technology is an integral component of his practice’s success. Recent key innovations include the CEREC® dentistry in-office milling system for same-day restorations and Waterlase® MD laser dentistry, which can eliminate the need for drills and needles while preparing a tooth for a filling or […]

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How Much do Porcelain Dental Veneers Typically Cost?

If you are concerned about issues such as stains, chips, gaps, or mild teeth misalignment, porcelain dental veneers can often be a great way to improve those common conditions. Composed of a durable ceramic material, these thin shells are custom-designed to fit over the visible portion of the affected teeth. The veneers are color-tinted to match the natural shade of surrounding teeth, and the results can last for decades with the proper care. The cost of porcelain veneer treatment is […]

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Can I Get Porcelain Veneers?

As one of our most popular cosmetic dentistry treatments, porcelain veneers can rejuvenate your smile in just a few office visits. During the porcelain veneer procedure, our dentists will apply a thin layer of durable porcelain to your teeth that can address a wide spectrum of cosmetic concerns. If cracks, chips, or stains cause you embarrassment or make you want to hide your smile, you may be a good candidate for porcelain veneers. The color of your porcelain veneers will […]

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Austin Dentist Discusses Benefits of TruDenta® Treatment for TMJ Disorder Symptoms

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Dr. Mark Sweeney discusses how the modern TruDenta® system can alleviate patients’ TMJ Disorder symptoms without the need for invasive techniques. Austin, TX —  Millions of people who are affected by chronic headaches, migraines, and other ailments are unaware their symptoms could be related to Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, commonly known as TMJ Disorder (or TMD). As Austin dentist Mark Sweeney, DDS explains, the temporomandibular joint attaches the jawbone to the base of the skull. If it is inflamed, imbalanced, or […]

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Benefits of the TruDenta® System

Problems with the temporomandibular joint, or TMJ Disorder, may develop for a number of reasons, particularly if your jaw joints are damaged, inflamed, imbalanced, or are experiencing excessive amounts of pressure. This can cause a variety of debilitating symptoms, including headaches, jaw popping, dizziness, and pain in multiple body areas. If left untreated, TMJ Disorder may develop into more severe health issues and interfere with many aspects of your life. Fortunately, at Austin Dental Spa, we are specially trained to […]

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TMJ Disorder Symptoms Treated by TruDenta®

Many people who suffer from migraines and headaches are unaware these symptoms could be the result of TMJ Disorder (or TMD). The temporomandibular joint connects the jawbone to the base of the skull and affects many of your body’s nerves. An unbalanced or damaged TMJ can lead to headaches, facial pain, and other problems with your head, neck and jaw. Our Central Texas dental office may be able to alleviate the symptoms related to your TMJ Disorder with TruDenta® technology. […]

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Can Eating Junk Food Change Your Behavior?

A recent study, published in the open-access journal Frontiers in Psychology, implies a junk food diet can change a rat’s behavior, and perhaps that of a human. In addition to gaining weight, researchers observed that rats make different choices on which food to eat and how much to consume after eating unhealthy food. Like most animals, rats raised on healthy eating habits are more inclined not to overeat or overindulge, which promotes a more balanced diet. However, after two weeks […]

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Austin Cosmetic Dentist Receives Top Training in BOTOX Injections for TMJ Treatment

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Dr. Mark Sweeney explains what he learned from courses on how to effectively administer BOTOX injections to treat temporomandibular joint disorder. Austin, TX — Austin cosmetic dentist, Dr. Mark Sweeney of Austin Dental Spa, recently traveled to San Antonio, TX and Miami, FL to complete two training sessions for certification on the use of BOTOX® injections to effectively treat temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder. The temporomandibular joint is what connects your skull and jaw together. TMJ disorder occurs when patients are […]

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