How to Prevent Gum Disease and Tooth Loss

Do you ever wonder what could happen to your teeth if you have gum disease? You may have heard that gum disease is actually a fairly common problem, but did you know that it can lead to irritated or sore gums, bad breath, and sensitivity? This serious issue could also... Read more »

The Process Involved in Dental Bonding

Are you about to improve your smile or repair decayed, broken, or chipped teeth with a dental-bonding treatment in Round Rock, Texas? If so, we’re excited for you! Dental bonding can improve the appearance of your smile and boost your oral health. To help you prepare for your appointment, our... Read more »

Most Small Cavities Can Be Repaired by a Standard Filling

An inadequate or inconsistent oral hygiene routine can allow the natural bacteria in your mouth to exploit and weaken your tooth enamel. If this is not counteracted in a timely fashion, it can allow a small cavity to form. If a cavity is treated early, your John F. Lann, DDS... Read more »

Crowns Need Regular Dental Care

Your new crown effectively replaces the enamel layer of your tooth with an artificial material like gold, base metals or porcelain. While these materials are not vulnerable to bacteria and tooth decay, your crown will still need inclusion in your daily oral hygiene routine. Without twice daily brushing and flossing... Read more »

A Severely Decayed Tooth Might Require a Root Canal

If you’ve allowed a cavity too go too long without repair the decay will continue to spread deep and deeper into the tooth. Given enough time the decay can infect the pulp and root of the tooth. When this happens you will likely feel pain and extreme sensitivity issues in... Read more »

Diagnosing the Source of Tooth Sensitivity for Effective Treatment

Tooth sensitivity will often cause pain or a sharp stinging sensation in one or more teeth when you consume hot, cold, sweet or acidic foods and drinks. This can drive some people to avoid a wide array of foods they enjoy. Some people find relief from tooth sensitivity by brushing... Read more »

The Foods to Avoid Eating to Maintain Healthy Teeth

If you want to maintain strong and healthy teeth, then it’s best to avoid eating tooth-harming foods in Round Rock, Texas. Some tooth-harming foods our John F. Lann, DDS - Round Rock TX Dentist team recommends avoiding are: -Empty-calorie foods: Empty-calorie foods are a cause of dental concern because they... Read more »

What to Do When You’ve Injured Your Soft Tissues

If you’ve recently injured the soft-tissues in your mouth, you may be experiencing some bleeding. If that’s the case, there are things you can do to stop it. It’s also important to stay calm and improve the situation as much as possible. If you’ve injured your tongue, cheeks, gums, or... Read more »

The Tooth Fairy & Similar Legends

The Tooth Fairy is a much beloved legend. We all have fond memories of leaving each lost tooth under the pillow for the Tooth Fairy to find. But where did the Tooth Fairy originate? The legend of the Tooth Fairy has evolved over time. However, legends and myths surrounding losing... Read more »

Dry Mouth: Helpful Tips

Saliva is an important part of oral health. Saliva cleanses the mouth, aids in digestion, and prevents infection by controlling the bacteria and fungi in the mouth. Dry mouth occurs when there is not enough saliva production. Talk to Dr. John F. Lann if you have any of the following... Read more »