Austin Dentist Dr. John Schmid's Blog

Cosmetic Dentist Serving Austin, Bee Cave, Lakeway and Nearby Areas of Texas

November 11, 2016
Can you see what your new smile will look like before treatment begins? Yes you can. In the short video below, Austin cosmetic dentist Dr. John Schmid discusses the models we use to mock up smile restorations, allowing us to provide you with a detailed view of your new smile before any changes are... Read More
October 28, 2016
 Dental implants are placed directly into the jawbone. After they are placed implants undergo a process called osseointegration during which osteoblasts and connective tissue secure to the surface and hold the implant fast in place. Once this process is complete, the removal of a dental implant... Read More
October 25, 2016
In this short video, Austin cosmetic dentist Dr. John Schmid answers questions about staining porcelain veneers. If you live in or around Austin and are ready to learn how porcelain veneers can enhance your smile, call 512-329-5967 to schedule a free consultation at Contemporary Cosmetic Dentistry... Read More
October 19, 2016
TMJ is a condition caused by the misalignment of the jaw. People with TMJ may experience a range of symptoms, some of which can seem unrelated to jaw misalignment. This short quiz is intended to help you identify some of the symptoms of TMJ and to differentiate between them and those brought about... Read More
October 12, 2016
In this short video, Austin cosmetic dentist Dr. John Schmid answers the common question, “Will it hurt to get porcelain veneers?” If you live in or around Austin, Texas and are considering porcelain veneers, please contact Contemporary Cosmetic Dentistry online or by calling 512-329-5967to... Read More
October 07, 2016
 It’s Halloween time again, which means candy, cookies, and other sweets that can encourage tooth decay. While you needn’t abstain or even shy away from the goodies of the season, it is important for your oral health that you pay extra attention to your daily habits and make sure you are taking... Read More
September 28, 2016
Tooth bonding, also known as dental bonding, is a cost-effective and cosmetically appealing way to deal with dental problems including: Small gaps and spaces Crooked tooth presentation Exposed tooth roots Minor decay Chips, cracks, and fissures Once your dental bonding has been placed by Austin... Read More
September 20, 2016
 ClearCorrect may have a mild impact on speech while your tongue adjusts to the aligners. However, any lisping should be temporary and easy to overcome with simple exercises performed during the initial “getting used to” period. During the course of your ClearCorrect treatment, Austin cosmetic... Read More
September 16, 2016
If you use a mouthwash, you may need to pay close attention after porcelain veneers are placed. Porcelain veneers are secured to the teeth with an incredibly strong bonding material that allows them to serve the same function as natural tooth enamel. However, this bonding material can be weakened... Read More
September 14, 2016
What are porcelain veneers? Watch this short video from Austin cosmetic dentist Dr. John Schmid to find out. If you are interested in porcelain veneers, please contact Contemporary Cosmetic Dentistry online or by calling our Austin, Texas office at 512-329-5967to schedule your initial consultation... Read More