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When A Filling Needs To Be Replaced

It’s important to determine when a filling needs to be replaced. Dental fillings, also known as dental restorations, are used to replace tooth structure that has been lost due to tooth decay. Dental fillings generally last for years, but no filling lasts forever. Every filling will eventually fail, requiring replacement. What Causes a Dental Filling [Read more …]

Am I A Candidate for Dental Implants?

  You may be a candidate for dental implants if you have lost one or more teeth. Most patients are able to receive dental implants without any problems or complications. The most important factor is your overall health. Benefits of Dental Implants Dental implants look and feel just like natural teeth. Dental implants are not [Read more …]

Dental Crowns for Adults

A dental crown is a type of dental restoration that is a tooth-shaped “cap” or cover that is placed over a tooth that is badly damaged or decayed.  It covers the tooth to restore its shape, size, strength and improve its appearance. What Are Dental Crowns Made From? Dental crowns can be made from several [Read more …]

About Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry is dental care and treatment to improve the appearance of your teeth in order to give you the smile you’ve always wanted. Many patients report a dramatic boost in self-esteem and self-confidence after a cosmetic dental procedure. Common Cosmetic Dental Procedures The most popular cosmetic dental procedure is teeth whitening. However, teeth whitening [Read more …]

Improve Your Smile With Cosmetic Dentistry

Searching for a Cosmetic Dentist in Austin?  Though some dentists claim to be “cosmetic dentists,” this is not a specialty field recognized by the American Dental Association.  Most cosmetic dentistry procedures fall under the realm of General Dentistry. Get Your Smile Evaluated Dr. Jeanne Taylor, practicing in Austin, Texas, for over twenty years, can evaluate [Read more …]

Are Dental Implants Right For You?

Missing teeth are embarrassing. They affect your appearance and self-esteem. Do you avoid smiling? Do you cover your mouth to hide missing teeth?  Do you worry that other people are unfairly judging you because you have missing teeth? If you have missing teeth, you may be a candidate for dental implants. Dental Implants Are Safe [Read more …]

Basic Teeth Cleaning

The basic teeth cleaning, commonly called “prophy”, involves removing the mostly-softer deposits from the crowns of teeth. This is done by scaling and polishing. Scaling can be done with “hand scalers” and with an ultrasonic scaler.

Cosmetic Dental Bonding

Cosmetic dental bonding is a type of veneer, but the material added to the fronts of the teeth are composite or tooth-colored filling material (instead of ceramic), and the procedure is completed in one appointment (no impression, no fabrication by a dental laboratory). Bonding can correct imperfections like gaps between teeth, shape and color at [Read more …]

Periodontal Cleaning

A periodontal cleaning is required when advanced symptoms of bacterial infection (periodontitis) are present or when hardened deposits have formed on the roots of teeth. Signs of periodontal disease include deep pockets, gums detached from the tooth, red, tender and swollen gums, loose teeth, bone loss, bad breath. The periodontal cleaning, commonly called “scaling and [Read more …]


Often the difference between a good smile and a great smile is the whiteness of the teeth! When done properly, whitening is safe and effective. In addition, it is a simple process and inexpensive. Dr. Taylor is eager to help you get the effect you want in the safest manner–without tooth sensitivity and gum irritation. [Read more …]