Austin Dental Spa

Austin Cosmetic Dentist Highlights Rejuvenating Treatments for the Aging Smile

Dr. Mark Sweeney of Austin Dental Spa discusses how the mouth changes with age and which cosmetic dental treatments can rejuvenate one’s smile appearance. Austin, TX — Just as the face starts to develop wrinkles over time, the mouth can show signs of aging as a person gets older. Dr. Mark Sweeney, a cosmetic dentist in Austin, says teeth are prone to a number of changes as men and women age, which are caused by the natural aging process and […]

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Electric vs. Regular Toothbrush

We all know that brushing our teeth is essential for maintaining good oral health, but did you know the type of toothbrush you use is important too? Our cosmetic dentist, Dr. Mark Sweeney, talks about the benefits of using an electric toothbrush versus a manual toothbrush in the video below. Video Image Placeholder For more information, or to schedule your routine checkup with Dr. Sweeney or Dr. Slagter, contact our office!

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Congratulations to Debbie on Her Retirement!

From all of us at Austin Dental Spa, we wish Debbie the best as she enters retirement! She has been a dental hygienist with our team since 1990, offering our patients friendly, compassionate care. Several generations of patients have established relationships with Debbie, not wanting anyone but her to clean their teeth. According to Dr. Mark Sweeney, she is a “world class dental hygienist” for working alongside him for 25 years. Although we’re sad to see Debbie go, we’re excited […]

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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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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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