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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
August 30, 2016
 Coronary artery disease is the most common form of heart disease. Caused by a buildup of plaque in the coronary arteries, this disease is the largest contributing factor in more than 610,000 deaths in the United States every year. Now, a team of researchers from Finland have found that latent... Read More
August 22, 2016
 TMJ can impact the inner ear, resulting in symptoms such as ear pain and stuffiness along with vertigo and dizziness. If you have long struggled with one of these issues, it may be a good idea to discuss your situation with Austin neuromuscular dentist Dr. John Schmid to determine if TMJ is the... Read More
July 08, 2016
 A bright and white smile is important for making a good first impression. Even after initial meetings, a white smile indicates optimal oral health and can help produce feelings of confidence and boost self-esteem. No wonder then that tooth whitening is the most popular cosmetic dentistry service... Read More
June 28, 2016
 The Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study of New Zealand (DMHDS) is “an ongoing, longitudinal study of the health, development and well-being of a general sample of New Zealanders.” Beginning at birth with babies born between 1972 and 1973, the DMHDS has assessed the general... Read More