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  • Solutions for Dry Mouth (Xerostomia)
    Dry mouth, or xerostomia, is a common side effect of many medications. It can also be a side effect of cancer treatments, or the result of certain auto-immune diseases. the Read more
  • Tooth Worms? The History of Cavities and Tooth Fillings
    Scientists have discovered tooth decay in specimens that are more than 15,000 years old. The ancients once thought that cavities were caused by something called “tooth worms” … Eew! They Read more
  • Celebrate Your Mom’s Smile with These Mother’s Day Gifts
    Mother’s Day is around the corner, and if you’re looking for some different gifting ideas for one of the most important people in your life, we have some suggestions for Read more
  • Top Five Dental Myths
    Sometimes the line between fact and fiction is easily blurred. This is certainly the case when it comes to dentistry, where myths and misconceptions abound. In a bid to put Read more
  • Earth Day
    The idea for Earth Day was the brainchild of Gaylord Nelson, a senator from Wisconsin. He envisioned an Earth Day that would be a kind of environmental teach-in. The first Read more
  • Are you at risk for sleep apnea?
    If you are one of the more than 12 million North Americans who suffers from sleep apnea, the doctor and our team want you to know we can help. Sleep Read more
  • Do Spring Allergies Mean (B)Looming Dental Problems?
    April showers bring May flowers, and May flowers bring . . . allergies. If you’re one of the millions of people who suffer from seasonal allergies, you might be suffering Read more
  • Tips for Managing Oral Pain
    Experiencing tooth or oral pain is not fun. If you cannot get to Neil Patel right away, the pain may even seem to increase. The old saying that a tooth Read more
  • Keeping Our Teeth Healthy as We Age
    Decades ago, it was just expected that getting older meant losing teeth. But today’s dental practices and treatments help us defy expectations. How can we keep our teeth healthy as Read more
  • Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day
    Millions of people, around AUSTIN, Texas and beyond, wear green on St. Patrick’s Day so they can show their spirit for the holiday and avoid getting pinched. While it may Read more
  • Oh no, not the dentist!
    If you or your children suffer from dental anxiety, you aren’t alone. According to the Cleveland Clinic, between nine and 15 percent of Americans admit to feeling sufficiently afraid of Read more
  • Signs It's Time To See Your Austin Family Dentist
    When you have a large family, ensuring that each member gets proper dental care each year can be complicated. The best thing to do is choose one dentist who can Read more
  • Are your teeth ready for the big day?
    Capturing the Moment At Neil Patel we know that just about anyone who has taken on the challenge of planning her own wedding could tell you how important the little details Read more
  • My gums are inflamed. What can I do?
    Inflamed gums are a fairly common dental issue, but unfortunately, many people don't take the problem seriously enough. If you ignore inflamed gums and continue your usual routine, you could Read more
  • Are you a candidate for dental implants?
    When you are missing teeth, it is critical to replace them. Without all your teeth, chewing and eating can be challenging, as well as uncomfortable. Missing teeth can also destabilize Read more
  • The Origins of Valentine's Day
    When we think of Valentine’s Day, we think of cards, flowers, and chocolates. We think of girlfriends celebrating being single together and couples celebrating their relationship. We think of all Read more

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